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Mr Christopher Powell



MB ChB 2001 Bristol; FRCS (Plast) 2016; CCT (UK) (Plastic Surgery) 2017


Mr Chris Powell

Consultant Plastic Surgeon



Mr Chris Powell is a UK trained plastic surgeon with a particular specialist interest in hand and wrist surgery. He graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School in the UK in 2001. He undertook his junior surgical and plastic surgical training in a number of London teaching hospitals before completing his senior plastic surgical training in Exeter and Bristol in Southwest England.

In 2015 he completed a year of higher specialist training in Hand and Wrist Surgery with the Victorian Hand Surgery Associates at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

He spent another year of higher specialist training in Microsurgery at Leeds General Infirmary in the UK where he was fortunate enough to be involved in the national hand transplant programme. In 2017 he also undertook higher specialist training in cosmetic surgery at the prestigious London Clinic.

He held consultant posts at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Wexham Park Hospital in the UK for 4 years before coming to New Zealand in 2021.

Mr Powell is a keen teacher and has regularly been part of the invited faculty on national and international courses training the next generation of surgeons.

Full NZ registration date

April 2021


Hand and Wrist Surgery, Skin Cancer and Melanoma Surgery, Breast Surgery, General Plastic Surgery

Hand and Wrist Surgery including treatment of:

Hand and Wrist Arthritis

Dupuytrens Contracture

Nerve Compression

Congenital Hand Deformities

Title or Designation

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Contact Details

Mr Christopher Powell is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Whang─ürei Hospital