GILLIES AND DUNEDIN-THE BIRTHPLACE OF MODERN PLASTIC SURGERY
One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Dunedin is a small city located in the southeastern part of the South Island of New Zealand, an enclave found in the Southern Hemisphere halfway around the World. How possibly would anyone consider such a remote place to be the birthplace of modern plastic surgery? Yet here was born both Sir Harold Delf Gillies, the “father of modern plastic surgery.” and his first cousin once removed, Sir Archibold Hector McIndoe. Author Rainsford Mowlem, born in Auckland, was a contemporary of McIndoe at the University of Otago Medical School in Dunedin, from which they both graduated.
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