Mr Tim Brown Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon MA(Cantab) MChir FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Plast) FRACS(Plast) DMCC
A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Mr. Brown is certified by both as a specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.
Mr Tim Brown is registered as a specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon in both Australia and the UK. After working in Auckland, he moved to Australia in 2004 where he practices in both Berwick and Mornington.
Tim is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and the Royal College of Surgeons of England, where he has been on the specialist register since 2001. He was awarded the Master of Surgery degree from the University of Cambridge in 1995 for his research work.
Mr. Brown was educated at Downing College, in the famous University of Cambridge. On completing a postgraduate research degree in transplantation Immunology at the Department of Surgery in Cambridge, he undertook surgical training in Nottingham and plastic surgical training in Sheffield and the USA. He has been the recipient of the Mentor Prize awarded by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Hackett Memorial Prize from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons for his published work on cosmetic surgery.
In 2012, he was awarded the prize for best publication in the Journal of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons by the Australasian Society in recognition of his piece of work concerning Breast Augmentation. He continues to publish peer reviewed articles in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and remains the only surgeon in Australia who has adopted a data based approach to analysing his breast implant practice.
As a result of working with the British Army Reserves, Mr. Tim Brown developed a strong interest in medical management of mass burn causalities. During this time as a medical officer for 23 SAS(R), he published a number of articles concerning the field management of Special Forces casualties. Subsequently, he was awarded the Diploma in the Medical care of Catastrophes from the Society of Apothecaries in London, which is currently the only Humanitarian Aid qualification recognised by the Red Cross.
After working as a National Health Service Consultant in Sheffield, he moved to Auckland and applied his energy to burn care before moving to Melbourne. During that time he was appointed Associate Professor at the University of Auckland.
In addition to his thesis concerning transplantation immunology, he has published over 60 peer reviewed articles and 100 presentations concerning many areas of plastic and cosmetic surgery, including breast augmentation. He is a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He is a founder member of the Australian Society of Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons. He is on the Faculty of Disaster Medicine at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in London.
Burn injury care for Special Forces and far-forward deployed troops. A Skinner Tim La H Brown Mil Med. 2005 Nov;170(11):919-20
Making do – items of soldiers kit for emergency burn care based on current evidence AM Skinner, O Jones, Tim La H Brown ANZ J Surg 2003; 73(suppl) A77
Oral and Enteral Resuscitation of Burn Shock – The Historical Record and Implications for Mass Casualty Care George C. Kramer, Michael W. Michell,, Hermes Oliveira, Tim La H. Brown, David Herndon, R. Dave Baker, Michael Muller J Burns 2003;2:19
Use oral oral fluid resuscitation as a contingency for war. Tim La H Brown ANZ J Surg 2003; 73(suppl) A114-115 (abstract)
Survival benefit for burn patients conferred by topical amtimicrobial preparations- decisions in war Tim La H Brown, L Cancio, AD Mason, AT McManus, CW Goodwin ANZ J Surg 2003; 73(suppl) A77
Survival benefit conferred by topical antimicrobial preparations in burn patients: Applicability of historical data to modern conflict. T P La H Brown, L Cancio, A D Mason Jr., AT McManus, CW Goodwin J Trauma 2004; 56:863-866 42.
Incidence of vomiting in burns & implications for mass burn casualty management Tim La H Brown C Hernon, B Owen, (Burns 29: 2003; 159-162
Dressings for burn injury in a military conflict – a change in practice based on current evidence T La H Brown (J R Army Med Corps 2002;148: 244-247
Aspects of the medical management of mass military burn casualties T P La H Brown Dissertation for Diploma in the Medical Care of Catastrophes, Society of Apothecaries, London Oct 2001
Physicians assistants – a missed opportunity in the British Army T P La H Brown, H Becker (J R Army Med Corps 147: 2001; 294-296)