Dr Michael McCleave

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


He has completed fellowship training in hand and microsurgery at the Kleinert Institute in the USA, a paediatric plastic surgery Fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London and the Mentor International Cosmetic Fellowship in London.

Michael is currently a Senior Consultant at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Repatriation General Hospital. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer within the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide. He is a member of the Federal Government’s TGA medical advisory committee. He is actively involved in the teaching of surgical registrars and has an ongoing research interest.

Clinical Special Interests

He has an interest in all plastic and reconstructive surgery with a particular interest in skin cancers, hand surgery, cosmetic surgery, paediatric plastic surgery, microsurgery and nerve surgery. His personal approach is to give patients honest and clear advice on the treatment options so they can make an informed decision about the option best suited to them. Cosmetic procedures use the latest short scar minimally invasive techniques and he only uses FDA approved implants.

Professional memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Plastic Surgery Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society For Reconstructive Transplantation
  • The Australian Hand Surgery Society

Contact details

Michael consults at 309 Wakefield Street, Adelaide and at the Victor Medical Centre in Victor Harbor.

 Call 08 8223 1290 | Fax 08 8223 6299


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