Plastic and maxillofacial surgery

The Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit provides a 24-hour, seven day a week service for both inpatient and outpatients of Royal Perth Hospital.

The department provides a full range of plastic surgical services, including skin cancer surgery, hand surgery, breast surgery, and head and neck surgery. A large component of the department’s work is through the Emergency Department.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

The oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide an outpatient service through the oral and maxillofacial surgery unit. Special areas of interest covered by the department include maxillofacial injuries, reconstruction due to trauma and ablative surgery, TMJ dysfunction due to trauma, titanium implant surgery for maxillofacial reconstruction and orthognathic surgery.

Plastic surgery telehealth service

The department provides a telehealth service to facilitate review of remote and rural patients. This utilises video-conferencing, whilst storing and forwarding images and x-rays. Referral to the service can be organised by emailing RPH.telehealth@health.wa.gov.au.

Referrals

Please direct all referrals to the Central Referral Service (CRS) unless a review is required in less than seven days. Please discuss cases requiring review in less than seven days by telephoning the on-call plastic surgery registrar through the hospital switchboard and fax urgent referrals to 6477 5425.

Doctors please note discussion with the registrar is preferred to expedite acceptance of your referral and immediate management, however if you are unable to contact the registrar please fax your referral and note that you have attempted to call the registrar.

Contact us

Plastic and Maxillofacial

Dental and oral surgery: 9224 2164

Prosthodontist: 9224 2164

Prosthetist service: 9224 2192

Telehealth

Wound management: 6477 5424

Administrative assistant: 6477 5429

Occupational therapy: 6477 5428

Plastic clinic appointments and enquiries

Dressings: 6477 5430

Plastic trauma: 6477 5431

Outpatients: 6477 5432

Occupational therapy: 6477 5412

Physiotherapy: 6477 5411