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Mr James Burt


    Contact Details

  • 03 9500 0366

    03 9509 6731

  • Knox Private Hospital

    Knox Private Hospital 262 Mountain Highway Wantirna 3152

Mr James Burt

Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

Mr James Burt is part of the Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery team at Healthscope.

To ensure you receive the best possible treatment, our Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery team are all carefully selected for their expertise and patient centred approach.

Mr James Burt is available to see patients at Knox Private Hospital


He attended the University of Melbourne and graduated with MBBS in 1988. During his time at university Jamie was awarded the Ryan Prize for Surgery and the Davis and Geck Prize for Surgery.

Jamie then proceeded in surgical training under the supervision of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and became a fellow of the RACS in 1998. In 1997 98 Jamie undertook advanced training in Craniofacial and cosmetic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA. 

Jamie returned to Australia where he was appointed as a member of the Senior Medical Staff at St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne and as a senior lecturer for The University of Melbourne Clinical School. He maintains his appointment at St.Vincent's to the present day .

Jamie was appointed Head of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute  and served in this position until 2004.

Jamie volunteers for Interplast Australia travelling overseas on volunteer surgical missions to perform reconstructive surgery in developing countries. He has a particular interest in performing cleft lip and palate procedures on these trips. Countries he has visited include Tanzania, Indonesia, The Federated States of Micronesia, and Vanuatu.



Hand surgery

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger fingers or thumb
  • deQuervain's tenosynovitis
  • Ganglion cysts of the hand or wrist
  • Mucous cysts of the fingers
  • Dupytren's contracture
  • Tumors of the hand or digits

Skin Cancer Surgery

  • BCC (Basal cell carcinoma)
  • SCC (Squamous cell carcinoma)

Restorative Surgery

  • Breast procedures
  • Abdominal procedures
  • Other
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262 Mountain Hwy , Wantirna 3152