Mr James Finkemeyer


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Areas of interest


2/650 Bridge Road Richmond, 3121


(03) 9828 1300


(03) 9828 1301



Dr James Finkemeyer is a fully-qualified Specialist Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who undertook Plastic Surgical training in Victoria earning a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2018.  Following qualification in Australia, he undertook two international fellowships including Microsurgical Fellowship at Oxford University Hospitals and Craniofacial Surgery & Rhinoplasty Fellowship at Vancouver General Hospital.  While travelling, he also undertook a number of clinical observorships in Sweden, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom and Spain.  

James has a passion for ongoing research and education. He has authored a number of publications in international medical journals and presented at national and international conferences in his field of interest and is currently the Supervisor of Training at St Vincent’s Hospital.

His practice is broad and encompasses many of the disciplines of Plastic Surgery while combining the aesthetic and reconstructive principles of his training.  He has a particular interest in surgery of the head and neck, craniofacial surgery and rhinoplasty including surgery for post-traumatic or functional deficits. He has also established a facial palsy MDT in collaboration with facial therapy and ENT specialists which accepts referrals from around Australia.

He maintains dedicated clinic and operating time for trauma and skin cancer cases that require short-notice appointments and urgent treatment. 

Skin Cancer Treatment and Reconstruction
Craniofacial Surgery / Rhinoplasty
Breast Reconstruction 
Facial Palsy Reconstruction
Head and Neck Reconstruction
Hand Surgery