About

Ms Natasha van Zyl has a special interest in limb reanimation surgery which maximises function after spinal cord or nerve injury and aids people with spasticity. She also has extensive experience in breast surgery, particularly breast reconstruction following mastectomy.

Qualifications

  • MBChB University of Cape Town 1993
  • FRACS RACS 2005

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Medical Board of Australia

Special interests

  • Limb Reanimation Surgery post spinal cord, nerve or head injury, stroke or cerebral palsy
  • Breast Surgery including breast reconstruction, reduction, lift, asymmetry or augmentation
  • Skin Cancer, including melanoma
  • Foot Drop surgery
  • Hand surgery

Education and training

  • Teaching of accredited Plastic Surgery Registrars
  • Teaching of Resident Medical Officers in Plastic Surgery

Research

  • The effect of nerve transfer surgery on upper limb function in tetraplegia

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Hawthorn

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Hawthorn Plastic Surgery
527 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn
VIC
3122

Consulting Location

Epworth Hawthorn
Suite 2, Level 2
50 Burwood Road
Hawthorn
VIC
3122
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.