David B McCombe

  • M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.

    Plastics - David McCombe

    Special Interests

    Paediatric Hand Surgery, Brachial Plexus Surgery, Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery

    Education

    1990

    M.B.B.S. - University of Melbourne

    1991 Internship - St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Hamilton Base Hospital
    1992 Junior Resident Medical Officer - St.Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    1993 Diploma of Anatomy - Anatomical Society of Australia and New Zealand
    1993-1994 Senior Resident Medical Officer - St.Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    1995 General Surgery Training - St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    1996-1999 Plastic Surgery Training - Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Western General Hospital, Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    2000 Hand Surgery Fellowship - Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, affiliated with St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    2000 Enrolled in Doctorate of Medicine degree - University of Melbourne
    2001 Microsurgery Fellowship, Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery - St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    2002 Fellowship - St. James University Hospital, Leeds, UK

    Hospital appointments

    2000 Clinical Assistant  Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department - St. Vincent's Hospital
    2000 Consultant Plastic Surgeon - Skin and Cancer Foundation
    2001 Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department - St.Vincent's Hospital
    2001 Consultant Plastic Surgeon Plastic Surgery Department - Northern Hospital
    2003 Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department - St.Vincent's Hospital
    2003 Consultant Plastic Surgeon - Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

    Awards and honours

    1985-1987 Academic Scholarship, Newman College - University of Melbourne
    1990 Clinical Gynaecology Prize, School of Medicine - University of Melbourne
    1990 Evelyn Coy Prize in Surgery - St. Vincent's Hospital Clinical School, University of Melbourne
    1999 Tyco/Autosuture Research Prize - St.Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
    2000 Melville Hughes Scholarship, School of Medicine - University of Melbourne
    2000 Foundation Scholarship - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (not accepted)
    2001 Foundation Scholarship - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    2003                Research Award - Australian Society of Plastic Surgery