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Mr  Christian West

Mr Christian West

Consultant in Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
MBChB, MRCS, FRSC (Plast.), MD Diploma of Hand Surgery

Specialises in

  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
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Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital
Tel:Tel: 0161 447 6677
Clinic times:
Wednesday: 6pm - 8pm
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
Tel:Tel: 0151 648 7000
Clinic times:
Monday: 6pm - 8pm
Thursday: 2pm - 4pm

An initial consultation with Mr Christian West is from £180.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christian West at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist at Spire Manchester Hospital

Cosmetic surgery at Spire Manchester Hospital

Dermatology at Spire Manchester Hospital

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

Cosmetic surgery at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

Dermatology at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Professional profile

I’ve been specialising in plastic surgery for more than 15 years, and I feel very fortunate to perform procedures that can make such a positive impact on people’s lives. I’ve a breadth of experience that has ranged from simple removal of unsightly moles or eyebags, to putting people back together after shark bites. So whatever treatment you may be looking for, my field of expertise encompasses all aspects of cosmetic surgery, and I hope to provide you with experienced advice on any cosmetic procedure of the face, body and breasts.

I specialised in Cosmetic Surgery with a National Interface Fellowship in Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery. I worked closely with plastic surgeons, ENT, maxillofacial surgeons and ophthalmologists, which enables me to provide you with a combined experience in all aspects of cosmetic breast, body, eyelid, ear and facial surgery.

I’m also of the 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 hand and arm disorders. I studied in the world-renowned Pulvertaft Hand Centre and was awarded British Diploma in Hand Surgery. I’m 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.

I’m a fully accredited Consultant Plastic Surgeon with an NHS practice based at Whiston Hospital, the largest plastic surgery centre in the Northwest. My specialist NHS service is focused on the correction of breast asymmetry and deformity, hand injuries, complex limb reconstruction, and facial reconstruction for skin cancer. I work within the Regional Centre for Complex Abdominal Wall reconstruction, specialising in tummy tuck and scar revision for the cosmetic repair of diastasis recti and problematic hernias. I hope to see you in my clinic soon, as you prepare to make a change for the better.

I studied medicine at the University of Leeds (1998) and trained locally in Manchester and Leeds, and then internationally in Perth, Australia. In 2011 I was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery, and I’m on the GMC Specialist Register as a plastic surgeon. I have a postgraduate degree (MD, University of Manchester) for a two-year period of medical research I undertook in Sweden looking at reconstruction after peripheral nerve injury.

General Medical Council Number: C4517869

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cosmetic surgery
Body
Breast
Ears
Eyes
Hand surgery
Plastic surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Leeds / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. Medical degree after completing five years of University

MRCS (Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2003
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons

MD / University of Manchester / 2007
Research Degree Regenerative Medicine

FRCS (Plast) / Intercollegiate Specialty Board UK / 2011
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Plastic Surgery)

Diploma Hand Surgery / University of Manchester / 2015
Diploma in Hand Surgery


Professional memberships

British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Whiston Hospital, St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am Manchester born and live locally with my wife and three daughters. I enjoy cycling, swimming skiing and family life. 

Contact information

Private secretary Karen Green
Private secretary telephone 0795 433 1448
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