Plastic Surgery

Dr James Southwell-Keely

MBBS (Hons) MS (Plast) FRACS (Plast)

Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic and Reconstuctive Surgery

My philosophy is simple, to provide my patients with the highest quality personal care and technical expertise in a warm, friendly environment. I will always endeavour to treat you as I would wish to be treated myself, with professionalism, courtesy and compassion.


Over time, you may have noticed that certain areas of your face have lost that once youthful look. The face may lose volume, have loosening of the skin, or develop wrinkles which were not present in earlier years.

Facial plastic surgery procedures such as rhinoplasty and chin augmentation allow surgeons to create more balance among a person’s facial features, while facelift, browlift, and eyelid surgery restore youth to specific areas of the face.


Breast surgery has become one of the more popular procedures for women to enhance their shape. Dr James Southwell-Keely will work closely with you throughout the breast surgery process to determine which breast size, shape, and procedure is right for you to achieve a beautiful natural-looking result.

There are many different breast procedures to help you achieve your desired result. They include:

Body Procedures

Over time, some patients may notice fullness in the abdomen, back, thighs and other areas of the body. These areas of concern may show following weight gain or loss, pregnancy, hormonal fluctuations (such as menopause) and time.

For those who experience difficulty in attaining the desired body proportions, Dr James Southwell-Keely is able to enhance body contour, reduce and tighten excess fat and skin, and add volume where indicated. This can be achieved using procedures such as liposuction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), lower body lift, and fat grafting.


Plastic Surgery is the speciality, which is dedicated to improving or restoring the appearance and/or function of numerous areas of the body. The word “Plastic” is derived from the Greek word “Plastikos” meaning to mould or give shape. Plastic surgery can broadly be separated into two categories: Reconstructive surgery to restore the form and function that has been lost through accident, disease or birth defect, and Cosmetic Surgery.

At your initial appointment with your surgeon you will typically:

  • Spend time with Dr James Southwell-Keely
  • Have your photos taken
  • Have a physical examination by the surgeon
  • See photos of past patient results
  • Find out more about your recommended surgical options
  • Receive detailed information about your surgery
  • Go through the possible complications and risks of surgery
  • Find out about surgery pricing and available dates
  • Ask any other questions you may have

Yes – we have these available in the practice and you can speak to our past patients at our regular practice events.

Many of our past patients have also shared their surgery experiences online in websites such as:

We recommend waiting one year (12 months) after childbirth before having tummy surgery.

We recommend waiting several months after you’ve finished breastfeeding your last child before having breast surgery – typically a minimum of three months after breastfeeding finishes.

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Woollahra Health & Beauty, 132 Edgecliff Road Woollahra, NSW
Email: Telephone: 1300 884 827

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