Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Plastic Surgery

Areas of Interest

Breast (Reconstructive), Hands, Microsurgery, Skin cancer, Trauma

About

Ms Natasha van Zyl has a special interest in upper limb reanimation surgery which maximises function after spinal cord or nerve injury using nerve and/or tendon transfer surgery and also in spasticity surgery which aids people after stroke, head injury or cerebral palsy. She also has extensive experience in breast surgery, particularly breast reduction and breast reconstruction following mastectomy.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Hawthorn

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Hawthorn

Suite 2, Level 2
50 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Consulting Location

Hawthorn Plastic Surgery

527 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Research

  • Expanding traditional tendon-based techniques with nerve transfers for the restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia: a prospective case series.

Qualifications

  • MBChB University of Cape Town 1993
  • FRACS RACS 2005

Professional Associations

  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • International Spinal Cord Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Public Appointments

  • Austin Health