About Dr Vijayasekaran
Specialist Plastic Surgeon
Dr Vij Vijayasekaran completed medical training at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1995, graduating with degrees in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Vij was admitted to a plastic surgery fellowship in 2000 and completed 5 years of specialist training at Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 2005.
Vij then undertook post-fellowship training in cosmetic surgery in Melbourne and Toronto, Canada before returning to Perth in 2007. Vij was also the first surgeon in Australia to complete the Advanced Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship awarded by the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.
Vij was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for providing medical expertise and assistance to the victims of the Bali bombings at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar, Bali in 2002. He was also jointly awarded ‘Australian of the Year’ by The Australian newspaper.
In addition to his private practice at Assure Cosmetic Centre and the Western Australian Plastic Surgery Centre, Vij is a Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at Perth Children’s Hospital.