Dr. William Nimle Mol is a graduate of the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) School of Medicine & Health Science (SMHS).
In December 1997 when he was in his 4th year MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery) program, he received a scholarship for 1 month to Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, NSW, Australia. That is where & when he started studying Plastic Surgery. In April of the following year (1998) he received another scholarship for 2 years to Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan. He skipped his 5th (final) year of the MBBS or Basic Medical & Surgical Degree Program to study Plastic Surgery as well as Japanese language and culture at Hokkaido University, Japan.
In April 2000, he returned to the University of Papua New Guinea to complete his MBBS program. From January 2001 to December 2002, he did his Residency Training at Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH).
From January to April 2003, he worked with Professor Mathias Sapuri & Dr. Mark Paul at their Private Clinic (Port Moresby Private Specialists Medical Centre) at Taurama Foodland. In April 2003, he return to Hokkaido University, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, to complete his studies on Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
On March 25th, 2008 he Completed his PhD at Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. His Research Thesis was on the Usage of Minimally Invasive Techniques or Sclerotherapy to Treat Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations (Birthmarks or Vascular Anomalies) of the face, head & neck region. Dr. Mol was also trained in the following areas of Plastic surgery:
1. Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgery
2. Microsurgery, Micro-Vascular Surgery, including Facial Nerve Surgery
3. Breast Reconstructive Surgery
4. Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery &
5. General Plastic Surgery
On April 21st 2008, he was employed by Goroka General Hospital and on November 29th 2008, he was registered with the Papua New Guinea Medical Board as the first specialist in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Papua New Guinea. Dr. Mol is also a Visiting Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon to the Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby & Lae International Hospital in Lae.
From April 2008 to December 2015 Dr. Mol was working as part of the general surgery and head & neck surgery unit at Goroka General Hospital, engaging in clinical work as well as research in collaboration with the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research. He is also the coordinator of the grand round meetings at the hospital.
From December 2015 to December 2016, Dr. William Nimle Mol was appointed, temporary caretaker of Goroka Clinical School, a clinical campus of the University of Papua New Guinea, School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UPNG-SMHS).
Dr. William Nimle Mol is the founder and director of 'Salvage Medic' Projects, an organization that tries to find ways to support and salvage the deteriorating public health system in Papua New Guinea.
Dr. William Nimle Mol is currently (Since late 2016) doing full time private practice, basing at Goroka & traveling to the New Lae International Hospital & the New Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, when required as a Visiting Plastic Surgeon.