Mr Richard Barton (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon)

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Mr Richard John Barton
MBBS 1998
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Medical Specialties
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
03 9853 9705
03 9853 7187

Richard Barton is a Melbourne trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a subspeciality interest and advanced post-fellowship training in adult craniomaxillofacial surgery and facial aesthetic surgery. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Richard graduated from medicine in 1998 and went on to undertake a further 11 years of training prior to his recognition as a specialist Plastic Surgeon. His surgical residency and advanced plastic surgical training was conducted in each of the major Melbourne metropolitan teaching hospitals including, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, The Alfred and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

Following the completion of speciality training in Australia, Richard embarked on a double international fellowship with appointments at Oxford University Hospitals, UK and Vancouver General Hospital, Canada. During his 2.5 years overseas Richard worked as the Senior Plastic Surgical Fellow and as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Oxford, gaining further experience in breast, head and neck and sarcoma reconstruction and hand surgery. He then completed an adult Craniofacial Fellowship focussing on bony facial trauma and post-traumatic deformity reconstruction including rhinoplasty, with the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Richard has current public hospital appointments at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Alfred Hospital and Monash Health, where he is pursuing his interests in adult craniomaxillofacial surgery and providing a broad service in general and reconstructive plastic surgery. He sees private patients at his main rooms in Kew and also at Mildura Private Hospital, Manningham Medical Centre, Warringal Medical Centre and the Cotham Private Hospital.

Richard has undergone substantial training in Australia and at internationally recognised centres overseas and provides a high quality service in a relaxed and friendly manner. He manages a diverse range of plastic surgical cases with a specific interest in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face and nose.

Hospital Affiliations
St Vincent's Private Fitzroy
Affiliated Clinics
Kew Plastic Surgery
Niche Plastic Surgery
Niche Plastic Surgery - Mildura
Alfred Health - The Alfred
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Maxillo-facial Surgery Surgery

Practice Locations


Kew Plastic Surgery
15 Princess St
Kew VIC 3101 ‎ 
(03) 9853 9705
(03) 9853 7187
Niche Plastic Surgery
Junction House
15 Princess Street
Kew VIC 3101 
03 9853 9705
03 9853 7187
Alfred Health - The Alfred
The Alfred
55 Commercial Road
Melbourne VIC 3004 
03 9076 2000
03 9903 0643
03 9903 0843


Niche Plastic Surgery - Mildura
202 Ontario Avenue
Mildura VIC 3500 
03 9853 9705
03 9853 7187