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Profile of Mr Alex Ramsden

Full name
Mr Alex Ramsden, MB, ChB, MD, FRCS (Plast)
Job title
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Special interests
Hand trauma, osteomyelitis and reconstructive microsurgery

Alex Ramsden graduated from Glasgow University in 1996. He completed his general surgical training in Newcastle upon Tyne. A two-year period of research at the Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust (RAFT) culminated in the award of an MD from the University of London.

Mr Ramsden then worked for the British Antarctic Survey and spent a successful year in Antarctica providing medical cover to a large team of scientists. A period of specialist plastic surgical training followed in London and North East England with successful completing of his CCT and FRCS (Plast) fellowship examination.

A hugely rewarding fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital supported by a bursary from the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He studied all aspects of microvascular reconstruction for one year.

He has worked in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre since 2010. Mr Ramsden has a busy practice in all aspects of hand and plastic surgical emergencies, bone infection, microvascular reconstruction and elective hand surgery.