Mr Darren Chester

Consultant Plastic Surgeon
MB, ChB, MPhil, MRCS, FRCS(Plast)

Practising at

Spire South Bank Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Darren Chester at Spire include:

Cosmetic surgery

Other treatments

Hand Surgery

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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.

Clinical Interests

Skin cancer
Cosmetic surgery
Cosmetic breast surgery
Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
Hand surgery

Private contact details

Telephone 01905 362 252
Private secretary telephone 07528 057 554
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons England
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
University of Birmingham

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

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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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