Call Horizon (03) 8560 2999
Call Horizon (03) 8560 2999




AHPRA Registration: MED0001207555

Dr Damien Grinsell is a fully qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is a member of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.   He is a pioneer of perforator flaps used for microsurgical reconstruction of a range of complicated defects.
Damien has been an invited presenter at numerous national and international conferences and has more than 60 journal articles and book chapters published on a range of topics in international journals.   He is an avid advocate of plastic surgical teaching including multiple charity Interplast missions to Nepal as well as being the plastic surgeon for both the Melbourne Rebels and Melbourne Storm sports teams.

He has a detailed knowledge of surgically specific anatomy and specialises in aesthetic rejuvenation of the breast, face and nose. Damien prides himself on giving a balanced and objective view regarding your need for surgery. He will ensure that your surgery will be tailored to your individual needs. His other interests include running and off piste back country skiing.

Australian society of plastic surgery
fellow of royal australian society of plastic surgery




AHPRA Registration: MED0001151389

Dr Mark Baldwin is a fully qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who graduated at the top of his clinical school in 1992. He went on to undergo 9 years of training in Melbourne and Brisbane before commencing specialist practice in 2002. Since then he has worked full time in both the public and private settings, performing many thousands of operations. He is proud of the standard to which he practices and the many satisfied patients he has helped in his career to date.

Australian society of plastic surgery
fellow of royal australian society of plastic surgery



AHPRA Registration: MED0001674519

Mr Miguel Cabalag is an Australian trained Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic surgeon with international fellowship experience. His particular area of interest and expertise is in facial aesthetics, where he is able to offer both surgical and non-surgical options to his patients.

After graduating with honours from the University of Melbourne Medical School, he underwent specialty surgical training, including two years of accredited general surgery and five years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to become a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). This was followed by further subspecialty fellowship training in Facial Aesthetic Plastic surgery under the supervision of multiple world renowned Facial Plastic Surgeons in Singapore, London, the Netherlands and Italy.  During this time, he refined his skills and experience in all types of face and neck lifting, upper and lower blepharoplasty (including Asian eyelid surgery) and facial fat grafting. Furthermore, he has also completed further training in facial injectables and surgical thread lifting in London and Australia.

In addition to this, Mr Cabalag undertook a 12 month Microsurgery fellowship at the prestigious Royal Marsden Hospital in London, ranked one of the top five cancer hospitals worldwide. Here, he gained further experience in breast, sarcoma, perineal and head and neck reconstruction as the Chief Microsurgery Fellow.

Mr Cabalag also holds a public appointment at the Royal Melbourne Hospital where he is involved in Head and Neck reconstructive surgery, and is also an honorary clinical fellow of the University of Melbourne Department of Surgery. He continues to be involved in teaching and research, with numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and international presentations. He is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).


Australian society of plastic surgery
fellow of royal australian society of plastic surgery




AHPRA Registration: MED0001123045

Dr Richard Ross is a fully qualified Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. After eleven years of training in major centres in Melbourne, Richard gained subspecialty fellowship training in complex skin cancer surgery and head and neck reconstruction at one of the highest volume centres in the world. In addition, Richard has also undertaken post-fellowship clinical observerships in rhinoplasty and aesthetic breast surgery both in Australia and Italy.

Richard attained his PhD in surgical anatomy from the University of Melbourne in 2016 and continues to collaborate on widely cited research into surgical anatomy for facial aesthetic procedures. He has published numerous academic works in highly regarded international journals, including The Lancet and has been a reviewer for Head and Neck and Annals of Plastic Surgery journals. He is an active member of multidisciplinary head and neck and skin cancer teams and complex case conferences in a number of tertiary centres around Melbourne.

Richard has a broad field of Plastic Surgery training, with a firm belief that both aesthetic and reconstructive principles must co-exist to achieve the best results for patients. He regularly performs facial plastic surgery, post-weight loss body contouring and breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He is an active member of the breast reconstruction and head and neck reconstructive surgery service at Western Health and breast reconstruction service at Peninsula Health.

Richard maintains that fostering an open and honest approach with patients, listening to their aims and forming a collaborative relationship with colleagues leads to better outcomes. Richard is available for GP advice and discussion and will facilitate appointments and surgery at short notice for clinically urgent cases.

Richard has subspecialty interest in the following:

  • Skin cancer surgery and complex reconstruction
  • Facial aesthetic surgery (facelift, eyelids, neck) and rhinoplasty
  • Breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery (augmentation, mastopexy, breast reduction)
  • Body contouring surgery, including abdominoplasty and post-weight loss surgery
  • Hand surgery


New referrals are seen and managed promptly, and GPs are welcome to ring for any urgent advice.