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Clinics & services

Plastic & reconstructive surgery

Plastic & reconstructive surgery

We perform plastic and reconstructive surgery for people after cancer or an injury, or for conditions they have had since birth.

Our services

We care for and treat patients who need:

  • Skin cancers and melanoma surgery
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Surgery for facial fractures
  • Nerve and tendon transfer surgery
  • Pressure sore surgery for patients with spinal cord injury

We perform both emergency and elective (planned) surgery.

Our clinics

We run the following clinics:

  • Plastic Surgery Clinic
  • Plastics - Breast Clinic
  • Plastics - Spasticity Surgery Clinic
  • Plastics - Upper Limb Reanimation Clinic
  • Plastics - Post-op Clinic

Find out more about clinic times and bookings in Specialist Clinics.

Head of Unit

Mr Derek Neoh

Referrals

For patients

You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.

For health professionals

Find out how to refer your patient.

For urgent referrals, advice or requests for admission:

Phone: 03 9496 5000 (ask for the on-call plastic surgery registrar)

Address referrals to Mr Derek Neoh.

What you need to bring

Every time you come

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Private health insurance card (if applicable/if you want to use it)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Previous x-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results or reports
  • Medicines you need to take while you are here
  • List of medicines you are currently taking (or the boxes), including medicines you have bought without a prescription, such as herbal supplements and vitamins
  • Glasses, hearing aid, walking frame

For your clinic appointment

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • TAC or Workcover claim number (if relevant)

For your day procedure

  • Responsible adult carer to stay with you to hear instructions, help you and take you home
  • Comfortable day clothes, such as a tracksuit

Our locations

You may have your surgery at the Austin Hospital or Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.

Check the information you have received to make sure you know which hospital to visit. If you are unsure, call your surgical liaison nurse or contact us on the numbers below.

Austin Hospital

The Surgery & Endoscopy Centre
Level 2, Austin Tower
145 Studley Road Heidelberg

Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

The Surgery Centre
Level 2, Centaur Building
300 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe

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Contact us

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Phone: 03 9496 3865

Fax: 03 9496 5817

Email: dlplasticsspecialistclinics@austin.org.au

Postal address

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Austin Health
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg Victoria 3084