Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery

The St Vincent’s Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery unit is involved in all forms of reconstructive surgery and has a special interest in:

  • Microsurgical techniques
  • Head and neck
  • Hand
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Oral-maxillo-facial surgery

See Victorian Hand Surgery Associates for more information.  

Our Team

Plastics Unit Team

Meet the team at St Vincent’s Plastic/Hand and Maxillofacial Unit. Our team of experts specialises in Breast, Hand, Head & Neck surgeries.

Our History

Plastic Surgery Team

Melbourne has had an illustrious history in the development of plastic surgery and St Vincent’s Hospital in particular played a major role.

Specialty Areas

Specialty Areas

St Vincent’s Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Unit has had a long tradition of treatment of all conditions relating to the hand and wrist, breast, as well as head and neck.

Referral Information

Referral Forms and Guidelines


The Maxillofacial Surgery Unit provides a complete range of specialist oral and maxillofacial surgical care for patients with facial trauma, benign and malignant oral pathology, facial deformity, and TMJ disorders.

We are not able to offer tooth extractions (including wisdom teeth) or other dental procedures under general anaesthetic except in the setting of patients with significant medical co-morbidities.


Refer to the Specialist Clinics area

Clinic Times

  • Plastic Surgery Clinic - Wednesday 2.00pm (except third Wednesday of the month)
  • Plastic Surgery Dressings Clinic - Monday 8.45am and Thursday 8.45am
  • Advanced Hand Therapy Clinic - Monday and Thursday mornings

Contact Us

Patient Enquiries:

Tel: (03) 9231 3475

GP Enquiries:

Tel: (03) 9231 2898
Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm, or please leave a message.
Fax referrals: (03) 9231 3489

Case Coordinator Nurse:

Tel: (03) 9231 1247

NB: In emergencies, contact Tel: (03) 9231 2211 and page the plastics registrar.


Referral Officer:

Tel: (03) 9231 1248

Health Pathways

HealthPathways Melbourne is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment, management and referral of common clinical conditions.


Please Note:
This is a public outpatient service. All patients need to be referred to us by a GP. Please see your GP if you believe you would benefit from a referral to this clinic. Many doctors have private consulting suites as well as working in the public hospital system. This is entirely separate from St Vincent’s and our staff do not have any information about the private consulting practices of doctors.