FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Ed) (Gen), MBBS
General Surgeon and Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Josie offers a range of breast reconstructive surgeries, including tissue-expander/direct implant reconstruction, Latissimus Dorsi flap and TRAM flap reconstruction. She also offers augmentation or breast reduction on the normal side to achieve symmetry.
Josie performs prophylactic surgery for women with the inherited BRCA 1 or 2 gene for risk reduction, and offers specialist consultation for women with new or ongoing breast concerns.
As a General Surgeon, Josie routinely performs laparoscopic cholecystectomy, open hernia operations, varicose veins surgery, upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, and minor procedures.
Josie and her family moved from the United Kingdom to New Zealand in 2009 after living, training and working there for 20 years.
She qualified as a doctor from the University of Delhi, Lady Hardinge Medical College in 1988 and after a couple of years training in Paediatric Surgery, moved to the UK to embark on higher surgical training. She obtained a fellowship for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1996 and the Part III Fellowship for the same college in 2006.
- Examiner Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Senior Lecturer University of Otago
- Educational supervisor, Canterbury DHB
- Chair - South Island Steering Group for Support Cancer Care, Southern Cancer Network
- Faculty Oncoplastic Breast Surgery training - Breast SurgANZ (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons)
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