About Us

Mr. Falah El-Haddawi


Mr Falah El-Haddawi is a General Surgeon based in New Plymouth - New Zealand, who has previously worked in Auckland, Wellington, and Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (FRCS-Ed).

Mr Haddawi performs a wide range of surgical procedures. His subspecialties are Breast and Endocrine Surgery, attained from the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in 2011. He trained in Level 1 and Level 2 Onco-Plastic Breast Surgery courses throughout 2017. Additionally, Mr Haddawi won the G.B. Ong gold medal from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2002).

Mr Haddawi consults out of Taranaki Base Hospital and Mana Clinic. He operates out of Taranaki Base Hospital, Southern Cross New Plymouth and Mana Clinic. 

In addition to his clinical work, Mr Haddawi is an keen teacher at Taranaki Base Hospital, supervising surgical trainees. He is also an Honorary Lecturer at University of Auckland, where he supervises the final year medical students during their surgical attachment at Taranaki Base Hospital. Mr Haddawi has delivered lectures around the country.



  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons
  • Foundation member of Breast Surgeons Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the International Society of Surgeons (ISS)
  • Member of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
  • Recipient of the GB Ong Medal (2002)
Falah El-Haddawi


  • Factors Affecting Surgical Outcomes in the Elderly at Auckland Hospital, ANZ Journal of Surgery - 2002; 72: 537-541
  • Acquired Jejuno-Ileal Diverticular Disease: A Diagnostic and Management Challenge, ANZ Journal of Surgery - 2003; 73: 584-589
  • Time Delays in Presentations and Treatment of Acute Scrotal Pain in a Provincial Hospital, ANZ Journal of Surgery-2015; 85: 330-333
  • Outcomes of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Series From a Provincial New Zealand Hospital, ANZ Journal of Surgery - 2018; 88: 207-211
  • The Incidence and Risk Factors for Lower Limb Skin Graft Failure, Dermatology Research and Practice Volume 2014, A.ID 582080
  • Intraperitoneal Migration of a Hookwire Following Wide Local Excision of a Breast Lesion Presenting as a Spontaneous Pneumothorax, BMJ Class Rep 2021; 14e244086

The Team

As part of the Mana Clinic, Mr Haddawi is accompanied in clinic by a hardworking team consisting of our Clinic Manager, Zena; Receptionist, Dania; and our two lovely nurses, Vicky and Sydnee.

You can expect to see any of these friendly faces at your next in-clinic appointment, or looking after you over the phone. 

Haddawi Surgery team

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