Doctor Profile

Mr Richard Zinn

Mr. Richard Zinn is a Plastic Surgeon who has trained in all areas of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He is passionate about offering the highest level of care and expertise for his patients, optimizing results while minimizing downtime. Richard offers treatment in both public and private centers. He is actively involved in training of junior surgeons through his participation at the Northern Hospital and Peter Macallum Cancer Centre. He has an interest in research and has published in prominent International, Australasian and South African peer reviewed journals



  • Plastic Surgery

Special Interests

  • Breast reconstruction (Implant and flap based)
  • Cosmetic breast surgery (Augmentation, reduction and breast lift)
  • Massive weight loss and body contouring procedures
  • Head and neck reconstruction (cancer and trauma), skin cancer
  • Facial cosmetics (rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, otoplasty, botox, fillers, chemical peels)


  • MBChB University of Cape Town 2003
  • FRACS Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2016
  • FC Plastic Surgery (SA) College of Medicine of South Africa 2013
  • Masters of Medicine (Plastic Surgery) University of Witwatersrand 2014


  • Lipodystrophy

Contact Details & For Appointments

+61 3 8658 6655
+61 3 9021 7328

Consulting Address

    • Parkside Plastic Surgery
    • Level 1
    • 1 Verona Lane
    • East Melbourne VIC 3002

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • CMSA
  • South African Burns Society

Education and Training

  • Consultant at Northern Hospital
  • Consultant at Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute