Plastic Surgery & Injectables Clinic Support Team for Cosmetic Procedures
Aesthetic Physician & Surgical RegistrarDr Prav Kumar graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science. He has since obtained postgraduate qualifications in Surgical Anatomy and is completing his Masters of Surgery. Dr Kumar’s dedication to ongoing training and education allows him to ensure his patients receive the most advanced treatments. He specialises in treatments for anti-ageing and body contouring, including anti-wrinkle injections and liposuction procedures. Dr Prav works in our Plastic Surgery & Injectables Clinic in Hawthorn East and in Berwick.
Operation Manager - Plastic Surgery & Injectables ClinicDenise, our Operations Manager, joined Cosmetic Surgery for Women having recently been at the helm of a leading skin cancer medical group. She has over 20 years’ experience in practice and office management. With a strong background in the delivery of specialist surgical services and an impressive array of skills across management,
information technology and patient-centred care, it is a privilege to have her in the core CSFW management team. With postgraduate qualifications in practice management and her thorough knowledge of plastic and cosmetic surgery, Denise shall keep Cosmetic Surgery for Women at the cutting edge. Her attention to detail, warm manner and proven track record will ensure that our patients have an even richer experience across their journey.
Executive Assistant to Denise PaceyKara is our exceptional Executive Assistant to our Operations Manager, Denise, and Practice Founder Dr Craig Rubinstein.
Patient Experience ManagerAs a past patient of Cosmetic Surgery for Women, Michelle has insider knowledge of the journey our patients embark on. She jumped at the chance to work with us and help other women change their lives for the better. A busy mother of 3, and independent business owner, Michelle appreciates the organisation required to get things done in today’s hectic life, including scheduling your cosmetic plastic surgery procedure. In her role as Patient Experience Manager at Cosmetic Surgery for Women, she is there to help guide you through all the questions you have when choosing a surgeon that is right for you. Phone Michelle or Donna on (03) 8849 1444 for information about our Surgeons or the cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure you are considering.
Patient Experience ManagerDonna joined our Patient Care Advisor team in 2016 to assist new patients who have an enquiry about surgery options and which Specialist Plastic Surgeon will best suit their needs. Donna has significant Australian and International experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery and a background in the Beauty industry; and prior to joining our team at Cosmetic Surgery for Women, Donna worked for Specialist Plastic Surgeons in Melbourne. Donna has extensive knowledge about body contouring, body lift and liposuction surgery procedures, pre-op and post-op recovery tips and the patient experience provided by different private hospitals. She works alongside our Patient Care Advisor Michelle and you can meet her at our regular Practice Events. Please feel to phone Michelle or Donna on (03) 88491444 if you have any questions about our different surgeons or specific procedures available.
Practice Nurse (Registered Division 1)Kate began her nursing training at Mercy Private Hospital in East Melbourne 30 years ago. She continued to work at St Vincent’s Private and as a Nurse Coordinator at St John of God in Berwick. Kate then joined us at Cosmetic Surgery for Women as Dr Rubinstein’s nurse. She assists his patients on their surgical journey from start to finish, from consultations to post-operative appointments and hospital rounds. Kate enjoys the interaction with each and every patient and her warm, welcoming and professional demeanor ensures every patient is well cared for at all stages of their surgical journey.
Practice Nurse (Registered Division 1)Nicole completed her Nursing training over 20 years ago at The Alfred Hospital. Her many years of clinical Nursing has exposed her to most aspects of medicine including ED, Theatre and Wards as well as extensive work as a Wound Care Nurse. Nicole is Dr Douglas McManamny’s nurse and assists all his patients through their consultation, surgery and post-surgery phases. At Cosmetic Surgery for Women, all our nurses possess a strong attention to detail and exceptional standards of patient care. Nicole’s knowledge and professionalism ensures all Dr McManamny’s patients are fully informed and well cared for during their journey with us.
Practice Nurse & Patient Care AdvisorHelen has been in the medical industry for over 12 years. Her sound knowledge of a healthcare setting has enabled her to deal successfully with the high demands required by a busy and varied practice. She assists patients of Dr Benjamin Burt (our Eyelid Lift Specialist) and Dr Richard Maxwell (a body contouring, breast, face and nose Specialist Plastic Surgeon) as a Practice Nurse, working across two locations, Hawthorn East and Williamstown.
Surgical NurseTrish is Dr Craig Rubinstein's surgical nurse. She has supported plastic and cosmetic surgery patients of the Cosmetic Surgery Centre for Women for over 20 years. You'll love her caring manner and her extensive knowledge about surgery procedures. She has also performed volunteer work as a Surgical Nurse for disadvantaged communities overseas.
Practice NurseHannah is a Registered Nurse (Division 1). She graduated with highest Honours in Nursing and joined Cosmetic Surgery for Women and Men in 2015. She has extensive experience in the medical, cosmetic and plastic surgery industry and is passionate about helping patients get excellent results and supporting them through the post-op period of their surgery experience. Hannah assists patients of Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Richard Maxwell, and she works across two locations: Williamstown and Hawthorn East. Hannah has extensive experience in Nursing and patients appreciate her in-depth knowledge and gentle, caring support throughout their surgery journey, from initial consultation through to suture removal and follow-up consultations.
Practice Nurse (Registered Division 1)Deeon completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 2000. She graduated in the top tier of students and was inducted into the globally recognised Golden Key International Honours Society. Deeon also completed her Post Graduate Diploma of Peri Operative nursing in 2001. With a keen interest in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, she specialises in this field and has cared for women intra operatively and pre and post surgery for more than a decade. Married with three children, her extensive knowledge and experience combined with a kind and caring attitude, will ensure your overall experience at Cosmetic Surgery for Women is of the highest quality.
Patient Liaison & Surgeon CoordinatorStacey joined the Cosmetic Surgery for Women team after excelling in the retail management and customer service fields. Stacey supports patients who are considering surgery with Breast Surgery and Tummy Tuck Specialist Dr Craig Rubinstein. Having been a patient herself, Stacey has a complete understanding of the surgical process and will ensure you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout your entire experience with us. Stacey will answer your questions, schedule appointments and coordinate your surgery. Her extensive knowledge of our plastic surgeons and their specialisations will guide you through your consultation process and assist you in selecting the Surgeon that’s right for you.
Practice Development Manager (Berwick)Linda joined Berwick Medici Clinic in early 2017. Her background includes customer care, patient management and clinic management. You'll appreciate her commitment to patient care excellence.
Senior Nurse InjectorKay is a registered division 1 nurse with over 20 years’ experience perfecting her craft within the Cosmetic Injecting field working with some of the best industry leaders. Kay has worked at Medici Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery for 3 years and is known by her patients to be extremely caring and attentive to their needs and desires. Believing that ‘a little goes a long way’ to enhance her clients natural beauty. Kay has an extremely loyal and long standing client list and people never hesitate to recommend their friends and family to her.
Senior Injecting NurseSandra is a registered division 1 nurse with over 20 years’ experience in injectables and dermal fillers and non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments. Sandra has a long history of supporting Dr Rubinstein and other Plastic Surgeons and Facelift Surgeons to help patients receive a full-face rejuvenation effect, using anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. Sandra has a long list of loyal clients and she works closely with the Coco Ruby Skin & Anti-Ageing team and our Eyelid Lift Surgeons who perform Blepharoplasty Surgery, including Dr Burt, to get a natural looking, long lasting injecting result.
Dermal ClinicianTara works closely with our top Specialist Plastic Surgeons and Cosmetic Injecting Team in our Hawthorn East location. She is passionate about helping prepare the skin for surgery and working to minimise scars or reduce stretch marks and post-surgical scars. She is adept at rejuvenating ageing skin and correcting pigmentation and ageing concerns using the latest equipment and techniques. From performing skin assessments to laser treatments to preparing your skin for surgery to post-op scar minimisation treatments and Healite II facials, Tara leads our team of Dermal Clinicians at the Coco Ruby Skin & Anti-Ageing team. She's also an expert in product knowledge of the best cosmeceutical options home skin care options to help your skin look its very best.
Dermal ClinicianJulia works closely with our Specialist Plastic Surgeons and our Cosmetic Injectors to help rejuvenate the skin and treat various skin concerns including sun damage, acne, rosacea and pigmetation. She can help prepare the skin for surgery, rejuvenate ageing skin to reduce lines and wrinkles, and correct pigmentation and ageing concerns using the latest equipment and techniques. From performing skin assessments to laser treatments to preparing your skin for surgery to post-op scar minimisation treatments and Healite II facials, Julia is a valued member of the Coco Ruby Skin & Anti-Ageing team. She works across two locations, Hawthorn and Berwick. She's also an expert in skin care product knowledge to help your skin look its very best.
Dermal Clinician (Wednesdays only)Sarah works closely with our Injectors, Plastic Surgeons and Skin Care team at Coco Ruby. A qualified Dermal Clinician with extensive experience, she is adept and knowledgeable at treating various skin appearance and ageing concerns such as acne, rosacea, sun damage, hyper-pigmentation and facial ageing.
Reception and AccountsJan has been with Cosmetic Surgery for Women since 2015. She works in Hawthorn East and in Berwick and helps with reception, patient accounts and patient surgery coordination. You'll enjoy her calming manner and her knowledge about cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures.
Senior Receptionist & Patient LiaisonLauren, our Senior Receptionist, joined Cosmetic Surgery for Women and Men in 2016. She has a background in medical patient care and reception at several plastic surgery organisations in Melbourne and Adelaide. You'll love Lauren's attention to detail and her commitment to patient care excellence.
ReceptionJade joined Cosmetic Surgery for Women and Men in late 2016. Jade has a background in general medical practices and reception. You'll appreciate her friendly, caring manner.
ReceptionRachel joined our Reception Team in 2017. Her background includes customer service in the beauty and cosmetic industry. She enjoys helping patients to have an excellent experience through their surgery journeys.
Our Amazing Patient Welcoming & Reception Team will help you feel welcomed at our Plastic Surgery & Injectables Clinics.
You’ll be meeting our welcoming Hawthorn & Berwick teams.
Patient Welcoming Team & Reception – Plastic Surgery & Injectables Clinic
Our caring Reception team will ensure you receive exceptional customer service with a smile, while visiting Cosmetic Surgery for Women in Hawthorn East and Williamstown and Medici Clinic in Berwick.