I am a consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon working in a regional plastic surgery unit at a large university teaching hospital. I perform the full range of elective and trauma plastic surgery with a large hand surgery workload.
I am also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University Medical School supervising laboratory based melanoma skin cancer research. I have performed and have extensive research experience in wound healing and scars.
I have a busy private cosmetic and aesthetic practice at several private hospital groups performing the full range of cosmetic procedures:
Hand injury and surgery.
Scar assessment and scar revision advice.
Breast augmentation and reduction.
Abdominoplasty and body contouring.
Burns and trauma injuries.
Cosmetic and aesthetic surgery.
Skin cancer and melanoma.
Medical and clinical negligence.
I have specialist training in medico-legal and clinical negligence work (Bond Solon and Specialistinfo) and regularly attend courses to update on CPR part 35 and practice direction 35.