Dr. Jay Wiper
About the Surgeon
Dr Jay Wiper is the Acting Director of the Plastic Surgery Unit & Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane with a specialist interest in all types of skin cancer & general plastic surgery.
He is accepting referrals for all general plastic surgery with a specialist expertise in skin cancer surgery. He has short wait times for both consultation and undertaking any required surgery.
He works publicly at the PA Hospital (Brisbane), where he undertakes a wide range of complex microsurgical reconstructive procedures for both Head & Neck cancer and complex trauma. He is the lead for the award winning Skin Lesion & Assessment Management (SLAM) service.
He graduated from the University of Leeds, UK in 2001. He was first appointed as a Consultant in 2013 in Leeds, and emigrated to Brisbane in April 2019 to take up a Consultant post at the PA Hospital. He has completed 2 microsurgical fellowships including a Head & Neck Fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. He holds full board specialist qualifications for Plastic Surgery in both the UK and Australia, and is a member of Australian Plastic Surgery Society (ASPS) and British Association of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS)
In the UK Dr Wiper lead the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery service for one of the largest Major Trauma Centres (MTC) in the UK, and was an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is frequently invited to lecture and teach in reconstructive techniques both nationally and internationally.
He is actively involved in teaching Surgical Registrars and is the current RACS SET Supervisor at the PA hospital.