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“We care about our patients and what we do for them” – Rodrigo Teixeira, plastic surgeon
“Good rapport is the starting point for an individualised surgical plan.
This is achieved by listening to patients and keeping good communication with them and their doctors”
FRACS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Mr Rodrigo Teixeira is a Plastic Surgeon specialised in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Paediatric, Craniofacial & Cleft Surgery
Mr Teixeira is dedicated to public service. He provides specialist paediatric plastic surgery at The Royal Children’Hospital of Melbourne in Parkville caring for children with congenital (from birth) and acquired deformities. Rodrigo also works at The Northern Hospital in Epping providing adult and paediatric services alike. Consequently, he participates in education and training at those hospitals, as well as teaching and research with the University of Melbourne medical students.
Rodrigo is from a school of surgery that holds the belief in the balance between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He likes the variety of clinical scenarios in reconstruction and the thought process of finding solutions customised to individual cases and needs. Reconstructive surgery is very rewarding and looking after children with cleft lip and palate always puts a smile on his face. In addition to congenital defects and traumatic injuries, a lot of reconstructive work originates from management of skin cancer.
In hand surgery every patient has different needs and requirements. Multidisciplinary care is often required and it is important to formulate a treatment plan that takes into account work, hobbies and social circumstances. In addition, his practise not only consists of elective hand surgery, but also hand injuries.
Mr Teixeira is well experienced in cosmetic surgery. High training standards after training in Brazil and undertaking fellowship training in aesthetic plastic surgery in Australia. Furthermore, experience in reconstructive surgery provides knowledge and foundation skills used in cosmetic surgery and helpful when treating complex cases. Rodrigo and his staff strive to offer good care by listening to patients, understanding and managing expectations, thoughtful planing, meticulous technique and vigilant post-operative care.
rteixeira is the trade mark of Rodrigo’s private practice. His main rooms are located at Elizabeth St in Melbourne CBD. It is part of the Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Centre and is equipped with day surgery facilities for procedures under local anaesthetic.
Mr Teixeira also sees patients in Heidelberg, Bundoora and Whittlesea.