Christian West will see you privately to provide expert advice on Cosmetic Surgery or any disorder of the hand (and arm). He is a fully accredited Hand Surgeon and Cosmetic Surgeon, listed on the GMC specialist register for Plastic Surgery. He graduated the University of Leeds (1998) and has trained both locally in Manchester and Leeds and internationally in Perth, Australia. In 2011 he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of surgeons in Plastic Surgery. He has a postgraduate degree (MD, University of Manchester) for medical research undertaken internationally (Sweden) in the field of peripheral nerve reconstruction.
Mr West specialised in Cosmetic Surgery (National Interface Fellowship in Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery) working with plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons and ophthalmologists to enable him to provide you with a combined experience in all aspects of cosmetic breast, body, occuloplastic (eyelids) and facial surgery. He is proficient in managing skin cancer, and will also see you if you require treatment for this or other surgical skin conditions.
Mr West is also of a new generation of certified hand specialists with cross-specialty expertise in both orthopaedic aspects (bone and joints) and plastic surgery aspects (nerves, tendons, skin and soft tissues) of managing hand and arm disorders. He has the highest level UK accreditation for hand surgery, having studied in the world-renowned Pulvertaft Hand Centre and subsequently sub-specialised in microvascular reconstruction. He was awarded British Diploma in Hand Surgery.As such, he is very experienced in treating the whole spectrum of hand conditions and injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, trigger finger, ganglions and arthritis of the hand, as well as more complex, less common hand problems.
Mr West is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon for the NHS at Whiston Hospital, the largest plastic surgery centre in the Northwest. His NHS interests are breast asymmetry correction, abdominal wall reconstruction, hand injuries and complex nerve reconstruction.