Dr. Michael Thomson


(03) 6388 8118

CPR Surgery
  • Skin
  • Face
  • Hand
  • Breast
  • Body
  • Injectables

About Dr. Michael Thomson

MichaelDr. Thomson is a certified Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is Australasian trained and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Patient care and satisfaction are important to Dr. Thomson who will take the time to guide you through your journey; from the simplest of skin blemishes to the most complex of reconstructive problems. Dr. Thomson achieves the balance between form and function, paying particular attention to obtain a more natural result.
Dr. Thomson is able to combine his extensive expertise with the latest techniques and provide an exemplary standard in a broad range of Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeries.

He is Director of Cosmetic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery in private practice and a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Launceston General Hospital.


  • Skin lesions
    Benign lumps
    Skin cancers, incomplete excisions
    Ulcer surgery
  • Melanoma surgery
    Wider excisions
    Lymph node dissections
    Sentinnel node biopsy
  • Scar and contour revision
    Contracture release
    Local flaps
    Skin grafts
    Burn reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction
    (TRAM, DIEP, Latissimus Dorsi)
    Fat grafting
  • Breast Surgery
    Breast reduction
    Asymmetry correction
  • Trauma
    Skin lacerations
    Hand fractures, tendon repairs
    Nerve repairs and reconstruction
    Lower limb reconstruction
    Facial fractures
  • Head & Neck Surgery
    Eyelid reconstruction
    Lip reconstruction
    Ear reconstruction
    Nasal reconstruction & rhinoplasty
    Neck dissection
    Microvascular free flap surgery
  • Hand Surgery
    Carpal tunnel decompression
    Dupuytren’s disease
    Ligament reconstruction
    Tendon transfers
    Complex hand reconstruction
  • Paediatric
    Skin lesions
    Otoplasty for prominent ears
    Congenital hand surgery
  • Cosmetic
    Blepharoplasty eyelid surgery
    Body contouring
  • Cosmetic Injectables
    Neuromuscular Blocking Injections



Self Referrals

  • Relevant information requested at a Consultation can include; current medications including alternative medications, allergies, previous medical history, relevant biopsy results, insurance details.
  • Anticoagulants which thin the blood may need to be stopped before a procedure or operation.
  • When making an online enquiry, images of your lesion or region of concern can assist with triaging and allocating sufficient time for your Consultation.
  • Minor surgical procedures can be completed at the time or shortly following your Consultation.
  • Most wounds are kept dry for 1-2 days. Grafts are checked at 5-7 days.
  • Surgery on other than the hands or legs allows most people to return to work or limited activities after 1-2 days.

GPs / Specialists
Minor / Local Procedures

  • If the patient would prefer a see-and-treat appointment please advise so we can accommodate.
  • Anticoagulants (and alternative herbal medications that thin the blood) may need to be stopped pre-operatively.
  • If available digital photographs can streamline the triaging process.