Dr Lip Teh

MBBS FRACS (Plast)

Lip completed his medical training at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1995, graduating with degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

After a further 10 years of post graduate training in General and Vascular Surgery – including 5 years of comprehensive specialist training through Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Lip became a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in 2007 when he was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

He undertook post-fellowship training in hand, breast, craniofacial and cosmetic surgery at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in the United Kingdom, the Universitäts Spital Zürich in Switzerland, Mannheim Beauty Clinic in Germany, Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam and Scheveningen Cosmetic Clinic in the Hague.

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

Lip is also a Consultant Specialist Plastic Surgeon at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Osborne Park Hospital.

Consulting Locations

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

Operating Locations

  • St John of God Hospital, Murdoch
  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
  • The Park Private Hospital, Mount Lawley
  • Waikiki Private Hospital, Waikiki
  • West Leederville Private Hospital, West Leederville

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Western Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Western Australian Chairman for the Australian Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)
  • International Society of Plastic and Regenerative Surgeons (ISPRES)

Other professional activities

  • Supervisor of Training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
  • Actively involved in training other medical professionals, ranging from both undergraduate and postgraduate students through to General Practitioners and trainee surgeons.
  • Principal investigator in a number of surgical publications.
  • Worked under the tutelage of the pioneers and world experts of the MACS Face Lift and DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction in Belgium.

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), lipofilling/body fat transfer (for breast reconstruction and facial surgery only), liposculpting, liposuction, thigh lift/reduction.
  • Facial surgery: blepharoplasty (eyelid rejuvenation), otoplasty (prominent ear correction).
  • Skin surgery: scar revision.

Reconstructive Surgery

  • Breast surgery: breast reconstruction.
  • Facial surgery: facial fractures.
  • Hand surgery: digit re-plantation, Dupuytren’s disease, elective and emergency/trauma hand surgery, nail bed deformities, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Skin surgery: melanoma, skin cancer, skin lesions.
  • Other surgery: nerve transfer, paediatrics, peripheral nerve, reconstructive microsurgery.

Special interests

  • Breast Reconstruction with DIEP/SGAP free flaps
  • Breast lifting, breast augmentation and short scar breast reduction
  • Body contouring surgery – arm lifts, abdominoplasty, thigh lifts and liposuction (ultrasonic and power assisted)
  • Microfat grafting in replacing lost volume and correction of depressed scars
  • Microsurgical perforator flaps for traumatic reconstruction
  • Hand and microsurgery

SubSpecialty interests

  • Breast Surgery
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Melanoma and Skin Cancer
  • Microsurgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency