Minor Surgery/Excisions

General Information
Our doctors
Working Schedule

We run a dedicated procedure room with very experienced staff, and undertake the following procedures:

  • Vasectomies
  • Skin lesion biopsy and excision
  • Skin cancer excisions
  • Cosmetic excision of lesions
  • Insertion and removal of IUDs
    Insertion and removal of Jadelle implants

All our doctors are able to remove skin moles and lesions. These can take the form of punch biopsies and sometimes excisional biopsies.

Any minor surgery requires extra time so please inform reception that this is what you require when making your appointment so they can schedule appropriately.

Dr Julian Pettit (Director)

Julian graduated from the University of Otago in 1996 and joined Wanaka Medical in 2004. He has his fellowship in…

Dr Andrew McLeod (Director)

Andrew has worked at Wanaka Medical since 1985 and is a director of Wanaka Medical. Andrew has a wide range…

Ros Nelson

Ros graduated from Auckland Institute of Technology in 1991. Ros started at Wanaka Medical in 2011.  She is PRIME trained,…