Ms Nora Nugent

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Mb BCh BAO, FRSCI (Plast), European Diploma in Hand Surgery


Specialises in

I have been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 2012 in the South East of England. Specialising in cosmetic surgery, burn care, skin cancer, limb reconstruction, breast reconstruction and hand surgery. My specialist training was in plastic surgery together with additional fellowships in: Burns and Critical Care at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Texas, Plastic Surgery (microsurgery & aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery) at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Hand Surgery at Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, Melbourne.

I specialise in the following cosmetic surgery;

  • Breast - breast augmentation, mastopexy (breast lift), augmentation-mastopexy (breast enlargement and lift), breast reduction, correction inverted nipples, revision capsular contracture, gynaecomastia/male breast reduction
  • Breast reconstruction and skin cancer treatment
  • Face - facelifts, necklifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid lifts), brow lifts, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), pinnoplasty (correction of prominent ears)
  • Hand surgery - correction for tendon disorders, nerve decompressions, hand injuries, dupuytren’s disease, ganglion excision, trigger finger release 
  • The body - abdominoplasty, liposuction, arm lift, thigh lift, labiaplasty, body lift

I was the recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award in 2015.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Nora Nugent at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Cosmetic surgery: body, breasts, ears, eyes, face, genitals, nose
  • Hand surgery: tendon surgery, joint surgery, bone and soft tissue injuries, nerve Surgery
  • Non-surgical facial rejuvenation and skincare
  • Plastic surgery: breast reconstruction, dermatological surgery including skin cancer, facial surgery, limb reconstructive surgery, soft tissue injuries, burns

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Special clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery: breast, body, ears, eyes, face, genital, nose Hand Surgery: tendon surgery, joint surgery, bone and soft tissue injuries and nerve surgery. Non-surgical: Facial rejuvenation and skin care. Plastic Surgery: breast reconstruction, dermatological surgery including skin cancer, facial surgery, limb reconstructive surgery, soft tissue injuries and burns.

Qualification and professional memberships

FRCSI (Plast) / Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland / 2010
Exit exam in plastic surgery

European Diploma in Hand Surgery / FESSH/UEMS / 2010
Qualification in Hand Surgery

MB BCh BAO (Hons) / University College Dublin / 2000
Medical Degree


Professional memberships

Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery for General Medical Council

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Member of British Burn Association

Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons

Member of Council

Plastic Surgery Section

Royal Society of Medicine


Professional leadership

Surgical Tutor at Queen Victoria Hospital for RCSEng (responsibility for plastic surgery trainees)
Core & HST, Programme Director for Core Surgical Training at Queen Victoria Hospital
Chair of Local Faculty Group, setting up of regional teaching days
Joint Simulation Lead for Plastic Surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital (part of training of plastic surgery trainees)
Board Member London & South East Burns Network ODN: overseeing delivery of burns services in the South East
Member of SelKAM and Sussex Trauma ODNs – overseeing delivery of trauma in Kent and Sussex
President Elect for the Plastic Surgery Section of Royal Society of Medicine for 2016 - 2017 (plastic surgery education)
Member of specialist Skin Cancer MDTs

Research and publications

Currently involved in supervising plastic surgery trainees writing modules for e-LPRAS, the e-learning project run by BAPRAS which will eventually cover the full curriculum in plastic surgery

Supervision of Brighton and Sussex Medical School medical student research projects


Articles

The medial sural artery perforator flap and its application in electrical injury to the hand. JA Jeevaratnam, D Nikkah, NF Nugent, AV Blackburn. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
November 2014

Reconstruction of the pelvis and perineum with a free latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap. I Kieran, N Nugent, M O’Riordain, J Kelly. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
November 2012

Dorsal digital ganglia excision and the use of a local transposition flap. NF Nugent, KJ Cronin. European Journal of Plastic Surgery
September 2012

The use of ultrasound in evaluating flexor tendons post surgical repair. N Nugent, J Coyle, J Barry, M O’Shaughnessy, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
February 2012

Book Chapters on Inhalation Injury and Hand Burns in Total Burn Care Editor: DN Herndon. Elsevier 2007. ISBN-13: 978-1-4160-3274-8.

Current NHS posts

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (Honorary)

 

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Honorary)

Personal profile

My practice covers cosmetic, hand and reconstructive plastic surgery. I treat adults and children. I aim to provide an individually tailored, comprehensive approach to your assessment and treatment. Attention to detail and a professional, caring approach are the cornerstones of my practice. I will help you to make a fully informed decision about your treatment in a non pressurised setting.

As a female plastic surgeon, I encourage and help my patients to achieve a fresh, natural look. I offer an honest opinion and will discuss all your options with you including realistic expectations of the outcome and the recovery process afterwards.

Contact information

Telephone 01892 741 150
Website http://www.noranugent.co.uk
Private secretary Claire Pearse
Private secretary telephone 01892 619 248
Private secretary fax 01892 222 048
Private secretary email enquiries@noranugent.co.uk