Dr John Beer


Dr John received his primary medical education from Melbourne University and completed his undergraduate training at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Between 2004 and 2006 John trained in general surgery based at St Vincent’s Hospital.
During this period he worked in Geelong, Warrnambool, and Shepparton in general surgery, vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
In 2007 John began four years of advanced training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He trained in all the major metropolitan hospitals including The Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Alfred, and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

After completing his training in plastic surgery in 2011, John embarked on an international fellowship to gain further experience in reconstructive surgery and aesthetic surgery. He was awarded the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Hugh Johnson Travelling Fellowship in 2012 where he was invited as part of an international exchange to travel to major centres in the United States, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Sweden and the UK to broaden his experience in both major and minor reconstructive problems as well as aesthetic issues.
John also received the Mentor International Aesthetic Fellowship, which allowed him to work with Dr Barry Jones in Harley Street London and at the King Edward VII Hospital in Marylebone. John now holds positions as a visiting consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Austin Hospital and the Skin Health Institute.
John commenced private practice in 2014 and operates through Epworth Healthcare, Glenferrie Private Hospital, Ringwood Private and Vermont Private Hospital.

SHI Clinic: Advanced Surgery

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