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Our Story

Duncan and his team pride themselves on quality and professionalism with a focus on holistic and supportive care. Their collective and expansive knowledge through years of surgical and nursing experience in all aspects of plastic reconstruction and aesthetic surgery ensure exceptional treatment and results.

Your needs and care are at the forefront of the Dr Duncan Taylor practice, with a commitment to your safety, comfort and integrity. Duncan and his team offer individualised personal care to all their patients. Known for their "above and beyond" care, you can expect to feel heard, supported and well informed throughout your journey. 

Meet Our Team

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Dr Duncan Taylor

Dr Duncan Taylor is a fully accredited Specialist Plastic Surgeon working in Perth, Western Australia, with over 20 years of specialist training and experience. He holds Specialist status, being board certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from both the United Kingdom (Royal College of Surgeons of England) and Australia (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons).

 

After obtaining his Primary Medical Degree (MBChB) from Sheffield University (UK) in 2002, he was selectively appointed to both basic and higher specialist training programmes in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During this time, Duncan further developed his sub-specialist interests in surgical oncology, microsurgery reconstruction and hand surgery. 

 

Duncan undertook two specialist Fellowships to further his experience and interests in Microsurgical (cancer) Reconstruction. Initially at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Australia, WA) in 2014, followed by Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals (UK) in 2015, the latter being internationally recognised as one of the leading microsurgical reconstructive centres.

Duncan returned to Perth in 2016 to take up consultant posts at both Fiona Stanley and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Here he has continued his dedicated work in surgical oncology, focusing on skin and melanoma and microsurgical reconstruction (predominantly Autologous Breast Reconstruction).

 

Having already performed over 1000 “free tissue transfers”, he is a highly experienced and well-respected expert in this field locally and internationally. Duncan has published in numerous International Peer Review Journals and presented nationally and internationally, and he continues his enthusiasm for teaching locally and through instructional courses.

 

Duncan holds public hospital positions at Sir Charles Gairdner and Fiona Stanley Hospitals and works privately out of his rooms in West Perth and operating in numerous Private Hospitals in North and South Metro regions. 

Professional Memberships:

Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)

Royal College of Surgeons England (FRCS)

Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

Western Australia Society of Plastic Surgeons (WASPS)

Medical Board of Australia (APHRA)

University of Western Australia (UWA)

Western Australian Kirkbride Melanoma Service (WAKMAS)

 

Qualifications:

2002 - MBChB, Sheffield University, UK

2003 - Basic Surgical Training Programme, North Trent UK

2007 - Higher Specialist Training, North West UK

2013 - Specialist Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons of England

2014 - Plastic Surgery Specialist Training Programme, North West UK

2014 - Fellowship Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA

2015 - Fellowship Guy's and St Thomas’ Hospitals Trust, London, UK

2020 - Specialist Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

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Amy Heal 
Registered Nurse 

Amy is Dr Taylor's practice nurse, who will assist you during the pre and postoperative phases of your patient journey, working with Dr Taylor since 2016 and in Healthcare for over ten years. Her extensive clinical experience and passion for her work will ensure that you are well-informed, prepared, comfortable and supported.  
 
After finishing her Bachelor of Nursing at Notre Dame University, Amy completed a graduate program at Royal Perth Hospital, gaining experience in general medical and surgical wards and high-dependency care. After this, she spent seven years working at Fiona Stanley Hospital, finding her niche in theatre as a Clinical Nurse in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Amy's gentle, compassionate nature, commitment to a high standard of care, and dedication to teaching and holistic support are at the core of her practice.

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Nikki Carey
Registered Nurse 

As Dr. Duncan Taylor's dedicated theatre nurse, Nikki brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to her role. 

Joining Dr Duncan Taylor's team in 2021 Nikki brings military precision, a deep understanding of trauma care, and the importance of human connection and support throughout treatment and procedures. 

Nikki's journey in healthcare began in 2001 as a military nurse for Princess Mary's Royal Air Force. She served in several diverse locations in the United Kingdom and Iraq. She was honoured with the OP TELIC Medal in 2006. 
During her 14-year career as a Nurse in the military, Nikki developed her skills as a Ward Nurse, moving into a perioperative practice in 2007.

In 2015, Nikki immigrated to Australia as a Clinical Nurse in Burns and Reconstructive Surgery at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Here, she continued her progressive work in holistic care.

 

Nikki believes that a supported journey, where every patient feels safe, heard and cared for, is as important as the outcomes of the surgery.

Dr Lisa Redgrave
Clinical Care Supervisor 

Lisa has facilitated the smooth running of the practice, keeping the team engaged and connected.

She supports continuous review and refinement of practice processes, and provides individual and team support to ensure our high quality of patient care.

With a rich academic background, Dr Redgrave acquired her FRACP in General Medicine and Geriatric Medicine from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) in 2021 and 2022 respectively, complemented by a Masters in Perioperative Medicine from Monash University in 2022. She completed her original speciality training in the UK, and prior to this MRCP (UK), a Fellowship in Medical Education and Simulation, a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education and Supervision before moving to Perth in 2020. Now holding substantive consultant roles at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Lisa works in multiple clinical areas. These include General Adult Medicine, Aged Care and Peri operative Medicine. She continues to contribute to delivery of medical education at local medical schools. 

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Yvonna Kloc
Medical Receptionist 

Yvonna is the calm voice you’ll hear on the phone, and the first smiling face you’ll see when you visit the Outram St rooms. 

 

Transitioning from two decades in Administration and Customer Service within the Print and Advertising Industry, Yvonna's commitment to serving others led her to volunteer for not-for-profits like St Barts and MSWA. In 2024, she embraced her desire to positively impact patients' well-being by joining our practice.

 

Yvonna's presence brings warmth and hospitality, ensuring that every patient feels welcome and valued from the moment they step through our doors.

Sarah Stempowski
Marketing & Brand Manager

Joining the team in 2022 Sarah has a passion for creating the unique identity that truly reflects the Dr Duncan Taylor values and expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Sarah is dedicated to ensuring you feel informed every step of the way. From crafting engaging online content to developing informative resources, she's here to make your experience with us as seamless as possible. 

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