Consultant Profile

Mr Michael Irwin

Mr Michael Irwin MB, BS, FRCS (Plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Genitals
    • Nose
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Dermatological surgery
    • Facial surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Rhinology
    • Skin cancer
    • Soft tissue injuries
Special clinical interests:

Breast reconstruction,
congenital and aesthetic breast surgery,
skin malignancy,
aesthetic/cosmetic surgery,
reconstruction following oncological surgical procedures and lower limb trauma.

Research interests:

Breast reconstruction.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital NHS Trust, Huntingdon

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the British Microsurgical Society
Full Member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
Full Member of the British Association of Aesthetic Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Background Information 
Professional profile:

My Irwin is pleased to offer a comprehensive repertoire of plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures as detailed below, to those seeking to improve/alter their appearance. In keeping with good clinical practice, he prefer to consult with all new patients at least twice; the second time at no extra charge. This allows time to think things over thoroughly and read the information leaflets given to you before proceeding with surgery.

Breast augmentation (enlargement/boob job)
Breast reduction
Mastopexy (breast lift)
Developmental breast problems including Poland's syndrome and asymmetrical breast deformities
Breast reconstruction including implant, latissimus dorsi flap and microsurgical techniques including TRAM or DIEP procedures
Gynaecomastia (breast development in men)

Blepharoplasty - upper and lower eyelid surgery
Rhinoplasty (nose job)
Prominent ear correction (bat ears/pinnaplasty)

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
Liposuction-both conventional and ultrasonic for legs, tummies, hips etc

Removal of unsightly and disfiguring moles
Skin cancers including basal cell carcinoma (rodent ulcer), squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma
Reconstruction using skin grafts and local flaps

Trigger finger
Carpal tunnel
Dupuytren's disease

Personal profile:

Mr Michael Irwin is a consultant plastic surgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He is also part of the multi-disciplinary team at the Cambridge Breast Unit. He studied at St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School and has been privileged to train in busy regional plastic surgery units in Chepstow, East Grinstead and London’s Charing Cross Hospital. Mr Irwin acquired additional expertise in breast reconstruction and plastic surgery of the breast in Atlanta, Georgia; in breast reconstruction at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery at the Wellington Hospital, London. A period of full time research culminated in him being awarded the Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Whilst enjoying all aspects of plastic surgery Mr Irwin has a personal interest in breast reconstruction and congenital and aesthetic problems of the breast. He is pleased to offer a comprehensive repertoire of plastic surgery and cosmetic to those seeking to improve/alter their appearance.

Mr Michael Irwin has been listed as one of the top 30 cosmetic doctors in Dr Mark Porter’s guide in the Times newspaper in April 2013 as well as also previously being listed in the London Evening Standard.

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Mr Michael Irwin

Mr Michael Irwin Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

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