Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Digital Journalist
3 minute read
21 Oct 2019
4:25 pm

‘I’ve had one man asking for a scrotum skin reduction’

Vhahangwele Nemakonde

The Citizen gets to know a Joburg-based plastic surgeon and what makes her tick.

Dr Alexandra Grubnik. Picture: Supplied

"If you’re a plastic surgeon, you have to look good, you have to look young. Would you go to a cardiologist that’s a smoker and obese and looks like his cholesterol is high and his heart is failing?" asks Dr Alexandra Grubnik, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon from Nip Tuck at the Netcare Milpark Hospital and Netcare Rosebank Hospital. "It’s the same with a plastic surgeon. People want to go to a young, beautiful plastic surgeon." Having a special interest in breast surgery, breast reconstruction, body contouring and cosmetic surgery, Dr Grubnik completed her training at the University of the...