Mr Gary Kode, Specialist Plastic Surgeon MED0001405964

Specialist Plastic Surgeon Melbourne

MBCHB(Hons) – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (honours)
FRCS(SA) – Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons
FRACS(Plast) Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


Mr Gary Kode is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon, with experience in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as non-surgical treatments.

He graduated with an MbChb (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) in 1981 from the University of Cape Town and obtained his Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1991. After spending 3 years as a VMO and Senior Lecturer at the University of Natal, and 5 years in private practice, he relocated to Tasmania. There, he established a private practice, offering a wide range of procedures including, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and non-surgical treatments. With over 33 years of experience in Plastic Surgery, he has performed approximately 25,000 procedures, spanning various areas of the body.

From 2003 to 2008, he served as a Councillor on the Medical Council of Tasmania. In 2008, he was honoured with a Paul Harris Fellowship for his work as a Rotary International Surgeon (ROMAC).

In 2001, he received a Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He assumed the role of Head of the Unit for Plastic Surgery in 2012 and in 2018, he set up an accredited teaching unit at the Launceston General Hospital.

Mr Kode is a member of several organisations, including the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), The International Confederation for Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, and he holds a Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Primary Areas of Focus

Mr Kode is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon known for his procedures involving the face, brow, eyelids, neck, breast, and abdomen. His signature surgeries include Facelift surgery and Breast Augmentation (implants).

Surgical Procedures

  • Neck Lift
  • Facelift
  • Otoplasty
  • Brow Lift
  • Eye Lift
  • Fat Transfer to Face
  • Liposuction
  • Labiaplasty
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Lipectomy
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Implant Remove and Replace
  • Fat Transfer to Breast
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)
  • Back Lift

Education, Training and Qualifications

  • FRACS – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Appointed Plastic Surgeon for the Rotary International Surgeon (ROMAC)
  • The International Society of Plastic (ISAPS)
  • The International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)
  • Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Academic Publications

Specialist Plastic Surgeons and ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Surgeon

With a wealth of experience and training, our Specialist Plastic and ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Surgeons are dedicated to best-practice patient care and education, customising Surgery for each and every patient to best meet their needs and desired surgical outcomes.

What to do next?

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Disclaimer: Results depend on individual patient circumstances and can vary significantly. Results may also be impacted by a variety of factors including your lifestyle, weight, nutritional intake and overall health. Consult your Specialist Plastic Surgeon for details. This information is general in nature and is not intended to be medical advice nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Surgery risks and complications will be covered in detail during a consultation with your Surgeon.