Dr. Shiba Sinha
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Shiba Sinha is a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon and
received her fellowship from the Royal Australian College of
Surgeons. She is excited to be joining the team at Melbourne
Shiba graduated from the University of Leeds with a 1 st class
honours degree in Clinical Sciences in addition to her medical
degree, for which she received multiple undergraduate prizes and
was dux of her year on 2 occasions. Her early passion for plastic
and reconstructive surgery was confirmed as a senior medical
student after an elective placement at St Vincent’s Hospital,
Melbourne. This ultimately led to Shiba relocating to Australia and
proudly calling Melbourne home.
Shiba has completed a higher research degree at the O’Brien Institute in Melbourne in the
field of fat tissue engineering. She has presented and published research both nationally
and internationally in the areas of tissue engineering, breast reconstruction and skin cancer.
Shiba’s advanced plastic surgery training included tertiary centres in both Melbourne and
Sydney. Shiba holds public appointments as a Consultant Surgeon at Peter MacCallum
Cancer Centre, Monash Health and Eastern Health. She is an approachable and
compassionate surgeon whose utmost priority is delivery of a safe and optimal outcome for
all her patients. She is available for consultation and management of skin cancer and
melanoma and elective hand surgery.
Outside of surgery Shiba maintains interests in contemporary art, architecture and being