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- Reconstructive surgery
Adam Blackburn is a fully qualified, UK trained, plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon. He has been awarded the intercollegiate fellowship in plastic surgery, FRCS(Plast), and is on the GMC’s specialist register for plastic surgery.
Mr Blackburn has extensive experience in cosmetic and reconstructive Plastic Surgery. His private practices are based in East Grinstead, Kingston and Guildford. His National Health Service Consultant appointment is at the world renowned (for plastic surgery) Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. He specialises in microsurgical breast reconstruction, skin cancer and burns reconstruction. Though he enjoys all aspects of cosmetic surgery, his subspecialty interests in cosmetic surgery include, all forms of breast surgery, body contouring, abdominoplasty and liposuction as these specifically compliment his NHS practice.
Areas of interest
Breast Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Skin Cancer, Moles, Cysts, Lumps and Bumps, Abdominoplasty, Breast Reduction, Breast Augmentation, Pinnaplasty, Scar revision
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead.
Honorary Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
Patient satisfaction after cosmetic and reconstructive Surgery.
Mercers’ Company Scholarship for duration of undergraduate studies.
British Physiological Society’s Undergraduate Prize (for BSc.).
MBBS with distinction.
BAPRAS - Mentor Prize – Best paper on the subject of aesthetic surgery,
BAPRAS - John Barron Prize – Best educational DVD
Adam Blackburn et al "Prevention of perioperative limb neuropathies in abdominal free flap breast reconstruction"
JPRAS 69 (1) 48-54.
R Vijayan, J Jeevaratnam, A Blackburn "Hidden risks of electronic cigarettes for patients undergoing plastic surgery" – accepted for publication EJPS 2014
JET Wokes, A Blackburn, M Ragbir “Novel use of fibrin sealant in the treatment of Morel-Lavellee Lesions” Injury Extra (2013) 44 (1)1-3.
E Chipp, C Milner, AV Blackburn: “Sepsis in burns – The search for best practice” Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Aug;65(2):228-36
T Collin, AV Blackburn, RH Milner, C Gerrand & M Ragbir “Sarcomas in the Groin and Inguinal Canal – Often Missed and Difficult to Manage” Ann R Coll Surg Engl. (2010) May;92(4):326-9
A Blackburn & M Ragbir “The Fibula Flap: The Newcastle Refinements” 12 minute video that will be used by BAPRAS for e-learning.
Won the BAPRAS John Barron Prize 2009.
AV Blackburn, E Chipp & S Pape: Treatment of sebaceous and epidermal naevi with carbon dioxide laser: a case series. Lasers Med Sci (2008) 23:467-79.
VF Blackburn & AV Blackburn: Taking a History in Aesthetic Surgery: SAGA – the Surgeon’s Tool for Patient Selection. JPRAS 2008; 61:723-9.
Won the BAPRAS Mentor Prize for the best paper on Aesthetic Surgery in JPRAS 2008.
AV Blackburn & VF Blackburn: The Symptomatology and Correction of the Posteriorly Rotated Ear. JPRAS 2008; 61:590-4.
AV Blackburn & B Powell: Sentinel Node Biopsy Detects Spreading. The UK Journal of Medical Aesthetics – Body Language. (2007) Vol 9 Issue 1 No 23 Pg 14.
AV Blackburn & B Powell: The role of Sentinel Node Biopsy in the management of Malignant Melanoma. Body Language – Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (2004), issue 12, Pg22-23.
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.