Gender Network of South Australia

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Dr Tonia Mezzini is currently working with Dr Quoc Lam and Dr Robert Lyons to establish a Gender Network in SA. A multidisciplinary gender team of experienced clinicians across Adelaide to support transgender, transsexual and gender nonconforming people through their social, medical and surgical transition.

Gender Network SA Standards

They work collaboratively and are committed to upholding the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) standards. Go to to see a copy of the Standards of Care.

Dr Quoc Lam is a plastic surgeon consulting from Cranford House on South Terrace.

Dr Lam is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has a special interest in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. This includes top surgery for transgender patients.

Dr Lam has a warm and kind manner. His consultations are relaxed and informative. He will take the time to listen to you in order to understand your situation and goals. Dr Lam places a lot of importance on patient safety, respect and care.

Dr Lam operates out of Burnside Hospital, St Andrews Hospital and the Stirling District Hospital. He has been consulting from Waverley House on South Terrace for the last 5 years, but has moved to Cranford House on South Terrace, just several doors down from St Andrews Hospital.

Dr Lam has trained over many years to acquire a wide range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgical skills that allow him to combine aesthetics with reconstruction, while having the confidence and depth of experience to deal with more complex problems.

Dr Lam performs skin cancer surgery, hand surgery and wide range of aesthetic surgical procedures. He will confidently talk to you about facial cosmetic surgery, liposuction, abdominoplasty and more.

Having said this, Dr Lam has a special interest in breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery. Common aesthetic breast surgery procedures include breast reduction, breast lifting, breast asymmetry correction, congenital breast deformity correction and breast augmentation.

As a specialist breast reconstruction surgeon he is well versed in all the possible options available to you including expander and implant reconstruction, latissimus dorsi reconstruction, TRAM or DIEP reconstruction, fat grafting and more.

Similarly, Dr Lam is comfortable with all the presentations and surgical options available to transgender patients seeking top surgery.

Find out more about Dr Quoc Lam here.

Dr Robert Lyons is a psychiatrist consulting from Hewitt Services in Rose Park. He is the Vice President and Acting Secretary for the Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health (ANZPATH). Click here to find out more about ANZPATH.

So, watch this space!


Dr Tonia Mezzini is known for offering the best possible advice and treatment options for a person’s sexual health care needs. In particular, she cares for patients with:

Menopause and hormonal concerns
Breast cancer prevention strategies
Chronic pelvic pain in men and women
Painful periods and endometriosis
Vulval pain syndromes and vulval skin conditions
Low libido and pain with intercourse
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Gender-affirming hormone therapy
Complex contraceptive choices
Sexually transmitted infections such as recurrent genital herpes
Recurrent bacterial vaginosis
Recurrent thrush