Michael F. Klaassen MBChB(Otago), FRACS has had over 30 years of plastic surgery experience. He qualified as a plastic surgeon in 1990 and spent ten years as a consultant plastic surgeon at Waikato Hospital before being offered a post as a visiting medical officer at St George Teaching Hospital in Sydney. Since 2010 he has been in full time private practice. His interests are reconstruction of the face after skin cancer excision, breast surgery, neonatal ear molding and rejuvenation of the ageing neck and face. He has published four books on plastic surgery since 2018. His secretary is available at 0800 444 054, for all appointments and queries.