Mr David Syme

MBBS, MS, FRACS(Plastic)

Hand & Wrist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Mr David Syme is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with particular interests in hand and wrist surgery.

David completed his medical degree in 2000 and his Plastic and Reconstructive Fellowship in 2012. David commenced private practice in Mornington in 2012 for 12months before undertaking 2 further years of hand and wrist specialty training in the UK and Europe. David has completed extensive training in Australia and overseas working under some of the worlds pre-eminent orthopaedic and plastic surgical experts in advanced hand and wrist surgery. David is therefore one of only few plastic surgeons in Australia able to treat all hand and wrist conditions.

David re-established his private practice in Mornington in 2016. He has public appointments with Peninsula Health, Monash Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Special Interests

All hand and wrist surgery including:

  • Arthroscopy of the wrist and hand
  • Joint replacement and fusion of the wrist, hand and fingers including
    • Thumb basal joint replacement
    • DIPJ replacement
    • Wrist replacement
    • MCPJ and PIPJ replacement
  • Rheumatoid and osteoarthritis treatment
  • Fracture management of the bones of the wrist, hand and fingers
  • Dupuytrens disease – collagenase, percutaneous and open surgery
  • Flexor and extensor tendon surgery
  • Nerve compression and reconstruction
  • Hand trauma on call service
  • Plastic and Reconstructive surgery
    • Skin and soft tissue malignancy
    • Skin and soft tissue reconstruction
    • Trauma and soft tissue reconstruction
  • Skin cancer

Public Hospital Appointments

  • Peninsula Health
  • Monash Health
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Consulting Details

114 Tanti Ave Mornington

Phone: 03 5976 3522