Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery

Rodrigo Teixeira

  • M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S

    Teixeira Rodrigo

    Rodrigo Teixeira is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon originally from Brazil, where he began his career doing burn surgery and general plastics. In 2007, he followed his aspirations and was accepted for an Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship on the other side of the world, at the Melbourne Institute of Plastic Surgery.  During his training he developed a strong interest in Craniofacial Surgery, and he then completed a Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, followed by a Plastic Surgery Fellowship, at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.  During these amazing years, he had the opportunity to meet and work with great people, and had unprecedented professional experiences, such as being part of the team for the separation of the Craniofacial Conjoined Twins, Trishna and Krishna.

    Rodrigo and his family are now residents of Australia and he is board certified in both Australia and Brazil.  

    Special Interests

    Rodrigo's passion lies in paediatric Plastic Surgery and he derives great satisfaction in making children's lives better through his work.  His main areas of interest are in Craniofacial and Cleft surgery, vascular anomalies and burns


    Medical Degree at Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo - Brazil - 2000

    General Surgery Training at Santa Casa de Sao Paulo - Brazil

    Plastic Surgery Training at Hospital Heliopolis - Brazil

    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship at The Melbourne Institute of Plastic Surgery - Melbourne

    Craniofacial and Cleft Fellowship at The Royal Children’s Hospital - Melbourne

    Paediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship at The Royal Children’s Hospital - Melbourne

    Plastic Surgery Training at The Alfred Hospital - Melbourne

    Burns Fellowship at The Alfred Hospital and RCH - Melbourne

    FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgery - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2014

    Hospital Appointments

    Plastic Surgeon at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne 

    Plastic Surgeon at Eastern Health

    Plastic Surgeon at The Northern Hospital