51 Ballow St Fortitude Valley QLD
Dr Matthew Peters is a Queensland-trained Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons after undertaking training in both General and Plastic surgery. He is the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, and is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Australian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Since obtaining his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College or Surgeons, Dr Peters has worked in both public and private hospitals across Brisbane. He was made Director of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in 2014, a position that he still maintains to date. In the private sector he is the co-director of Valley Plastic Surgery in Brisbane and has appointments as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Brisbane Private, Northwest Private, North Lakes Day, Chermside Day and Pacific Day Hospitals.
Throughout his career Dr Peters has been actively involved in the training of medical students and surgical trainees. He was the first recipient of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ John Corboy Medal, awarded in 2010 for service to trainees. In 2014 he was made a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, in recognition of his involvement in surgical education and research. He maintains an active involvement in the training of the next generation of Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons through his work at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and in the private sector.
Dr Peters is also an active contributor to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has held many representative positions within the College, his election as Chair of the RACS’ Trainee’s Association being the most memorable and rewarding to date. In 2014 he coordinated the RACS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Examination in Brisbane and was a member of the Executive Planning Committee in 2016 for the RACS Annual Scientific Congress. He is the current secretary of the QLD chapter of the ASPS and in involved as a scientific advisor for a number of surgical companies.
Outside of work Dr Peters enjoys spending time with his wife, herself an accomplished surgeon, and their four children.
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