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Our practice

At Macquarie Plastic Surgery we aim to provide our patients with professional and personalised advice and service. Our goal is to ensure our patients feel comfortable and relaxed, and our dedicated and experienced team will help guide patients through their treatment before, during and after surgery with a focus on individualised care.

Learn more about your surgeon and the team

Your surgeon

Mr Andrew Castley

BMedSci(Hons) MBBS(Hons) FRACS(Plast)
Mr Andrew Castley, BMedSci(Hons) MBBS(Hons) FRACS(Plast)
Mr Andrew Castley, BMedSci(Hons) MBBS(Hons) FRACS(Plast)

Mr Andrew Castley graduated with honours from the University of Tasmania in 2000. After initially training in general surgery, he was awarded his Fellowship in Plastic Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011. Mr Castley returned to Tasmania with his wife and four children in 2012 to take up a position at the Royal Hobart Hospital as the Director of the Burns Unit.

Mr Castley has a keen interest in all facets of plastic surgery with a main focus on skin cancer and hand surgery. Mr Castley also has a special interest in breast surgery, both cosmetic and reconstructive. Through his training and post Fellowship years Mr Castley has developed the skills required to perform all forms of reconstruction – both autologous (using your own tissue) and implant based.

Philosophy

We aim to create an environment that enables our patients to feel comfortable and relaxed. We encourage our patients to ask questions and be an active participant in their treatment. We respect our patient’s privacy and ensure utmost discretion at all times.

Commitment to care

We are committed to providing the best quality care, in a holistic manner with a focus on the individual. Our team will help guide you along your treatment pathway, and provide all information required to make an informed choice about your ongoing care.

Surgical accreditation

The team

Louise Bardwell, Practice Manager

Practice Manager Louise Bardwell

Louise has worked in the health industry for over 20 years. She has held a variety of positions in Tasmanian Hospitals and specialist practices. Since 2006 she has worked in the plastic and reconstructive area as Practice Manager. She delivers service with compassion and quality care to our patients.

Janelle Vickery, Clinical Nurse Co-ordinator

Clinical Nurse Co‑ordinator Janelle Vickery

Janelle is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years’ experience in many different areas of nursing. She enjoys being part of the Macquarie Plastic Surgery collaborative team assisting patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Nika Bennett, Practice Nurse

Practice Nurse Nika Bennett

Nika is an experienced Theatre Nurse specialising in plastics. She enjoys providing friendly and comprehensive care for patients throughout their surgical journey.

Tania Lockley, Practice Nurse

Practice Nurse Tania Lockley

Tania is a Registered Nurse specialising in perioperative nursing, with a special interest in plastics and oral and maxillofacial surgery. She endeavours to give the best quality care and keep our patients smiling with her bubbly personality.

Sally Walters, Practice Nurse

Practice Nurse Sally Walters

Sally is a Registered Nurse with experience working in operating theatres as well as cosmetic surgery. She assists the doctors with surgical procedures, post operative appointments and performs PDT treatments. Her caring and cheerful nature ensures our patients have the best experience possible at our clinic.

Gina Sward, Medical Administration

Medical Administration Gina Sward

Gina has worked in a variety of roles in the medical industry since 2006, including working in plastic and reconstructive practices. She provides our patients with quality care in a professional environment.

Jo Deak, Medical Administration

Medical Administration Jo Deak

Jo has previous administration experience in surgical oncology and a variety of departments for numerous years at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Jo will ensure you have the information and appointments you need in a kind and compassionate manner.

Ava Krzyzanowski, Medical Administration

Medical Administration Ava Krzyzanowski

Ava comes from a background of hospital administration including involvement in accreditation processes. Ava has a keen interest in plastic surgery and aesthetics. Her caring nature will ensure that you receive excellent patient care.

Jorja Adams, Medical Administration

Medical Administration Jorja Adams

Jorja has previously worked in various hospital administration roles, but most recently in private practice. Outside work she enjoys bike riding and spending time with family and friends. She is interested in skin care, particularly treatments for aging skin, and aesthetics.

We aim to provide our patients with professional and personalised advice and service. Our goal is to ensure you feel comfortable and relaxed, and our dedicated and experienced team will help guide you through your treatment with a focus on individualised care.