Doctor Henryk Poczwa - Vein & Skin Clinic
Owner of Vein & Skin Clinic Wellington,
G.P. Member of Phlebology Societies of Australia, Canada and America. Fellow of the Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery. Affiliated Southern Cross Provider.
Dr Henryk Poczwa graduated from Otago Medical School, New Zealand in 1976 and entered general practice in 1979.
Having always held a special interest in minor surgery following a period of working in the highly regarded plastic surgery unit at Christchurch’s Burwood Hospital, he developed his particular interest in cosmetic procedures that could be performed in general practice.
Numerous specialist training courses followed (both local and international), which led Dr Poczwa along with other similarly trained medical Doctors to establish and inaugurate the Appearance Medicine Society of Australasia (AMSA), now NZCAM of which Dr Poczwa is a fellow. NZ College of Appearance Medicine.
In 1994 Dr Poczwa was accepted as a foundation member of the newly established Phlebology (vein) Society of Australasia, now ACP (Australian College of Phlebology, of which Dr Poczwa is a fellow.
In 2003 Dr Poczwa became a fellow of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and received specialist training in contour thread face lifts and upper blepharoplasties.
Dr Poczwa continues to train in all aspects of appearance medicine. In 2006 he began performing liposculpture, ie tumescent liposuction via the Klein method which is totally under local anaesthetic.
View Dr Poczwa's website for further information about his clinic in Wellington.