MBChB, FRCS(Ed), FRACS
Mr Falah El-Haddawi is a consultant General Surgeon with Breast and Endocrine subspeciality and extensive experience in skin cancer surgery with a database of over six thousand cases.
He is a Member of the International Society of Surgery and a foundation member of the BreastSurg ANZ.
Falah completed his medical degree at the University of Baghdad. Awarded the Fellowship of the Iraqi Commission for Medical Specialisation (FICMS) in 1993, then moved to New Zealand soon after.
In 2002 he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, winning the G B Ong gold medal for the best candidate in the year 2002.
He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2006, after completing four years of advanced surgical training in New Zealand.
Falah completed two years of post-fellowship training in Breast and Endocrine Surgery at the Northshore Hospital - Auckland, New Zealand and the Royal Brisbane and Woman’s Hospital - Brisbane, Australia.
Since then, he has attended several Breast and Endocrine subspeciality courses with extensive experience in this scope.
Mr El-Haddawi is an active member of the Department of Surgery at Taranaki Base Hospital- New Plymouth, New Zealand, joined the department in 2008 and still working there till now. During this time, he served as a Clinical Director of the surgical services for two and half years.
He also operates at Southern Cross Hospital – New Plymouth, New Zealand, and is a visiting surgeon at Hawera Hospital – South Taranaki, New Zealand.
He has published and presented several talks on different surgical topics, including skin cancer.