Dr Paul van Minnen
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Paul van Minnen is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a special interest in hand and wrist surgery. He takes pride in providing the highest standard of care for adults with hand and wrist problems, always with a personal, respectful and affable approach.
He studied medicine, obtained his PhD and completed Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery training at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Learning from the country’s most reputable surgeons, hand and wrist surgery became his major interest from very early on in his training. He qualified as a Netherlands Board (NVPC) and European Board (EBOPRAS) certified plastic surgeon before arriving in Australia in 2012.
In Adelaide he completed three years of advanced fellowship training in Reconstructive Microsurgery, Burns Surgery and Hand and Wrist Surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. In 2015 he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Dr. van Minnen's private practice is set up exclusively for hand and wrist surgery and is co-located with SA Hand Therapy for a seamless and convenient (postoperative) patient journey. Dr. van Minnen has a particular interest in surgery for base of thumb osteoarthritis, joint replacement surgery and the management of Dupuytren's disease.