James Burt (Jamie) was born and educated in Melbourne. He attended the University of Melbourne and graduated with MBBS in 1988. During his time at university Jamie was awarded the Ryan Prize for Surgery and the Davis and Geck Prize for Surgery.
Jamie then proceeded in surgical training under the supervision of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and became a fellow of the RACS in 1998. In 1997 98 Jamie undertook advanced training in Craniofacial and cosmetic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Jamie returned to Australia where he was appointed as a member of the Senior Medical Staff at St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne and as a senior lecturer for The University of Melbourne Clinical School. He maintains his appointment at St.Vincent's to the present day .
Jamie was appointed Head of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute and served in this position until 2004.
Jamie volunteers for Interplast Australia travelling overseas on volunteer surgical missions to perform reconstructive surgery in developing countries. He has a particular interest in performing cleft lip and palate procedures on these trips. Countries he has visited include Tanzania, Indonesia, The Federated States of Micronesia, and Vanuatu.
To get further information or to make an appointment contact Dr James Burt's rooms in Malvern, Melbourne.