She graduated from Melbourne University and relocated to Queensland in the late 1980’s. Having had extensive plastic surgery training Dr. Hertess believes in constantly upgrading surgical training and applying advances in the industry to her practice. She also remains dedicated to teaching.
Dr.Hertess has a special interest in all types of breast surgery. She also offers a wide range of non surgical injectable, anti ageing treatments. She is now focusing on skin cancer surgery.
In 2014,she gained a diploma in dermatology. She is now enrolled into the Masters of Medicine (in skin cancer) at the University of Queensland.
Her vision is to establish Advanced Skin Cancer Practice with Dr. Michael Stapelberg. The private practice offers a unique, perspective to skin cancer medicine that focuses on early diagnosis, expertise surgical excision with the focus on achieving the best possible aesthetic outcome.