Surgeon’s illicit affair turns sour

A cosmetic surgeon has been suspended after a patient he "transformed from pet shop worker to a magazine cover girl" demanded money to keep their affair secret.

According to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Dr David Topchian performed three breast augmentations, a labiaplasty and lip fills on the woman between June 2007 and January 2010.

The woman researched the pros and cons of the surgery to "extraordinary degree" and sent the Melbourne doctor a string of emails on the topic.

But after the first operation, she emailed nude pictures of herself posing