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- Lower limb surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Mr Wharton has been a Consultant since 2005.
He has been in Dudley since late 2008 and has been Lead for skin cancer, Paediatric Plastic Surgery and was also Medical Service Head for Plastic Surgery for nearly 2 years. He has been an examiner for the intercollegiate examination for Plastic Surgery since 2010. He is a member of the curriculum writing group of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Plastic Surgery.
His philosophy is to be honest and upfront with patients in terms of what he feels he can achieve and the expected outcome.
He was born and grew up in Birmingham. After school he completed his Hons. Degree in Anatomy and was head hunted to teach at Southampton University. Mr. Wharton completed his MPhil in 1988 and entered Southampton Medical School. Most of his HO and SHO jobs were on the South Coast. He returned to Birmingham for his SPR rotation in 1998.
Mr Simon Wharton's main interests are skin cancer, paediatric plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery including breast reduction, breast augmentation, post-weight loss surgery, abdominoplasty, gynaecomastia, liposuction and fat transfer, prominent ear correction and the treatment of vascular lesions.
Areas of interest
• Skin tumours / cancer/ oncology • Hypospadias • • Soft tissue reconstruction of the foot and ankle
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Adult and Paediatric Plastic Surgeon
Russells Hall Hospital
Functional fat transfer
Management of patients with autistic spectrum disorder
CEA level 1
BAPRAS representative on the Intercollegiate examination Board
Congenital vascular anomalies of the head and neck-interventional management
Basal Cell Carcinoma in Port Wine Stains.
Use of Octyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Dermabond) as a dressing for male genital surgery.
Endangering Haemangioma Treated with Vincristine - A Case Report
B-cell lymphocytoma cutis in a facial AVM – A case report
Use of VAC Via for securing SSG
Medium/long term follow up in Snodgrass hypospadias repair
Courses offered to GPs
Fat transfer to the foot for pain
- BSc Anatomy and Cell Biology Sheffield Univ 1981
- MPhil Reproductive Immunology Southampton Univ 1988
- BM Medicine Southampton Univ 1992
- FRCS RCS England 1996
- FRCS Plast Intercollegiate Surgical Colleges 2003
- Vascular anomalies fellowship Boston Childrens Hospital VA Unit, USA 2004
Reference number 3659249
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Examiner FRCS Plast JCIE 2010
- BAPRAS rep on the Intercollegiate board BAPRAS 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic Surgery, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
Melanoma Study Group
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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