Dr Joanna Romanowska (MBCHB, FRNZCGP, DipNZSCM)
Founding Director of Clinic42, Auckland, NZ
Dr Joanna Romanowska is a Cosmetic Physician with over 18 years’ experience in Cosmetic Medicine. She is highly regarded for her commitment to patient care and her proficiency, especially in delivering natural-looking results.
Dr Romanowska graduated from Pretoria University in 1990. She completed an internship at a large teaching hospital in Pietermaritzburg, before working in a hospital in Northern Ireland and then as the sole practitioner in a remote rural town in Canada. She eventually settled in New Zealand in 1993, establishing herself as a partner at a large south Auckland general practice where she became the Clinical Director.
Dr Romanowska has practiced cosmetic medicine since 1998 and is a Fellow of the NZ College of General Practitioners and a member of the Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM). Dr Romanowska was elected an Executive Officer of NZSCM in 2010 and currently holds the position of Censor after 5 years as Education Officer. In this role, she was responsible for the training of new graduates and took a leadership position in ensuring the highest standards of clinically-based solutions and procedures are practiced in New Zealand. During her time as Education Officer Joanna helped develop the NZ training scheme for Cosmetic Medicine which is now recognised internationally.
Dr Romanowska is a national and international guest-speaker on dermal fillers and facial remodelling. The media recognise her expertise and authority, she is also sought after by providers of new technologies, products and procedures for advice, product application and technical knowledge, Dr Romanowska is also affiliated with Southern Cross for the treatment of Varicose Veins via endo-venous ablation and sclerotherapy under ultrasound guidance. Dr Joanna is also the first and only female doctor in New Zealand to be trained in injectable fillers for Breast Augmentation.
Having considerable experience with injectable procedures Dr Romanowska is well placed in the field of stem cell therapy to deploy this innovative patient treatment, for a range of indications. Dr Romanowska has decided to align with the Cell Surgical Network group reassured by their track record, FDA approved equipment, Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved protocols and ongoing international clinical audit .