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 came to Australia to obtain further fellowship training.  He developed special interest in Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery, as well as Paediatric Plastic Surgery at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.  During these amazing years, he had the opportunity to meet and work with great people, that had a strong and positive influence on his career. 

    After training at RCH and the Alfred Hospital, Rodrigo obtained his Plastic Surgery Specialist Qualification (FRACS) and became a consultant Plastic Surgeon.

    Rodrigo and his family are now Australian citizens.  

    Special Interests

    Facial reconstruction is extremely rewarding and looking after children with cleft lip and palate always puts a smile on his face.


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

    Plastic Surgery Specialist, member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP) - Brazil - 2006

    Fellowships in Aesthetic Surgery, Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery, Paediatric Plastic Surgery and Burns - Australia - from 2007 to 2013

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

    Hospital Appointments

    Plastic Surgeon at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne 

    Plastic Surgeon (Head of Unit) at the Northern Hospital

    Private Practice at the Melbourne Institute of Plastic Surgery