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Ken Mcdonald MBChB (Edin) MRCP (UK) FRCP (Lond) FRACP FNZDS

Public hospital:
  • Previously Clinical Director and Senior Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Christchurch Hospital.
Interests & facilities:
  • Christchurch Laser Skin Centre
  • Laser and light based treatments
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
Cosmetic procedures:
  • Tumescent liposuction, VASER™ LipoSelection
  • Cosmetic blepharoplasty – upper and lower
  • Face lift – MACS technique
  • Ultrapulse Encore™ CO2 laser resurfacing
  • Active FX™, Deep FX™, Scaar FX™ fractional resurfacing
  • Fraxel Dual™ non ablative resurfacing Lumenis M22™ IPL photorejuvenation.
  • Excel V, KTP 532 nm and Nd:YAG 1064 nm long pulsed vascular laser . 
  • Excel V, laser Genesis for fungal nails 
  • Nd YAG long pulsed vascular laser. LightSheer™ diode hair removal laser.
  • Revlite SI™ pigment and tattoo laser.
  • Aktalite™ photodynamic therapy.
  • Cosmetic injectables and peels.
  • V beam Perfecta 595nm pulsed dye laser. 
Medical School:
  • Edinburgh
  • Year of graduation: 1976
General training:
  • Edinburgh and Dundee Hospitals
  • Christchurch School of Medicine
Advanced training:
  • UK: General medical and surgical dermatology and photobiology
  • USA: Tumescent liposuction, dermatologic and cosmetic surgery
  • 1982-1986
Other positions/memberships:
  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians of London
  • International Fellow American Academy of Dermatologists
  • Member British Association of Dermatologists
  • Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated
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Dermatology Associates / KM Surgical Ltd 202 Bealey Avenue Christchurch Tel: (03) 379-9467 Fax: (03) 366-8607 Website:
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