Howard Webster, MBBS (Hons), FRACS

Melbourne Plastic Surgeon
650 Bridge Rd., Level 2
Richmond, Victoria 3121 AU
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5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

Neck Lift and Lower Face Lift - Melbourne, AU

I am delighted with the results of my procedure. Having been referred by my GP I was confident from the outset and was not disappointed. My surgery was uneventful, my recovery better than expected and I quickly returned to work looking and feeling fantastic. I would have no hesitation in recommending Howard to others and I must add that his staff are very pleasant too.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Loveeee my New Big Boobie's - Melbourne, 07

I had originally had my BA booked in with another plastic surgeon who was offering free consultations, I was so excited about finally doing something ive always wanted however i did not feel that comfortable with him, Thinking i may have rushed into things, I booked my free consultation with Howard were his staff were amazing at getting me a consultation so soon. I was refered to ARC from a lady i had spoken to on forum, So i did some research on Howard and was happy with what i saw, The day i first met Howard at my consultation i automatically felt comfortable with him, He was so nice and funny, He explained every little detail too me, He told me what he thought would work well with my body and it was pretty much what i wanted, I got my 3D vectra scans where i was shown what i would look like with implants the size i wanted, I was very impressed at this point and knew i wanted to book with Howard right away, As i did, I couldnt ask for a better result, Howard has also been great with my check-up's answering all my strange silly questions, I would HIGHLY recommend him too anyone wanting a BA!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Enhancement Via Small-medium Implants - Melbourne, 07

I was recommended to see Dr Howard Webster by two separate sources. The people who recommended him were a doctor and separately, a friend who had a friend who had implants by Dr Webster. I only wanted to do this in a really safe, professional way by a member of the Plastic Surgeon's Association and with whom I felt completely comfortable with and who my research and intuition guided me towards. After visiting some other surgeons including interstate and doing much research, I decided on Dr Webster and feel comfortable booking in the procedure. It helps that I have family who can support me in the city he works. He listened to what I wanted and how I felt and wasn't set on his own agenda, he explained the risks, and was very very assuring and professional. Most importantly, I felt safe - as it is important to when having surgery. I found his offices and staff are and were excellent.

5 out of 5 stars Lower Face Lift

64 Years Old and Feel 20 Years Younger - Melbourne, AU

After a quick recovery from my recent cosmetic surgery of four facial and neck procedures I am over the moon with my new look. I am so glad I chose Dr. Howard Webster as I would not hesitate in highly recommending him as he is a brilliant, caring and talented surgeon in his field.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation - Worth Every Penny - Melbourne, AU

As stated above I would fully recommend ( and I have been ) anyone to meet with Dr Howard Webster and his team to discuss any procedures they are thinking of having. Their warmth, compassion and professional manner made my procedure an easy decision to go ahead and do. Their clinic is clean, beautifully decorated, quiet and welcoming.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

26 Year Old, Rhinoplasty - Melbourne, AU

I had been researching Rhinoplasty on and off for a few years, it had been something I thought about most of my life. After booking appointments at different clinics and having no luck in having the ‘it’s right’ feeling, I found Howard and booked a consult. After my first consultation I instantly knew I wanted him to do my surgery. I explained what I wanted and he showed me some of his work ...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Inner Thigh, Rhinoplasty - Melbourne, AU

Well what can I say. Howard is the man so look no further. I heard over the years from so many people that Howard Webster was the surgeon of surgeons. After coming out of a very abusive relationship i had major issues with the way i looked. Scarred from it i decided to seek Mr Howard Webster only for a consultation. But after having my consultation I was assured and at ease. He was nurturing,...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Hi all updated new pictures after a long time I'm feeling great !!!!

All I can say about Dr Webster is he is the best surgeon in melboure so solved down to earth , easy to approach and full of knowledge . He is so sort out surgeon as in for example when he was marking me just before my surgery he saw me and without me asking him but of course by telling me that he should do bit of lipo on my sides of thighs so that when I have my final out come I should not be out of proportion , I mean who can ask more than this . He is a wonderful person very calm and relaxed I always felt so much ease with him . He did wonderful job I have great scar perfect navel infact better than before lol very need job you can see in my picture . Wonderful after care and trust me I can go on and on and on I just love him god bless him for giving me my amazing results . His staff is as good as he is every one all nurses Tracy his secretary so quick on replying back on calls or mail . Well done guys you all are doing superb job bless you all and thank you so so much .

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

33, 2 Kids - Hawthorn, AU

Mr Webster was always polite, professional, and made me feel comfortable at the very first appointment. He answered all questions I had and never gave the impression he was "busy" or thinking of his next appointment. Very happy with my results! Excellent recovery and suture line is barely visible. Returned to work one week after surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Repair of Abdominal Muscles Separation Resulting from Three Pregnancies - Victoria, AU

Howard listens without judgement, cares about your concerns, is kind and approachable.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

“A patient’s choice of surgeon is without doubt their most important decision and I am absolutely committed to providing the best at all times for my patients. I am careful to allocate adequate, reasoned time with new patients to fully examine and discuss their needs".

Consultation Fee

Mention Realself & if suitable receive a Free initial consult in Melbourne. For primary surgery only. Revision surgery consultations $220.

Awards & Recognition

Professional Recognition:
Past president, Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Council member, ASPS
Founding Chairman, Australasian Plastic Surgery Education and Research Foundation
Honorary senior lecturer in Surgery, Melbourne University Rural Clinical School
Co-authored five chapters in various plastic surgery texts
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Webster has hospital affiliations at Epworth Eastern, Epworth Freemasons, Epworth Cliveden.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical:
    MBBS (Hons), Monash University, 1983
    FRACS (Plast), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1991
    Graduate: MBA, Melbourne University, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowships:
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1991
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre UK, 1992
    Head and Neck / Craniofacial Oxford UK, 1993
    Craniofacial Surgery, Detroit MI with Prof Ian Jackson, 1994

Treatments offered at ARC Plastic Surgery

Most popular answers from Howard Webster, MBBS (Hons), FRACS

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Liposuction to gain an hourglass figure? (Photo)

Hi there, CandylalaWe live in a world full of people that are prepared to make others look and feel bad, in order to benefit themselves. The media,... READ MORE

Will an Areola Reduction and Implant Perk Up my Breasts? (photo)

As others have said, your plan is well thought through and will work nicely. Things you might also consider are: 1. Your areola may well re... READ MORE

Recent studies indicate that anatomical implants are indistinguishable from round. Why do surgeons prefer the latter? (photo)

Good question, thank you.The internet view of anatomic implants is not in my opinion the real world. Round implants are the best choice for the vast... READ MORE

1. Would a revision work on me? 2. Should I allow the same PS do the revision? 3. Should I get a lawyer? (photos)

HI there,Given your story and your pictures, I would not recommend you see the same surgeon. This is, as you know, and sorry to say, suboptimal work.... READ MORE

5th surgery still uneven breasts with no cleavage 590cc Silicone UHP, should I go to 800cc HP with new DR.? (Photo)

I really don't know where to start. What beautiful breasts you had before all this surgery.It's important when writing advice for you on Realself to... READ MORE

6 days post op. UNHAPPY with small implants. (photos)

Hi there,Your surgery has been expertly done, with a lovely result. But they are not going to get any bigger. Sizing patients involves good two way... READ MORE

Do I Have an Aesthetically Ideal Nose for a Female? (photo)

Hi there, This a really interesting question, and one which deserves a contextual answer. I fear that the answers will only generally add to your... READ MORE

Help! Is there any hope that my nose can be fixed/symmetrical? My tip is awful. I've had two surgeries already (Photo)

Hi there,Thank you for your question.  The septum is both crooked and unstable. You're definitely going to need a rib graft to reconstruct a s... READ MORE

I am noticing a discrepancy between after photos (breast enlargements) in terms of nipple alignment - why is this?

Hi there Jess,Good question and a tricky one.If the nipples were asymmetric pre op, then they will be post op. Body asymmetry is really common, but... READ MORE

I'm considering a nose job but I'm worried about the gap between my nose and mouth. Will this make the gap worse? (Photo)

Hi there,You ask a great question. Firstly, a rhinoplasty need not increase lip length. In you, it would be important not to shorten the nose in a... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Webster

Howard Webster, MBBS (Hons), FRACS has shared 20 before and after pictures with 264 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Experience
Practicing for 22 year.
Personal Statement

“A patient’s choice of surgeon is without doubt their most important decision and I am absolutely committed to providing the best at all times for my patients. I am careful to allocate adequate, reasoned time with new patients to fully examine and discuss their needs".

Consultation Fee

Mention Realself & if suitable receive a Free initial consult in Melbourne. For primary surgery only. Revision surgery consultations $220.

Awards & Recognition
Professional Recognition:
Past president, Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Council member, ASPS
Founding Chairman, Australasian Plastic Surgery Education and Research Foundation
Honorary senior lecturer in Surgery, Melbourne University Rural Clinical School
Co-authored five chapters in various plastic surgery texts
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Webster has hospital affiliations at Epworth Eastern, Epworth Freemasons, Epworth Cliveden.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical:
    MBBS (Hons), Monash University, 1983
    FRACS (Plast), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1991
    Graduate: MBA, Melbourne University, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowships:
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1991
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre UK, 1992
    Head and Neck / Craniofacial Oxford UK, 1993
    Craniofacial Surgery, Detroit MI with Prof Ian Jackson, 1994

Reviews 4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9

Are you a patient of Howard Webster, MBBS (Hons), FRACS?

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

Neck Lift and Lower Face Lift - Melbourne, AU

I am delighted with the results of my procedure. Having been referred by my GP I was confident from the outset and was not disappointed. My surgery was uneventful, my recovery better than expected and I quickly returned to work looking and feeling fantastic. I would have no hesitation in recommending Howard to others and I must add that his staff are very pleasant too.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Loveeee my New Big Boobie's - Melbourne, 07

I had originally had my BA booked in with another plastic surgeon who was offering free consultations, I was so excited about finally doing something ive always wanted however i did not feel that comfortable with him, Thinking i may have rushed into things, I booked my free consultation with Howard were his staff were amazing at getting me a consultation so soon. I was refered to ARC from a lady i had spoken to on forum, So i did some research on Howard and was happy with what i saw, The day i first met Howard at my consultation i automatically felt comfortable with him, He was so nice and funny, He explained every little detail too me, He told me what he thought would work well with my body and it was pretty much what i wanted, I got my 3D vectra scans where i was shown what i would look like with implants the size i wanted, I was very impressed at this point and knew i wanted to book with Howard right away, As i did, I couldnt ask for a better result, Howard has also been great with my check-up's answering all my strange silly questions, I would HIGHLY recommend him too anyone wanting a BA!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Enhancement Via Small-medium Implants - Melbourne, 07

I was recommended to see Dr Howard Webster by two separate sources. The people who recommended him were a doctor and separately, a friend who had a friend who had implants by Dr Webster. I only wanted to do this in a really safe, professional way by a member of the Plastic Surgeon's Association and with whom I felt completely comfortable with and who my research and intuition guided me towards. After visiting some other surgeons including interstate and doing much research, I decided on Dr Webster and feel comfortable booking in the procedure. It helps that I have family who can support me in the city he works. He listened to what I wanted and how I felt and wasn't set on his own agenda, he explained the risks, and was very very assuring and professional. Most importantly, I felt safe - as it is important to when having surgery. I found his offices and staff are and were excellent.


Before and After Photos




Liposuction to gain an hourglass figure? (Photo)

Hi there, CandylalaWe live in a world full of people that are prepared to make others look and feel bad, in order to benefit themselves. The media,... READ MORE

Will an Areola Reduction and Implant Perk Up my Breasts? (photo)

As others have said, your plan is well thought through and will work nicely. Things you might also consider are: 1. Your areola may well re... READ MORE

Recent studies indicate that anatomical implants are indistinguishable from round. Why do surgeons prefer the latter? (photo)

Good question, thank you.The internet view of anatomic implants is not in my opinion the real world. Round implants are the best choice for the vast... READ MORE

1. Would a revision work on me? 2. Should I allow the same PS do the revision? 3. Should I get a lawyer? (photos)

HI there,Given your story and your pictures, I would not recommend you see the same surgeon. This is, as you know, and sorry to say, suboptimal work.... READ MORE

5th surgery still uneven breasts with no cleavage 590cc Silicone UHP, should I go to 800cc HP with new DR.? (Photo)

I really don't know where to start. What beautiful breasts you had before all this surgery.It's important when writing advice for you on Realself to... READ MORE

6 days post op. UNHAPPY with small implants. (photos)

Hi there,Your surgery has been expertly done, with a lovely result. But they are not going to get any bigger. Sizing patients involves good two way... READ MORE

Do I Have an Aesthetically Ideal Nose for a Female? (photo)

Hi there, This a really interesting question, and one which deserves a contextual answer. I fear that the answers will only generally add to your... READ MORE

Help! Is there any hope that my nose can be fixed/symmetrical? My tip is awful. I've had two surgeries already (Photo)

Hi there,Thank you for your question.  The septum is both crooked and unstable. You're definitely going to need a rib graft to reconstruct a s... READ MORE

I am noticing a discrepancy between after photos (breast enlargements) in terms of nipple alignment - why is this?

Hi there Jess,Good question and a tricky one.If the nipples were asymmetric pre op, then they will be post op. Body asymmetry is really common, but... READ MORE

I'm considering a nose job but I'm worried about the gap between my nose and mouth. Will this make the gap worse? (Photo)

Hi there,You ask a great question. Firstly, a rhinoplasty need not increase lip length. In you, it would be important not to shorten the nose in a... READ MORE

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