Mr Derek Neoh completed his MBBS at the University of Melbourne in 1996. He trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at major tertiary hospitals in Melbourne and Brisbane, including the prestigious Victorian Plastic Surgery Unit. Derek was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2009.
In 2010 Derek completed a 12 month fellowship at Toronto General Hospital and the Women’s College Hospital in Canada where he worked with leading Canadian Plastic Surgeons. During his fellowship, he specialised in breast reconstruction and microsurgery. Prior to commencing his Canadian fellowship, Derek visited prominent Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons at St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns in the UK and Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands.
Derek offers treatment in the public and private sectors. He has an interest in cancer reconstruction, particularly breast and head and neck, and provides oncological reconstructive services at Austin and Eastern Health networks. Derek operates privately at the Ramsay Health networks.
Derek has a strong involvement in teaching. He is a College-appointed supervisor of training at Eastern Health and lectures regularly on Plastic Surgery to University of Melbourne medical undergraduates at the Austin. In 2012 Derek travelled to Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital in Hangzhou, China with Project China, a surgical foundation affiliated with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, to perform reconstructive surgeries with local surgeons. He regularly attends and presents at Plastic Surgery conferences and meetings to further his skills and knowledge.
Derek is an active member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Australian Hand Surgery Society and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Derek is committed to providing the best outcome with the safest techniques for each individual patient, keeping in mind at all times the patient’s needs and expectations. He provides patient care in a professional, courteous and timely manner.