A/Prof Thomas Lam



Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon

Academic Appointments

A/Prof T Lam graduated MBBS from UNSW in 1984 and attained FRACS in both General Surgery (1990) and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (1996). He also holds Fellowships from other surgical colleges including FRCSGlasg, FRCSEd, FCSHK, FHKAM(Surgery) and the Royal Society of Medicine. A/Prof Lam has completed further post-graduate studies and a doctoral thesis, for which he was awarded Doctor of Clinical Surgery from USyd in 2018.

A/Prof Lam has a comprehensive practice in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery but with a special interest in breast reconstruction after mastectomy for cancer and liposuction for Lymphoedema. He has been appointed Clinical Associate Professor at both Sydney University (Western Clinical School at Westmead Hospital) and Macquarie University (Macquarie University Hospital).

Apart from being a Councillor at the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, A/Prof Lam is also a Councillor of the Westmead Association. He is the Training Supervisor at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at Macquarie University Hospital and is a member of the NSW Regional Subcommittee of the Australia Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A/Prof Lam is also a Clinical Examiner at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. A/Prof Lam was formerly Head of Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Westmead Private Hospital and the Medical Director of MSI Professional Service (AU), a charitable organisation serving rural China.

A/Prof Lam specialises in:

* Breast Surgery - augmentation, reduction and reconstruction;
* Abdominoplasty,
* Skin cancers;
* Elective hand surgery;
* Eyelids;
* Facelifts;
* Liposuction including for Lymphoedema and lipedema; and
* other cosmetic surgery.

Rooms for Consultations

Westmead Private Hospital Suite 3

Macquarie University Hospital Clinic

Hospitals Visited

Auburn Public Hospital
Macquarie University Hospital
Westmead Public Hospital
Westmead Private Hospital

Other Positions Held

Supervisor for Plastic Surgery Registrar Training at Macquarie University Hospital