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Rob is a highly trained Plastic Surgeon. He undertook surgical training in Yorkshire and Manchester before spending time in Adelaide, Australia prior to his appointment as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Manchester University Foundation Trust in 2014. He is a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and a full member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

My Credentials

Rob’s NHS practice is covers paediatric and adult hand surgery, alongside major abdominal wall and hernia reconstruction and perineal reconstruction. Rob has been heavily involved in medical education since 2009, as has recently completed the re-writing of the Plastic Surgery Higher Training Curriculum in his role as Curriculum Lead for Plastic Surgery on the National Training Committee. He has also been Chair of the North West Plastic Surgery Training Committee and been a member of the National Special Advisory Committee for Plastic Surgery since 2014. He was Lead Clinician for Plastic Surgery in Manchester between 2018-2021 during the Covid pandemic, and maintains a major commitment to Plastic Surgery emergencies in the North West.

He is a fully certified in Cosmetic Surgery and non-surgical cosmetic procedures according to the Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme organised by the Intercollegiate Cosmetic Surgery Oversight Committee. He undertakes all cosmetic surgery procedures except rhinoplasty and has a particularly busy practice in body recontouring where he has a reputation for dealing with complex cases. He frequently treats patients after massive weight loss, and undertakes functional abdominoplasty where the muscle repair is complex or associated with hernias.

Away from work, Rob lives with his wife, two children, and two dogs, and enjoys golf and boating whenever he has the opportunity!

Meet the Team

This wouldn’t be possible without the wider team. Vicki and Julie run the office, and Alison and Angela provide nursing support. In theatre, Rob works with Patrick Waits, his regular anaesthetist, and Niaz Khan, his surgical assistant. The whole team works closely together to provide a smooth experience for all of the patients that we treat.

Where we are

We are based at The Circle Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, South Manchester. This is the largest private hospital outside London, and has HDU and ITU level care available, along with a wide variety of surgical and medical services.

The procedures take place in the main hospital building, but we do clinics in The Beeches, which is a dedicated consultation building Withington the grounds of the hospital.

We are easy to find off the M60, or by train if you prefer. We are also close to Manchester airport.

BMI The Alexandra Hospital
Mill Lane
The Beeches

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