Prof Chris Coombs has been described as a wonderful doctor who is fantastic with kids. He has a kind and gentle approach and takes the time to explain why things have to be done. This is all backed up by a great office and support team.

Christopher Coombs is the Medical Director and Chief Plastic Surgeon at Southern Plastic Surgery. He is a friendly and compassionate surgeon who spends the time to understand your needs. He trained in Melbourne in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery after completing his medical degree through Monash University graduating with Honours.

On completion of his training in Plastic Surgery in 1992 he did further postgraduate studies at Harvard University in the field of Paediatric hand and microsurgery. He has particular interests in Paediatric plastic surgery, Hand surgery, Cosmetic surgery including Intense pulsed light therapy and general reconstructive plastic surgery including breast reconstruction and skin cancer.

His interests in Paediatric Plastic surgery include Hand and microsurgery, facial palsy and ear reconstruction . He currently is Director of the Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and is an examiner in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has previously been the Chairman of the Victorian Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Deputy Chairman Australasian Board of Plastic Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

He is known for his ability to make people feel at ease with his caring, concerned and considerate manner.