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Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr Craig Layt - 1Dr Craig Layt, Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, MED: 0001189663 is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). ASPS members hold a specialist qualification from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) which is the only College for specialist surgical training accredited by both Australian and New Zealand Governments through the Australian Medical Council (AMC) and New Zealand Medical Council (NZMC), respectively. Members of ASPS have undertaken a minimum of 12 years medical and surgical education, including at least five years of specialist postgraduate training, and are Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Dr Layt completed a Post Fellowship, Aesthetic Fellowship with Dr Paul Downie in Cosmetic Surgery in 2000 and 2001. Dr Layt has been providing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery services to the Gold Coast and Northern Rivers Regions for over 23 years.

Education and Training

Dr Layt graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School in 1988. Following graduation, he undertook ten years of resident and general surgery training at the Princess Alexandra, Mater, and Greenslopes Hospitals in Brisbane, and the General Hospital in Townsville.

Dr Layt trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Brisbane, Queensland at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Princess Alexandra and Mater Hospitals. Dr Layt furthered his medical expertise in Melbourne, Victoria working alongside a number of leading Fellow Plastic Surgeons in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, and St. Vincent’s Hospital. In 2001 Dr Layt commenced in private practice utilising his training as a plastic surgeon, bringing his expertise to the Gold Coast and Northern Rivers. In addition to his private practice, Dr Layt is involved in the training and up-skilling of younger Plastic Surgeons.

Dr Layt was elected as President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons from 2010 until July 2012. During his two year role as President, he was required to actively take part in and organize post graduate education for Plastic Surgeons in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr Layt is proud to continue his involvement in training our future surgeons through the education of medical students and doctors training in the specialty of plastic surgery and has been invited to deliver lectures internationally on Breast Surgery.

Dr Layt is highly credentialed in many areas of Plastic, Cosmetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as a variety of non-surgical cosmetic enhancements. He is dedicated to a high standard of patient care. He insists that each patient fully understands the benefits, risks, and limitations of the procedure they have selected before undergoing surgery, in order to maximise patient satisfaction. Dr Layt is experienced with a comprehensive range of procedures, including breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and numerous other cosmetic treatments for the face and body.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Dr Craig Layt, Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon MED 0001189663 is actively involved in the training and education of plastic surgeons for aesthetic and cosmetic plastic surgery, and is a member of:


Dr. Craig Layt and Dr. Brad Calobrace at ASPS, Brisbane 2019

Dr. Craig Layt and Dr. Brad Calobrace at ASPS, Brisbane 2019

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