Dr Shahidi is an Australian trained and qualified Specialist Surgeon in Facial Plastic and Ear, Nose & Throat surgery . He has received the highest qualification awarded to Australian Surgeons – FRACS. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, in recognition of his intense academic and advanced surgical training being fulfilled. He is also a member of the Australian Academy of Facial Plastic surgery. His primary interest and area of expertise is Rhinoplasty surgery. Dr Shahidi treats all aspects of nasal and sinus pathology and disease.
Dr Shahidi attended secondary school on Sydney’s leafy North Shore and was awarded Academic Excellence prior to University entrance. It has always been his desire to help people and medicine and surgery have provided that path.
On completion of his medical and research degree from the University of Sydney he commenced his internship and basic surgical training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. On completion of his second year of advanced general surgical training he started training in the Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery program. After a further 4 years of intensive study he completed his Fellowship of the College of Surgeons.
He then completed the Fellowship of Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in Sydney. Dr Shahidi then traveled to the USA where he completed two mini fellowships in facial plastic surgery in Oregon and Indianapolis; this was followed by attendance at the workshop in Rhinoplasty surgery in Chicago.He then traveled to the UK.
Whilst in the UK Dr Shahidi was the Clinical Fellow in Rhinology and Rhinoplasty surgery based at Charing Cross Hospital in London and also at Royal United Hospital in Bath. Both positions demanded an expert working knowledge of surgical techniques and their application to nasal, sinus anatomy and pathology.
Dr Shahidi has enjoyed mentorship and expertise alongside some of the world’s leaders in Rhinoplasty and Facial Plastic Surgery, Drs Ted Cook, Tom Wang, Stephen Perkins, Hesham Saleh and Ian MacKay.
This international training and expertise has given Dr Shahidi a well rounded and broad-minded approach. His practice thrives on word-of-mouth referrals from both General Practitioners and patients who are delighted with their results. Dr Shahidi has no media presence and does not advertise and prefers to be a quiet achiever. He is continually committed and dedicated to continued education in advanced surgical techniques and methods in the art and science of Rhinoplasty.
Dr Shahidi has performed thousands of Rhinoplasties over a decade. His treatment philosophy is to create not just an aeshetically natural and beautiful nose but a healthy, functional airway. Above all, Dr Shahidi employs a dedicated and professional team of people who assure discretion and welcome you on your journey that will change your life!