Wollongong Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Wollongong Private Hospital specialist Robert Knight

Dr Robert Knight

MB BCh (Rand), MRCS (Edin.), MD, FRACS (Plast)

Dr Knight is a fully trained (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon with speciality interests in Craniomaxillofacial surgery, Reconstructive surgery, Paediatric surgery and Aesthetic plastic surgery.

Dr Knight is a fully trained (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon with super speciality interests and post graduate fellowships in:

  • Craniomaxillofacial surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Aesthetic plastic surgery

He completed his undergraduate training in South Africa at the world renowned Baragwanath Hospital before undertaking further studies in Europe where he also became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. His specialist training was completed in Western Australia before fellowships in Brisbane, Sydney and the United States where he worked with colleagues from Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Washington universities. He holds conjoint lecture positions at various Australian universities where has received numerous awards and has a keen interest in translational molecular and clinical research which has been published and presented internationally.

Dr Knight is happy to consult with patients in all areas of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery including:

  • Complex craniomaxillofacial syndromes and trauma
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Cleft lip palate surgery
  • General plastic surgery
  • Surgical breast reconstruction
  • Lower limb reconstruction
  • Hand surgery

He has completed two paediatric plastic surgery fellowships and enjoys consulting with children and catering to their different needs.

Complex craniomaxillofacial syndromes and trauma, Orthognathic surgery, Cleft lip palate surgery, General plastic surgery, Surgical breast reconstruction, Lower limb reconstruction, Hand surgery