Level 4, 18 North Tce, Adelaide SA

Dr Douglas Copson


Specialist Plastic Surgeon

MBBS, FRACS (plas)

Dr Douglas Copson is a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia. Doug undertook medical and subsequently surgical training in Australia earning a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS-Plas) and has experience across the full breadth of Plastic Surgery.

Dr Copson practices out of Adelaide Plastic Surgery located on North Terrace and operates at associated private hospitals throughout Adelaide. Doug has public surgical appointments as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre where he treats both elective and emergency patients. Doug also takes an active role in research and teaching.

His practice is broad and encompasses many of the disciplines of Plastic Surgery including;

  • Skin cancer excision and reconstruction
  • Hand and Wrist surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery of the hand and upper limb
  • Facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery

Hand Surgery at Adelaide Plastic Surgery
Dr Copson has a special interest in conditions affecting the hand and upper limb and is committed to providing quality evidence based care at the highest level. At Adelaide Plastic Surgery we have a collaborative team approach with onsite Hand Therapy as well as Radiology services within the same building. This allows us to provide timely diagnosis and treatment of your hand condition.

Dr Copson is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the South Australian Hand Surgery Society.