Dr John Barrett
FNZCAM. FFMACCS. FACP.
Dr John Barrett is Medical Director of Palm Clinic and a leader in the field of phlebology (treatment of varicose and spider veins), liposuction and appearance medicine.
Dr Barrett introduced the technique of Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy (UGS) to New Zealand and has demonstrated the procedure on TV in 1998 and 2001. He was an early exponent of Endovenous Laser Ablation for varicose veins and is Chairman of the New Zealand Faculty of the Australasian College of Phlebology (Veins).
Dr Barrett has lectured at international conferences in Phlebology, Liposuction and Appearance Medicine and is involved in training of other doctors in these fields. Dr Barrett had the privilege of attending Dr Jeffrey Kleins course in California on tumescent liposuction and has also trained with the originators of liposuction, Dr Giorgio Fischer from Rome and Dr Pierre Fournier from Paris. Dr Barrett has performed liposuction on the “Ten Years Younger” TV programme. He is on the liposuction register of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) and has a Diploma of Lipoplasty from the ACCS. Dr Barrett performs UGS and EVLA for varicose veins, liposuction/liposculpture for body contouring plus Botox and dermal fillers for volume replacement and wrinkles and lines.
- Chairman of the New Zealand Faculty of the Australasian College of Phlebology
- Fellow (Faculty of Medicine) Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery
- Foundation President of New Zealand College of Appearance Medicine
- Fellow of Royal NZ College of General Practitioners