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Miss Lyndsey Highton

Plastic surgery

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  • Breast specialist
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Last updated: 28 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Reconstructive surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Miss Highton is a female Consultant Plastic and Breast Surgeon based at The Nightingale Centre, Manchester University NHS Trust. She is one of few surgeons worldwide to be accredited in both Plastic and Breast Surgery, appearing on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery and being a Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery.

Her practice covers all aspects of breast disease, breast cancer and breast reconstruction. This encompasses the latest oncoplastic techniques, implant and microsurgical breast reconstruction. She treats developmental breast problems such as tuberous breast and asymmetry and offers cosmetic breast and body contouring surgery.

In addition to technical attention to detail, Miss Highton places great importance on making patients feel comfortable and ensuring they have a full understanding of treatment options, surgery and the recovery process. She works closely with colleagues in radiology, pathology and oncology to ensure the best chance at successful treatment. She has the training and expertise to deliver excellent surgical results.

She gained her medical degree at the world-renowned University of Oxford. Following foundation training in Oxford, she returned to her roots in the North West to complete Speciality Registrar training in Plastic Surgery, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She sub-specialised by completing the prestigious National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowship at the Nightingale Breast Centre, developing expertise in all aspects of breast surgery, reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.

Miss Highton is a Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery and was awarded 1st prize in this examination. She has completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Education and is actively involved in education at the local and national level. She has have published many research papers in Plastic and Breast Surgery and presented her work widely at national and international conferences.

As a busy working mum with two young children, she understands the pressures faced by modern women and is sympathetic to their concerns. She enjoys keeping fit and is a keen runner.

Areas of interest

Breast lump; breast pain; nipple discharge; fibroadenoma; breast cyst; breast cancer; one-stop breast clinic; breast surgery; breast reconstruction; oncoplastic breast surgery; therapeutic mammaplasty; local perforator flaps; symmetrising breast surgery; revisional surgery; lipofilling; nipple-areola complex reconstruction; breast reduction; mastopexy; breast augmentation; symmetrising breast surgery; risk-reducing mastectomy and reconstruction; gynaecomastia surgery; cosmetic surgery

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