Dr Marcus Bisson

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
BM BS, MD, FRCS (Plast)
  • Marcus Bisson is a vocationally registered specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the NZ Medical Council
  • Marcus also holds a UK CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in Plastic Surgery.
INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED AND QUALIFIED:
  • Marcus’ initial graduate medical training (of 5 years) along with his basic surgical training (1 year as a junior surgeon plus 5 years as a senior house officer) was undertaken in Nottingham, England
  • Following this, Marcus completed a higher degree (of 2 years) researching the hand condition Dupuytren’s Disease. This additional study was undertaken at the RAFT Institute, Mount Vernon Hospital, London
  • Having completed his medical doctorate (MD in Clinical Sciences), Marcus undertook further advanced surgical training in the specialty of plastic and reconstructive surgery. This specialist training (as a Registrar, for 6 years) was also completed in England
  • Marcus attained the Fellow Royal College of Surgeon qualification, FRCS (Plast) in 2007; Marcus moved to New Zealand in November 2008
IN NEW ZEALAND, HIS EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • General plastic and microsurgical fellow at the Wellington Regional Plastic, Maxillofacial and Burns unit
  • Consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Hutt Valley DHB
  • Established his Wellington based private practice, Bisson Plastic Surgery, in March 2010.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:
  • A member of the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons (Currently Treasurer on Council)
  • Overseas Member of British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • International Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • On the UK GMC Specialist Register for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Has published extensively in plastic and hand surgery and presented at national and international meetings
  • Has maintained his professional development through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Is an honorary senior lecturer for the University of Otago, Department of Surgery.
Marcus enjoys a number of activities in what spare time he has.
He feels maintaining his fitness is important particularly to keep up with the demands of a busy life and work schedule.
He tries to train once a week and enjoys running and tennis whilst in the winter skiing is a real passion.
Photography, drawing and painting bring out his artistic side, whilst spending time with his family is really important.