Specialist Services

We have travelling Specialists that consult from our rooms on a regular basis.

Dr Craig Mills ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

(Dip. Anat., FRACS Orth and FAOrthA)

Dr Craig Mills is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who completed his undergraduate training at Melbourne University in 1983 and completed his training in Orthopaedic surgery in 1991. Additionally, he completed post-fellowship AOA accredited fellowships in Ankle surgery & Shoulder surgery at the Henderson Clinic in Melbourne.

He has also published in peer reviewed international journals on knee surgery and hip surgery. Dr Mills Continues to work in large joint reconstructive and replacement orthopaedics in private practice and regularly travels to remote areas for community service oriented orthopaedics.

Dr Richard Barton ( Plastic Surgeon)

Richard Barton is a Melbourne trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a subspeciality interest and advanced post-fellowship training in adult craniomaxillofacial surgery and facial aesthetic surgery. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Richard graduated from medicine in 1998 and went on to undertake a further 11 years of training prior to his recognition as a specialist Plastic Surgeon. His surgical residency and advanced plastic surgical training was conducted in each of the major Melbourne metropolitan teaching hospitals including, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, The Alfred and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

Following the completion of speciality training in Australia, Richard embarked on a double international fellowship with appointments at Oxford University Hospitals, UK and Vancouver General Hospital, Canada. During his 2.5 years overseas Richard worked as the Senior Plastic Surgical Fellow and as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Oxford, gaining further experience in breast, head and neck and sarcoma reconstruction and hand surgery. He then completed an adult Craniofacial Fellowship focussing on bony facial trauma and post-traumatic deformity reconstruction including rhinoplasty, with the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Richard has undergone substantial training in Australia and at internationally recognised centres overseas and provides a high quality service in a relaxed and friendly manner. He manages a diverse range of plastic surgical cases with a specific interest in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face and nose.

Dr Jonathan Burge

Mr Jonathan Burge completed his plastic surgical training in New Zealand then undertook a further two years of subspecialty training in craniomaxillofacial surgery. He completed a year at the prestigious Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in paediatric craniofacial surgery. He then went on to work as a head and neck surgeon in Cochin, Southern India. Here he was involved in resecting and reconstructing challenging head and neck cancers. He also undertook a cosmetic surgical fellowship for six months at The New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. Jonathan is section chief of Craniofacial Surgery at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Here he works as a paediatric cleft and craniofacial, and plastic surgeon and is actively involved in teaching and clinical management of complex craniofacial cases. He operates privately at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, both Kew and East Melbourne Campuses (previously Mercy Private), Epworth (Richmond and Freemasons) and Frances Perry. Jonathan is a member of Interplast Australia and New Zealand, Operation Rainbow and Operation Smile. He commits time to volunteer work in cleft and craniofacial surgery in the Asia Pacific region every year. Jonathan’s philosophy is to provide optimum quality care in a caring and relaxed environment where there is free and easy communication between surgeon, patient and their primary care physician. Jonathan’s other interests include hanging out with his wife and unruly daughters, guitar, long distance running and yoga.