Known as “Dr Johnny” to his patients, Dr Kwei is a fully qualified Specialist Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon.
Dr Kwei specialises in aesthetic and breast reconstructive plastic surgery as well as facelift and tummy tuck surgery. Elective hand surgery and skin cancer surgery are also his passion. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and a member of Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS).
Dr Kwei grew up in Perth where he graduated from medical school at University of Western Australia in 2000. He then moved to Sydney to further his training in Plastic Surgery. After years of extensive training, he was granted Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr Kwei embarked overseas on an Advanced Surgical Training Fellowship in both Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He spent almost a year working at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham (United Kingdom) and underwent further training with some of the world’s leading plastic and cosmetic surgeons in New York (USA) and Seoul (South Korea) which led to the refinement of his techniques.
Dr Kwei has worked as a Plastic Surgery consultant at both Royal North Shore Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He is currently the Head of Plastic Surgery Department at Northern Beaches Hospital, where he operates from and also North Shore Private, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Mater Private and East Sydney Private Hospitals. Patients can see him for a consultation in North Sydney rooms or at his Northern Beaches practice.
Surgical training and education are passions of Dr Kwei. Since returning to Sydney, he has remained actively involved in the training of upcoming surgeons and was the Network Director for Surgical Training for Northern Sydney Area Health in 2016 and 2017. He is currently the NSW Director for Australian and New Zealand Surgical Skill and Education Training for the Royal College of Surgeons. In addition to these highly rewarding positions, Dr Kwei is also an examiner for the Northern Sydney Medical School of Sydney University.
Dr Kwei’s desire to become a plastic surgeon comes from a strong family background of medicine. He is a warm, highly skilled and committed surgeon who is very passionate in helping his patients achieve positive changes in their quality of life and self confidence.
Understanding that every patient is unique, Dr Kwei tailors each surgical plan to suit his patient’s desire and need. With his extensive clinical background in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, he is able to exact the best outcome for every patient. Patients looking for a plastic surgeon in Sydney can have a private consultation and take comfort in his warm persona. Patient care and wellbeing are utmost important to Dr Kwei.