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.
Since obtaining his Fellowship, 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 has appointments as a Visiting Medical Officer at Brisbane Private Hospital, Northwest Private Hospital, North Lakes Day Hospital and Pacific Day Surgery. He is also a Medical Director at Valley Plastic Surgery in Fortitude Valley,
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, both through his work at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, but also as the Queensland coordinator of the Plastic surgery registrar tutorial program.
Dr Peters is also an active contributor to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). 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. For his efforts over the years Dr Peters has received two ‘Certificates of Appreciation for service to the Fellowship’ from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Outside of work Dr Peters enjoys spending time with his wife, herself an accomplished surgeon, and their four children.
Areas of interest and expertise include:
– Aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery
– Body Contouring
– Skin cancer
– Complex trauma and cancer reconstructive surgery
Dr Peters consults at these locations:
Valley Plastic Surgery
51 Ballow Street
North West Private Hospital
137 Flockton Street
North Lakes Day Hospital
7 Endeavour Blvd
Call (07) 3488 8118 for an appointment at any of these clinics.