Ms Joanna Skillman (Consultant)

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About Ms Joanna Skillman

  • Role: Consultant
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).
    Chair of the BAPRAS Special interest group in Lymphoedema.
  • Other Professional Details:
    I undertook medical and surgical training in Oxford, London, Birmingham and Sydney, developing particular skills in breast reconstruction, microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. I was awarded an oncoplastic fellowship and enhanced myaesthetic skills during a dedicated cosmetic fellowship. I have been a fully accredited specialist in plastic surgery since 2009.
    In addition to clinical work, I am a trainer on the oncoplastic skills course at the Royal College of Surgeons and a faculty for the Masters in Oncoplastic Surgery.
    I have published more than 30 articles on all types of cosmetic and plastic surgery. I also wrote the surgical section of the National Oncoplastic Guidelines, which sets quality standards in the UK and updated the national guidelines for lipomodelling in 2021.
  • Special Interests:
    My main areas of interest are in breast reconstruction, particularly microsurgery. I am also interested in the surgical treatment of skin cancer and trauma.


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