Mr. Amber Moazzam


 Medical Council No. 30245


Amber Moazzam has been practicing in the field of plastic surgery for over 25 years. He has been working as a senior specialist in Middlemore Hospital plastic surgery department as well as National Burn Centre for the last 16 years.


He completed four years training in general surgery in Ireland passing the Fellowship examination from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI) in 1993. He then commenced training in plastic surgery in 1994 in the UK. He passed the Inter Collegiate Specialty Board of Plastic Surgery exam (FRCS Plast) from UK in 2000. He was awarded CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) from the combined Royal Colleges of UK and Ireland specialty board. He completed post fellowship training in Advanced Hand Surgery from Manchester (UK) and Level 3 training in Burns from St Andrews Centre, Chelmsford (UK)


Amber worked as a consultant in Burns and Plastic Surgery in Belfast, Northern Ireland for several years managing the regional burns unit till 2004. He came to New Zealand in 2005 and has been working as a senior burns and plastic surgeon in Middlemore Hospital since. He has a strong interest in research and is a reviewer for leading international scientific journals. He is a member of the research committee of Australia New Zealand Burn Association. He is an examiner for the University of Auckland School of Medicine. He is a supervisor for students at University of Auckland medical school and has mentored many students over the years. He is a member of trauma committee for Counties Manukau District Health Board. He is an instructor for the microsurgery course for senior plastic surgery trainees. He is also a national instructor for Emergency Management of Severe Burns course. He was one of the most senior members of the burn team that treated the Whakaari White Island eruption burn victims in the National Burn Centre.



Amber is married with two children. His interests include Tennis, Table tennis, Reading, Guitar and Travelling.

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    • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI)
    • Royal College of Surgeons (UK & Ireland) FRCS Plast
  • New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Australia New Zealand Burns Association
  • New Zealand Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Patron of the Burn Support Group

Specialty Interests:

His areas of expertise include breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery, hand surgery, skin cancer surgery, hypospadias and burn surgery. He offers a wide range of plastic surgery procedures including the following …


Dupuytrens contracture, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ganglion, Tenosynovitis, Traumatic injuries 


Reconstructive breast surgery during or after total or partial mastectomy (Implants, Latissimus Dorsi flap or DIEP flaps)

Reconstructive surgery for congenital breast anomalies

Breast reduction / augmentation


Skin cancers (Basal cell cancer, Squamous cell cancer, Melanoma)

Scars revisions

Burns (acute / chronic), contracture release



Cosmetic Surgery:

Breast reduction / augmentation

Prominent ear correction (Otoplasty)



Surgery after major weight loss


Hypospadias correction

Syndactyly correction (hands / feet)


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