Dr Wayne Young originates from South Africa, where he first found his passion for cosmetic surgery.
His first experience of cosmetic surgery was in 1989, while working at a clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. He initially trained in Johannesburg, before interning at the world famous Groote Schuur Hospital (where the first heart transplant was performed), receiving his medical degree from The University of Witwatersrand. Attending two student terms in Plastic Surgery, one at Johannesburg General, and the other at the Concord Burn unit, in Sydney.
Dr Young then moved to London to further his surgical training, where he worked in the surgical departments of hospitals including The Royal Free, St Thomas’ and The Royal Marsden as well as working in the burns unit and pediatric surgery unit of The Red Cross Hospital. Here he worked with Prof Heinz Rode, one of the leading burns specialists in the world.
He then moved to Sydney, Australia, where he trained extensively in both General Surgery for four years and then Plastic Surgery for five years, with two of those years purely in Cosmetic Surgery in Sydney’s leading teaching hospitals such as St Vincents, Concord, Westmead and the RPA. During this time he worked alongside many of Sydney’s leading Plastic Surgeons.
Dr Young maintains a uniqueness as a cosmetic surgeon in Sydney as a man with a keen eye and an artistic spirit, which he utilizes in his cosmetic surgery treatments, combining these with his extensive knowledge of plastic surgery. Dr Young lives his art, it is what he loves doing and is passionate about bring the best results and care to all his patients.
He keeps up to date with all the latest care and techniques by keeping abreast with the latest journal articles, and conferences both locally and internationally.
By really listening to his patients, he develops a wonderful rapport and he is able to discover the changes they want and show how much he really cares, allowing him to fulfill his goal to “not only make beautiful people, but to make people’s lives beautiful”.
This is what sets Dr Young apart from his contemporaries and has allowed him to become one of the leading cosmetic surgeons in Sydney.