MB.BS (Syd) FRACS
Dr Robert Gates MB.BS (Syd) FRACS is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon based in St Leonards, Sydney. He specialises in a wide range of plastic and reconstructive surgery for both adults and children, including breast reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, facial reconstructive surgery, body contouring, skin cancer surgery, craniofacial surgery, cleft palate surgery, burns, oculoplastic reconstructive surgery, head and neck reconstructive surgery as well as trauma surgery. Dr Gates graduated from the University of Sydney in 1985 with a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery. He completed his Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1992 and in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery completed in 1997.
Dr Gates completed overseas Fellowship terms at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. He also studied maxillofacial surgery at Hôpital Lariboisiere in Paris before returning to Australia in 1999. Dr Gates is currently the Head of Burns and Plastic Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital and works at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (Craniofacial Department). He has private rooms in St Leonards, Sydney.