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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Lower limb surgery
Mr Kenneth Kok is a fully accredited UK trained Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic surgeon. He is registered with the General Medical Council and is on the specialist register for plastic surgery.
Working at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Birmingham, he has a specialist interest in cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery, laser surgery and lower limb trauma, but also undertakes all aspects of general plastic surgery. He is a core member of the skin cancer and lower limb trauma specialist multidisciplinary teams at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. In addition, Mr Kok is also laser trained and provides laser skin rejuvenation, treatment of thread veins, laser mole excision and tattoo removal.
In the NHS, Mr Kok's practice includes lower limb reconstruction and all aspects of skin cancer surgery including diagnosis, removal and reconstruction, axillary and inguinal dissections, isolated limb infusion and sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma. In addition, Mr Kok is involved in training West Midlands plastic surgery trainees.
Mr Kok has published extensively in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery with articles in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, and a book chapter in reconstruction of the head & neck. He has also presented at international and national plastic surgery meetings and is a reviewer for the British Journal of Surgery and the Journal of Plastic and Aesthetic Research.
Mr Kok graduated with MBChB from the University of Aberdeen medical school with distinction and honours in his finals. A 3 year basic surgical rotation followed, resulting in completion of the MRCS(Ed). He then undertook a period of research culminating in the award of Masters of Science with distinction.
He was accepted to the West Midlands plastic surgery training programme and following a period of intensive training, culminated in the award of FRCS(Plast). He has also completed the BTEC laser qualification. In addition, he has undertaken recognised National Fellowships in aesthetic surgery, laser surgery and skin cancer surgery prior to his appointment as a consultant plastic surgeon. During this time, he worked with renowned experts in their respective fields. This broad training has taken Ken to various plastic surgery units around the UK including the West Midlands, Nottingham, Norfolk & Norwich, Swansea and Durham.
Areas of interest
Skin cancer excision and reconstruction
Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma
Axillary block dissection
Inguinal/groin block dissection
Breast asymmetry correction
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant plastic, reconstructive, skin cancer & aesthetic surgeon
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust
Visiting consultant plastic surgeon
Queens Hospital Burton NHS Trust
Skin cancer surgery
Sentinel lymph node biopsy
Isolated limb infusion
Lower limb trauma and reconstruction
Shortlisted top 3 for best in care awards 2014 at Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre
Completed Prestigious fellowships in cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery and LASERs
Distinctions in final medical school exams
- MBChB University of Aberdeen 2000
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2004
- MSc(Hons) City University, London 2006
- FRCS(plast) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012
- BTEC Lasers Mapperley Park Laser Training Centre 2014
Reference number 4701147
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Full member British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2009
- Full Member British Medical Laser Association 2015
- Full Member British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic Surgery, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Full member of Melanoma Focus
- The BMI Priory Hospital
- 16:00 - 18:00
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- The Westbourne Centre, B15 3SJ
- 12:00 - 16:00
- 0121 456 0887
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