Dr Brigid Corrigan


Brigid completed her medical training at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1997, graduating with degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

After a further 10 years of post graduate training through Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital – including 5 years of comprehensive specialist training, Brigid became a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in 2008 when she was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

She undertook post-fellowship training in Ireland and England, which included a 12 month Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Oxford in the United Kingdom that focused on breast reconstruction and microvascular surgery.

Brigid then returned to Australia to complete a six month Advanced Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at the Melbourne Institute of Plastic Surgery.

In 2010, she returned to Perth to work in private practice.

Brigid is also a Consultant Specialist Plastic Surgeon at Royal Perth Hospital.

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Consulting Locations

  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
  • St John of God Wexford Medical Centre, Murdoch

Operating Locations

  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
  • West Leederville Private Hospital, West Leederville

Registration Details

  • Registration Number – MED0001220375
  • Registration Type – Specialist
  • Specialty – Surgery
  • Specialty Fields – Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Western Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Western Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Other professional activities

  • Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).
  • Actively involved in training other medical professionals, ranging from both undergraduate and postgraduate students through to General Practitioners and trainee surgeons.
  • Involved in clinical research and has publications in plastic surgery journals.
  • Involved with Rafiki Surgical Missions, a charity organisation that provides free surgery to Tanzanian children and adults with conditions such as cleft lip, cleft palate and burns injuries.

Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

  • Breast surgery: areola reduction, breast augmentation, breast lift (mastopexy), breast reduction, breast reconstruction, breast revision (implant removal +/- replacement).
  • Body surgery: abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), belt lipectomy, brachioplasty (arm lift/reduction), gynaecomastia (male breast), labiaplasty, lipofilling/body fat transfer (for breast reconstruction only), liposuction/liposculpting, thigh lift/reduction.
  • Facial surgery: blepharoplasty (upper eyelid only), otoplasty (prominent ear correction).
  • Skin surgery: scar revision.

Reconstructive Surgery

  • Breast surgery: breast reconstruction.
  • Hand and wrist surgery: carpal tunnel, digit re-plantation, Dupuytren’s disease, elective and emergency/trauma hand surgery, nail bed deformities, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, wrist arthroscopy.
  • Skin surgery: melanoma, skin cancer, skin lesions.
  • Other surgery: peripheral nerve, reconstructive microsurgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy.

Special interests

  • All forms of breast aesthetic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Immediate breast reconstruction following mastectomy (joint surgeries with Breast Surgeon).

SubSpecialty interests

  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Melanoma and Skin Cancer
  • Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency