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Dr Nerina Wilkinson

Dr Nerina Wilkinson is a leading Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon in Cape Town with decades of experience.

The Dr Nerina Wilkinson + Associates’ team consists of expert aesthetic doctors and skin care specialists that provide state-of-the-art and evidence-led rejuvenation techniques to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

Dr Nerina Wilkinson and her team have pioneered innovative holistic surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation procedures and have become the go-to experts for natural-looking and bespoke rejuvenation.

To consult with one of our specialists, book an appointment and visit us at the V&A Waterfront to start your bespoke treatment journey.


Our Skin Science Clinic

Dr Nerina Wilkinson has a set standard of individualised care and expertise which is embodied by the entire Skin Science team. We provide a safe and luxurious environment where all of your skin care concerns can be addressed in a private and luxurious space.

Our team of skin care specialists is equipped with a wealth of knowledge and continuously delivers outstanding results by working alongside a team of experienced Aesthetic Doctors, and using the latest medical devices, techniques, and products.

Each patient’s journey at our skin clinic is completely bespoke, and will always start with an individualised consultation to determine your skin care goals, desires and the ideal treatment plan to achieve optimal results.

Book an appointment to consult with a skincare specialist from our team today.


Signature Skin Science Patient Experience

Each signature treatment experience is formulated to ensure your treatment is truly individualised, pleasurable and luxurious.

We aim to provide a tailor-made treatment experience harnessing the sense of smell, taste, sound and sight to complement your in-room treatments; leaving you with an overall lasting memory and feeling of relaxation, rejuvenation or revitalising (the choice is up to you).

Prior to treatment, each patient scheduled for a signature skin science treatment will receive the opportunity to select the experience they desire alongside their treatment. Whether that is a relaxing, rejuvenating, or revitalising experience, each journey will include a specially formulated tea elixir, signature scent, as well as the addition of selected binaural beats with the application of a Dermalux LED Light experience.

Book an appointment to consult with a skincare specialist and start your signature skin science journey today.


Aesthetic Couture Clinic

As leading experts in aesthetic medicine, our renowned team has an intuitive approach and an innate understanding of each patient’s concerns and goals.

Our team of experienced Aesthetic Doctors blend their knowledge with innovative techniques and state-of-the-art devices and products to provide holistic, natural-looking results.

Our bespoke aesthetic procedures provide each patient with a personalised level of care that helps address specific aesthetic concerns to achieve optimal results.

Book an appointment at our aesthetic clinic to start your bespoke treatment journey today.


Signature Cosmetic Surgery

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson + Associates, we provide bespoke surgical solutions to ensure you receive the highest standard of care with the most natural-looking results.

Dr Nerina Wilkinson is a plastic surgeon with more than 2 decades of experience, specialising in cosmetic surgery procedures focused on the breast and face.

Our cosmetic surgery procedures include facial cosmetic surgery, breast surgery and labiaplasty. To ensure a successful recovery, we also assist by connecting you with expert post-operative care facilities for an unforgettable recovery journey.

Learn more about our cosmetic surgery procedures and book an appointment to start your treatment journey.

Dr Nerina Wilkinson's

Philosophy of Patient Care

"My philosophy places the patient at the centre of all decisions. I believe in active listening to understand their goals, concerns, and expectations fully. Informed consent is also a fundamental principle. I provide detailed information about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of each procedure, empowering patients to make informed choices.

Every patient is unique, and I tailor treatment plans to their individual needs and desires. One-size-fits-all approaches have no place in my practice.

Patient safety is my top priority. I adhere to strict medical standards and use state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to minimize risks. I maintain the highest ethical standards, ensuring that patients are treated with respect, honesty, and integrity. I do not encourage unnecessary procedures or unrealistic expectations.

Recognizing that cosmetic surgery impacts both physical and emotional well-being, I support patients throughout their journey, addressing not only the surgical aspect but also their emotional and psychological needs.

Last, but not least, I aim to build long-term relationships with my patients, offering follow-up care and guidance as needed throughout their lives, and not only post-procedure. My goal is to empower patients to make choices that enhance their confidence and well-being and not only their appearance. I want them to feel in control of their journey to self-improvement."

- Dr Nerina Wilkinson


Our Team

Meet our experienced team of Aesthetic Doctors and skin care specialists led by renowned plastic surgeon Dr Nerina Wilkinson.

Our specialised team provides patients with bespoke treatment plans tailored to help them achieve their goals and in turn, inspire them with confidence.

Explore our team and contact us to book an appointment today.


Your treatment journey

Consult with one of our skin care, aesthetic or surgical specialists for assistance in creating a tailored tratment plan designed to achieve beautiful results. Visit us in person at our V&A Waterfront clinic or consult with a specialist online with a virtual consultation.

Schedule an appointment with Dr Nerina Wilkinson + Associate to start your bespoke treatment journey.

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Frequently asked questions about our patient experience

What is an aesthetic consultation?

An aesthetic consultation involves discussing your aesthetic goals and concerns with an experienced aesthetic clinician. They typically assess your health history, physical attributes and expectations, then provide suitable treatments to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates, we offer personalised sessions where our team curates unique treatment plans, leveraging our scientific understanding of modern aesthetic medicine and innovative technology. Explore our aesthetic treatments and contact us to find out more.

Which type of doctor should I consult for skin concerns?

It is best to consult a dermatologist or skin care specialist to help you address various skin concerns. They possess in-depth knowledge of skin health and can provide a suitable treatment plan to help you manage various skin conditions and concerns.

At our Skin Science Clinic, our skincare specialists and aesthetic doctors work together to curate bespoke treatment plans by incorporating their expertise and the latest medical devices.

Which type of doctor should I consult about intimate wellness concerns?

For intimate wellness concerns, it’s advisable to consult with a doctor specialising in aesthetics or gynaecology, as they possess the requisite knowledge and experience to handle such sensitive issues. They can offer advice, recommend tests if necessary, and suggest suitable treatment options.

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates, patients can consult with Dr Nerina Wilkinson, a renowned aesthetic plastic surgeon. She addresses these concerns with the highest standard of care, offering innovative surgical procedures in an environment that ensures privacy, comfort, and respect for every patient.

What is included in a skincare consultation?

A skincare consultation usually involves a detailed assessment of your skin to evaluate aspects such as your skin type, texture, moisture and specific conditions or issues. An experienced skincare specialist will discuss your skincare goals, lifestyle, and current skincare regimen. After a thorough skin assessment, a patient is provided with a treatment plan, which may include suitable skincare products and treatments.

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates, our skincare specialists utilise their wealth of experience, skin science knowledge and innovative medical devices to provide completely personalised treatment plans designed to help you reach your skincare goals. Explore our skin science treatments and contact us to book a consultation.

What is included in an aesthetic doctor's consultation?

An aesthetic doctor’s consultation usually includes a comprehensive evaluation of your aesthetic concerns, including a physical examination and a discussion about your desired outcomes and expectations. The doctor will then suggest suitable treatment options, explaining their benefits and risks.

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates, our experienced aesthetic doctors take this a step further by designing personalised treatment plans, utilising their extensive knowledge and innovative techniques in aesthetic medicine to achieve natural-looking results that align perfectly with your goals. Contact us to book an appointment.

Do all patients receive a signature experience?

Luxury skin science, cosmetic surgery and aesthetic couture clinics strive to offer patients a bespoke experience to enhance a patient’s journey and deliver a personalised treatment that helps them achieve their unique goals.

At Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates, every patient is provided with a Signature SkinScience patient experience. This unique journey combines in-room treatments with a sensory experience, including elements such as a specially formulated tea elixir, signature scent, and selected binaural beats with a Dermalux LED Light experience.

This individualised, luxurious treatment journey is crafted to create an unforgettable skincare experience that leaves a lasting memory. Contact us to book an appointment today.