Dr. James Gaffield: Plastic Surgeon Serving Mackay and Bundaberg, Queensland
A native of California, Dr. James Gaffield founded Pacific Plastic Surgery in 2005. Dr Gaffield serves Bundaberg, Gladstone, Hervey Bay, and Rockhampton through this practice. In 2005, Dr. Gaffield joined Elite Cosmetic Clinic in order to offer even more options to discerning plastic surgery patients in the area including Mackay and the Whitsundays. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Gaffield is committed to using his skill as a plastic surgeon to help those in need: he has undertaken multiple volunteer surgical missions to treat patients with cleft lips and palates in the Philippines.
Education and Training
Dr. James Gaffield received his medical education in the United States at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, earning an MD in 1994. He completed an internship and a residency in general surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania, followed by an additional residency in plastic surgery at the prestigious Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University.
Dr. Gaffield honed his skills as a plastic surgeon in private practice in Philadelphia for two years before relocating to Queensland, Australia, where he worked for two years as a reconstructive and plastic surgeon at Bundaberg Base Hospital before opening the doors of his private practice, Pacific Plastic Surgery. He undergoes regular continuing education to meet the requirements set forth by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Medical Board of California for every plastic surgeon, and pursues additional training as needed to keep his Mackay and Bundaberg practices at the forefront of the field. Since 2004, Dr. Gaffield has served as a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine.
Fellowships and Certifications
As a plastic surgeon, Dr. James Gaffield is fully certified and accredited in both the United States and Australia. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in both general and plastic surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in plastic surgery. In the United States, he is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery; in Australia, he is certified by the Australian Medical Council. Dr Gaffield is an active member of both the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Schedule an Appointment with Dr. James Gaffield
With extensive training and experience in both the United States and Australia, Dr. James Gaffield is an excellent choice for any demanding plastic surgery patient. Dr. Gaffield has the singular ability and discretion that make beautiful, natural-looking results possible. If you seek a plastic surgeon in Mackay, Bundaberg, or elsewhere in Queensland, contact Dr. James Gaffield of Pacific Plastic Surgery and Elite Cosmetic Clinic today.