meet the team
meet the team

Dr. Robert Gilmour
B.SC. MBChB
Dr. Robert Gilmour
B.SC. MBChB
Dr Gilmour has over 30 years’ experience in clinical medicine. His background includes teaching at both Monash University (Melbourne) and as an Associate Professor at Stanford University (Palo Alto). He has had the benefit of working with some of Australia’s leading Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons as well as leading Cosmetic Physicians both in Australia and California. Dr Gilmour is an habitual innovator with a proven track record in international markets with respect to both medical technology and clinical practice protocols. He has a deep understanding of the ageing process both physiologically and anatomically, and of all the available treatment options. He also has considerable experience in materials science therefore understanding the benefits of the evolving technology toolbox available to clinicians in restorative Cosmetic medicine and Surgery. Dr Gilmour has considerable experience in the development ofinnovative clinical procedures and the implementation of them in everyday clinical practice. He is currently applying that experience to the development of new minimally invasive procedures for restorative cosmetic medicine and is one of the founders of The Australian Society for Minimally invasive Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Gilmour is driven by the challenge of providing patient specific solutions based on considered analysis and proven science as well as the required visual perceptive ability. A treatment plan will always include options and information required for you to make an informed decision, keeping in mind budgetary and downtime constraints. His passion is in devising subtle "refreshment plans" for mature patients of both sexes utilizing all the best and latest technology for those who want to make their face match their attitude while keeping a natural and refreshed look. Dr Gilmour also loves to seamlessly disguise that inevitable transition from older younger women to younger middle aged women.

Dr David Ong
MBBS (UWA)
Dr David Ong
MBBS (UWA)
Dr. David Ong graduated from The University of Western Australia in 2009 and followed his interest in the cosmetic field by training in cosmetic injectables in California, USA as well as completing a plastic surgery term at the renowned Kings College in London, UK. After training in the WA hospital system, David has since come back to his passion to help people look and feel their best with his aesthetic eye and surgical precision. “When you look your best you feel your best. I want my patients to leave feeling refreshed and a better version of themselves.” – Dr. David Ong

Kirsten Twine
Kirsten Twine
Kirsten Twine is a registered nurse with over 10 years health care experience. After training at Sydney Adventist Hospital she worked in a number of health areas before specialising in cosmetic medicine under the guidance of a plastic surgeon. Over her years in the industry Kirsten has carved out an enviable reputation as a talented aesthetic practitioner with a flair for facial rejuvenation and aesthetic symmetry. Kirsten's passion lies with volume replenishment, feature enhancement, and liquid face lifts. Her comprehensive understanding of male and female facial anatomy allows her to “think outside the wrinkle” to treat the cause of aging concerns and prevent problems before they occur. Kirsten believes combination treatments are vital to achieve a well rounded and natural result, thus her training in skin and injectable procedures is comprehensive including muscle relaxants, a vast array of temporary dermal fillers, semi permanent fillers and PRP rejuvenation. Kirsten also believes that injectable rejuvenation treatments should not be exclusively for the face. “The face, Neck and Décolletage are all part of the one picture and should be viewed together when considering treatment options.” Kirsten believes that every person she sees is unique and so there treatment plan should also be unique. If you are looking for a subtle enhancement, a stunning feature or a complete facial or body overhaul you will feel comfortable and extremely confident with Kirsten's design consult, plan and treatments.

Emily Brannigan
Emily Brannigan
Emily Brannigan has been a Registered Nurse for 12 years and has extensive experience and skills in both the public and private healthcare sector, ranging from surgical nursing to electronic prescribing. In 2010 Emily started working in the emerging field of Aesthetic Medicine where she found her true passion. Emily has developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise, both here in Australia and overseas, working with many types of anti-aging treatments varying from dermal fillers, platelet rich plasma, and collagen stimulants to anti-wrinkle neurotoxins. Every patient that meets Emily finds her warm, friendly and approachable and very importantly, are impressed and amazed by how gentle she is with all treatment applications. She prides herself on providing a safe and holistic approach that values each person as unique and special. Emily always ensures her clients are informed and confident about any procedure they are considering and tailors her services with each client. Most of all, Emily aims to empower her clients and gains great satisfaction using their natural beauty as the basis for stunning results.

Dr Nikki Blomfield
Dr Nikki Blomfield
Dr Nikki Blomfield who is a New Zealand born General Practitioner, with 13 years of medical experience in the health care system. Since graduating as a doctor from the University of Auckland in 2002, Nikki has worked in general practice, general surgery and emergency medicine. She has been practicing cosmetic medicine since 2009. Nikki is an experienced injector who loves the artistic and creative aspect of cosmetic medicine, combined with the hands-on, practical nature of this field of medicine and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest techniques and innovations. Her focus is on achieving beautiful, natural looking, results that her clients are completely satisfied with. Dr Nikki’s aim is to leave her patients with a fresher, more radiant appearance, perhaps looking a little younger but more importantly refreshed.

Christine Hames
Christine Hames
Christine Hames is the principal nurse for our New Zealand based Restoration Medicine practice. As a registered nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience, Christine brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. She has worked in the dermatology and appearance medicine industry for over 8 years and is a highly certified and well-regarded practitioner in the industry. “It’s vital to me that I remain current in my own techniques, and aware of what is on offer in this fast-paced medical field. That means continuing to learn and train, and therefore bring you the best you deserve as a patient”. Christine is currently a senior clinical trainer at NZ Laser Training and is a well-respected clinical expert in this field. She has considerable procedural experience and in-depth knowledge of best practice patient care, which she implements in her clinical practice. At her own clinic, Skin on Allendale in Auckland, Christine offers comprehensive skin care treatments, products and a broad range of cosmetic injectable, laser and light treatments.