The Plastic and Reconstructive surgical unit is headed by Associate Professor Michael Leung AM and provides a wide range of adult and paediatric cases. It is the busiest plastic surgery service in the state with approximately 5000 cases annually and is one of the busiest plastic surgery trauma services in Australia.
The majority of major reconstructive and acute work occurs at Dandenong Hospital with a dedicated plastic surgery ward on N1 and Rapid Assessment Clinic. Other sites where plastic surgery care is delivered includes Casey, MMC, Moorabbin and Monash Children’s Hospital.
The unit is also closely affiliated with the breast surgery service at Moorabbin and is involved in a wide spectrum of reconstructive procedures for woman undergoing treatment for their breast disease and ENT multi- disciplinary Cancer clinic for Head & Neck patients.
The Plastic & Reconstructive surgical unit also has a significant presence at Monash Children’s Hospital Clayton for paediatric patients , especially with congenital deformities including the combined cleft lip and palate service with the dental unit, ENT, Maxillofacial surgeons and the speech therapy service.
The Monash Health Plastic & Reconstructive unit has formed a union with the Victorian Melanoma service at the Alfred Health and hold weekly melanoma MDT meetings.
The unit has a strong ethos of training and research. It has 3 SET registrars, multiple unaccredited registrars and residents. It supports the teaching of medical students through Monash University. The unit also has a dedicated research nurse.
Associate Professor Michael Leung FRACS
Cheryle McCoy – e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monash Health Surgeons:
Lisa Dove – e: email@example.com
Cleft & Craniofacial Anomalies Coordinator
Tania Green – e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinical Research Nurse
Meagan Predl Gregory – e:Meagan.email@example.com
REFERRALS – OUTPATIENT CLINICS – 1300 342 273
There is daily plastic surgery dressings clinic for post-operative patients and acute referrals.
There is a weekly consultative clinic on Wednesday AM