Mr Atul Khanna

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon

MBBS, MBA, FRCS, Dip Eur B(Plast), FRCS (Plast)


Specialises in

  • Abdominoplasty, tummy tuck
  • Blepharoplasty, eyelid rejuvenation
  • Breast reduction and augmentation
  • Gynaecomastia, male breast reduction
  • Skin lesions and skin cancer

My work involves the treatment of all types of hand surgery, burns, facial and soft tissue injuries, elective hand surgery, breast surgery, scars and deformities, skin cancer and cosmetic surgery including facial, eyelid rejuvenation surgery, rhinoplasty, body contouring surgery including liposculpture, liposuction, abdominoplasty surgery, thigh and arm lifts and non-surgical treatments.

I qualified in 1983 and trained in general surgery from 1983 to 1989. I commenced training in plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery in 1989. I have been in consultant practice since 1998 and have been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust since June 1999. My work involves the treatment of all types of hand surgery, burns, facial and soft tissue injuries, elective hand surgery, breast surgery, scars and deformities, skin cancer and cosmetic surgery.

I have developed a bra to help women with functional problems related to breast size (neck ache, back and shoulder ache and skin rashes) to reduce the need for breast reduction surgery; www.optifitbra.com

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General Medical Council Number: C3516568

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Atul Khanna at Spire include:

Cosmetic surgery

Other treatments

  • Buccal fat removal
  • Dimple correction
  • Fat grafting
  • Lip reduction

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cosmetic surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Osmania University / 1983
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to Physicians and Surgeons after completing their medical school training and successful completion of examinations


Professional memberships

British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons - BAPRAS

British Medical Association

Society of Expert Witnesses


Professional leadership

Council member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons (2002-2005)
Chairman, BMA, Birmingham division (2002-2003)
College Tutor for surgery Sandwell General Hospital (2002-2005)
Representative (from Sandwell General Hospital) on the Regional Specialists and Consultants committee- West Midlands (2000-2003)
Honorary Secretary of the West Midlands Regional Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery (2002- 2012)
Chairman Wound care action group- Sandwell Hospital (2000-2002)
Clinical Director for Plastic Surgery services Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust- 2009-2013
Cosmetic Surgery representative Spire Little Aston hospital Medical Advisory committee (2006-2014)
Assigned educational Supervisor Plastic Surgery SWBH NHS Trust (2016-current)

Research and publications

Plastic Surgery Trauma- A Handbook of acute management-Kindle edition Contributor to the following chapters Chapter 1: General Principles and approach to Plastic Surgery trauma Chapter 5: Bites, Extravasation injury, severe soft tissue infection and systemic disorders

Medical malpractice: Plastic and Aesthetic surgery Encyclopaedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2nd Edition Pages 476-483


Articles

The Changing face of Streptococcal Myositis,Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine November 1998, Vol 15 No 6 p 425-426.

Case Report: Reconstruction of an Ischial Pressure Sore with a Sartorius Musculocutaneous Flap,Journal of Wound Care, March 1994, Vol 3, No 2, p76-78

The Thermal Effects of Kirschner wire fixation on small bones, Journal of Surgery of the Hand- British and European Volume, 199 24B: 3: 355-357

BMA’s Annual Report for 1993-4, British Medical Journal - Correspondence 18th June 1994, No 6944, Vol 308 p 1640

Rationing and surgery: setting boundaries,British Journal of Surgery - Correspondence July 1998,Vol 85, p1015

Sturge Weber Syndrome -Hospital Medicine - Correspondence,February 1999, Vol 60, No 2, p 146

Raised intracomparmental pressures and compartment syndromes-Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 30 (1999) 313- Correspondence

Overview of trends in burns and scalds related mortality in the last 20 years at the Birmingham Burns Unit Burns 2001 2001 N0v 27(7) 723-30

Current attitudes to fluid resuscitation in the UK -Burns 2001 March: 27(2) 183-4

A novel method of ring removal from a swollen finger- British Journal of Plastic Surgery-2001 March 54(2): 182

Unilateral Mydriasis during Blepharoplasty British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2001 Oct 54(7): 648

Lignocaine for Surgical Surgical Drain Removal- A Prospective Double Blind Controlled Study Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- 2003 October 2003 112(5) 1493-4

A Simple method of locking the plunger during syringe liposuction Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dec 2004 114(7):1973

Use of a balloon catheter as a tissue expander and sizer British Journal of Plastic Surgery Sep 2004 57(6) 594

Prospective analysis of the outcome of subpectoral augmentation Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 May;115(6) 1781

Can we rely on a general practitioners referral letter to a skin lesion clinic to prioritise appointments and does it make a difference to the patient’s prognosis Ann R Coll Surg Engl Jan 2006;88(1)40-5

Skeletal muscle Metastasis from malignant melanoma Br J Plast Surg Sep 2005;58(6):855-8

Familial pseudo pseudoxanthoma elasticum. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2006;59(10):1127-9 Marking the position of the inframammary fold during breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Aug;118(2):584.

Congenital bilateral calcinosis cutis of the hands.. J Hand Surg [Br]. 2006 Oct;31(5):522-3.

Elevation of the umbilicus with skin hooks aids excision in abdominoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Apr;117(4):1354

A free 'app' for plastic surgery: the smartphone spirit level. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Nov;94(8):607.

Clinical audit of the impact of information leaflets on outcomes in patients with mallet finger injuries J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60(12):1369-70. Epub 2007 Jun 4.

Avoiding unfavorable outcomes in Liposuction. Indian J Plast Surg. 2013 May;46(2):393-400. Review.

Current NHS posts

Sandwell General Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Walsall Manor Hospital NHS Trust, Walsall

Personal profile

I have a busy professional life but continue to combine my career with my family, including two children. I enjoy walking, cycling, travelling and meditation.

Contact information

Telephone 0121 580 7119
Website www.atulkhanna.co.uk
Private secretary Mrs Jane Purvis
Private secretary telephone 0121 507 3455
Private secretary fax 0121 507 2498
Private secretary email janepurvis@nhs.net / atulkhanna@doctors.org.uk