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Consultants in Plastic Surgery

Mr Titus Adams

Specialties

Cosmetic Surgery
Facelift, necklift, endoscopic browlift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, pinnaplasty, breast augmentation, breast reduction, mastopexy, abdominoplasty, scar revision, liposuction, fillers, peels and laser surgery.

Skin Cancer Surgery
Melanoma, SCC, BCC and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for melanoma, and skin cancer reconstruction. Skin lesions (benign skin and soft tissue).

Breast Reconstruction
Implant-based, Latissimus Dorsi flaps, DIEP and muscle sparing TRAM flap reconstruction, secondary and revisional breast reconstruction, including liposculpture, nipple reconstruction, congenital asymmetry of breast, gynaecomastia surgery for men.

Biography

Mr Titus Adams is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Oxford, Berkshire and London. He taught Anatomy at the University of Oxford, and completed his basic surgical training in the region. His research took place at the Phoenix Tissue Repair Unit at University College, London in 1994, and at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, as the Duke of Kent Burns and Reconstructive Surgery Research Fellow in 2000, gaining his MD in 2002.

His Plastic Surgery training was held in Norwich, Oxford, Salisbury and Stoke Mandeville. He acquired his Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, England. His fellowship included microsurgical breast reconstruction at The Royal Marsden Hospital in 2008. Cosmetic surgery training was held at the Institute of Cosmetic Surgery and Surgical Aesthetics in London.

Mr Adams holds an NHS post both at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and at the Royal Berkshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, providing Plastic Surgery to Berkshire patients at the West Berkshire Community Hospital near Newbury. He teaches and supervises plastic surgery trainees and medical students at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

Mr Adams is fully registered with the GMC, and is a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

Contact details (NHS)

Contact details (private)

  • Oxford: 07512 155035
  • Berkshire: 0118 922 6901
  • London: 0207 487 4454

Mr Jeremy Birch

Specialties

  • Breast surgery including breast reduction, breast augmentation, mastopexy (breast lift)
  • Skin surgery including the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant skin lesions on all areas of the body
  • Cosmetic surgery including face-lifting procedures, brow lift, neck lift, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, scar revision, ear reshaping (otoplasty), eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty
  • Hand surgery including dupuytrens disease, ganglions and lumps and bumps on the hand.

Biography

Mr Jeremy Birch graduated from Bristol University in 1993 having completed medical training and an Honours Degree in Pharmacology. He entered surgical training in Leicester, going on to undertake research into advanced microsurgical techniques under Prof Sir Peter Bell.

Achieving his doctorate, he began training as a plastic surgeon in 2000, completing specialist training in 2006, and he was entered on the specialist register for Plastic Surgery. Subsequently he underwent a period of subspecialist training in breast reconstruction at the Broomfield Hospital under the auspices of Mr V Ramakrishnan, an internationally renowned microsurgical innovator.

Currently employed as a consultant plastic surgeon, Jeremy Birch specialises in all forms of breast reconstruction and breast surgery, including breast reduction, augmentation, uplifting and correction of asymmetry. He is also a member of the skin multidisciplinary teams both in Oxford and at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon, with regular clinics dealing with benign and malignant skin lesion.

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Mr Oliver Cassell

Specialties

  • skin cancer
  • reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery
  • head and neck reconstruction
  • benign skin surgery
  • cosmetic surgery

Biography

Mr Cassell has been a consultant in Oxford since 2001. His medical training was at the University of Sheffield (MB ChB - 1989) and basic surgical training in Bristol (FRCS Edinburgh 1993).

His specialist training as a registrar in Plastic Surgery was on the Oxford and Wessex scheme (FRCS Plastic Surgery 1999).

He trained in microsurgery and completed a higher degree in tissue engineering in Melbourne Australia (MS University of Melbourne 2001).

Mr Cassell is a member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and on the Specialist Registrar of the GMC. He does weekly clinics in Banbury and Oxford.

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Mr David Coleman

Specialties

  • breast reconstruction
  • hypospadias
  • skin cancer
  • tissue expansion

Biography

Mr Coleman has been a Consultant in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at the John Radcliffe Hospital since July 1992. Mr Coleman has completed specialist training in plastic surgery and is on the GMC specialist register.

His basic medical qualification (BM) was obtained from the University of Southampton in 1979. His basic surgical qualification (FRCS) was obtained from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1983. He obtained a Master of Surgery degree (MS) in 1991 from the University of Southampton: this is a research degree. He passed the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination in plastic surgery (FRCS (Plast)) in 1991. After plastic surgery training in Plymouth, the West Midlands and Yorkshire he took up his consultant post in Oxford in 1992. He is one of ten consultants in Oxford and also does weekly clinics at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon.

Mr Coleman is a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS formerly BAPS), and was an elected member of BAPS Council between 2000 and 2003. He was Chairman of the BAPS Education & Research Subcommittee 2002 - 4. He is BAPRAS Honorary Secretary 2008 - 10. He is an examiner for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Plastic Surgery.

His main clinical interest is in breast reconstruction, usually using autologous techniques to create a new breast out of the patient's own tissues. He also has a high workload of skin cancer. His other interests include hypospadias, reconstructive microsurgery and tissue expansion.

Mr Paul Critchley

Specialties

All aspects of hand surgery, soft tissue tumours, bone infection.

Biography

Mr Critchley is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Oxford with clinics and theatre at the John Radcliffe and at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He trained in Nottingham, Bristol, Salisbury and Oxford, before becoming a consultant in Oxford in 2003. He is a member of BAPS and enjoys teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He regularly reviews manuscripts for peer review journals.

Mr Henk Giele

Special interests

  • hand and peripheral nerve surgery
  • microsurgical and functional reconstructive surgery following tumour, trauma or infection

Biography

Mr Giele trained in Perth, Australia, followed by experience in England and Paris; he settled in Oxford in 1996. He has an active research programme (both clinical and laboratory based) and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  • Tel: 01865 231056

Mr Tim Goodacre

NHS specialties

  • cleft lip and palate
  • children's skin and vascular anomalies
  • facial palsy
  • chest wall and breast deformity
  • skin cancer
  • facial conditions
  • general reconstructions

Private specialties

Cosmetic surgery including breast, abdominal, nasal, ear, and eyelid correction and skin conditions.

Biography

Mr Goodacre trained at St Thomas' Hospital, London, as an undergraduate and subsequently trained in plastic surgery at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood and Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton.

He spent two years in East Africa at a mission hospital undertaking general and plastic reconstructive surgical work. He joined the department in 1991. He is a fully accredited plastic and reconstructive surgeon, in full time practice for 15 years, a past member of the Council of British Association of Plastic Surgeons, currently an Examiner for the UK InterCollegiate Board in Plastic Surgery and a member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

He is Regional Specialty Adviser in Plastic Surgery and a member of the Medical Defence Union Council. He is also Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford.

Mr Sinclair Gore

Specialties

  • head and neck surgery
    • diagnostic, therapeutic and reconstructive surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the face and head and neck
    • surgery and non-surgical intervention for facial palsy as part of the Oxford Facial Palsy MDT
    • secondary facial corrective surgery following trauma and cancer including specialist interests in complex nasal reconstruction and oculoplastic surgery
  • skin surgery
    • diagnosis and treatment of benign lesions and malignant tumours (skin cancers)
  • abdominal wall reconstruction
    • multidisciplinary approaches to complex abdominal wall defects with general surgery colleagues
  • aesthetic surgery
    • facial rejuvenation (facelifting procedures, brow lift, neck lift, eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty, aesthetic breast surgery, abdominal and body contouring including post bariatric surgery, scar revision

Biography

Sinclair graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1996, where he had been successful in winning the Boat Race twice. His early surgical training took place in Sydney, Australia and on return to the UK his specialist interest in plastic surgery developed in Bristol, London, Cambridge, Norwich and Chelmsford. Thereafter he undertook four reconstructive and aesthetic specialist surgery fellowships (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and USA, Sydney) prior to taking up his post as a consultant plastic surgeon in Oxford and Reading in 2013. He runs weekly NHS and private clinics and operating lists in both locations.

He undertook two years of basic science research into skin cancer at the Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust (RAFT), Mount Vernon Hospital, London, leading to an MD degree in 2007. Currently he has active research interests within the domains of skin cancer and head and neck surgery and reviews research articles submitted to plastic surgery journals. He tutors and supervises plastic surgery trainees and medical students of all levels.

He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), and the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe (RSE). He is currently a council member of the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO).

Part of his work involves contributing to the Skin Cancer MDT, Head and Neck Cancer MDT and Facial Palsy MDT. He enjoys working in a collaborative way with many other groups of specialists.

Contact details (NHS)

  • NHS Secretary, Oxford (Leigh-Anne El-Barhdadi): 01865 223556
  • NHS Secretary, Reading: 0118 322 5111
  • Email: sinclair.gore@ouh.nhs.uk

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Mr David Johnson

Specialties

  • facelifting procedures
  • brow lift
  • neck lift
  • eyelid surgery
  • rhinoplasty
  • facial skeletal contouring
  • abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • liposuction
  • breast reduction
  • breast augmentation
  • mastopexy (breast lift)
  • scar revision

Biography

Mr David Johnson graduated from Cambridge University with a First Class Honours degree in Medical Sciences in 1989 and graduated from Oxford University in Clinical Medicine in 1992.

After completing his general surgical training he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996. He then undertook three years of full-time research as a Wellcome Clinical Training Fellow at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford, where he researched the molecular biology of craniosynostosis and the genetics of congenital hand anomalies. He obtained a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Oxford University in 2001 and was awarded a Hunterian Professorship as recognition of his research by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He continues his research interests in craniofacial conditions and in addition is one of the lead editors of the 39th edition of Gray's Anatomy, which was published in 2004. He continues to be an editor for the forthcoming 40th edition. He trained in Plastic Surgery at Mount Vernon Hospital in London, Salisbury District Hospital and the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford. He then spent one year as a Senior Craniofacial Fellow at the Australian Craniofacial Unit in Adelaide before taking up his consultant post in Plastic, Reconstructive and Craniofacial Surgery at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford in 2006.

Mr Johnson is fully registered with the GMC and is on the Specialist Register for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Mr Andy Pay

Specialties

Consultant plastic surgeon with a special interest in head and neck reconstruction, skin cancer and vascular anomalies

Biography

Mr Andy Pay graduated from St George's Hospital, London in 1988. He trained in plastic surgery in Stoke Mandeville, Salisbury, Bristol and Oxford and received further specialist training in Cosmetic Surgery during a fellowship period at the Wellington Hospital, London.

He has travelled extensively abroad and undertook further subspecialist training during 2001 and 2002 in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong, developing his interests.

Mr Pay was granted the certificate in higher surgical training and entered onto the General Medical Council (GMC) specialist register after passing the national plastic surgery examination FRCS (Plast) in first place, gaining the McGregor Gold Medal.

He is widely experienced in all aspects of general plastic surgery procedures, especially in skin cancer, head and neck surgery, general plastic reconstructive surgery and vascular anomalies. He is also very experienced in cosmetic facial and breast aesthetics as well as truncal surgery and liposculpture. He has frequently lectured on all aspects of aesthetic surgery, including non-surgical interventions such as botox and fillers, in which field he has extensive experience.

Mr Pay's current NHS posts are at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He has a prominent role in the head and neck and skin cancer multidisciplinary teams. He is also widely published and has lectured on his specialist interests at a national and international level.

Mr Pay is an active member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). He is on the General Medical Council for plastic surgery and his registration number is 3194814.

Positions

"I was appointed to my position as Consultant Plastic Surgeon in the NHS in 2002. I have a busy and thriving practice based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and at The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.

I am a core member of the skin cancer specialist multidisciplinary team, based at the RBH, and also a core member of the head and neck cancer MDT covering Oxford and Reading.

Part of my role has been educational; surgical training and teaching on a theoretical and practical basis. I train medical students, nurses and junior doctors in many of the aspects of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. I regularly sit on interview panels for appointments of surgeons in training at various levels."

Miss Nicola Petrie

Miss Nicola Petrie

Specialties

Breast Surgery
Microvascular breast reconstruction (DIEP, TUG and muscle-sparing TRAM flaps), Latissimus Dorsi (back) flaps, implant based reconstruction, breast reduction and augmentation, correction of congenital anomalies and asymmetry of the breast and chest wall, liposculpture, nipple reconstruction and gynaecomastia surgery (enlarged male breast).

Skin Surgery
Diagnosis, surveillance, removal and reconstruction of skin lesions on the face and other body areas. These include benign and cancerous lesions in both adults and children.

Aesthetic Surgery
Breast and skin surgery as outlined above. Facial rejuvenation, eyelid surgery, corrective ear surgery, abdominal surgery, scar revision, body contouring and liposuction.

Biography

Miss Niki Petrie graduated from the University of Bristol in 1997. After completing her general surgical training she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001. She has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a practice in both Oxford and Swindon since 2013.

Miss Petrie undertook two years of full-time research at Harvard University, based at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA, studying the role of gene therapy in wound healing. She was awarded both a Fulbright Scholarship and a Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scholarship for her work, which led to the award of MD.

Miss Petrie trained on both the London and Oxford training schemes, working at St Andrew's Unit, Chelmsford, Salisbury's Odstock Hospital, Stoke Mandeville Hospital and the Oxford University Hospitals, gaining comprehensive training in all aspects of Plastic Surgery.

At the end of her training, Miss Petrie undertook a one-year Fellowship at St Andrew's Hospital, Chelmsford, working as the Senior Breast Fellow under Venkat Ramakrishnan, and Senior Hand Fellow under David Elliot. She subsequently developed her specialist interests in Breast and Skin Surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and won the Mentor International Fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery working under Barry Jones and Rajiv Grover in London.

She has a prominent role in the Breast Surgery multidisciplinary team and also sits on the Skin Cancer multidisciplinary team. She has lectured, published and presented in her specialist areas at both national and international level and has received awards for her presentations, research, teaching and clinical work.

Miss Petrie is fully registered with the GMC and is on the Specialist Register for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is a member of the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

Mr Matthew Potter

NHS specialties

  • skin cancer
  • head and neck cancer
  • facial palsy
  • facial conditions
  • general reconstructions

Private specialties

  • benign skin surgery
  • skin cancer
  • head and neck cancer
  • facial palsy
  • facial conditions
  • general reconstructions
  • cosmetic surgery including:
    • face lifts
    • facial rejuvenation
    • eyelid rejuvenation
    • body contour surgery

Biography

Mr Potter Trained at the Royal Free Hospital, University College London, as an undergraduate and subsequently trained in Plastic Surgery at:

  • Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood
  • Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford
  • The Royal Brisbane and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Brisbane, Australia.

He has spent two years undertaking fellowship training in Skin Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer and Aesthetic Surgery. He joined the department as a Consultant in 2012. He is a fully accredited Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

He is on the Thames Valley Site Specific Groups for Skin Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer.

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Mr Steven Wall

NHS specialties

  • craniofacial surgery
  • paediatric plastic surgery

Private specialties

  • skin cancer
  • cosmetic surgery

Biography

Mr Wall undertook his undergraduate training at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and postgraduate plastic surgical training at Johannesburg Hospital and Johannesburg Craniofacial Unit. He joined the Department in 1995.

  • Tel: via JR switchboard 0300 304 7777

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