Dr Mark Rahman is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a special interest in microsurgery, reconstructive breast surgery and skin cancer surgery. He is a visiting specialist at the Gold Coast University Hospital, and consults and operates privately in Lismore, Ballina and the Gold Coast.
Dr Rahman has over 15 years post graduate experience working in both the UK and Australia. He takes pride in using his experience and expertise to look after his patients as he would wish to be looked after himself.
Dr Rahman went to Edinburgh Medical School where he graduated with a first class honours degree in Neuroscience before obtaining Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. He subsequently underwent surgical training in the UK and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Following his training in the UK, Dr Rahman worked as a volunteer surgeon for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in Darfur, Sudan and the Ivory Coast. Soon after, he moved to Sydney where he won a research scholarship in the field of Craniofacial Surgery. In 2011 he embarked on five years of specialist training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery overseen by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was admitted as a Fellow of the College in 2016.
Before starting his practice, Dr Rahman undertook a nine-month fellowship in Microsurgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. During this time he worked closely with some of the world leaders in reconstructive breast surgery.