About Dr Michael Kernohan
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“To provide individualised care to meet your needs and expectations. To provide optimal results using the safest and most up-to-date techniques. To apply the highest standards of surgery by offering choice, experience and compassion.”Dr Michael Kernohan MBBS, MSc, BDS, MRCS, FDSRCS, FRCS(Plast), FRACS (Plast)
Dr Michael Kernohan is a highly experienced Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon, fully qualified in both Australia and the UK.Dr Kernohan’s Services
Dr Michael Kernohan is a Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon who provides a broad range of services from skin cancer to cosmetic surgery and offers complex reconstructive procedures following trauma and cancer treatments utilising the most innovative and up-to-date treatment options.
He is actively engaged in multidisciplinary care in areas of head and neck cancer, skin cancer and breast surgery. His cosmetic practice follows the highest standard of ethics and safety, with a strong focus on counselling patients regarding long-term benefits and risks of surgery.
Dr Kernohan is able to care for public and private patients and currently has appointments in both St Vincent’s and Liverpool hospitals and has an additional leadership role as Director of Surgical Specialities in the South Western area.
Dr Kernohan has led the development of a melanoma service for the Southwest LHD improving access for surgery treatment and trial to public and private patients. He is an active member of the Head & Neck Surgery multidisciplinary teams in St Vincent’s and the Southwest.
He has had extensive training, holding qualifications in both dentistry and medicine. His training path has taken him around the world acquiring skills from some of the world’s best surgeons. He started his consultant career at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospitals in England where the Plastic Surgery department has a high workload of head and neck/facial reconstruction and is one of the UK’s largest facial palsy services.
Dr Kernohan has a keen interest in teaching and has presented widely at a departmental, regional, national and international level, as well as ongoing Undergraduate training with Western Sydney University and the University of New South Wales.