Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Committee – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates

Page last updated: 22 August 2016

MBS item range
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total - 252 MBS items
Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
T1 – Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures

  • Subgroup 13 - Miscellaneous Other
    14201 -14202 (2 items)
    • T8 – Surgical Procedures
  • Subgroup 1 - General
    30003 – 30262 (10 items)
  • Subgroup 13 – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    45006 – 45996 (223 items)
  • Subgroup 15 - Orthopaedic
    47000 – 47789 (17 items)


  • Dr Nicola Dean (Chair) - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Flinders Medical Centre
  • A/Prof Hugh Bartholomeusz OAM RFD - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Dr Heather Cleland - Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Burns)
  • A/Prof Elisabeth Elder - A/Prof University of Sydney; Specialist Breast Surgeon
  • Dr Matthew Hawthorne - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon; Board of Studies for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS); Chair of the Accreditation Committee for the Australia and New Zealand OMS training programs
  • Ms Chris Horsell - Board Director, Reclaim Your Curves; Member of MBS Review Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction Working Group
  • Dr Dan Kennedy - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon; Secretary of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Dr Tim Manners – General Practitioner, Kings Park Clinic, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Mr Mark Moore - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon; Medical Unit Head, Australian Craniofacial Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
  • Ms Jill Rowbotham - Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) State Development Manager (NSW)
  • Dr Paul Sambrook - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Head of Discipline Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Adelaide; Head of Unit Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and South Australian Dental Service
  • Dr Patricia Terrill - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Unit at Peninsula Health (Frankston Hospital)
  • Mr Tut Gordon Tut - Solicitor, Victoria Legal Aid
  • Dr John Vandervord - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Dr John Primrose - Medical Advisor, Department of Health
  • Prof Michael Besser - Retired Neurosurgeon, Sydney; Lecturer in neuroanatomy at University of Sydney; Member of the MBS Review Taskforce (Ex-Officio)

Meeting dates

  • 1 June 2018