Mr Kes Wickremesekera (JK Wicks)

Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery

  • 04 389 4999
  • 04 389 4970
  • Healthlink: veinspec
  • Website
  • Practises at:
  • Wakefield Hospital
  • Consults at:
  • Specialist Vein Health, located at Wakefield Hospital, Level 3, 30 Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington

Mr Kes Wickremesekera (JK Wicks)


MBChB, FRACS (GenSurg) FRACS (Vascular)

Special interests 

JK’s special interests are:

  • aortic aneurysm, peripheral and carotid open and endovascular surgery
  • renal access surgery
  • minimally invasive aortic surgery
  • vascular ultrasound

 JK’s personal interests are:

  • jazz music (performance jazz degree 1999)
  • golf
  • cricket
  • skiing
Specialist training

JK Wicks graduated from Otago University in 1994 and completed a general surgery fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2005. He trained in vascular and endovascular surgery and achieved his second fellowship in vascular surgery in 2009.

About Kes Wickremesekera (JK Wicks)

Of Sri Lankan descent, JK Wicks grew up in New Zealand. His father was a local GP and both of his brothers are also surgeons in the Wellington region. He is a vascular and endovascular surgeon having trained in many of the leading centres of vascular surgery in Australia and New Zealand.  Prior to joining Specialist Vein Health he was a consultant vascular surgeon at Royal Brisbane Hospital.