Hunter Plastic Surgery Wins Australian Small Business Champions Award

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13 Apr 2024

Hunter Plastic Surgery Wins Australian Small Business Champions Award

Dr Moncrieff and the team at Hunter Plastic Surgery are thrilled to announce they were winners of the Cosmetic Specialist category at the Australian Small Business Champions Awards in Sydney tonight.

This brings their tally to an impressive 26 awards at local, national and global recognition events since they opened and is a perfect way to celebrate their 15th year in practice!

What this award means to us

There are many stereotypes about plastic surgery, but Dr Nick Moncrieff said what makes his practice so successful is they are all about keeping it real and clearly that was recognised by the award judges.

“If a woman who has struggled with pain for years and wants a breast reduction or has damaged muscles after babies and wants a tummy tuck, then she should be able to get real results with a focus on safety and five-star support. Delivering that is my passion so of course it is very pleasing when independent judges review our results and patient feedback and recognise what we are able to achieve,” Dr Moncrieff said.

15 years of award-winning care

In the last month Hunter Plastic Surgery has marked it’s 15th anniversary since opening in 2009. And they have had a lot to celebrate!

The clinic based in Charlestown is the most awarded plastic surgery practice in Australia and exclusively offers breast and body surgery for women.

They attract hundreds of women from Newcastle and the broader Hunter who seek surgery each year. Notably, around 40% of their patients travel from over 100km away due to Dr Moncrieff’s reputation across Australia, driven in part by the clinic’s popular social media accounts featuring hundreds of real patient outcomes.

“We have hit some big milestones in 15 years, including that Dr Moncrieff has operated on almost 10,000 patients, including performing over 5,000 breast reductions, lifts, augmentations, tummy tuck and other breast and body procedures,” co-founder of Hunter Plastic Surgeon, Amber Moncrieff said.

A key part of the success of the practice is the commitment and experience of the team.

Dr Moncrieff commented, “all current team members have been with us for over 4 years, and practice manager Jessica, assistant practice manager Alicia and registered nurse Melissa are all members of our '10+ Years Club'. That depth of knowledge means patients feel more confident about the support they receive throughout their journey with us.”

Part of the community and industry leadership

“Giving back to our industry and the broader community is something we feel strongly about,” Amber Moncrieff stated.

Dr Moncrieff and his patients have contributed to research to improve outcomes and and safety for women, including the ground-breaking studies on back pain and incontinence improvements after abdominoplasty that helped restore Medicare support for mothers in 2022.

The Hunter Plastic Surgery team have also contributed to education and industry leadership including delivering over 100 hours of clinical and management presentations for Plastic Surgeons, nurses and practice teams.

They have also supported the community and charities with donations of over $100,000 since inception.

What’s the next challenge for the team?

Continuing to raise the bar in patient experience and outcomes for another 15 years in Newcastle!

Australia’s most awarded plastic surgery clinic

For more about our previous awards, please visit this page.

About the Australian Small Business Champions Awards

These awards are one of the peak awards programmes that celebrate the achievements and considerable economic, social and cultural contribution of today’s 2.5 million small business operators from across the country.

This year marks the 26th consecutive year of the Champion Awards and its most successful year to-date, with more entries received this year than any year prior. This year finalists were chosen from over 5,500 entries.

More about the awards can be found here.

About Hunter Plastic Surgery

Dr Nicholas and Amber Moncrieff in 2009.

Our exclusive surgical focus is breast and body surgery for women. This includes breast reduction, breast enhancement, mummy makeovers, tummy tucks (abdominoplasties) and body lifts for patients requiring skin removal after significant weight loss.

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