Plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery

Please click on the links below for information about plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery:

 

What is it?

Where is it provided?

When is the service provided?

Who provides the service?

 

 

What is it?

Plastic and reconstructive surgery involves restoring or improving ‘form and function’ using a variety of surgical techniques.


The Mid Yorks plastic surgery service treats patients with varying medical and surgical conditions including:

 

General plastic surgery

  • Soft tissue trauma and infections
  • Facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty
  • Post bariatric surgery (after gastic banding, gastric bypass) including abdominoplasty, body lift, thigh lift etc
  • Breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast asymmetry
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Scar revision
  • Pressure sores


Burns

  • Acute burns
  • Burns Reconstruction

 

Hand Surgery

  • Hand trauma including tendon, nerve, vessel injuries and fracture fixation
  • Dupuytrens contracture
  • Nerve compression syndromes
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist.

 

Congenital (Paediatric) Plastic Surgery

  • Congenital ear deformities including prominent ears
  • Congenital naevi (moles), haemangiomas, vascular malformations and other skin lesions
  • Congenital urogenital deformities including hypospadius.

 

Skin cancer

  • Non-melanoma skin cancer (eg BCC, SCC, others)
  • Melanoma.

 

Post mastectomy breast reconstruction


Where is it provided?

The plastic surgery department is based at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield.  Outpatient clinics are run daily in the main outpatient department.  The department also has the use of its own Plastic Surgery Dressing Clinic where patients can be assessed and reviewed by specialist nursing and medical staff.  Ward 28 is the plastic surgery ward providing 12 inpatient beds (the majority being single rooms with en-suite WC and shower.)  Day-surgery patients attend Ward 40 for their daycase surgery.


Outpatient plastic surgery clinics also take place at Dewsbury Hospital and Pontefract Hospital.


Daycase operating lists also take place at Pontefract Hospital.

 

When is the service provided?

The plastic surgery department provides a 24-hour service for emergency referrals and inpatients. 


 

Outpatient clinic details
Mr Stephen Southern FRCS Monday mornings at Pinderfields, Wednesday afternoon at Pinderfields
Mr Paul MKohammed FRCS Wednesday mornings at Dewsbury, Friday afternoons at Pinderfields
Mr George Spyrou FRCS Wednesday mornings at Pinderfields, Thursday afternoons at The Ashton Centre, Pinderfields
Miss Sharmilla Jivan FRCS Wednesday afternoons at Pinderfields, Friday afternoons at Pinderfields
Miss Orla Austin FRCS Monday monrings at Pinderfields, Wednesday mornings at Dewsbury
Mr Jeremy Rawlins FRCS Thursday afternoons at Pinderfields, Tuesday afternoons at the Burns Centre, Pinderfields
Mr Sanjib Majumder FRCS Wednesday afternoons at Pinderfields, Thursday mornings at Pinderfields


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Who provides the service?
 

Contact details

Mr Oliver Fenton

Paediatric plastic surgery, general plastic surgery

Secretary: Lynn Downs Tel: 01924 542284

Mr Alan Phipps FRCS (Plast)

Burns

Secretary:  Julie Brain

Tel: 01924 542287

Mr Steven Southern FRCS(Plast)              

Hand surgery

Secretary: Pat Peace

Tel: 01924 542288

Miss Orla Austin FRCS (Plast)      

Breast reconstruction, burns

Secretary: Amanda Brough

Tel: 01924 542285

Mr Sanjib Majumder FRCS (Plast)

Hand surgery, leg reconstruction

Secretary: Jo Thompson              

Tel: 01924 542302

Mr George Spyrou FRCS

General plastic surgery, skin cancer, paediatric plastic surgery

Secretary: Lynn Downs

Tel: 01924 542284

Mr Paul Mohammed FRCS (Plast)

General plastic surgery, breast reconstruction

Secretary: Julie Brain

Tel: 01924 542287

Mr Jeremy Rawlins FRCS (Plast) 

General plastic surgery, burns, paediatric plastic surgery

Secretary: Lynn Downs

Tel: 01924 542284

Miss Sharmilla Jivan FRCS (Plast)

Hand surgery, general plastic surgery

              

Secretary: Jo Thompson

Tel: 01924 542302