Meet the Executive Members

NZSCM Executive Committee

L-R:  Dr Paul Nola, Dr Ellen Selkon, Dr Sarah Hart and Dr Hans Raetz 

NZSCM Executive Profiles

Dr Hans Raetz
NZSCM President


Hans graduated from Essen Medical School in Germany in 1991 and commenced surgical training in traumatology. After moving to Great Britain in 1995 he continued his surgical training in the North-East Surgical Rotation and, following his qualification as MRCGP in 1998 the family moved again, this time to Queenstown, New Zealand.

He then worked as a GP at Queenstown Medical Centre and was awarded fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 2005.

After taking an interest in Cosmetic Medicine and setting up Central Otago's only Cosmetic Medicine Clinic he gained Membership of the New Zealand Society of Cosmtic Medicine in 2008. In 2006 he established Phlebology services in Queenstown and is now involved in the non-surgical treatment of Varicose Veins for Skin Institute. His strong interest in surgery has led to Skin Institute Queenstown becoming the multidisciplinary centre for Skin Cancer and Phlebology services in Central Otago.

Hans has always been pushing for new services and facilities in his community. After commissioning an Urgent Doctor Centre in Sunderland, England he managed the planning and construction phase for Queenstown Medical Centre in 2001 followed by the QMC Remarkables Park branch in 2005.

Since 2000 he has been a Senior Lecturer with Otago University and has been involved in the professional development of the New Zealand Royal College of GPs and the NZ College of Appearance Medicine on Council. Both Suzy and his children hope that he will run out of puff - eventually.


Dr Ellen Selkon
NZSCM Treasurer/Secretary


Ellen Selkon qualified as a doctor at the University of Stellenbosch, in South Africa, in 1991. Ellen immigrated to New Zealand in 1997 with her husband. They started a medical centre, Westgate Medical Centre, in the Westgate Shopping Centre and she still works there as a GP one day of the week and is a Director on the board. Ellen obtained her GP specialisation through the NZ College of GP's and taught 4th, 5th and 6th year medical students as a community lecturer for the University of Auckland.

Ellen obtained her Membership through the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine in 2009 and is a partner in Clinic42, one of Auckland's premier cosmetic medicine clinics.

Ellen believes in staying up to date in this ever changing field of cosmetic medicine and for this reason attends conferences and workshops both nationally and internationally and also helps with training of her colleagues for various pharmaceutical companies.

Her passion and expertise are in using a combination of botulinum toxin and fillers to enhance and rejuvenate the face.

Dr Paul Nola
NZSCM Education Officer



Dr Paul Nola, graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1989 and has practiced hospital medicine and General Practice. He founded Ponsonby Cosmetic Medical Clinic in 2002, an environment where a team of medical doctors, registered nurses and beauty therapists work together, using all of their skills to get the best possible cosmetic results for their patients.

Dr Sarah Hart
NZSCM Censor


Dr Sarah Hart graduated MBChB from Otago University in 1994. She has been practicing  Cosmetic Medicine since 2002. After initial training in Psychiatry, she qualified as a member of the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine in 2006. She now serves on the NZSCM Executive and Education Board as Censor and Education Faculty member.

Dr Hart has been an Allergan Advisory Board member since 2007. She lectures on the use of dermal filler and botulinum toxin on the international stage and trains her colleagues across Australasia in facial rejuvenation techniques. As a key opinion leader she has a particular focus on safety and is a published author on this topic. She enjoys sharing the benefits of 

Cosmetic Medicine with a wide audience and has been able to do so with her work on three seasons of the TV series "Ten Years Younger in Ten Days” and through her blog and Instagram. 



Dr Eloise Dickie 
NZSCM Executive 


Eloise graduated from Otago University, initially pursuing specialty training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This included stints at Massachusetts General Hospital through Harvard University in Boston, the National Burns Centre at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, and Christchurch Hospital. After realising her true passion lay in Cosmetic and Skin Cancer Medicine, she completed further training through the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine, completing the Diploma programme, and the Australasian Skin Cancer College, as well as her General Practice Fellowship.

Eloise is now based at Clinic 42 in Auckland, where she is surrounded by  great depth of expertise. She enjoys consulting from a boutique practice environment, and is  motivated to achieve and exceed her patients expectations, whilst maintaining a focus on enhancing natural beauty.

As a recent graduate of the NZSCM Diploma, Eloise is an approachable conduit between the Executive and newer trainees and members. She is happy to be contacted at any time.

NZSCM is an Incorporated Society with a Constitution and Member elected Executive Committee

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