Dr Timms

Dr Ian Timms MB BS, BSc, FRCS, FRACS

Specialist plastic surgeon, Perth WA

Dr Timms is a highly qualified and well-regarded specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon. His kind, down-to-earth nature and his empathetic approach set him apart in his field. His consistently outstanding results and high client satisfaction rates have earned him a reputation for excellence, particularly in reconstructive and corrective surgery. He is one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons within the Perth medical profession.


MB BS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
FRCS – Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRACS – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


Born in England, Dr Timms attended Medical School at University College London. Upon graduating, he worked within the UK medical system, at a number of London’s top teaching hospitals while completing his Fellowship in Surgery-in-General (General Surgery).

After emigrating to Australia in 2000, Dr Timms was appointed to the Advanced Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Training Program, where he worked in Sydney and Perth and obtained his Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dr Timms returned to the UK to complete an advanced medical qualification, consequently achieving a Fellowship in Cosmetic and Micro-vascular Surgery.

Returning to Perth in March 2008, Dr Timms commenced his private practice while working at Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital (now known as Perth Children’s Hospital). He now works within the private sector, is a Consultant at SCHG also operating from Perth’s major private hospitals.

Alongside his extensive experience and expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr Timms is specialised in breast and body aesthetics, with a particular focus on breast augmentation. This specialisation also gives him broad expertise in post-breast cancer reconstruction, with a deep understanding of the various techniques available and which will produce the highest level of patient satisfaction.

Dr Timms is also highly specialised in corrective surgeries. In circumstances where previous surgeries have left patients dissatisfied or even disfigured, Dr Timms offers a customised, compassionate and very effective surgical solution.

Professional activities

  • Member of the Operation Rainbow Cleft Lip and Palate Surgical Mission to the Philippines in 2014
  • Member of the Rafiki Mission to Tanzania in 2015 and 2017
  • Actively involved in teaching surgical techniques to medical students and holds suturing workshops for GPs
  • Is an Examiner for Medical Students at the University of Western Australia
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