Mr David Izadi (Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon)

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About Mr David Izadi

  • Role: Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon
  • Year of First Medical Qualification: 2005
  • Location of Medical Training: University of Cambridge
  • Date Joined University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire: 14/09/20
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    Fellow of the European Board of Hand Surgery, having successfully completed the European Hand Surgery Diploma, and a full member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).
  • Other Professional Details:
    My higher surgical training in plastic surgery was undertook across Bristol, Plymouth and Exeter before I completed a nationally appointed advanced Training Interface Group (TIG) fellowship in hand surgery at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby.
    I also completed hand surgery fellowships in Paris and Sierra Leone and a dedicated cosmetic surgery fellowship in Bristol.
    I am a clinical supervisor to West Midlands Deanery Plastic Surgery Registrars rotating through UHCW. I am an active member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH), serving previously as the training interface fellowship rep.
    At the national BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting 2021 I co-chaired and organised the session on upper limb spasticity. I have published more than 30 articles and book chapters and presented at more than 60 national and international scientific meetings.
  • Special Interests:
    I deliver care for patients requiring treatment for elective and emergency hand surgery, surgical treatment for skin cancers, major trauma extremity reconstruction and general plastic surgery. I have a specialist interest in the surgical reanimation of the upper limb to help restore function following upper limb nerve injuries and upper limb spasticity in both adults and children.
    I am a member of the skin cancer MDT, hand surgery MDT and abdominal wall reconstruction MDT. Furthermore, I am in the process of setting up a MDT for upper limb spasticity. I work collaboratively with colleagues from other specialties at UHCW, particularly the orthopaedic, colorectal and gynaecology surgeons, where I carry out reconstructions for defects of the limbs, perineum and abdominal wall.

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