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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialist Services

You can find out more here about our specialist services in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Cleft Lip and Palate

The Cleft Lip and Palate team provides highly specialised care, treatment and support for patients and families from across the North East of England. We offer a comprehensive service for babies, children and adults with cleft lip and palate.

Regional Burns Service

We are the major regional burns treatment centre for the North East and North Cumbria providing comprehensive, high quality care and support for patients of all ages who have suffered a burns injury and their families.

Hand Surgery

The department is home to our highly-regarded and internationally renowned hand and wrist service in which we treat and rehabilitate a wide range of injuries and conditions.

Regional Trauma Service

We provide a specialist regional service for trauma injuries requiring plastic surgical care. Most patients attending this clinic are referred on to us by an Accident and Emergency Department. Our skilled team will provide the most appropriate treatment, and this can often mean that an operation is necessary.

Head and Neck Surgery

Offering expert surgical treatment of cancer, non-cancer and congenital head and neck conditions.

General Plastic Surgery

Dealing with what are informally and commonly known as "lumps and bumps" our general service deals with a range of conditions from simple lesion excision, to complex skin reconstructions.

Breast Reconstruction Service

Our highly skilled breast surgeons provide surgical treatment following full or partial mastectomy, or for patients with congenital breast problems.

Skin Laser Treatment

Our Skin Laser Service treats both adults and children who come into our care with a range of skin conditions involving the blood vessels.

Our Paediatric Plastic Surgery services

In addition to our adult services we also provide a range of services for children. This work is undertaken in the Great North Children's Hospital on the RVI site by our team of specialist consultants and also within our dedicated paediatric area of Plastic Surgery Outpatients, however we also run a clinic at our Ponteland Road centre and also hold Cleft Lip and Palate clinics throughout the region.

Click here for more information about our Paediatric services

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