Do I need a referral to see Dr. Joseph Rizk?
If you have a cosmetic enquiry you do not need a referral. However, if you have a medical condition like a skin cancer or are large breasted then it is recommended that you have a referral so you can claim a rebate for your consultation and medical treatment.
Do I Need An Appointment?
What Should I Expect From The Consultation?
The consultation can take between 45-60 minutes. Each condition or enquiry will be different. Dr. Joseph Rizk will take a history, listen to your concerns and requirements and perform an examination. He will then give you his assessment and educate you on your options. You will have an opportunity to ask questions. This is all performed in a discrete manner in a tranquil setting.
How Much Does A Consultation Cost?
A consultation is $300 for a non-cosmetic assessment and $330 for a cosmetic assessment or if you do not have a referral. There is a GST applied to the cosmetic assessment.
If I Require Surgery Where Is It Performed?
Small procedures can be performed in the office procedure room. These include small moles, minor skin cancers or fat grafting of small amounts.
More complex procedures are performed in a private hospital setting in the eastern suburbs or inner west of Sydney.
Is There Follow-Up After My Procedure?
There is follow-up after every procedure to assess wounds and ensure appropriate care is taken. Dr. Joseph Rizk will review you as needed until complete healing.
What Are The Risks Of Plastic Surgery?
Dr. Joseph Rizk will explain the procedure that will be performed. You will be educated about the benefits and potential complications.
Dr Rizk supports the National Law and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) guidelines that any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
Who Performs The Procedures In The Practice?
Dr. Joseph Rizk performs all procedures including non-surgical procedures like anti-wrinkle injections and chemical peels. Dr. Rizk ensures you get one on one care and no one else will perform the procedure.