Author: Dr Shiba Sinha

Dr Shiba Sinha

Dr Shiba Sinha is an Australian and British-trained Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. She consults privately in Hawthorn, Caulfield, and the Melbourne CBD.

Dr Sinha obtained her medical degree at the University of Leeds, England. It was her placement as a medical student in plastic surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital that laid the foundations for her relocation to Australia. Following this, Shiba undertook a higher research degree focusing on the tissue engineering of fat at the O’Brien Institute in Melbourne and advanced Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training in New South Wales and Victoria. Shiba then undertook further fellowship training in breast reconstruction at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead in the UK. She also undertook numerous observerships in aesthetic breast and body surgery in the UK, Europe, and Australia.

Shiba has presented internationally and has ongoing clinical research interests in the field of breast reconstruction. She is also a clinical supervisor and has a passion for mentoring junior surgeons within the public health system. Shiba holds public hospital appointments at Monash Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and can facilitate multi-disciplinary reviews for both breast and skin cancer patients through these centres.

Dr Sinha’s areas of interest are: Breast reconstruction, Breast reduction, Breast implant removal & revision, Breast fat grafting, Abdominoplasty, Skin cancer surgery & reconstruction

Shiba prides herself on providing a reliable, timely, and transformative service to patients considering breast reconstruction, reduction or revisions and ensures her patients feel supported and informed throughout the entire treatment pathway.

Shiba has a holistic interest in women’s health and believes that surgery works best when provided in a team. Shiba works closely with her multidisciplinary colleagues to assist her patients to navigate the changes to their bodies and lives as a result of their treatment.

Breast reduction

In this episode of PodMD, Australian and British-trained Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr Shiba Sinha will be discussing the topic of breast reduction, including how the surgery is performed, the common reasons women undergo the surgery, the benefits and risks, the developments in this type of surgery, advice for GPs in terms of referring and… Read more »

Abdominoplasty and functional repair

In this episode of PodMD, Australian and British-trained Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr Shiba Sinha will be discussing the topic of abdominoplasty and functional repair, including the different types of abdominoplasty procedures available, the reasons for an abdominoplasty, the benefits and risks associated with the procedure and more. Transcript Please note this is a… Read more »

Breast reconstruction

In this episode of PodMD, Australian and British-trained Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr Shiba Sinha will be discussing the topic of breast reconstruction, including the different types of breast reconstruction surgery available for women, how a surgeon determines the best approach to surgery, the risks and benefits associated with the procedure, when a GP… Read more »