Dr Nick McIvor graduated from the Otago Medical school in 1980. He received the Gordon- Taylor medal for the highest mark in the primary examination from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1983. He began his specialist training in the U.K and was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1986.
After returning to New Zealand he completed his specialist training at Greenlane Hospital and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1990.
Nick worked as a consultant at Greenlane Hospital Auckland, before taking up a pretigious Head & Neck Fellowship with Prof Jeremy Freeman in Toronto and further training in rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery with the master surgeon
Dr Kris Conrad.
Nick has undergone extensive training in nasal surgery and now has a large experience in both cosmetic and function (breathing) rhinoplastic surgery. He has presented numerous papers on nasal surgery at international scientific conferences and has taught at rhinoplastic courses. Many of his patients are referred from other specialists in this area.
Nick is also highly experienced in and is a member of the multidisciplinary Head and Neck Unit at Auckland City Hospital, where until recently he was Clinical Director of the Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery. He has a large experience in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He is a Director of Head & Neck Fellowship at this hospital and is an Examiner in Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Dr Nick McIvor is one of New Zealand's most experienced Head & Neck Surgeons. Earlier this year, The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons awarded Nick with the Colin McRae Medal for "Outstanding Contribution to New Zealand Surgery".
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