Melbourne Plastic Surgeon
Level 3, 36 Jackson Street
Toorak, Victoria 3142 AU
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"From someone who has always had large (too large) breasts it's such a relief to feel the way I am." "If you are considering a breast reduction and want to talk with a knowledgable, experienced, talented and friendly surgeon then in my experience Dr Taylor would be a brilliant choice...." "If I feel this good with expanders, I can't imagine how good I will feel and look with implants, soon my journey will come to an end."

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Great experience , lovely surgeon

Fantastic, I had breast implants removed and lift. Through the whole experience Dr Taylor was fantastic, she gave me realistic expectations and plenty of advise, I felt well informed before and after the procedure. She has a great team, and I was well looked after in the hospital. Dr Taylor is kind and empathetic, and a great surgeon I am very happy results.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Love the results! Dr Kim gave me my 'wish' breasts.

Dr Kim gave me exactly what I asked for 'natural' looking sporty breasts. She restored my breasts to their pre-breastfeeding fullness and I could not be happier with the results. (I did take a 'wish' photo of another woman to my consultation and my end results are extremely close to this photo). Upon my first consultation I felt completely comfortable with Dr Kim; so much so I cancelled an...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Progress Perfect!! - Richmond, AU

I wanted to wait to provide my review as with this type of surgery results can and will change over time. It has nearly been a year since my Breast augmentation surgery With Dr Kim Taylor and if I wrote a review at the time I was over the moon with service, call back, professionalism and with the overall results from the surgery. I always had someone I could contact at the rooms if not Kim herself. I would have to say I'm even more happy now with the results than early on, the process was seamless and the expectations for long term that Kim provided were very accurate. So, thank you Kim and Kasey for your help and time I really appreciate all you've done.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

At 20, I Made the Breast Decision of my Life (Breast Reduction Story)

Dr. Taylor was absolutely lovely. She was so friendly and put me at ease straight away. She was very upfront and clear about what would happen (the type of technique, which was anchor), the possible consequences (not being able to breastfeed) and what the result would look like. I'm very, very happy with everything Dr. Taylor and her staff have done.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

10h/28h Second Time Doing a Reduction! All done. So happy

I found Kim via online search for Melbourne surgeons. It was my personal choice that I knew I was going to feel more comfortable seeing a female. I felt very confident in her abilities from the first meeting. I met with another female surgeon just to be sure and for me they were worlds apart in terms of their approach. Kim really listened to me and answered all of my questions even when I was repeating myself over and over! I was very scared of the procedure and even on surgery day I cried and Kim was super supportive and professional. All the staff at ARC have been phenomenal with all the dealings I have had there. Very discreet and approachable. However by far the best thing has been the result. At the time of writing this I am 2 weeks post op and I'm healing so well. I actually didn't think I could get such a great result. They look round, perky and very natural. Almost like I've stepped back in time to having the breasts I would have had at 15! From someone who has always had large (too large) breasts it's such a relief to feel the way I am. I'm ridiculously happy with my choice of surgeon for what was a terrifying decision to make. Like most people here I just wish I had done it sooner.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Breast Implant Removal and Breast Reduction - Melbourne, AU

Dr Kim Taylor was amazing, her bedside manner and her skill is 10 out of 10

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Finally a Reality After 10yrs of Dreaming!! - Richmond, AU

I went into my 1st consultation with Dr Kim Taylor feeling nervous, apprehensive & a little excited. By the end of the consultation I knew I was going to have the surgery! Not only did Kim make me feel relaxed & comfortable, but I had complete faith in her capability & confidence that she was surgeon I wanted to operate on me. Kim advised that my implants would be best under the muscle, clearly explained what type of implant I should have, & gave sound reasons as to why. Kim allowed me plenty of time to look at & feel implants as well as the opportunity to use the implants to figure out what size I'd like to go with. Kim (& her personal assistant Kasey) were lovely to deal with, patient with my questions & made me feel totally at ease not only with the decision I'd made, but literally being wheeled into the operating theatre as well. I would (& have) recommend Dr Kim Taylor to anyone considering having breast augmentation surgery.

And So the Journey Begins - Melbourne, AU

Dr Kim Taylor is professional yet friendly and approachable and couldn't have made my husband and I more welcome. We didn't feel rushed or a nuisance when we asked some probably odd or silly questions, we just felt at ease. I left the appointment confident of my choice, aware of the procedure and with all my concerns and questions answered having been very nervous prior to the consultation. I'm thrilled that I've found a surgeon I feel I can trust and someone who understands my wishes and concerns. Procedure now booked and confirmed. I'm VERY excited!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Flap

Kim's Surgery Changed my Life - Melbourne, AU

My journey started with breast cancer at the end of 2014. My life was turned upside down. It was determined that it would be in my best interest to have a mastectomy so that is how I met the gorgeous Kim Taylor in early 2015. Kim is such a caring person and I felt comfortable with her immediately. The mastectomy of my right breast involved Diep flap surgery and liposuction to the left breast,...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Got Rid of the Old Ones! - Melbourne, AU

Dr Kim Taylor - Absolutely fabulously amazing! Professional finesse, thorough, with great bedside manner and very easy going. I honestly highly recommend Dr Kim Taylor for any procedure you would be wanting.

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Personal Statement

"I am passionate about excellence in plastic surgery, and my goal is to achieve the best possible surgical outcome for every one of my patients. I believe it is vital to develop a strong rapport with my patients focusing on their reconstructive and cosmetic goals, to achieve their desired results".

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
ASAPS (Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) Essay Prize, 2008
ASAPS Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship recipient, 2009
ASAPS Best Fellow / Maiden Presentation at the ASAPS Conference in Sydney, 2009
Professional Recognition:
Foreign scholar, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Breast Surgery Symposium in the USA, 2010
RealSelf Top Doctor

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Dr. Taylor has hospital affiliations at Epworth Eastern Box Hill, Epworth Hawthorn .

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: University of Otago, 1996
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowships:
    Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), Plastic Surgery, 2008
    Breast Reconstruction, Body Surgery and Skin, ARC Plastic Surgery, Melbourne
    Hand and Microsurgery, Royal Children’s Hospital

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Breast wound not healing - pain and hole getting bigger. (photo)

Sadly, the darkness appears to be your actual implant coming through your wound.  You should seek medical attention immediately - either a local ... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Exercise

Hello, unfortunately the only way to reduce your breasts (& lift them) is by surgery.  No amount of muscle strengthening or exercises will help. If ... READ MORE

Can I wash my nipples after removal of steri-strips? (Photo)

Your wounds look like they are healing very well.  I would be happy for my patients to wash the areas at this point.  I generally, also, recommend t... READ MORE

Can strength training help prevent symmastia? (Photo)

Your breasts look excellent and at 8 weeks it is unlikely that anything you do will significantly change their position. It would be very uncommon for... READ MORE

Feeling down about my tummy tuck? (Photos)

I am sorry to hear about your experience.  It would be uncommon for me to change a plan during surgery particularly if it was agreed upon prior & I ... READ MORE

34 no kids, eat extremely well, exercise 4 times a week. Am I suited to TT? (photos)

Hi RubyIt appears that you have good quality skin & so believe that liposuction is likely to give you a good result.  BUT it would rely on the skin c... READ MORE

Breast Reduction 3 weeks post-op and I noticed this area looking like infection, any suggestions? (Photo)

Luckily for you, this is not an infection.  There appears to be the tiniest area of skin loss.  For my patients I recommend simple taping for this.  ... READ MORE

450cc and 505cc under the muscle, do you think it will be too big? I'm 5'8, 65 kilograms and of a solid build. (photo)

Hi - your frame doesn't appear to be particularly "solid" at all.  These implants do sound quite large. I try to base my implant choice on the breast ... READ MORE

After my liposuction, how to correct my legs, what needs to be done? Please, explain what has been done to me? (photos)

Hi. I'm not sure how long ago you had the liposuction? Irresgularities that you show in your photos are not uncommon & are certainly one of the major... READ MORE

Breast Aug/Lift: How long should I wait before Consult and Surgery after breastfeeding and giving birth?

I would generally recommend waiting until your breasts have finished changing once you've ceased feeding, before having any surgery.  You would kn... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Taylor

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What Is Recovery Like After a Breast Reduction

Dr. Kim Taylor explains recovery from a breast reduction and what to expect, live from Vegas at VCS 2016. WATCH VIDEO

Am I a Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

Live from Vegas at VCS 2016, Dr. Kim Taylor answers questions about tummy tucks. WATCH VIDEO

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