Dr. Lipi Shukla is a Melbourne trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Lipi completed her plastic surgery training rotating through all the major tertiary centres in Victoria, including The Alfred, St Vincent’s, Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s hospitals. She has a strong interest in melanoma and skin cancer surgery, hand surgery, breast surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. Lipi values a compassionate and individualised approach endeavouring to deliver the best possible patient experience and outcomes.
Lipi graduated from Bond University with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree, during which time she was the awarded of numerous academic prizes and held several leadership roles. She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy, was awarded the prize for first place in the plastic surgery stream and tutored subsequent cohorts.
Prior to commencing surgical training, Lipi completed her PhD at the O’Brien Institute investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms behind radiotherapy soft tissue injury and the role of fat grafting in tissue regeneration. Her ongoing interest in clinical and lab-based research is reflected in her numerous presentations and publications at both a national and international level.
Dr Shukla holds public appointments as a Consultant Surgeon at The Alfred and St Vincent’s Hospital. She consults privately in East Melbourne and Brighton Plastic Surgery clinics as well in Murrumbeena (Southern Dermatology) and Sunbury (Vineyard Medical Centre).