Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Qualifications:MA MB MChir FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Plast) FRACS (Plast) DMCC
A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Mr. Brown is certified by both as a Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.
Mr. Brown was educated at Downing College, University of Cambridge. On completing a postgraduate research degree in Transplantation Immunology at the Department of Surgery in Cambridge, he undertook surgical training in Nottingham and plastic surgical training in Sheffield and the USA.
He has been the recipient of the Mentor Prize awarded by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Hackett Memorial Prize from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons for his published work on cosmetic surgery.
In 2012, he was awarded the prize for best publication in the Journal of the International society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons by the Australasian Society in recognition of his piece of work concerning Breast Augmentation.
He continues to publish peer reviewed articles in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and remains the only surgeon in Australia who has adopted a data based approach to analysing his breast implant practice
As a result of working with the British Army Reserves, Mr. Tim Brown developed a strong interest in medical management of mass burn causalities. During this time as a medical officer for 23 SAS(R), he published a number of articles concerning the field management of Special Forces casualties. Subsequently, he was awarded the Diploma in the Medical care of Catastrophes from the Society of Apothecaries in London, which is currently the only Humanitarian Aid qualification recognised by the Red Cross.
After working as a National Health Service Consultant in Sheffield, he moved to Auckland and applied his energy to burn care before moving to Melbourne. During that time he was appointed Associate Professor at the University of Auckland.
In addition to his thesis concerning transplantation immunology, he has published over 60 peer reviewed articles and 100 presentations concerning many areas of plastic and cosmetic surgery, including breast augmentation.
Since moving to Melbourne, Mr. Tim Brown has worked for the Southern Health network and Peter MacCallum Hospital. He now works exclusively in private practice in Berwick and also at Frankston Private, Frankston.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.