Face

  • Facelift
  • Nose
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Browlift
  • Chin
  • Ear Surgery
  • Fat Grafting
  • Skin Cancer

Breast

  • Augmentation
  • Lift
  • Reduction
  • Reconstruction
  • Revision
  • Male Reduction

Body

  • Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Arm Lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Buttock Enhancement
  • Mommy Makeover

Skin

  • Injectables
  • Fillers
  • Microneedling
  • Chemical peels
  • Facials
  • Skin treatments
  • Skin care products

About Us

Dr Rory Dower
Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

Rory Dower is a specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon. He completed his formal training in South Africa, obtaining both his MMed (Plast Surg) and FC Plast Surg (SA) (board certification).

He went on to do an aesthetic fellowship at The London Clinic on Harley street, working with David Ross and Charles East, in general cosmetic surgery and rhinoplasty. He has done an observorship in rhinoplasty at the Marienhospital in Stuttgart under Professor Wolfgang Gubisch, and has travelled to various centres throughout the USA to observe the techniques used by leading cosmetic surgeons in their fields, including Timothy Marten (San Francisco), Professor Foad Nahai (Atlanta), Mark Codner (Atlanta) and Sherrell Aston (New York)

More About Rory
Training Summary

Dr Dower has completed two international fellowships in microsurgery. The first at St Thomas’ hospital in London, involving mainly breast reconstruction. The second, an advanced microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan, dealing with all aspects of microsurgical reconstruction including complex head and neck reconstruction and treatment for lymphedema. This was followed by an observorship in implant breast reconstruction at the Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.

During his specialist training, the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa (APRSSA), awarded Dr Dower Best Clinical Paper in 2009 and 2011, as well as Best Publication in 2012.
He has also presented at the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS) Annual Meeting in 2014, on breast reconstruction.

Dr Dower is a Member of the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa (APRSSA) and is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He holds GMC registration and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons England (MRCS Eng).

MRCS (Eng) MMed (Plast Surg) FC Plast Surg (SA)
PR 0484547 . MP 0571431

GRADUATE TRAINING

  • 2002 – University of Cape Town: MBChB
  • 2010 – The Royal College of Surgeons England: MRCS
  • 2012 – The Colleges of Medicine South Africa: FC Plast. Surg. (SA)
  • 2013 – University of Limpopo: MMed (Plast. Surg.) Medunsa

FELLOWSHIP TRAINING

  • 2013/2014 – Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital: Microvascular Fellow
  • 2014 – The London Clinic (Harley Street): Aesthetic Fellow
  • 2015 – China Medical University Hospital: Advanced Microsurgery Fellow

OBSERVORSHIPS

  • 2014 – Marienhospital, Stuttgart: Rhinoplasty
  • 2015 – Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery, San Francisco: Facelift
  • 2015 – Emory Aesthetic Centre, Atlanta: Aesthetic surgery
  • 2015 – Mark Codner Plastic Surgery, Atlanta: Blepharoplasty
  • 2015 – Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York: Aesthetic surgery
  • 2015 – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York: Implant breast reconstruction

PRIZES

  • 2008 – David Lurie Memorial Research Fellowship
  • 2009 – APRSSA Registrar Winner: Best Clinical Paper
  • 2011 – APRSSA Registrar Winner: Best Clinical Paper
  • 2012 – APRSSA Registrar Winner: Best Publication

PUBLICATIONS

  • Is Oesophageal Stenting for Cancer the Answer? A Report From a Secondary Hospital In the Developing World.
    South African Journal of Surgery (SAJS) Vol. 48, No. 2, May 2010
  • Pilot Study of Timing of Biofilm Formation on Closed Suction Wound Drains.
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Vol. 130, No. 5, November 2012
  • Evolution from the TUG to PAP flap for breast reconstruction: Comparison and refinements of technique.
    Journal of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (JPRAS) Vol. 68, No.7, July 2015

PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS

  • 2014 – European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS) Annual Meeting:
    Evolution from the TUG to PAP flap for breast reconstruction: Comparison and refinements of technique
  • 2014 – British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) Meeting:
    Poster “What do Rhinoplasty Patients Dislike about their Nose: Using the FACE-Q to Measure Satisfaction with Appearance”
  • 2014 – British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) Meeting:
    Poster “How Does Quality of Life Correlate with Appearance in Rhinoplasty Patients? Using the FACE-Q to Understand Patients Perceptions”
Bridget
Practice Manager

Bridget is a qualified medical doctor who offers a wealth of information for patients and supports all aspects of the practice. Through her clinical and administrative advice, Bridget aims to ensure that patients feel fully supported both in the lead up to surgery as well as in the post-operative period.

Anina
Aesthetician

Anina finished her Advanced Diploma in Somatology with a Cum Laude, and went on to do a CIDESCO International Diploma. With extensive experience in skin care and non-surgical treatments, she has a passion for the aesthetic industry and strives for an exceptionally high level of professionalism and client satisfaction. Her sophisticated demeanor and caring nature will ensure that you have all your questions answered before and after your procedure. Anina has a very talented eye and attention to detail, which contribute to achieving the best result possible.

It is of the utmost importance for me to make sure that every visit or treatment at our facility is a memorable one and in so doing build long lasting relationships with each and every client.

Procedures

Face
  • Facelift
  • Nose
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Browlift
  • Chin
  • Ear Surgery
  • Fat Grafting
  • Skin Cancer
Breast
  • Augmentation
  • Lift
  • Reduction
  • Reconstruction
  • Revision
  • Male Reduction
Body
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Arm Lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Buttock Enhancement
  • Mommy Makeover
Skin
  • Injectables
  • Fillers
  • Microneedling
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Facials
  • Skin treatments
  • Skin care products

Contact Us

Busamed Paardevlei Hospital
Suite 201, Second Floor
4 Gardner Williams Avenue
Somerset West
Western Cape
7130

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