Melbourne trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Rob Capstick is a Melbourne trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon, joining the practice in 2023

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.

Rob is heading overseas to undertake subspecialty training in facial surgery, both trauma and aesthetic. We look forward to benefiting from this expansion of expertise and experience when he returns to Melbourne in 2025.

More about Rob

In Melbourne Rob has public appointments at Monash Health, Western Health and Northern Health, and he visits Geelong and Warrnambool monthly. He consults at Brighton Plastic Surgery, and operates privately at Holmesglen Private, Linacre Private, Epworth Freemasons and St Vincent’s Private East Melbourne. He is passionate about the education of junior medical staff and has an ongoing interest in research.

Outside of medicine Rob enjoys travel, skiing and scuba diving as well as gardening, food and wine.

Check your plastic surgeon’s credentials

It is important that your plastic surgeon is fully qualified. To check the credentials of any surgeon call the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons on 02 9437 9200 or visit the website http://www.plasticsurgery.org.au.

Certification and Memberships

Dr Rob Capstick is a member of many specialist surgical groups including:

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons