Mr Darren Lewis is a fully accredited NHS Consultant Plastic Surgeon on the General Medical Council's specialist register for plastic surgery.
He is widely experienced in all aspects of general plastic surgery procedures, especially in reconstructive surgery, burn care, general skin surgery including skin cancers, body contouring after massive weight loss, and breast surgery. He is a member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team (MDT) at New Cross Hospital.
He began his surgical career in Stoke-on-Trent before moving to Newcastle upon Tyne to complete his Higher Surgical Training in Plastic Surgery, obtaining the FRCS fellowship qualification in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. During his time at Newcastle, Mr Lewis developed a sub-specialist interest in Burn Care and began his research into ways of improving outcomes for burns victims. This culminated in a post-graduate fellowship at the prestigious Western Australia Burns Service. His current research interests include tissue engineering, cell culture technology and looking at ways of improving scarring outcomes.
Mr Lewis regularly teaches junior doctors, including trainee plastic surgery registrars and examines on the West Midlands Advanced Plastic Surgery Course.
Mr Lewis is a full member of The British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.