Dr. Alaina Taylor
Dr. Alaina Taylor is a Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon and the newest member of the Elite Team at Artiste Plastic Surgery.
B. Med. Sc. (Hons) MBBS (Hons) FRACS (Plastic Surgery)
“Plastic Surgery is the discipline of restorative surgery, and should aim to achieve superior, sophisticated results that restore and enhance optimal form and function.”
Dr. Alaina Taylor is a fully qualified Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons.
Born and raised in Sydney, Dr. Taylor completed high school at Abbotsleigh Girls School. She studied postgraduate medicine at the University of Sydney, graduating with Honours in 2007. During this time she was engaged in laboratory research at The Skin Culture Laboratory in the Concord Hospital Burns Unit and the Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing Laboratory Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. Dr. Taylor spent 2 years as a junior doctor at Concord Hospital gaining experience in Plastic and Burns Surgery among other specialties, before embarking on 8 years of advanced surgical training with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. This included 3 years of General Surgery throughout Sydney and rural NSW as well as 5 years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is qualified in all areas of Plastic Surgery and has a special interest in breast and body surgery, including reconstruction and post pregnancy restorative surgery, cosmetic surgery, as well as skin cancer and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
From a very young age, Dr. Taylor had a desire to be a doctor and in particular a surgeon. Combining an innate passion for medicine and surgery, an appreciation for aesthetics and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of others, Plastic Surgery was the perfect choice of specialty. She loves that Plastic Surgery is a unique surgical discipline, which is restorative. It combines a special set of surgical principles and skills acquired through extensive training, to reconstruct and enhance the body, restoring it to optimal form and function. These skills can be applied to treat patients afflicted with cancer, trauma, congenital abnormalities or cosmetic patients who wish to restore their natural body following age or pregnancy related changes.
Dr. Taylor has a genuine and approachable manner that puts patients immediately at ease and creates a relationship conducive to understanding their concerns and needs. She uses these attributes along with her training, expertise and sound judgement to provide safe and sensible advice. Dr. Taylor is caring and compassionate and always has the patient’s best interests at heart.
Dr. Taylor works in both public and private practice. She is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Westmead and Auburn Hospitals where she performs a broad range of Plastic Surgery including complex cancer and trauma reconstruction for the entire body, hand surgery and skin cancer surgery. Her private hospital appointments include St Luke’s Hospital, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Westmead Private Hospital.
Dr. Taylor is available for expert consultations at Artiste Plastic Surgery.