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.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Hawthorn


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

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


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


  • MBChB University of Cape Town 1993
  • FRACS RACS 2005

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Medical Board of Australia
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.