Here are some useful patient resources and links to Suppliers and Medical Providers to help you on your patient journey with Dr Mark Gittos, Plastic Surgeon NZ

The following useful links can connect you to websites with more information

Hospitals used by Dr Gittos

For more information about hospitals visit Dr Gittos Hospitals page

Ultrasound, MRI & Mammogram Services –

Post-Surgery Garments and AfterCare recommended by Dr Gittos

Dr Gittos and his team will advise you which compression garments you will need to buy for Liposuction, Facelift, Gynecomastia or Breast Surgery. You can get them from…

NZ Health Insurance

Medical Finance – Easy Payment Plans for Your Surgery

Nova Medical Finance Useful links

For more information call Nova Medical Finance toll-free on: 0800 NOVAMED (668263)

Nova Medical Finance is New Zealand’s only specialist medical finance company and offers the flexibility of easy payment plans for your surgery. They offer some of the lowest personal loan rates available and understand the unique requirements of borrowing for medical purposes. Nova is run by doctors and other medical professionals. Because they are specialist medical financiers they also understand the need for discretion and sensitivity.

Cancer, Skin Cancer and Dermatology Information

  • Cancer Society of NZ Inc – Information about Cancer and Support
  • The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation – Information about Breast Cancer
  • Dermnet – DermNet NZ provides authoritative information about skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals.
  • Melnet – MelNet is a network of professionals working together to reduce the incidence and impact of melanoma in New Zealand.
  • Online Cancer Guide – A detailed resource providing information on various types of cancers such as prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, brain cancer, bone cancer, throat & blood cancer. Covers the causes of these cancers, symptoms, various treatment methods.

Breast Implants Information

NZ Medical  Information

Surgeon Colleges and Plastic Surgeon Associations for more plastic surgery information

About Dr Mark Gittos FRACS (Plast) – New Zealand Plastic Surgeon 

Practice locations in Herne Bay Auckland, Northland and Bay of Plenty – Kerikeri, Whangarei, New Plymouth & Tauranga

Dr Mark Gittos is a leading Specialist Plastic Surgeon and operates a practice in Herne Bay, Auckland and in the UK. The practice focuses on both surgical and non-surgical procedures, each designed to help restore, improve or change a physical characteristic or problem. The first step in every case is to talk through your personal requirements and explore all the options, before deciding on the most effective solution.

Dr Mark Gittos offers high quality, natural-looking cosmetic surgery results and is highly experienced in BreastBody and Face Surgery having performed over 4000 Surgeries in the last 26 years.  With worldwide expertise Dr Gittos is an expert in breast, face and body surgery for men & women. 

Naturally, before any treatment is begun, we will explain clearly the advantages and risk factors; so that you have the information you need to make an informed decision that is best for you. Visit the practice to find out more.


Please NOTE: Dr Gittos only performs surgery on non-smoker patients with a BMI less than 30. To check your BMI please visit the NZ Heart Foundation website. For help giving up smoking before surgery visit the Smoke Free website

Do your Research

What to Bring to your Plastic Surgeon Consultation

  • Bring a friend or relative to help discuss the information and your choices
  • Take lots of notes and read the documents provided thoroughly
  • Dress in simple clothes as you may need to undress for examination
  • Bring your medical referral and any relevant medical documents or test results

Book your Initial Surgery Consultation

  • A Referral from your GP or specialist is helpful but NOT essential – you can have a consultation without a GP Referral
  • Email us or Call on 09 529 5352 to arrange your surgeon consultation appointment.
  • Book a consultation with Dr Gittos by paying the Consultation Fee – $350 incl GST

Traveling for Surgery? – Consider post-surgery luxury recovery in a Hotel with LuxeCare

Please contact us to arrange to book a consultation with our Specialist Plastic Surgeon or to speak with our Patient Care Advisor.

Send an enquiry form today or phone  09 529 5352  during Clinic Hours