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

A new autologous flap option for breast reconstruction

The authors of this paper present the first meaningful series utilising the lateral thigh perforator flap for breast construction. Eight patients had delayed unilateral reconstruction, each with two stacked flaps. Anastamoses were performed antegrade and retrograde to one internal mammary...

Abdominoplasty – current trends and technical considerations

This review article is based on a thorough literature search performed on Pubmed, the aim being to provide a detailed update on the contemporary practice of abdominoplasty. Technical modifications in the use of liposuction, scar placement, progressive tension sutures, elimination...

A useful guide for performing non-surgical rhinoplasty

This study details a single-centre, nonrandomised, prospective trial of 150 consecutive patients undergoing non-surgical rhinoplasty using hyaluronic acid fillers. The study’s aim was to develop an injecting protocol for different anatomical anomalies to achieve consistent results. Virgin noses and previously...

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