Dr William Cockburn Plastic Surgeon
Cosmetic Surgeons - Auchenflower, QLD
Dr William Cockburn is a fully qualified plastic surgeon know for his quiet sensitivity to patient needs and feelings, and the clarirty and candidness of his advice.
Dr William Cockburn is a highly experienced and caring Plastic Surgeon. Training entails an eight-year programme of post-graduate training supervised by the Royal Australian College of Plastic Surgeons. He is now a senior figure in the Plastic Surgery community and has been both counsellor and past President of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.
After graduating as a Medical Practitioner in 1979, Dr Cockburn commenced basic training at the Royal Brisbane and Children’s Hospitals. In this phase he experienced all aspects of Surgery with experience in all the sub-specialities. In 1984 he spent a year in General and Orthopaedic Surgery at Toowoomba Base Hospital. He then began advanced training in Plastic Surgery at the Royal Brisbane & Children’s Hospitals and the Princess Alexandra Hospital. In 1987 he was the Monash Fellow in Plastic Surgery in Melbourne, before completing his training at Frenchay, Bristol, United Kingdom. Dr Cockburn completed his advanced training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery passing the fellowship in 1989. In that year he returned to Australia and became visiting Plastic Surgeon to the Royal Brisbane Hospital where he continues to this day in part-time public practice. His private practice is located on the Wesley Hospital campus, in the Sandford Jackson Building, Chasely St, Auchenflower. Dr Cockburn practices Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including head and neck cancer, skin cancer, breast reconstruction and all aspect of cosmetic surgery.
Dr William Cockburn is known for his quiet sensitivity to patient needs and feelings, and the clarity and candidness of his advice.
His biggest passion is Plastic Surgery. Ask him what attracts him to the profession and he’ll tell you it’s the diversity of the work. “It’s the best job in the world. People come to me in trouble and I fix their problems if I can. What plastic surgeons do is unique and different every time.”
Dr William Cockburn's services includes:
♦ Breast Augmentation
♦ Breast Reconstruction
♦ Breast Reduction
♦ Male Breast Reduction (Gynaecomastia)
♦ Body Contouring
♦ Body Lift
♦ Face Lift
♦ Brow Lift
♦ Skin cancer treatment