Dr. Alan Breidahl

Alan Breidahl is an extensively trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He has been well trained in both general and paediatric plastic surgery. His experience includes Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery – including breast reconstruction – through a Hand and microsurgery fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospita,l Paediatric and Craniofacial surgery through a Craniofacial Fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei; Aesthetic Surgery in London, New York, Dallas and Los Angeles; and expertise in the management of skin cancer through the Skin Unit of Peter McCallum Cancer Institute.

Mr. Breidahl is extensively published with 19 papers in international journals and has frequently presented at international meetings. As well as FRACS (Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Sergeons). he holds the extra qualifications of a post- graduate Diploma in Anatomy, Master of Surgery and Master of Medicine degrees from the University of Melbourne. His achievments have been recognised with a Churchhill Fellowship, a RACS Traveling Fellowship, and the RACS John Loewenthal Fellowship. He is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Austalian Hand Surgery Society. He is a founding member and councillor of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Cranio-Maxillo Facial Surgeons.

Mr. Breidahl is a consultant at both the Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospitals. His main rooms are Richmond based and he has rooms and Operating rights at Linacre Hospital in Hampton, as well as operating rights at Brighton Private Hospital. He operates an all day list fortnightly at Epworth Hospital in Richmond, and also has a fortnightly list at the Victorian Plastic Surgery Unit at Mercy Hospital in East Melbourne.

Mr. Breidahl has extensive operating experience, performing over 1000 operations per year, made up of emergency trauma, reconstructive surgery, and cosmetic surgery.