Mr Thomas Collin

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

MB BS, FRCS (plast)


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I am a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, working in the NHS and at Spire Washington for the past seven years. My training in Plastic Surgery started 17 years ago and covered all aspects of the specialty including a comprehensive grounding in Reconstructive and Cosmetic procedures.

I have a specialist interest in breast reconstruction and breast reshaping procedures and can offer a full range of techniques when considering the needs of my patients. I enjoy working at the Spire Washington Hospital, where I have developed my practice in cosmetic surgery and offer a wide range of procedures for all Cosmetic conditions.

These procedures include breast reduction, lifting and augmentation (implants) operations. I also perform trunk and limb cosmetic procedures including abdominoplasty (tummy truck), thigh and arm lifting/reduction, and have extensive experience in liposuction and fat transfer/lipomodelling. I am experienced in prominent ear reduction procedures and eyelid/eyebrow corrections.

I am also a core member of the NHS Trust skin cancer multidisciplinary team and have over 15 years experience of managing skin cancer, and have developed a large breadth of surgical procedures to deal with patients who have this condition.

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General Medical Council Number: C4190512

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Thomas Collin at Spire include:

Cosmetic surgery

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Spire Washington Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Clinical interests

Body
Breast cancer
Breast surgery
Breast surgery
Breast
Cosmetic breast surgery
Cosmetic surgery
Ears
Eyes
Hand surgery
Reconstructive surgery
Skin cancer
Skin cancer

Special Clinical Interests: Cosmetic breast surgery; enlargement (implants), reduction, lift and lipomodelling), facial surgery (ear reduction/pinning, eyelid lift), body contouring (tummy tuck, abdominoplasty, liposuction, fat grafting, thigh and arm lifting), gynaecomastia correction/male breast reduction, breast reconstruction after breast surgery, female labial reduction. Skin cancer and mole removal. Hand surgery conditions including carpal tunnel release, trigger finger and Dupuytren’s contracture release.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / London University / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Full member of British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)


Professional leadership

Chair of the local Surgical Training Committee (STC) which supervises the training of Plastic Surgery trainees in the Northern Region
I am lead for Governance in Plastic Surgery for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Breast Reconstruction lead for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Research and publications

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, University Hospital of North Durham

Personal profile

I enjoy many outdoor pursuits including hill walking, running, trout fishing and golf.

Contact information

Telephone 0191 4188627