Dr Donato graduated from Monash University Medical School in 1990. He
commenced internship at the Alfred Hospital in 1991 where he continued
with his basic surgical training until 1993. Then he won the Sir Donald
Trescowthick Surgical Research Scholarship and completed his Master of
Surgery at the Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery. He continued
with his surgical training at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and was
awarded the Davis and Geck Surgical Prize in 1994. Whilst a surgical
trainee, he was also tutor at Trinity College, University of Melbourne.
Dr Donato entered advanced plastic surgery training in 1997 and
became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian Surgeons in 2000. That same
year he won the RACS John Lowenthal Surgical scholarship and completed a
microsurgery Fellowship at the Bernard O’Brien Institute of
Microsurgery. He commenced private practice in 2001.
Currently, he is appointed as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the
Austin Hospital, Melbourne and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne,
Department of Surgery. He is a Supervisor of Plastic Surgery Training,
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Donato is in private plastic
surgery practice at the Burgundy Hill Plastic Surgery Centre. He is an
active member of Interplast Australia, offering time to do volunteer
surgical work in the Third World. Dr Donato attends overseas meetings in
the US and Europe on a regular basis to keep up to date with new
plastic surgery procedures. He has delivered lectures in both the US and
Europe at international conferences. Most recently, he participated and
completed the International Masters Course on Ageing Skin in Paris,
Dr Donato is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
Dr Donato has selected the following fully accredited hospitals to carry out his surgery:
Epworth Freemasons Private Hospital
Cliveden Hill Private Hospital
All hospital operations are carried out under the safety and care of a specialist anaesthetist.
Minor procedures can be done for your convenience at the Burgundy Hill Plastic Surgery Centre in Melbourne.