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Last updated: 22 Apr 2020
- Lower limb surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Miss Rose is a British trained fully accredited Consultant Plastic Surgeon working at both St Thomas' Hospital and King's College Hospital.
She is on the General Medical Council's specialist register for Plastic Surgery and is a member of The British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Her main area of expertise is complex breast reconstruction.
Miss Rose started her training in Plastic Surgery in 1998 and worked in a variety of London Plastic Surgery Units as well as the prestigious Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and the St Andrew's Centre in Chelmsford. During her training she spent time at the MD Anderson in Dallas, Akademikliniken in Stockholm and was a microsurgical fellow in Taiwan for 15 months.
She has been a NHS Consultant since 2007 and worked initially in Manchester at the Nightingale Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital, one of the largest breast cancer units in the country. In April 2013 she moved back to London to take the post of Lead for Plastic Surgery Trauma Reconstruction at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust.
Her main areas of interest are microsurgical breast reconstruction, complex breast reconstruction, and lower limb trauma reconstruction. She undertakes DIEP, SGAP, TUG and other free flap breast reconstructions as well as symmetrisation surgery and nipple reconstruction. She has extensive experience in breast fat grafting for reconstruction and asymmetry. Miss Rose has also been undertaking female to male chest wall surgery since 2007 and accepts referrals from all the UK gender clinics. She is a member of the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists and works closely with the GIC attending their Multidisciplinary meetings on a regular basis.
Miss Rose is very happy to show before and after photos of all the above procedures, as well as provide written information about the surgery and recovery period.
She is actively involved in Plastic Surgery training and has represented both the London and North West Deaneries. Currently she is deputy chair of the plastic surgery Specialist Advisory Committee for the Joint Committee of Surgical Training. She holds the PG Certificate in Medical Education and is currently working toward a Masters at Kings College London. She enjoys scientific research in plastic surgery and has presented at multiple national and international meetings and is widely published in scientific journals and surgical textbooks. She also holds a degree in the legal aspects of medical practice (LLM) and works for the National Health Service Litigation Authority as well as for private clients.
She is a keen runner and Parson's Terrier owner.
Areas of interest
Breast reconstruction; DIEP flap; TUG flap; SGAP flap; Cosmetic breast surgery; Abdominoplasty; Liposuction; Arm and thigh reduction; Fat grafting/Lipofilling; Gender reassignment/dysphoria surgery (Mastectomy and implant reconstruction); Lower limb trauma; Skin grafting; Scar revision; Skin tumours
- Madelaine Carroll
- 152 Harley Street London W1G 7LH
- 020 8393 5160
- 020 7467 3001
- Nicky Hardy
- 152 Harley Street London W1G 7LH
- 020 8393 5160
- 020 7467 3001
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
St Thomas' Hospital London
Guy's Hospital London
Kings College Hospital London
Free flap monitoring
A conservative surgical approach to the treatment of lentigo maligna melanoma
D.M Moloney, V. Rose, B.W.E.M. Powell
British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2001 Sep;54(6):539-42.
The use of the H-flap in forehead reconstruction
V. Rose, D.M. Moloney, S. Overstall, B.W.E.M. Powell
British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2001 Dec;54(8):705-7.
Emergency treatment of accidental infusion leakage in the newborn
V.Rose, M. Turner, P.A. Harris, A.L.H Moss
British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2002 Jan;55(1):89.
An Unusual Origin of a Breast Lump.
S.P. Trikha, V. Rose, A.K. Sharma
Breast Journal. November/December 2002;8(6):391-392.
Five years of sentinel node biopsy for melanoma: the St George’s melanoma unit experience.
A. Topping, D. Dewar, V. Rose, N. Cavale, R. Allen, M. Cook, B. Powell
British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2004 March; 57(2):97-10
Hydro dissection of the neurovascular pedicle with Lignocaine
V. Rose, T.C. Teo
European Journal of Plastic Surgery 2006 December; 29(4): 201-202
The Venous Flap – a safe alternative to the simple vein graft in a special situation
W.R. Tang, P. Varkey, N.C. Tan, V. Rose, H.C. Chen
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2008 April; 61(1):434-437
Delayed Skin Grafting Utilizing Autologous Banked Tissue
S. Mardini, F. J. Agullo, C. J. Salgado, V. Rose, H.C. Chen
Annals Plastic Surgery 2009 September; 63(3)311-313
SIEA Flap Leads to an Increase in Abdominal Drainage Compared to DIEP Flap
P. Moradi, C. Durrant, G. E. Glass, E. Askouni, S. Wood, V. Rose
European Journal of Plastic Surgery 2010 July; DOI: 10.1007/s00238-010-0470-0
CT Angiography of Inferior Epigastric and Gluteal Perforating Arteries Before Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
N. Karunanithy, A.K.P. Lim, A.W.M. Mitchell, V. Rose
RadioGraphics 2011 September; 31:1307-1319
Post-Bariatric Surgery Body Contouring in the NHS - A Survey of UK Bariatric Surgeons
L. Highton, C. Ekwobi, V. Rose
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2012 March; 65:426-432
TLR Signalling and Adapter Utilization in Primary Human In vitro Differentiated Adipocytes
C. Brenner, R.E. Simmonds, S. Wood, V. Rose, M. Feldmann, J Turner
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 2012; 76(4): 359 - 370
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
V. Rose, N. Hidvegi, P. Butler
Clinical Surgery, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK 2002
Courses offered to GPs
Breast reconstruction post Mastectomy
Lower limb trauma reconstruction
Reference number 4206563
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Member British Association of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Member British Association of Gender Identity Specialists
Member Medicolegal Society
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