More about Dr. Barnes

Feel free to read some more about us and Dr. Barnes. If you would like to book an appointment for consultation you are welcome to contact us.


Dr Barnes is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon based at Hillcrest Private Hospital.   He has a specific interest in General Reconstructive Microsurgery.


Dr Barnes obtained his Medical Degree from the University of The Witwatersrand in 2000. After post graduate training in General Surgery and Trauma.


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Some of the procedures we offer

In its basic form, Plastic Surgery deals with the restoration of a patients form and function, which can be effected by trauma, cancer or even congenital problems.

Breast Reconstruction

Surgery done to reconstruct the Breast following a Mastectomy for Breast Cancer.  It may be done as an immediate, delayed or…Read more


Skin Cancer Treatment

Identifying and treating the different types of Skin Cancers like Basal Cell Carcinomas, Squamous Cell Carcinomas, Melanoma…Read more


Head & Neck

Extensive surgery to correct defects after Cancer or Trauma.  This usually involves taking Skin or other tissue from a remote area…Read more

Breast Augmentation

Surgery done to increase the size, volume and projection of the Breasts.  It can be used to bring your Breasts into proportion with…Read more

Breast Reduction

Surgery to reduce and reshape the Breasts by removing excess Skin, Breast Tissue and Fat. It is often done to alleviate Back and…Read more

Hand Surgery

Surgery involving Hand defects from Trauma, Cancer, Birth Defects, Tendons injuries, Dupytrens Contracture, Carpal…Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your operational hours?

Monday to Thursday 08h00 – 16h00

Fridays 08h00 – 12h30

Out of hours / Emergency consults can be requested.

Does Medical Aid cover Cosmetic Surgery?

Generally most Medical Aids do not pay for Cosmetic Surgery as it is viewed as a Scheme Exclusion.

What does Cosmetic Surgey Cost?

Cosmetic Procedures costs vary significantly according to what procedure is to be done and how long it will take in theatre.  Please contact the practice for an estimate on the procedure you would like to enquire about.

Do I need a referral?

Dr Barnes is able to see any patient without a referral, however, some medical aids may not pay for services in full if you have not been referred by a GP.   Please contact your medical aid to ask what your plan stipulates.

What about complications?

We strive to minimise the risks of complications, however, any surgery comes with risks of complications.  Complications and risks will be discussed during your consultation.  We will usually not charge for correction/treatment of any complications following cosmetic surgery, however, you may be liable for hospital, anaesthetic or other service provider fees.