Over the last 22 years, Professor Coombs has provided state-of-the-art medical services to many international patients from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East in the areas of ear reconstruction, facial palsy, paediatric hand surgery, burn reconstruction and microsurgery. Please direct any enquiries via our contact page, email or by telephone +61 3 9591 0714 and we will discuss with you what is possible so that you can make an informed decision regarding the options available to you or your family member.

Become a Patient

At Southern Plastic Surgery, we will work with you to help facilitate your stay as an international patient. We will endeavour to assist you to keep your costs as low as possible and make your stay in Melbourne as easy and worry-free as possible.

We will ask you to provide a full medical history of the prospective patient together with any tests that have been performed including xrays. Photographs are commonly requested to help ensure that Professor Coombs knows as much about you or your child as possible before you or your family travels to Melbourne.

You will need to check visa requirements: For specific information by country and visa applications, visit the Australian Department of Immigration website,