Miss Lyndsey Highton

Miss Lyndsey Highton

Consultant Plastic and Breast Surgeon
BM BCh (Oxon) MA FRCS (Plast)

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Lyndsey Highton at Spire include:

Plastic surgery

Breast care and surgery

Other treatments

Axillary accessory breast tissue excision, Breast asymmetry correction, Lipomodelling, Nipple reconstruction, Oncoplastic breast surgery including therapeutic mammaplasty and local perforator flaps, Revisional breast surgery

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Professional profile

I am a female Consultant Plastic and Breast Surgeon at the Nightingale Centre, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. This is one of the leading breast units in the UK. My practice covers all aspects of breast disease, breast cancer and breast reconstruction. This encompasses oncoplastic techniques, implant and microsurgical breast reconstruction and complex revisional breast surgery. I bring this expertise to private practice, along with skills in aesthetic breast and body contouring surgery.

I gained my medical degree at the world-renowned University of Oxford. Following foundation training in Oxford, I returned to my roots in the North West to complete Specialty Registrar training in Plastic Surgery, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. I sub-specialised by completing the prestigious National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowship at the Nightingale Breast Centre, developing further expertise in all aspects of breast surgery, reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Immediately following my fellowship, I was appointed as a Consultant at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

I have completed a Master’s degree in clinical education and I am actively involved in education at a local and national level. I have published research papers on plastic and breast Surgery and I have presented my work widely at national and international conferences.

Clinical Interests

Breast cancer
Breast surgery
Benign breast problems
Cosmetic breast surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MA Physiological Sciences / Oxford / 2002

BM BCh (Oxon) / Oxford / 2005
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Plast) / University / 2014
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

MA Clinical Education / Edge Hill University / 2017

Professional memberships

General Medical Council
Medical Defence Union

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Plastic and Breast Surgeon - Nightingale Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married and have two young children. I enjoy keeping fit and I am a keen runner. As a busy working mum, I understand the pressures faced by modern women and I am very sympathetic to their concerns.

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Private contact details

Private secretary Liz Costello
Private secretary telephone 0161 447 6761
Private secretary fax 0161 447 6772
Private secretary email