About Dr Michael Miroshnik Plastic Surgeon

Dr Michael Miroshnik
MBBS, FRACS (PLAS.)
Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr Michael Miroshnik is a well-renowned, highly trained Australian Plastic Surgeon specialising in cosmetic plastic surgical procedures. He is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS). The Royal Australian College of Surgeons is the only statutory recognised body for the training of plastic surgeons in Australia.

After completing 6 years of medical & surgical training at the University of Sydney, he was awarded the Sidney B Clipsham Memorial Prize in Operative Surgery and then embarked on his journey into the world of plastic surgery. After a further 10 years of training amongst all the major hospitals in Sydney, Dr Miroshnik was awarded his FRACS (PLAS.) degree. Over this 10 year period, Dr Miroshnik performed over 5000 surgical procedures involving every part of the body.

To further his understanding and knowledge of cosmetic plastic surgery, Dr Miroshnik visited several leading centres in Europe to have a more global sense of the latest techniques available. He spent several months within the leading plastic surgical units in London, Paris, Rome & Stockholm developing new ideas and exchanging information with notable surgeons.

Dr Miroshnik has been widely published within medical literature and regularly presents talks in scientific meetings around the world. Through his work in Royal North Shore Hospital, he is also actively involved in educating and training future plastic surgeons in both reconstructive as well as cosmetic plastic surgery. His teachings emphasise both the scientific as well as the artistic aspects of the field.

Dr Miroshnik specialises in short scar, minimally invasive plastic surgery of the breast, face & body producing natural looking, beautiful results. He also regularly attends both national & international society meetings to stay abreast of the latest techniques on offer, which he can then confidently offer to his patients.

Professional Memberships:

  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Australian Association of Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association

Important Note when Choosing Your Surgeon

In Australia, just about anyone with a basic medical degree is allowed to perform cosmetic surgery. In fact, currently there is no legislation in place which stops any doctor, even your local GP, without having undergone formal surgical training to call themselves a 'surgeon'.

Your only safeguard is to look for the letters FRACS (PLAS.) under a doctor's name and check that they are affiliated with the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), as only fully qualified plastic surgeons have these titles and memberships. They reflect many years of training & exams (at least 10 years) in surgery far beyond the medical school period.

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