Journal Reviewed – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

His NHS work includes microsurgical trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, skin cancer surgery and breast reconstruction.

James undertook the majority of his training in North East and was the first trainee from the region to be awarded the prestigious Ian McGregor Gold Medal for outstanding performance in his FRCS examination. He completed the renowned nationally appointed Training Interface Group Head and Neck oncology fellowship at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and The Christie Hospital, one of Europe's leading cancer centres. Further time on fellowship was spent in Belgium and Sweden learning novel techniques that James has brought back to the UK. in 2019 James completed the highly competitive BAAPS/BAPRAS Aesthetic Fellowship under the guidance of several of the countries leading aesthetic surgeons in both Newcastle and London. He is a keen sportsman, enjoys gardening and has a passion for good wine.

Latest Contribution


Forehead rhytides – anatomy and neuromodulator treatment

This article refines our understanding surrounding the forehead in general and more specifically of the anatomy and function of frontalis, a common target for anti-wrinkle injections. The author enrolled a cohort of volunteers with a wide range of ethnic backgrounds...


Maximising the results of blepharoplasty

The aesthetic anatomy of lower eyelid is detailed leading to discussion of operative technique to achieve the goals of blepharoplasty; for the lower lid these are a youthful lid cheek junction, a positive canthal tilt and no scleral show. The...


A comprehensive guide to use of facial fillers for facial rejuvenation

The paper provided is extremely thorough and well structured, covering the topics of patient assessment, treatment options and techniques as well as the management of potential complications following hyaluronic acid filler injection. A detailed guide highlighting individualised treatment planning to...


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