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Dr Peter Dixon

Dr Peter Dixon

Plastic and Reconstruction Surgeon, Hand Surgeon
Port Melbourne VIC
VWA Provider Number: Port Melbourne 017608CY

About

Dr Peter Dixon is a well sought after Plastic and Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon who has the following special interests:

  • Injuries and conditions elbow and below
  • Juvenile and acquired skin conditions
  • Scarring of all parts of the body
  • Indigenous health

After completing his Bachelor of Medicine at The University of Melbourne, he went onto become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is also a Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Dr Dixon has held Plastic Surgeon positions at the Alfred Hospital and Prince Henry’s Hospital in Melbourne as well as Hutt Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand and Oxford in the UK.

Dr Dixon is AMA4, AMA5 and AMA6 trained. He is also accredited with Work Safe Victoria as an Independent Medical Examiner and Independent Impairment Assessor who can assess hand and upper extremities, and dermatology – skin and scarring.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 6th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission (TAC)
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner (JME)
  • Northern Territory Motor Vehicle
  • Northern Territory WorkSafe
  • WorkSafe Tasmania Permanent Impairment Assessor
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Impairment Assessor (IIA)
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Medical Assessor (IME)

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