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Dr Michael Dowd
Speciality:  Hand Surgery
Subspeciality:  Hand Surgery - Plastic
Macquarie Hand Unit Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 403, Level 4 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  1300 373 693   

Dr Michael Dowd is a specialist Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who trained in Sydney and Melbourne and later took a Fellowship in hand and micro surgery at St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery in the United Kingdom. Whilst in the United Kingdom he successfully passed the diploma in hand surgery with the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand. He currently is director of Plastic Surgery training at Nepean Hospital and is past Secretary for the NSW Hand Surgery Association. Dr Dowd’s clinical interests include soft tissue disorders of the hand, carpal tunnel syndrome, dupuytren's disease, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, tumours of the hand, arthritis of the small joints of the hand including basal thumb arthritis, management of sports injuries and complex hand trauma.  Dr Dowd is a member of the both the NSW Hand Surgery Association and the Australian Hand Surgery Society as well as the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Dowd’s research interests include flexor tendon surgery, small joint arthroplasty, dupuytren's disease, basal thumb arthritis, fractures of the hand and soft tissue reconstruction of fingertip injuries. Dr Dowd is the Secretary of the NSW Hand Surgery Association and is a member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society and Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Dowd’s research interests include flexor tendon surgery, small joint arthroplasty, Dupuytren's disease, basal thumb arthritis, fractures of the hand and soft tissue reconstruction of finger tip injuries.