1-5 Mandolong Rd
Mosman, NSW 2088
Suite 8, Level 7
Prince of Wales Private Hospital
Randwick, NSW 2031
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to the many of the common questions we get asked in such a specialised and complex field as plastic surgery.
Is Dr Garry Buckland a “Plastic Surgeon” or “Cosmetic Surgeon”?
Dr Buckland is qualified as a Plastic Surgeon and is regarded as a highly trained specialist in this field. Any Doctor can call themselves a cosmetic surgeon, however they have not had the minimum 12 years training that is required to become a plastic surgeon. Cosmetic surgeons do not have specialist qualifications recognised by the Australian Medical Council. Dr Buckland was previously a council member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and a member of the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS).
How soon can I make an appointment?
Our receptionists can help you with the earliest time for your appointment. We will endeavour to arrange an early appointment, generally it is within couple of weeks. We ask that you pay the new patient consultation fee of $300.00 at the time of your appointment.
We recommend that you obtain a referral from your GP prior to your appointment. Please call our rooms on (02) 8969 2400 to arrange a convenient time for your consultation.
How do I book a cosmetic consultation?
To reserve a one hour initial cosmetic consultation with Dr Buckland, we kindly request prepayment of the consultation fee at the time of securing your booking. The consultation attracts a fee of $400.00. We recommend that you obtain a referral from your GP prior to your appointment. We accept all forms of major credit cards, eftpos or cash payments. If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, we do understand, however we ask that you provide us with 48 hours notice. Full charges will apply if you fail to attend or give sufficient notice. Please call our rooms on (02) 8969 2400 to arrange a convenient time for
Where will the surgery be performed?
Dr Buckland is a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at Castlecrag Private Hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital and Mater Misericordiae Private Hospital. Contact us to learn more.
Will I be meeting with Dr Garry Buckland during my first consultation?
Yes, you will meet Dr Garry Buckland at your initial consultation where he will take the time to discuss your surgery options and answer any questions you may have. Contact us to learn more.
How natural will my results look?
Dr Buckland places particular emphasis on natural looking results and believes that you should not be able to tell that someone has had plastic surgery. He will tailor your surgery for maximum aesthetic appeal and personal comfort to achieve the optimal outcome. Dr Buckland is one of Australia’s leading plastic and reconstructive surgeons with a reputation for delivering natural results. Contact us to learn more.