Under her skin: the life and work of Professor Fiona Wood AM, national living treasure1 tells the personal story of Professor Fiona Wood’s journey from the small coal mining town of South Elmsall in middle England through to her transition to being one of the world’s leading burns surgeons and researchers, and an instrumental figurehead and community leader in the treatment and management of the 2002 Bali bombing burns victims.

The journey for Professor Wood has not been an easy one and this book documents the challenges and obstacles that Fiona has had to navigate and then overcome to achieve her goal of becoming a specialist plastic surgeon.

The book is full of insights, tips and historical background, documenting and highlighting the life of yet another Australasian plastic surgeon who has changed international plastic surgery and the way we treat patients.

This book is a must read for Australasian plastic surgeons.