Medical Specialists – Varicose and Spider Vein Treatments

Jerzy Nowacki

Dr Jerzy Nowacki

Jerzy joined The Vein Centre in February 2016 and since 2018 he has been the new clinical director of the Clinic.

He graduated in Poland in 1996, where he did surgical training before going to the UK where he became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. After arriving in New Zealand he worked in Wellington Hospital until, after further training, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

For many years he has been successfully performing Endovenous Laser Ablations (EVLAs), Radiofrequency ablations (RFA), MOCAs, Venaseal (glue) and Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy in Wellington and Auckland. He also is skilled in microsclerotherapy for spider veins.

He became a member of ACP and has a Diploma of Procedural Phlebology.
Apart from vein problems, his other interest is community treatment of skin cancers and has recently completed a Diploma of Dermoscopy and Skin cancer Surgery.

Jerzy is married and has a teenage daughter. He enjoys spending his free time on discovering new best fishing spots on our coasts.
The other members of the clinic are working on him to follow rugby!
Lisa Jesson - sonographer

Lisa Jesson

Lisa is our sonographer who trained at North Shore Hospital and still does some shifts in ultrasonography there.

Lisa has been a valued member of the team for several years and is married with two sons. Lisa spends most of her spare time running her boys to practices, games and the many activities that they engage in.
Ainsley Hurst - The Vein Centre

Ainsley Hurst

Ainsley is one of the cheerful, friendly voices that answers our phones and is on the reception desk to help you through the process of your consultation and treatment. She also has a long and extensive experience with us.

Married, with 3 children, she and her husband are keen followers of the All Blacks, and many waiting room discussions occur about how NZ is fairing in just about any sport.

Julia Harden

Julia is our accounts person/receptionist and is the friendly voice at the end of the phone a couple of days a week.

Julia met our team in May 2022.