Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery

Mr Paul Baker

FRCS (Plastic Surg) Glasgow 2012
CCT (UK) (Plastic Surg) 2014

Paul Baker consults and operates at Marina Specialists on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Appointments are made by phoning 09 534 4040.

Paul offers advanced treatments in all areas of Plastic Surgery including; skin oncology, hand surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, body contouring procedures, scar revisions and burn reconstruction.

Paul brings a wealth of overseas knowledge and experience to our community. Originally from Scotland and graduating from the University of Glasgow, his connection to New Zealand began in 2000 when he won a scholarship to the University of Otago. He has trained internationally, undertaking his specialist plastic surgery training at the UK’s world-renowned Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit. He qualified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 2012 at the Royal College of Surgeons in the UK and holds specialist registrations in both the UK and NZ.

Paul has also completed fellowships over the ditch in Australia, focusing on microsurgery, hand surgery and burn reconstruction. He finally returned to NZ in 2017, working out of Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital where he consults today. He is a compassionate surgeon who focuses on helping his patients, mostly to get back their quality of life, and recently including survivors of the Whakaari White Island tragedy.

Paul has two young children and enjoys spending time with his family. He enjoys the outdoors and is a running enthusiast, although he admits to spending more time running after his children than on the trails.

Consulting & Contact Details

Professional Credentials


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons – FRCS (Plastic Surgery
  • CCT (UK) (Plastic Surgery)


  • New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • New Zealand Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Australian and New Zealand Burn Association

For Consulting Days/Times


Marina Specialists continues to offer full services under the current Orange Traffic Light setting. If possible it is requested that patients come alone - if required, a maximum of one support person is permitted. Wearing of masks is mandatory for all. Anyone who has a positive Covid test or symptoms consistent with Covid infection, and/or who should be self-isolating, will not be admitted to the clinic. We would appreciate knowledge of your Covid vaccination status as this will help us to manage risk to both staff and other patients. However we wish to reassure you that your vaccination status will not affect your ability to receive treatment. Please email us using the Contact Form if you have any questions.

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