Dr.

Hamish Farrow

Plastic surgeon

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Most recent review

  • A
    Location: Private practice

    I had my breast augmentation in late July. I could not recommend Hamish enough!He was professional, helpful, approachable and knows exactly what he was talking about. I am so happy with my decision to choose Hamish as my surgeon. Will definitely see him again for my next augmentation! Thankyou!!

  • Experience and Qualifications

    About me

    • Hamish is a fully qualified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, and an active member of both the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He has been in private practice for over 10 years.
      Hamish has completed extensive surgical training in both Australia and overseas, since qualifying as a doctor from the University of Melbourne in 1987. In Melbourne he has held Registrar positions at most of the leading tertiary hospitals including the Royal Children's Hospital, the Alfred Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In addition he has held overseas surgical positions at leading hospitals in the field including Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia Hospital, and the British Columbia Children's Hospital in Canada, and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland.
      He undertook a postgraduate fellowship in Breast Surgery at the University Of British Columbia in Vancouver, gaining specialist experience in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, and has continued to undertake further training in these areas to keep up to date in this field, including courses in France, Canada and America, and visiting international surgeons with a specific interest in this area.
      In addition to his extensive training and clinical experience, Hamish has a number of research interests in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has research papers published in the field of breast surgery, and set up and runs a collaborative forum for Melbourne based surgeons with a specific interest in plastic surgery of the breast.
      He has a strong commitment to teaching, and is a supervisor of training for the Victorian Board of Plastic Surgery, and teaches advanced Plastic Surgery Trainees weekly, both in and out of the operating theatre. He provides guidance and leadership for young Plastic Surgeons in Melbourne.
      He is also committed to supporting the public health system and has for the last 8 years has undertaken regular public operating lists at the Austin and Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg and the Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon.
      Hamish is a committed family man with four daughters, and a passion for fly fishing. When he is not treating patients you can probably find him knee deep in an alpine river somewhere.

    Specialisations

    • Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
    • Reconstructive surgery

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    Patients' reviews

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    • A
      Location: Private practice

      I had my breast augmentation in late July. I could not recommend Hamish enough!He was professional, helpful, approachable and knows exactly what he was talking about. I am so happy with my decision to choose Hamish as my surgeon. Will definitely see him again for my next augmentation! Thankyou!!

    • A
      Location: Private practice

      "I am extremely happy with my breast reconstruction results. Dr Farrow is professional but warm. I felt understood and respected and this made the whole difficult process so much easier."

    • A
      Location: Private practice

      I am extremely happy with my breast reconstruction results. Dr Farrow is professional but warm. I felt understood and respected and this made the whole difficult process so much easier.