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Building something again after it has been damaged or destroyed.

Yun Phua


Dr Yun Phua is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in craniofacial surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. He has a special interest in reconstructive surgery of the head and face after cancer excision or trauma and for congenital facial differences. 


Yun is currently Director of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Queensland Children’s Hospital and is a member of the multidisciplinary craniofacial team there. He also works at the Mater Hospital Brisbane where he is involved with skin cancer surgery and adolescent craniofacial surgery.


Yun graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He completed training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Zealand and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) after moving to Brisbane in 2016. His fellowship training in craniofacial surgery was undertaken at the Mater Hospital Brisbane and Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. He also completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery, including head and neck reconstruction, at the Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden.


Yun is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgery and the Australian New Zealand Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. He is actively involved in research as a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland. In his spare time, Yun volunteers for the charity organisation Operation Smile.


  • Cranial vault reconstruction including craniosynostosis treatment.

  • Orbital and periocular reconstruction.

  • Nasal reconstruction and rhinoplasty.

  • Lip and oral reconstruction including cleft lip and palate repair.

  • Ear surgery (otoplasty).

  • Facial skin cancer.

  • Facial trauma.

  • Post-oncologic facial reconstruction including free tissue transfer and bony reconstruction.

  • Secondary cleft surgery including pharyngoplasty.



  • Skin cancer surgery.

  • Soft tissue trauma and chronic wounds.

  • Free tissue transfer for limb reconstruction.



104/149 Wickham Terrace

Spring Hill, QLD 4000


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