Melbourne Trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

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Dr Lipi Shukla

Dr. Lipi Shukla is a Melbourne Trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Lipi completed her plastic surgery training rotating through all the major tertiary centres in Victoria, including The Alfred, St Vincent’s, Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s hospitals. She has a strong interest in melanoma and skin cancer surgery, hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery as required for breast, head and neck cancer and trauma cases. Lipi values a compassionate and individualised approach endeavouring to deliver the best possible patient experience and outcomes.

Lipi holds public appointments as a Consultant Surgeon at The Alfred and St Vincent’s Hospital. Lipi operates at Holmesglen Private Hospital, Cabrini Hospitals, St. Vincent’s Private Hospitals and Epworth Freemasons Private Hospital.

More about Lipi

Lipi graduated from Bond University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree, during which time she was the recipient of numerous academic prizes. She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy, was awarded the prize for first place in the plastic surgery stream and tutored subsequent cohorts.

Prior to commencing surgical training, Lipi completed her PhD at the O’Brien Institute investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms behind radiotherapy soft tissue injury and the role of fat grafting in tissue regeneration. Her continuing interest in clinical and lab-based research is reflected in her ongoing projects, presentations and publications. Outside of surgery Lipi stays active enjoying all kinds of dance, martial arts and tennis.

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Certification and Memberships

Dr Lipi Shukla is a member of many specialist surgical groups including:

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dr Keith Mutimer AM
Associate Professor Ramin Shayan