Medical Centres Launceston

MIKKO Plastic Surgery

Medical Centres Launceston

Level 1/247 Wellington St
7250  Launceston
(03) 6388 8118


<center>Dr Larsen is a specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He graduated with honours from Erasmus University Medical School in Rotterdam in 2002. He completed advanced training in plastic, reconstructive, hand and aesthetic surgery in Europe and Australia and is fellowship trained in hand and wrist surgery and in reconstructive microsurgery. He obtained a PhD on experimental reconstructive surgery conducted at Mayo Clinic and defended his thesis in Amsterdam in 2011.<br><br> Dr Larsen was trained by world-renowned surgeons in their respective fields. General surgery training (2 years) at Albert Schweitzer hospital in The Netherlands inspired his love of working in regional centres and forms a strong foundation for his reconstructive surgery mindset. Dr Larsen spent almost two years at the Mayo Clinic Microvascular Research Laboratory in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Profs Allen Bishop, Alexander Shin and Robert Spinner from the Mayo Clinic brachial plexus and upper extremity reconstructive surgery team provided guidance and mentorship for his PhD research conducted at this world-renown institution. The Mayo Clinic core value was deeply instilled in him during that time: ‘The needs of the patient come first’. <br><br> Dr Larsen stays current with the latest techniques and advances. He is an author on more than 40 peer reviewed publications and book chapters in plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. He is a Clinical Examiner for RACS, he is a peer reviewer for the Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, the Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery and for the European Journal of Plastic Surgery. He is a faculty member for the Australia and New Zealand Burns Association, and for the Interplast organisation. He is a member of numerous professional organisations, including the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, The Netherlands Society for Surgery of the Hand, Netherlands and European Boards of Plastic Surgery, The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). In 2019 he was co-opted to ASPS Council, focussing on the strengths of regional centres for plastic surgery and on the support for international medical graduates on the pathway to RACS Fellowship. In 2020 Dr Larsen joined the Board of Directors for the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies (ICOPLAST) as Oceania Representative and in 2021 was elected Councillor for ASPS; he sits on numerous committees for both organisations. In 2021 he was elected to the Tasmanian State Committee for RACS. Dr Larsen is also a member of the Australian Government Department of Health’s Breast Implant Expert Working Group, advising the Therapeutic Goods Administration on safety issues relating to breast implants and breast tissue expanders. He was awarded the Patrick J. Kelly Special Fellows Research Award at Mayo Clinic and the Netherlands Society for Plastic Surgery biennial award for best experimental research for his PhD research (2011).</center>

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