Being a Competent Aesthetic Surgeon

“Good surgical training is not just about how to operate, but also about how to be ethical and how to choose and manage patients and risks.  This cannot be taught overnight, and it is naïve to believe that those with surgical exposure only during university and as an intern/ RMO, are adequately equipped to operate on people beyond basic skin lesions.  This is an issue in many countries around the world, including Australia where there is, sadly, a lot of territorial squabbling – which, in part, is due to ‘all’ of the medical colleges of Australia being private bodies, unlike, the colleges in, for example, Britain and Canada which have a parliamentary charter and hence greater accountability.  Put another way, instead of working together, elements of different colleges fight for commercial supremacy amongst themselves and with other colleges, and it is patient safety which is then compromised during the mêlée.”

Dr. Niro Sivathasan, Medical Director

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