Rebecca completed her specialist training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Zealand in 2009. She then spent a further three and a half years in post fellowship training in the United Kingdom. During this time, Rebecca worked at Great Ormond Hospital for Sick Children, The Royal Free and The Wellington Hospitals in London. Rebecca then moved to Sussex, to gain further expertise at The Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. A significant proportion of her work overseas consisted of primary and secondary breast surgery including breast reconstruction, skin cancer and hand surgery. Rebecca also completed The British Society for Surgery of the Hand post-graduate diploma of Hand Surgery in 2013.