Wollongong Private Hospital
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Wollongong Private Hospital specialist Anthony Barker

Dr Anthony Barker


Dr Anthony Barker is a Plastic surgeon with an interest in skin cancer surgery, breast reconstruction and enhancement, body contouring, facial aesthetics and hand surgery.

Dr Anthony Barker is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with interest in skin cancer, breast surgery, body contouring, facial aesthetics and hand surgery. Having completed a BA in Biomedical Engineering at Harvard in 2001, he went onto to complete his Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2006.

After obtaining his medical qualifications, he completed a Masters of Surgery writing his dissertation on breast reconstruction. In 2018, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery. He has also been appointed as Senior Lecturer to Macquarie University, where he is involved in world leading breast implant safety research.

Dr Barker has a love of innovation and is passionate about providing high quality care in close collaboration with the patient’s GP.

Memberships and qualifications include:

  • Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Member of Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • 2006 Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery University of Sydney
  • 2001 BA in Biomedical Engineering Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Interest areas include:

  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Breast surgery – breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, gynaecomastia
  • Body contouring surgery – tummy tuck, arm and thigh lift, post weight loss surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Facial cosmetic surgery – eyelid surgery, otoplasty, face and neck lift
  • Paediatric – prominent ear correction, correction of congenital asymmetries
  • Hand surgery – carpal tunnel, trigger finger, Dupuytren’s contracture
Skin cancer | Breast surgery | Body contouring | Facial aesthetics | Hand surgery