Mr Richard J. Huggins.

Mr Richard J. Huggins​

Richard Huggins completed his medical degree through Monash University obtaining first class honours along with Dentistry at the University of Queensland. He also completed additional tertiary degrees in Science and Anatomy through Monash University and the University of Melbourne. Dr Huggins completed advanced surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Victoria, rotating throughout the major teaching hospitals.

Upon completion of his surgical training, he then undertook a 2-year fulltime subspeciality fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the face. This was completed under his long-term mentor Dr Bryan C. Mendelson widely regarded as one of the key pioneering and internationally renowned aesthetic plastic surgeons.

This provided extensive and comprehensive training in facelift, brow and temporal lift, blepharoplasty along with fat grafting and augmentation of the facial bones.

Dr Huggins has presented at multiple international conferences in the area of facial aesthetics and facial aging and continues research and publications in this field. He has a particular interest in soft tissue and bony correction of facial aesthetics and the applied surgical techniques. He is a clinical demonstrator and presenter for the MAFAC international facial surgery and anatomy course, teaching the current techniques and applied anatomy for facial rejuvenation procedures to graduate surgeons.

He has private practices in both Toorak and Bendigo and holds public consultant positions at the Austin Hospital and Western Health.


Fellow Royal Australasian and College of Dental Surgeons, Specialist Practice and in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (with Honours): Monash University

Bachelor of Dental Science: University of Queensland

Bachelor of Science: Monash University

Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science: Monash University

Master of Philosophy: Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Monash University

Post Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy: University of Melbourne

AHPRA specialist registrations MED0001871612 | DEN0001595982