Mr Patrick Tansley MD FRCS (Plast) holds UK registration as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and practises aesthetic plastic and revisional surgery in Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia. A former Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England with a Master of Science in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery degree (Distinction), he has published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and is a past-President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine. Patrick is committed to training, credentialing and recertification in cosmetic surgery.

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Post-truth bogus science – cosmetic surgical research concerns support the need for research integrity watchdog in Australia

The post-truth phenomenon has become a worldwide problem. The absence of a research integrity watchdog in Australia is causing related concern in aesthetic surgery, with the risk of research misconduct being allowed to prosper and benefit vested commercial interests. We...

A world-first in cosmetic surgery. All eyes are upon Australia.

The past three years have been tumultuous for cosmetic surgery in Australia. Media reporting on the poor practise of a small number of medical practitioners led to multiple administrative processes including the Independent review of the regulation of medical practitioners...

OPINION – Cosmetic surgery: a difficult reality with a simple solution

On 1 September 2022, an Independent Review released its long-awaited Report into Cosmetic Surgery in Australia [1]. Its key recommendation reflected the sentiment of our new, peer-reviewed, paper in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery entitled ‘Cosmetic Surgery Regulation in...

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