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Agneta (Annie) Fullarton
Dr Agneta (Annie) Fullarton is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon. She joined the Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute in February 2011 and bases her private practice here.
In addition to general plastic and reconstructive surgery, she has a specialist interest in:
- reconstructive breast surgery
- aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast, and trunk
- hand surgery
- surgery for melanoma and skin cancers
Annie consults privately in Wellington and Blenheim.
Training, qualifications, and memberships
Annie graduated from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1997 and subsequently trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Edinburgh, Cambridge, Auckland and Wellington. She became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2008.
She then spent a further two years training in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, where she completed fellowships in:
- aesthetic surgery at the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Auckland, New Zealand; and
- breast reconstruction, microsurgery and hand surgery at the St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, Chelmsford, UK.
Annie is a fellow of:
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
As well as her private practice, Annie is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Wellington Regional Plastic Surgery Unit at Hutt Hospital, where her main areas of interest are breast reconstruction, hand surgery and the treatment of skin cancers.
She also consults at the Churchill Trust Hospital, Blenheim.
Outside working hours…
Annie enjoys skiing and spending time with her family.
Publications : A.C. Fullarton
1. M.J. Carrick, A.C. Fullarton and M.A. Glasby
The Tonic Vibration Reflex as a Means of Assessing Proprioceptive Function after Nerve Repair, Neuro-orthopedics (1992) 13 95-106
2. S.J. Drew, A.C. Fullarton, M.A. Glasby, R.E. Mountain and J.A.M. Murray
Reinnervation of Facial Nerve Territory using a Composite Hypoglossal Nerve-Muscle Autograft-Facial Nerve Bridge. An Experimental Model in Sheep
Clinical Otolaryngology (1995) 20 109-117
3. A.C. Fullarton and F. Kristmundsdottir
The Effect of Age on Nerve grafting, with Skeletal Muscle Autografts on Receptive Field Area and Receptor Distribution- in rats
Journal of Anatomy (1992)
4. A.C. Fullarton and M.A. Glasby
An Evaluation of Different Methods of Peripheral Nerve Repair in Normal and Diabetic Rats
Journal of Hand Surgery (1997) 22 4 486-491
5. M.A. Glasby, A.C. Fullarton and G.M. Lawson
Immediate and Delayed Nerve Repair using Freeze-thawed Muscle Autografts in Complex Nerve Injuries. Cavitation, Fibrosis and Haematoma
Journal of Hand Surgery (1997) 22 4 479-485
6. M.A. Glasby, A.C. Fullarton and G.M. Lawson
Immediate and Delayed Nerve Repair using Freeze-thawed Muscle Autografts in Complex Nerve Injuries. Associated Arterial Injury
Journal of Hand Surgery (1997) 22 4 486-491
7. A.C. Fullarton, M.A. Glasby, and G.M. Lawson
Immediate and Delayed Nerve Repair using Freeze-thawed Muscle Autograft in Complex Nerve Injuries. Associated Long-bone Fracture
Journal of Hand Surgery (1998) 23: 3: 360-364
8. A.C. Fullarton, D.V. Lenihan, L.M. Myles, M.A. Glasby
Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy: A Large Animal Model for Traction injury and its repair. Part I Age of the Recipient
Journal of Hand Surgery (2000) 25:1: 52-57
9. A.C. Fullarton, L.M. Myles, D.V. Lenihan, T.E.J. Hems & M.A. Glasby
Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy: a comparison of the degree of recovery after repair of a C6 ventral root avulsion in newborn and adult sheep.
British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2001) 54:8: 697-704
10. A.C. Fullarton, D.V. Lenihan, L.M. Myles, M.A. Glasby
Assessment of the method and timing of repair of a brachial plexus traction injury in an animal model for obstetric brachial plexus palsy
Journal of Hand Surgery (2002) 27:1: 13-9
11. A.C. Fullarton, W.M. McMillan, S. Chinchanwalla, T La H Brown
The ‘Pillow Burrito’ for hand elevation.
Injury (Published 2004)
12. A.C. Fullarton, M. Joyce, T. La H. Brown
Improvement in medical documentation by use of a burn care pathway
ANZ Journal of Surgery (2003) 73 supp: A101
13. A.C. Fullarton, A.C.E. Canal
An illustration of the perforator-perforator deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap- a good choice for breast reconstruction in the thin patient
ANZ Journal of Surgery (2003) 73 supp: A93
14. A.C. Fullarton Surgeon’s Report. Melanoma update.
Prescription Skincare publication 2009