Dr Wilkinson completed 12 years of medical and surgical training. Her rigorous training began as a medical student at the University of Stellenbosch, where she was conferred with her medical degree in 1991. Her passion for structure, delicate work and human interaction helped her to successfully complete her Plastic Surgical training in 1999 when she became a Fellow of the College of Plastic Surgeons. She commenced private cosmetic practice in Johannesburg in 2000 and was appointed as a consultant at The Medical University of SA where she was involved in the training of registrars in female reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. In 2001, she became an accredited member of The Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of SA. She acquired further experience in cosmetic surgery in London and New York in 2002, training with leading cosmetic surgeons for three months.
In 2006 she relocated to her home town, Cape Town, and joined the Renaissance BSI where she now practices.
Dr Wilkinson has developed a passion for cosmetic surgical procedures such as, breast augmentation, breast lifts, breast reductions, tummy tucks, liposuction and facial surgery. She also performs the complete spectrum of minimally invasive non-surgical procedures such as fillers, chemical peels and surgical needling.
Dr Wilkinson has actively been involved in research during her training. She has presented her work numerous times at national meetings for plastic surgeons and she was awarded the best clinical research paper in 1998. She continues to lecture widely on many topics in plastic surgery and has authored numerous articles in the consumer media.
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