The Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns

Abdominal & chest wall reconstruction

Collaborative surgery may occasionally be required for complex defects of the chest and abdominal wall. Surgeons from the Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns have developed working relationships with other surgeons across Greater Manchester to provide a regional service catering for these problems, described in more detail below.

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

We work with our General Surgical colleagues at both MFT and the Intestinal Failure Unit at Salford Royal Hospital To provide combined care for patients requiring complex abdominal wall reconstruction for conditions such as massive hernias, complex fistulae, and after laparostomy.

The MCPSB surgeons offering this service are:

Amongst these operation are:

Cardiac and Thoracic Reconstruction

We also work regularly with our colleagues in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Wythenshawe to undertake major reconstructions of the chest wall following cancer resection. Our surgeons offering this service include Mr Chris Duff, Mr Adam Reid, Mr James Bedford and Mr Jonathan Duncan.