A/Prof Lam Thomas

A/Prof Thomas Lam



Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon

  • Breast Reduction
  • Abdominoplasty, 
  • Skin cancers;
  • Elective hand surgery;
  • Eyelids;
  • Facelifts; 
  • Liposuction including for Lymphoedema and lipedema; and 
  • other cosmetic surgery.  

Academic Appointments

A/Professor 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 and FHKAM(Surgery). He has completed further post-graduate studies and a doctoral thesis, for and was awarded Doctor of Clinical Surgery from USyd in 2018.

A/Professor Lam has a comprehensive practice in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive 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, Professor Lam is also a Councillor of the Westmead Association. He was the Training Supervisor at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at Macquarie University Hospital and has been appointed to the RACS Speciality court of examiner in Plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Professor Lam was formerly Head of Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Westmead Private Hospital and is currently Head of Department of Plastic and reconstruction surgery at both Westmead and Auburn Hospital. He was also the Medical Director of MSI Professional Service (AU), a charitable organisation serving rural China.

A/Professor Lam specialises in:

* Breast Reduction
* Abdominoplasty
* Skin cancers
* Elective hand surgery
* Eyelids
* Facelifts
* Liposuction including for Lymphoedema and lipedema; and
* other cosmetic surgery

Rooms for Consultations

Macquarie University Hospital Clinic

Hospitals Visited

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

Other Positions Held

Head of department of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Westmead and Auburn Hospitals. Examiner, RACS specialty court for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.