Education & training
MB ChB, FRACS (Plast.), Dip Hand Surg (Euro)
Reconstructive surgeon performs operation on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumours or disease. Cosmetic surgeon improves a person’s aesthetic appearance by altering or reshaping a bodily feature. Plastic surgeon encompasses both cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Hand Surgeon specialises in the following: fractures or joint injuries, affecting the hand and wrist, soft tissue injuries to the hand and wrist, Dupuytren’s contracture, joint replacement, reconstruction following trauma, nerve compression disorders, wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery.