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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;endoscopic carpal tunnel release; skin cancer
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic Surgeon,
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Prosthetic rehabilitation in the hand
I play lead guitar in a local band
Wilderness Environ Med. 2019 Mar;30(1):59-62. doi: 10.1016/j.wem.2018.09.003. Epub 2018 Dec 24. Pedicled Abdominal Flaps for Enhanced Digital Salvage After Severe Frostbite Injury.
Fisher OL, Benson RA, Venus MR, Imray CHE.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Feb;70(2):284-286. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2016.11.018. Epub 2016 Dec 7.
The evolution of a microsurgical reconstruction service at a central England Major Trauma Centre.
Hardwicke JT, Vermaak P, Park AJ, Skillman JM, Venus MR, Wallace DL.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Sep;97(6):456-9. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2015.0015. Epub 2015 Aug 14.
The impact of a dedicated orthoplastic operating list on time to soft tissue coverage of open lower limb fractures. Fernandez MA, Wallis K, Venus M, Skillman J1, Young J, Costa ML.
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
- FRCS(plast) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- MBBS University of London 1997
Reference number 4413185
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS(Plast), 2011
Affiliations / memberships
- BMI The Meriden Hospital, CV2 2LQ
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 024 7664 7000
- Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital, CV32 6RW
- 14:00 - 14:00
- 01926 671480
- Nuffield Health Warwickshire HospitalThe...
- 10:00 - 12:00
- 01926 671480
- The Grafton Suite, Building One, Stratford...
- 10:00 - 12:00
- 01789 412996
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