Mr Howard Klein



MD 1977 Louisville; Am Bd Cert Surg 1982; FRCS(C) 1982; Am Bd Cert Plast Surg 1984


Mr Klein relocated to New Zealand in 2002 from Northern California where his practice was predominantly aesthetic in nature. He is married, has two children and lives in Christchurch.

Mr Klein has rooms in Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill. He is a consultant surgeon at St. Georges Hospital, Southern Cross Hospital, and Christchurch Hospital. He is also a member of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Christchurch Hospital and the Canterbury DHB. Mr Klein graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in the United States and completed training in general surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed plastic surgery training at Duke University in North Carolina in the US. Mr Klein has served as a past president of the New Zealand Association of Plastic surgeons.

He has been a member of the NZ National Board of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the Australasian Board of Plastic Surgery. He currently serves as a Director of the Australasian Plastic Surgery Foundation.

He is a past member of the Southern Cross Health Insurance External Advisory Panel. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has written numerous chapters for major plastic surgery textbooks and has authored over twenty-five scientific publications.

Mr Klein is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the Medical Council of New Zealand. He is a member of the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Mr Klein is also registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Title or Designation

Plastic Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

6 June 2003

Vocational Scope

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Howard Klein is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr Howard Klein - Plastic Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

Marinoto Clinic, 72 Newington Ave, Dunedin

Private Surgical Services

Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

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

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