Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, Cosmetic surgeon)
Dr. Gavin Chan is the founder of Victorian Cosmetic Institute. He has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
Dr. David Topchian (MBBS, FACCS, FRACGP, Cosmetic Surgeon)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr David Topchian is a qualified cosmetic surgeon with experience in a range of different procedures, including breast augmentation, breast reduction and lifts, liposuction, vaser assisted liposuction, hi-definition liposuction, fat transfer with stem cells, labioplasty, and upper blepharoplasty.
Dr Topchian has performed over 1200 breast augmentation procedures using polyurethane coated silicone gel implants, which makes him the most experienced Melbourne-based doctor with this type of implant.
Since 2001, he has worked in cosmetic surgeries in both Melbourne and Queensland, and is proud to utilise the latest surgery techniques that allow him to achieve the best possible outcomes for his patients, while ensuring a rapid recovery.
He also has extensive teaching experience with a number of universities and the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, and is actively involved in training student surgeons.
Dr Topchian is a caring and approachable surgeon who is passionate about helping people achieve improvements in their appearance, and the positive impact it can have on their lives.
Dr. Bruce Heideman (MBBS, Cosmetic Surgeon)
Berwick and Templestowe Lower Clinics
Dr Bruce Heideman, MBBS (Syd), is a highly skilled Cosmetic Surgical Practitioner. Dr Heideman graduated from medicine from the prestigious University of Sydney. He has worked as a medical and surgical registrar in fields as diverse as psychiatry and ophthalmology. With over 12 years experience in private practice, Dr Heideman is highly approachable and knowledgable, and brings understanding and attention to detail, to his daily practice.
Dr Heideman has been rigorously trained in Vaser liposuction, by the best surgeons both in Australia and overseas. The culmination in years of work was being certified in high definition Vaser liposuction, by Dr Alfredo Hoyos. Dr Heideman has also trained extensively with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and Dr Gavin Chan, in facial aesthetic treatments.
Dr Heideman believes that cosmetic medicine is a dynamic interplay between technical skill and three-dimensional art. Every patient is unique, and to achieve the truly beautiful requires an eye that can see and a hand that can sculpt. Only then can each patients aesthetic potential be fully achieved.