Verified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Leo Kim

Leo Kim

  • Ps Derm
  • SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Leo Kim Is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon, a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  He holds privileges as an admitting surgeon at The Skin Hospital (Darlinghurst and Westmead) and Castlecrag Private Hospital. He holds the additional position of Visiting Medical Officer at Hunters Hill Private Hospital,  Chatswood Private Hospital. He is also visiting medical Officer at Lakeview private hospital.

Special Interests include skin cancer reconstruction, Asian aesthetic surgery and general aesthetic surgery. Consultation rooms and operating privileges at Sydney CBD (Main), Westmead.

International Experience include Preceptorship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Institute of Reconstructive Surgery in New York Exchange scholar to Cornell University at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul, South Korea.

He has completed Masters of Surgery in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Sydney with the John Brooke Moore Surgery scholarship and was awarded the John Lowenthal Society Medal for his research in Paediatric Burns Surgery. He is a conjoint lecturer in University of New South Wales. He has published widely and presents regularly at teaching sessions, GP evenings/weekend workshops and conferences.



  • FRACS – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Specialist Plastic Surgeon
  • MS (Plast) – Master of Surgery in Pediatric Burns Surgery, University of Sydney
  • MBBS (Hons) – Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine, University of Sydney
  • BCom – Bachelor of Commerce (Axiss Scholarship), University of New South Wales


  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Essay Prize
  • John Loewenthal Society Medal
  • John Brooke Moore Surgery Scholarship
  • The Medical Staff Council Prize for Paediatrics
  • Hoc Mai Scholarship


Who I am is best described by my purpose, which is about doing good and improving my patients lives. It’s about being a meticulous surgeon with good hands, but more importantly, it is about informing and guiding each individual in making the right decision for them.  Making the decisions I would want for my own loved ones.  Being committed to doing the right things right. My commitment to you is to give you my complete attention and plenty of time to ensure all your questions are answered and all fears and concerns are heard.