Dr Capstick is a registered medical practitioner holding both general and specialist registration in plastic surgery. His AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) registration number is MED0001783795.
Coming from the Hunter Valley in rural NSW, Rob moved to Victoria for medical school. He graduated from Monash University with honours in 2012, with an extra year of research in surgery spent at Oxford University in the UK.
Rob trained in Melbourne in all aspects of plastic surgery including the management of skin cancer, hand surgery, microsurgery, burn management, and breast reconstruction. He received awards from the University of Melbourne for excellence in surgical anatomy, as well as the highest grade for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons clinical examination.