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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Reconstructive surgery
Having been trained in Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Mr Tehrani then undertook further specialist training in Skin cancer management, Mohs surgery and Laser surgery.
He is the Lead Surgeon of the Mersey Centre for Mohs Surgery, and is the UK's first Plastic surgeon (and one of very few in the world) to have a specialist interest in Mohs surgery.
Mr Tehrani is also a core member of the Mersey & Cheshire specialist skin mutidisciplinary team, helping to advise on the management of patients with skin cancer across the North West and North Wales.
Mr Tehrani's Mohs surgery and skin cancer experience has led to him being a member of both the UK group on Mohs surgery standards, and the UK advisory group on skin cancer diagnosis. These groups provide guidance and information to specialists throughout the UK and globally.
He also represents the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons on the development of skin cancer care both nationally and internationally.
He teaches surgeons of all standards, and is a trainer on facial reconstruction for the Royal College of Surgeons.
Mr Tehrani constantly strives to improve patient care, and provides latest techniques and treatment for his patients. He will discuss options with all his patients, involving them in their care and decision making to ensure their treatment pathway is tailored to their individual needs.
Having a procedure can be a stressful and worrying time, and Mr Tehrani works hard with his team to put patients at ease and produce a relaxed but professional atmosphere whenever possible. This way, he aims to provide not only the best treatment, but also the best care possible.
Areas of interest
Mohs surgery; skin cancer surgery; skin cancer treatment; mole removal; basal cell carcinoma treatment; rodent ulcer treatment; squamous cell carcinoma treatment; BCC treatment; facial reconstruction; nose reconstruction
- Alison Caplan
- Spire Liverpool Hospital 57 Greenbank Road Liverpool L18 1HQ
- 0151 522 1826
- Hazel Knowles
- Dept. of Plastic Surgery Whiston Hospital Warrington Road PRESCOT L35 5DR
- 0151 430 1901
- 07917 554394
- 0151 430 1341
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon, with specialist interest in Mohs surgery and skin cancer treatment.
Clinics and surgery are performed at Whiston and St Helens Hospital, and Spire Liverpool
Mr Tehrani has given numerous lectures in Plastic surgery and skin cancer treatment, and trains Plastic surgeons in the NHS.
He has an MD degree in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer and over 50 of his articles have been published in International journals.
Mr Tehrani's experience is recognised nationally and internationally, with requests for training coming from surgeons in the UK and overseas including USA and Italy.
Mr Tehrani has led his team to be highly commended as 'Team of the Year' in 2014, Winners for 'Service Development' in 2015, and 'Team of the Year' in 2017
Mr Tehrani's research has resulted in over 50 publications in scientific journals, including:
- The Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
- Annals of Plastic Surgery
- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
- Dermatologic Surgery
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Tehrani is a senior trainer for the facial reconstruction course at the Royal College of Surgeons.
He also frequently gives talks to GPs and healthcare professionals, on the topics of skin cancer treatment and Mohs surgery.
He is always happy to share his knowledge with others, with a view to improving patient care
Current literature indicates skin graft failure rates after Mohs surgery to be 3-10% and infection rates to be approx 3%.
Mr Tehrani's rates are currently 0.1% for skin graft failure and 0.2% infection rate, which is amongst the best figures globally.
- MBBS University of London (Guys & St Thomas's Hospitals) 1998
- FRCS (Plast) Royal College of Surgeons 2011
- MD University of East Anglia 2006
- Laser BTEC Mapperley Park, Nottingham 2011
Reference number 4543488
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- GMC GMC 1998
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic surgery specialist register, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the International Dermoscopy Society
Member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Whiston or St Helens patients: Ward 3A Plastic surgery department, 0151 430 1520
Spire patients: 0151 733 7123