Doctors Resources and Referrals

GP and Specialist Medical Referrals and Doctors Resources

Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery offers a range of Breast, Body, Nose and Face Cosmetic Plastic Surgery by some of Australia’s most experienced surgeons.

Referring to a Plastic Surgeon at Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery

About our Melbourne Surgeons & their Specialities

We currently don’t offer Skin Cancer Surgery, Hand Surgery, SRS or Trauma Surgery – however, we can help you find another reliable surgeon to refer to.

Referring to a Specialist Plastic Surgeon or ENT Surgeon at Cocoruby Plastic Surgery

How to Write a Patient Referral for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

The following items would be helpful in a medical referral to a specialist plastic or ENT Surgeon.

Patient Demographic Information:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Next of kin
  • Postal address
  • Contact number(s)
  • Email address
  • Medicare number
  • Referring GP details including provider number
  • Usual GP (if different)
  • Interpreter requirements (if req)

Patient Clinical Information:

  • Reason for referral to a specialist
  • Duration of symptoms
  • Management to date and response to treatment
  • Past medical history
  • Current medications and medication history if relevant
  • Functional status and capability
  • Psychosocial history and any Mental Health issues
  • Dietary status
  • Family history
  • Diagnostic tests completed and any results

Please FAX your referral letter to (03) 9429 8456 or send by email to reception@cocoruby.com.au

A valid Referral is required for any Surgery to be eligible for a Medicare Item Number. A GP referral is valid for 12 months and a Specialist Referral is valid for 3 months.

Download our Guide to Medicare and Health Insurance for Plastic Surgery

Medicare and Health Insurance Guide

Download Our Clinic Guide

About Coco Ruby Plastic Surgery Download

Useful Information for Doctors & your Patients

Download Our 7 Steps to  Cosmetic Surgery Guide

7 Steps Download

Download Our Researching Plastic Surgery Guide

Researching Plastic Surgery Download

Download Our Recovery After Plastic Surgery Guide

Recovering After Plastic Surgery Download

Download ALL the Plastic Surgery Procedure Guides & Patient Journey Guides

You can access all our guides and checklists online or we are happy to send out printed copies of these guides to Victorian Medical Clinics.

Plastic Surgery Patient Information Guide - for Doctors

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR CLINIC

  • Main clinic Located in Hawthorn and Berwick, Victoria
  • We look after many doctors, nurses and their family members at our clinic

 

Our Specialist Plastic Surgeons

With a wealth of experience and training, our Specialist Plastic Surgeons are dedicated to best practice patient care and education, customising Breast Enlargement Surgery for each and every patient to best meet their needs and desired surgical outcomes.

Coco Ruby Specilaist Plastic Surgeons

What to do next?

Our Patient Liaison Team can assist with any questions you may have when considering a procedure. You can send in an enquiry form below or call our Melbourne Clinic between 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday.

Phone 1300 264 811, Email us: enquiries@cocoruby.com.au or Book a FREE 15-minute Phone Chat with our Patient Liaison Manager or a Virtual Consultation with a Surgeon.