Cosmetic cowboys still free to harm, surgeons warn

Specialist surgeons say action is needed now to protect patients because the reforms in AHPRA's cosmetic surgery review will take time to implement

Specialist surgeons have called for an immediate ban on doctors performing cosmetic surgery unless they have completed an accredited surgical training program.

Yesterday, an AHPRA review into the cosmetic surgery industry suggested the Australian Medical Council (AMC) could formally accredit specific cosmetic surgery training.