Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a referral?

For cosmetic procedures you do not need a medical referral. A GP referral is required to involve your health fund and may facilitate rebate of a portion of the consultation for some procedures that attract Medicare item numbers or rebates. For all reconstructive or skin cancers a GP referral is required.

How much do consultations cost?

Consultation with Mr Farhadieh cost $250. For interstate patients we can arrange a phone/skype/facetime consultation. This costs $150 and needs to be paid in advance. Please contact to arrange this.

I am interested in having surgery, where do I get more information?

Dr Farhadieh has arranged a large volume of information to be catalogued on our website. They provide a comprehensive overview of procedures. Any further information can be provided at the time of consultation.

Where does Dr Farhadieh operate?

Dr Farhadieh operates in both Sydney and Canberra.

In Sydney:

  • East Sydney Private Hospital
  • Hospital for Specialist Surgery
  • Bondi Junction Private Hospital
  • Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Institute
  • Hurstville Private Hospital

In Canberra:

  • Calvary Hospitals (Bruce & John James)
  • National Capital Hospital

Does Dr Farhadieh perform the entire procedure?

Yes, Dr Farhadieh may have an assistant for some procedures, but performs the entire procedure himself.

How long is your waiting list?

In general Dr Farhadieh’s waiting list between 1-3 months.

What does follow up include?

Dr Farhadieh believes that the doctor-patient rapport is amongst the most sacred and privileged relationships. Our practice is based on compassion, honesty, transparency and above all, patient welfare. We pride ourselves on making sure that you feel supported through each stage of the journey. We will be available during all stages of your journey and will schedule short, medium and long term follow ups as part of our overall practice.

How do I have to pay for my surgery?

The surgical fees must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to surgery for all cosmetic procedures. Similarly your anaesthetic fees and in some cases must be paid prior to surgery.

Do you have financing?

No unfortunately not, but many of our patients seek external financing information.


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