About Dr Warwick Nettle

Dr Warwick Nettle is the founder and Medical Director of Silkwood Medical, a leading plastic surgery clinic and Medispa located in Bondi Junction, Sydney.

Dr Nettle is a world-renowned facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon with over 20 years experience. His surgical techniques, artistic flair and natural-looking results have gained him an international reputation as one of the leaders in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery.

Dr Nettle is specialised in aesthetic/cosmetic facial plastic surgery and is passionate about facelift and
neck lift surgery, hairline lowering surgery, brow lift surgery, lip lift surgery, rhinoplasty surgery, revision rhinoplasty surgery, eyelid surgery and skin rejuvenation techniques utilising fat grafting, surgical dermabrasion and medical-grade peels.

Few plastic surgeons in Australia share Dr Nettle’s level of training and aesthetic flare. His attention to detail and artistic approach, combined with years of experience help him deliver only the most natural-looking results for his patients. Dr Nettle is well-known for his excellent patient care both in the planning stages for surgery and in the post-operative recovery stages . “Surgery is an emotional rollercoaster ride, and it is extremely important to me that my patients feel fully supported during this time,” Dr Nettle says.

Dr Nettle’s Philosophy

The satisfaction of helping people recover from facial trauma drew Dr Warwick Nettle towards aesthetic facial plastic surgery, where he could apply his technical expertise and attention to detail, as well as his artistic eye. Dr Nettle’s philosophy is to create natural-looking results, leaving his patients feeling more confident and fresher, but still looking like themselves.


Dr Nettle graduated from the University of Adelaide and did his early training in general and plastic surgery in Adelaide. Upon moving to Sydney he was the Senior Registrar in plastic surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. After completing his plastic surgery exams in Australia, Dr Nettle undertook further training in the United States. Dr Nettle gained extensive experience serving at two of the most respected institutions in the US – the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Texas, and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York – before going on to establish his own practice, Silkwood Medical, in Bondi Junction, Sydney.


Dr Nettle is a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery). He is a member of the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) international member, Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Surgery Society (ANZHNS) and is listed as a Realself Top Dr.

Dr Nettle’s opinion is widely sought by his peers and he regularly lectures to other Plastic Surgeons nationally and internationally. Dr Nettle’s particular interests is lecturing on hairline lowering surgery, refining eyelid surgery techniques, as well as eliminating the “facelifted” look in facial rejuvenation surgery.

Dr Nettle In The Media

Dr Nettle’s opinion is regularly sought by Vogue, Good Medicine, Australian Cosmetic Surgery Magazine, The Australian Women’s Weekly and Art of Cosmetic Beauty. He is featured on Harper’s Bazaar’s “A-list” of preferred cosmetic plastic surgeons.

He has appeared on A Current Affair, Good Medicine and 10 Years Younger in 10 Days. The Discovery Channel (USA) made a documentary about his facelift procedures and philosophy of facial rejuvenation for worldwide distribution.

To learn more about Dr. Warwick Nettle or to book a consultation, phone Silkwood Medical on:  (02) 9387 3900