Mr Jonathan Burge
BHB, MBChB, FRACS (plastics)
Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon
Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Jonathan 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.
He currently works as a paediatric craniofacial and plastic surgeon at The Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital and is actively involved in teaching and clinical management of complex craniofacial cases. He operates privately at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, East Melbourne Campus (previously Mercy Private) and John Fawkner, Coburg.
His areas of interest are:
- Craniofacial and maxillofacial surgery
- Paediatric plastic surgery
- Face/brow lift
- Botox/Dermal fillers
- Breast reduction
- Breast augmentation,
- Massive weight loss surgery
- Hand surgery
- Skin cancer management
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.