Dr Foti Sofiadellis
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr Foti Sofiadellis
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
This distinction of expertise in advanced training is vital in Australia, as not all doctors have completed the same formal surgical training.
Dr Foti has extensively trained in multiple world-renowned reconstructive and aesthetic surgery centers. In addition, he has more than 20 years of anatomical skill dexterity, including a microsurgical fellowship with Imperial College in London. Accumulation of international skills enables him to provide expert care to patients in central Melbourne. Dedicated to lifelong learning, he offers patients safe, progressive surgical techniques.
Gold Standard Training
He has performed complex reconstruction of the Head and Neck region at Royal Melbourne, St Vincent’s & Royal Brisbane hospital with a peer-reviewed publication on ‘Refinements in Head and neck surgery. In addition, he has used these skills to develop an expertise in Face Aesthetic Surgery.
He acquired expert skills in breast reconstruction when working in one of the world’s leading breast surgery units (Imperial College in London). This underpinned his holistic management of the Aesthetic Breast Surgery patient with training consolidated across Aesthetic clinics in London & Gold Coast.
Dr Sofiadellis has extensive experience managing Skin carcinomas and melanoma while in Queensland and The Alfred melanoma clinic.
Dr Sofiadellis has completed two fellowships in Hand surgery which includes Great Ormond Street and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals in London.
Qualification and Memberships
Gaspare Tagliacozzi (1545)
“We restore, rebuild, and make whole those parts which nature has given, but which fortune has taken away. Not so much that it may delight the eye, but it might buoy up the spirit and help the mind of the afflicted.”
BCC, SCC, Melanoma, Cysts,
Lipomas, moles and skin tags
- Skin lesion removal which includes BCC, SCC, Melanoma, Cysts, Lipomas, moles and skin tags
- Hand Surgical procedures which includes Trauma (Bone,Tendon & Nerve), Carpal Tunnel Decompression, Trigger finger, Ulnar nerve compression neuropathies, Osteoarthritis and Dupuytren’s contractures
- Breast surgery including Augmentation, Reduction and Reconstruction.
- Face rejuvenation including face lift, lip lift and upper eyelid blepharoplasty
- Microsurgical reconstruction of the Breast and Limbs
Dr Sofiadellis is passionate about innovation and has actively contributed to plastic surgery research with peer reviewed publications amounting to more than one hundred citations.
Upper eyelid blepharoplasty, also known as an “eyelid lift” or “eyelid surgery,” is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the upper eyelids. This can help to improve the appearance of sagging or drooping eyelids and can also help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines in the eye area. […]
Many people in Australia consider having cosmetic surgery to improve how they feel about their appearance. It can be confusing when you look at all the different information about cosmetic surgery and try to understand what is best for you. This article provides what you need to know and the questions you need to ask. […]
When might you have a tummy tuck? You might decide to have a tummy tuck if you want to: remove sagging fat and skin from your tummy repair any separated muscles in the abdomen The operation is usually done for cosmetic reasons. The aim is to improve the appearance of a flabby or bulging belly. […]
What is a breast uplift? A breast uplift (mastopexy) is an operation to remove excess skin from your breasts to improve their shape. What are the benefits of surgery? Your breasts should have a better shape. Are there any alternatives to a breast uplift? Using padded bras or inserts can make your breasts appear to […]
What is a facelift? A facelift is a surgical procedure to lift and tighten the face and neck tissues. Facelifts also reduce sagging skin on a person’s face. The operation might also involve: tightening of facial muscles removing or redistributing fat from the neck, jowls and face taking fat from other parts of the body, […]
Millions of Australians undergo cosmetic procedures yearly, but many find that the results must live up to their expectations. Social media has played a significant role in this, as patients are bringing in edited images of themselves or celebrities, making it difficult for doctors to set realistic expectations. In addition, many patients need to be […]
Summary Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of skin cancer affecting the epidermis’s squamous cells, the skin’s outermost layer. It is the second most common form of skin cancer, and its incidence has increased in recent decades. SCCs can take different conditions, such as scaly red patches, open sores, warts, and nodules, and are […]
Summary Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer that affects the basal cells in the deepest layer of the epidermis. It is the most common skin cancer caused by cumulative and intense sun exposure. BCCs can appear in different conditions, such as open sores, red patches, or shiny bumps, and can be […]
Breast Implant Associated-Squamous Cell Carcinoma (BIA-SCC) BIA-SCC and BIA-ALCL are two rare conditions that are associated with breast implants. BIA-SCC is a type of squamous cell carcinoma that is associated with the breast implant capsule and can be invasive. BIA-ALCL is a type of T-cell lymphoma that can develop around the breast implant. Both types […]
There are several essential things to consider before undergoing breast implant surgery. Breast implants are not lifetime devices. The longer you have your implants, the more likely it will be for you to have them removed. You should assume that you will need additional surgeries (reoperations) because breast implants are not lifetime devices, and complications […]
Striving for surgical excellence. Prepare, perform and perfect
Dr Sofiadellis has appointments in major public and private Melbourne hospitals.
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm