Bulent Yaprak - Plastic Surgeon
Dr Bulent Yaprak M.D, Op.Dr, FEBOPRAS (Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery) is a qualified, registered plastic surgeon with over 13 years post-training experience overseas and in New Zealand. He has an extensive portfolio covering all aspects of plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery. He provides quality, compassionate, and professional surgical services to meet your individual needs. Have a look at the range of surgical options we offer.
He studied Medicine at Hacettepe University in Ankara (the capital of Turkey) and went on to complete 6 years additional training at the Istanbul Medical University (one of the busiest hospitals in the world) specialising and gaining comprehensive training in plastic, cosmetic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery. He observed, assisted, and was supervised by 12 professors (all world class experts in their field) to gain an extensive, hands-on knowledge and excellence in plastic surgery.
His post-training experience includes over 13 years of surgical experience in all aspects of plastic surgery both overseas and over 11 years in New Zealand.
Dr Yaprak holds a sub-speciality interest in hand and wrist surgery and on top of his general plastic surgery training, was offered a specialist placement at Middlemore Hospital for a year gaining extra training and practice in the hand and wrist surgery field. He treats bone, ligament, tendon injuries of hand and wrist; peripheral nerve injuries and compressions (both lower and upper extremity); Dupuytren’s contracture; traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory arthritis of the hand and wrist; congenital hand differences; tendinitis of hand and wrist.
Dr Yaprak has also been performing hair transplants in our purpose-built facility since 2015. He is the only Plastic Surgeon in New Zealand to provide such a service. More information on his transplant services can be found at the following link, www.hairclinic.nz
In his personal time, Bulent enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons on his lifestyle block. His hobbies include football, basketball, travel, gardening and farming.
Bulent is an extremely hard worker and strives for excellence in everything he does. His commitment to continued study and exploration into new surgical innovations is commendable and he has spent a number of months following world renowned surgeons around the world to better his own surgical talents and was the first to bring new innovations to New Zealand.