Dr Askar has specialized in treating infants and children with various surgical problems.
These include Gastro-intestinal conditions including Upper GI Endoscopy Head and Neck Surgery Hernias / Hydrocoeles / Undescended Testes Minimally Invasive Surgery- Laparoscopy & Thoracoscopy Paediatric Urology- Hypospadias, Hydronephrosis & other developmental and acquired Urogenital conditions Chest wall Reconstruction – Pectus Excavatum / Carinatum.
His career highlight was to be the lead surgeon of a team that separated the first set of Pygopagus conjoined twins in Australasia. He was selected as one of the top 10 New Zealanders in 2004 by New Zealand Herald.
Areas of Specialisation
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