Dr Alessandra Canal

Plastic Surgeon

MB ChB 1990 Auckland; FRACS 2002

Alessandra Canal graduated from the University of Auckland School of Medicine then trained as a plastic surgeon, achieving fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
She underwent further training at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, England. This was followed by Breast & Hand Reconstruction Fellowships in Paris, Belgium and America in MD Anderson Houston and Nashville, Tennessee. After working back in New Zealand she returned to Britain as a specialist plastic surgeon in the National Health Service at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. There she worked in both public and private hospitals.
Returning to New Zealand in 2008 for family reasons she elected to work in public at Middlemore Hospital.
Alessandra Canal is an affiliated member of the following associations: New Zealand College of Plastic Surgeons, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.