Consultant Profile

Mr Darren Chester

Name:
Mr Darren Chester MB, ChB, MPhil, MRCS, FRCS(Plast)
Practising at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
Specialties:
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Breasts
    • Body
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Skin cancer
    • Hand Surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Breast surgery
Special clinical interests:
Cosmetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Skin Cancer
Research interests:
Breast and Abdomen Surgery
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Year of first medical qualification:
1995
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons England
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Birmingham

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01905 362 252
Private secretary telephone number:
07528 057 554
Private secretary email address:
Availability:
Clinics - Thursday evenings
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Chester is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon based at University Hospital Birmingham (Selly Oak). Mr Chester also provides the plastic surgery service at Worcester Royal Hospital. He has received rigorous, structured training in plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery in the well-respected West Midlands training programme. Mr Chester was awarded the coveted McGregor medal for obtaining the highest mark in the Royal College of Surgeons Plastic Surgery examinations. He is interested in all aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He is particularly interested in cosmetic surgery of the breast and abdomen. Mr Chester also practices as a Hand Surgeon and has completed approved subspecialty training in Hand Surgery at the highly respected Derby Hand Unit.

Mr Chester has a proven research track record with a Master of Philosophy degree in Surgery and over 20 peer-reviewed publications in Plastic Surgery. He has delivered numerous papers and lectures at national meetings. He has published articles within the fields of breast reconstruction, hand surgery, burns and facial reconstruction. He has also performed audits relating to patient satisfaction. He is a trainer of plastic surgery doctors and sits on the West Midlands Regional Training Committee for plastic surgery.
Personal profile:
Mr Chester is an approachable Doctor who takes pride in his communication skills with patients. He is keen to ensure that patients are fully informed and involved in decision-making at all times.

Mr Chester is also interested in medical history and has a collection of antique medical books and equipment.

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Mr Darren Chester

Mr Darren Chester Cosmetic plastic surgeon, breast augmentation tummy tuck abdominoplasty hand surgery spire south bank hospital

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