Dr Knight is a fully trained (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon with super speciality interests and post graduate fellowships in craniomaxillofacial, reconstructive, paediatric and aesthetic plastic surgery.
He completed his undergraduate training in South Africa at the world renowned Baragwanath Hospital before undertaking further studies in the Europe where he also became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. His specialist training was completed in Western Australia before fellowships in Brisbane, Sydney and the United States where he worked with colleagues from Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Washington universities. He holds conjoint lecture positions at various Australian universities where has received numerous awards and has a keen interest in translational molecular and clinical research which has been published and presented internationally.
"I like to think of myself as kind of a sculptor, only I sculpt people."- Kathleen Quinlan
Dr Knight is now accepting clients at his new surgery located in Wollongong just south of Sydney.
Dr Knight is happy to consult with patients in all areas of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery including complex craniomaxillofacial syndromes and trauma, orthognathic and cleft lip and palate surgery as well as general plastic surgical breast and lower limb reconstruction and hand surgery. He has completed two paediatric plastic surgery fellowships and enjoys consulting with children and catering to their different needs.
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Welcome to ISPA Skin. We offer a unique focus on achieving results and are passionate about delivering excellence in evidence-based clinical skin care and advice, dermal therapies and laser treatments. Our fully registered nurse (RN) has achieved the highest nationally recognised qualification with the Australasian Academy of Dermal Science and practices with the support of Wollongong’s own Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Robert Knight. Whatever your goal, whether it be to merely improve the overall quality of your skin health all the way through to surgery, our highly trained, fully accredited and professional team, work in unison to provide state of the art care.
Available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
James B Brown medal – American Association of Plastic Surgeons – Best Presentation 2017. Bacterial biofilm infection detected in Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma.
University of Washington, International Fellowship
United States Craniomaxillofacial Advanced Training Programme, Seattle, Washington, 2016
CTEC – Advanced Fellowship Training Scholarship – February 2016
Australian Society of Aesthetic Surgeons, Scholarship – February 2016
Stryker Travelling Fellowship Scholarship – July 2016
Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Advanced Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Fellowship Programme, 2015
Australian and New Zealand Craniomaxillofacial Society Advanced Training Programme selection, 2014
Plastic Surgery Registrar Research Stryker Research Prize 2011
Awarded the University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Clinical School Scholarship 2006-2008
Chairman of the Student’s HIV Action Committee – 2 years
"You are the Michelangelo of your own life, the David you are sculpting is you."– Dr Joe Vitale