Dr Sandra Winhoven

Special interests:
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Vulval disease
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin cancer
  • Mole checks
On-site facilities at the Skin Centre:
  • Hair removal laser
  • Augmentation / fillers
  • Mohs surgery
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Photodynamic therapy
Medical School:
  • University of Cologne, Germany
Pre-dermatology training:
  • UK: North Wales, Sheffield & Manchester
Advanced training in dermatology:
  • Manchester, UK
Previous position:
  • Consultant Dermatologist & Head of Department, St Helens Hospital, UK
Other positions/memberships:
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • European Academy of Dermatovenerology
  • Royal College of Physicians/UK

Further information:

After completing a degree in marketing & administration, Dr Sandra Winhoven entered Cologne University Medical School (Germany), where she graduated in 1997.

Dr Winhoven then moved to the UK for her postgraduate training achieving Membership of the Royal College of Physicians MRCP, UK in 2001. She completed 4 years of dermatology training in Manchester, one of the largest dermatology units in Europe.

Dr Winhoven has many years of experience as a specialist dermatologist. Before moving to New Zealand she was Head of Department at St Helens Hospital, UK.

Dr Winhoven is a keen golfer, holds a private pilots license and enjoys taking her motor home around the beautiful New Zealand countryside.

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171 Cameron Road

Bay of Plenty