'Surgeon' title under review as part of cosmetic industry probe

Plastic surgeons have welcomed a public consultation on who should be allowed to use the title following concerns over a cosmetic surgeon's practice

Plastic surgeons have welcomed government moves to overhaul national laws on which doctors can use the title 'surgeon', saying they hope the review serves as the catalyst for long overdue change.  

Dr Robert Sheen.

A public consultation on the use of the titles 'cosmetic surgeon' and 'surgeon' will begin later this month, according to the Victorian Minister for Health Martin Foley who was speaking