- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Hand surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Mr Matthew Venus is a consultant plastic surgeon based at the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire. He believes in providing a friendly and approachable service in which the patient is actively involved in all aspects of care.
Matt qualified as a doctor from the London Hospital Medical School in 1997. His plastic surgery training has encompassed units across the country including Nottingham, Stevenage, Bedford, Birmingham, Oxford, Derby and Durham. This training includes dedicated surgical fellowships in cosmetic surgery and hand surgery.
He has developed sub-specialist interests in aesthetic surgery, in surgery for patients who have lost a massive amount of weight and in hand surgery.
Matt has published articles on a wide range of topics in the surgical literature, has co-produced a DVD for patients having needle fasciotomy for Dupuytren's disease and is a medical student examiner at Warwick Medical School.
Areas of interest
Body contouring after massive weight loss and bariatric surgery;body lift;abdominoplasty;breast reduction;breast augmentation;breast lift;brachioplasty;thigh reduction;male breast reduction;dupuytren's disease;carpal tunnel release; skin cancer
- Margaret Taylor
- University Hospital Clifford Bridge Road COVENTRY CV2 2DX
- 024 7696 5289
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic Surgeon,
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
J M Skillman, M R Venus, P Nightingale, O G Titley, A Park. Ligating Perforators in Abdominoplasty Reduces the Risk of Seroma. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 02/2014 DOI:10.1007/s00266-013-0267-1
Venus MR, Chester DL. Outcomes in repair of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb metacarpophalangeal joint. European Journal of Plastic Surgery: Volume 35, Issue 10 (2012), Page 735-740. DOI: 10.1007/s00238-011-0663-1
Ahmad Z, Venus MR, Kisku W, Rayatt S. Int Wound J. 2012 Mar 20. A case series of skin necrosis following use of non invasive ventilation pressure masks. DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-481X.2012.00948.x.
Venus MR, Titley OG. Repair of pilonidal sinus excision wounds using a parasacral perforator flap – outcomes in treating 35 patients. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012; 94:12–16
Venus MR, Waterman J, McNab I. Basic physiology of the skin. Surgery. October 2010;28(10):469-472
Venus MR, Little C. The modified Elson’s test in open central slip injuries. Injury Extra. 2010; 41:128–129
Venus MR, Prinsloo DJ. Immediate breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi flap and implant: audit of outcomes and patient satisfaction survey.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2010 Jan;63(1):101-5
Hussain MA, Venus MR, Singh S, Vijh V, Evans L. The Surgical Hammock. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2009 May;62(5):638 2007
Venus MR, Eltigani E, Fagin J. Just another sebaceous cyst?. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2007;89:648
Venus MR, Titley OG. In reply to ‘Outcome of treatment of primary and recurrent pilonidal sinuses with the Limberg flap’. The Surgeon. April 2007; 5(2):127
Venus MR. In reply to ‘Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A to Prevent Widening of Facial Scars’. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 119(1) Jan 2007
Conroy, Venus MR, Monk BE. A qualitative study to assess the effectiveness of laser epilation using a quality-of-life scoring system. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2006 Nov;31(6):753-6
Venus MR, Mahaffey PJ, Monk BE, Rytina E. An uncommon mimic of a common condition. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2005 Jul;30(4):465-6
Venus MR, Wagstaff M, Heaton M. Acute ulnar nerve palsy with division of flexor digitorum profundus tendon - quiz. Surgery. Oct 2003;21(10):1-2
Venus MR, Rubin P, Wilson D. An unusual complication of asthma – the exploding inhaler. Burns. Mar 2003;29(2):193
Venus MR, Takhar AS. Presentations. Student BMJ. Dec 2001;9:463
- FRCS(plast) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
Reference number 4413185
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS(Plast), 2011
- BMI The Meriden Hospital, CV2 2LQ
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 024 7664 7000
- Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital, CV32 6RW
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01926 671480
- The Stratford Clinic,Alcester Road,Stratford...
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01789 412994
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Carpal tunnel release (endoscopic) - bilateral - (1-5)
Excision of nail bed (Zadik's) (including anaesthetic) - (1-5)
Tenolysis of flexor tendon of hand - (1-5)
Fusion of digit joint(s) of hand +/- graft & +/- internal fixation - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
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