Dr Mark Hanikeri

MBBS FRACS (Plast)

Mark completed his medical training at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1993, graduating with degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

After a further 10 years of post graduate training in Australia and Scotland – including 5 years of comprehensive specialist training through Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital, Mark became a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in 2004 when he was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

He undertook post-fellowship training in London as a Craniofacial and Cosmetic Surgery fellow at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital. This was followed by further experience in paediatric craniofacial, head and neck, and cosmetic breast and facial surgery in London and Birmingham.

In 2005, he returned to Perth to work in private practice.

Mark is a founding member of the Western Australian Plastic Surgery Centre.

He is also a Visiting Medical Officer for the WA Country Health Service at Albany Health Campus, servicing the Great Southern region of Western Australia. This encompasses Albany, Mount Barker, Denmark, Bremer Bay and Esperance.

Consulting Locations

  • Great Southern Specialist Centre, Albany
  • St John of God Hospital, Bunbury
  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
  • St John of God Wexford Medical Centre, Murdoch

Operating Locations

  • Albany Health Campus, Albany
  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
  • West Leederville Private Hospital, West Leederville

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Western Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Western Australian Kirkbride Melanoma Advisory Service (WAKMAS) – Clinical Director
  • Western Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS)

Other professional activities

  • Clinical Director of the WA Kirkbride Melanoma Advisory Service (WAKMAS)
  • Published in the Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal and the British Journal of Plastic Surgery and has presented papers at international Plastic Surgery meetings.
  • Surgical mentor for medical students at the University of Western Australia.
  • Actively involved in training other medical professionals, ranging from both undergraduate and postgraduate students through to General Practitioners and trainee surgeons.

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 and facial surgery only), liposculpting, liposuction, thigh lift/reduction.
  • Facial surgery: blepharoplasty (eyelid rejuvenation), brow lift (including endoscopic and open brow lift), face lift (including MACS face lift), neck lift, otoplasty (prominent ear correction), rhinoplasty (nose surgery).
  • Skin surgery: scar revision.
  • Non-surgical: dermal fillers, wrinkle relaxers.

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.
  • Skin surgery: melanoma, skin cancer, skin lesions.
  • Other surgery: paediatric plastic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy.

Special interests

  • Facial and breast aesthetic surgery after weight loss and pregnancy.
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma.

SubSpecialty interests

  • Breast Surgery
  • Burns
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Melanoma and Skin Cancer
  • Microsurgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency