Dr Kate Heer



MB ChB 1992 Otago; FRACS 2005


Kate graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 1992, and completed her specialist training in ENT Surgery in 2004. Kate is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Kate has worked in private practice since 2004. Shortly after commencing private practice she had her first daughter, followed by a second daughter in 2009. Balancing the demands of parenting and career has been challenging but rewarding. She particularly enjoys working with families to help improve their children’s health and wellbeing.


Interest in facial plastics (including skin cancer surgery and non surgical procedures (Botox® and fillers) Paediatric ENT and snoring.

Title or Designation


Post-Fellowship Training

Positions and Memberships

  • Member of NZOHNS
  • RACS
  • Consultant Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon, Marinoto Clinic and Mercy Hospital Dunedin

Full NZ Registration Date

18 April 1994

Vocational Scope

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Kate Heer is available at the following services:

Private Services

ENT Otago

This service is available at the following location:

Marinoto Clinic, 72 Newington Ave, Dunedin

Private Surgical Services

Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital Dunedin, 72 Newington Avenue, Maori Hill, Dunedin

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