Dr Richard Sackelariou – Plastic Surgeon

Dr Richard Sackelariou, MBBS FRACS FRCS, is a leading Sydney Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon. Dr Sackelariou offers patients extensive experience in attaining natural-looking, excellent surgical results for patients of all ages. 

Sydney Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr Richard Sackelariou

Dr Richard Sackelariou Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

We are pleased that our leading Team of Plastic Surgeons in Melbourne and Sydney now includes Dr Richard Sackelariou, a Specialist Breast Surgeon with over 20 years Surgery experience.

Dr Sackelariou has extensive expertise in breast surgery (breast augmentation and breast uplift) as well as advanced Breast Procedures including complex Breast Revision Surgery & Reconstruction. He is also an expert Surgeon in Facial Rejuvenation and Eyelid Surgeries and Nose Reshaping Surgery (Rhinoplasty).

He regularly performs Rhinoplasty Surgery (nose reshaping procedures) to help harmonise the face and compliment surrounding facial features, providing patients with a pleasing, natural looking result.

Dr Sackelariou has a primary surgical focus of helping patients to get an aesthetically beautiful result that is also long-lasting and natural looking.

Choosing Dr Richard Sackelariou can help you feel calmer throughout your Surgery experience

Dr Sackelariou has a very calming, caring and honest patient care ethic.

He is dedicated to getting patients the best result possible to meet their appearance refinement and facial rejuvenation aims.

An excellent communicator, Dr Sackelariou will help you understand what a specific surgery procedure can — and cannot — accomplish, and what combinations of surgical and non-surgical techniques can assist you to get the look you’re wanting.


When you choose an experienced and highly-skilled Surgeon such as Dr Sackelariou, you can feel more confident and calm about your procedure and your choice of an expert Surgeon.  Feeling calmer about your decisions for your Surgery AND your Plastic Surgeon can even help you to recover just a bit faster than you would, if you felt stressed about your procedure choices or your Surgeon decisions. That’s why choosing such a highly-experienced Plastic Surgeon is not just a great idea in terms of the surgical care you’ll receive, but it can also help you feel more confident as you progress through all aspects of your surgical journey including after-care.

Why choose Dr Richard Sackelariou as your Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon

Do you want a Plastic Surgeon you can count on to give you individualised care and the best possible outcomes from your procedure choices, as well as help you to remain calm throughout your surgical journey?

Choose Dr Richard Sackelariou for precision surgery skills and patient care excellence. He offers you an approachable nature with excellent communication, high quality surgical ethics and an unwavering devotion to getting you the best results possible from your selected procedures.

You’ll feel more relaxed about your Surgery being in the care of such a highly experienced and precise Plastic Surgeon Specialist with decades of experience getting patients a look they love for a lifetime.*

Dr Sackelariou’s Areas of Expertise: Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Sydney Best Plastic Surgery Results for Breast Enlargement, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

Specialist for Plastic, Aesthetic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery in Sydney

Dr Sackelariou is a Plastic Surgery Specialist with over three decades of experience in Breast enhancement and breast and nipple reconstruction procedures. His expertise includes:

  • Reconstructive Breast Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift (with or without implants)
  • Breast Implant Removal and Replacement
  • Breast Reduction
  • Revisional Breast Surgery
  • Nipple Surgery/Nipple Corrections
  • Other Corrective Surgery for Breasts

His other Specialty areas of surgical focus include:

  • Nose Reshaping Surgery (Rhinoplasty) for Nose Refinement and Facial Harmonisation(Feature Balancing)
  • Facial Rejuvenation with a Facelift, Brow Lift, Neck Lift or Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Laser Rejuvenation Techniques
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominal Surgeries (Body Contouring) including Tummy Tucks and Liposculpture
  • Male Breast Reduction to treat Gynacomastia
  • Additional complimentary cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures for men and women

Professional Memberships & Qualifications

Dr Sackelariou is a fully qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeon. He is affiliated with our elite group of extensively-experienced Plastic Surgeons in Melbourne & Sydney.

Being qualified as a Plastic Surgeon means Dr Richard Sackelariou has had extensive training and surgical experience in Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive procedures.

After obtaining Advanced Qualifications in Plastic Surgery in Sydney, Australia, he trained in numerous places throughout the world including Paris, France.

Dr Sackelariou is a respected member in the following organisations:

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • International Society Of Aesthetic Surgery (ISAPS)
  • International Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)
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Education:  Over 20 Years – FRACS

If you want a highly experienced Surgeon Specialist, you’ll be glad to know that Dr Sackelariou has over 30 years Surgical experience and over 23 years experience as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon.

In terms of training and education, Dr Richard Sackelariou completed his Medical Degree in 1979 at the University of Sydney, NSW. He then trained in general surgery before becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 1986 and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS England) in 1988.

Advanced Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Sydney) for over two decades

Dr Sackelariou then undertook Advanced Training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Sydney, Qualifying in 1993. He also undertook further training in Cosmetic Surgery in Paris at the Clinique Turin in 1994.

Education Summary

  • M.B.,B.S. (Sydney University) 1978
  • F.R.C.S. (England) 1988 (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England)
  • F.R.A.C.S. (Plastic Surgery) 1994 (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Australasia)
  • M.Arch (University of N.S.W.) 2000 (Master of Architecture)


  • Julian Ashton Art School 1973 – 1978
  • Advanced Surgical Training Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane 1983-1986
  • New East Surrey Hospital UK 1987-1988
  • Microsurgery Training Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney 1989
  • Trauma Fellow Westmead Hospital Sydney 1990
  • Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Training Sydney 1991-1993
  • Cosmetic Surgery Training Clinique Turin & Hopital Lariboisiere Paris France 1994
  • Bruder Krankenhaus Frankfurt Ger 1995 June-July
  • Dallas Facelift Course Dallas Texas 1996 July
  • Liposculpture Rome Italy 2000 July
  • Supervisor Advanced Training in Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2000

Plastic Surgery Media

  • Today Tonight on Breast enhancement 16 May 2008

To book an appointment with Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Sackelariou in Sydney

Please send an Enquiry form or Phone (03) 8849 1444 during Clinic Hours and ask for a Patient Care Coordinator.