Consultant Profile

Ms Nora Nugent

Ms Nora Nugent  Mb BCh BAO, FRSCI (Plast), European Diploma in Hand Surgery
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Genitals
    • Non-surgical procedures
    • Nose
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
      • Breast surgery
      • Hand Surgery
      • Reconstructive surgery
      • Skin cancer
    Special clinical interests:

    Burn scar reconstruction, post traumatic limb reconstruction, breast augmentation and reduction, facial and body cosmetic surgery, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve decompression

    Research interests:

    Techniques of burn depth assessment,  Assessment of outcomes post open tibial fractures, The use of ultrasound to assess flexor tendon repairs, Long term evaluation of surgical approaches and comparison of implant types in PIP joint replacement

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Sussex County Hospital (Honorary)

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

    Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery General Medical Council
    Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    Member of British Burn Association, Medical Protection Society, Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons
    Member of Council, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Ms Nora Nugent is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Sussex County Hospital (Honorary).

     She graduated from University College Dublin and completed specialist training in plastic surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  She undertook postgraduate fellowships in North America and Australia.  Training in advanced burn critical care and burn surgery (acute and reconstructive) was undertaken during her fellowship at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston, Texas.  Nora obtained additional subspecialty training in Australia completing a plastic surgery fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney which encompassed both reconstructive surgery (including microsurgery) and aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery and also a hand surgery fellowship with Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, Melbourne. 

     Ms Nugent holds an NHS appointment at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, where her interests include burns, lower limb reconstruction and hand surgery as well as general plastic surgery.  She has an Honorary Consultant position with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and attends the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton regularly. 

     Ms Nugent maintains a broad range of clinical interests within plastic surgery and regularly attends conferences within the specialty to keep up to date with evolving techniques and new developments in plastic surgery.  She is also a member of multidisciplinary clinical groups overseeing the management of burns, skin cancer and lower limb injuries.

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    Ms Nora Nugent

    Ms Nora Nugent  Hand and Wrist Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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