Mr Manu Sood is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, based at the internationally renowned St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has over 18 years’ experience in reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and cosmetic surgery as a Consultant in both the NHS and the private sector. Alongside his clinical practice he conducts clinical research, teaches Senior Trainees and Consultants and was an Examiner for the British Society for Surgery of the Hand for 10 years.
Mr Sood trained extensively in plastic surgery, before becoming a consultant in the NHS and developing his private practice. He was the Clinical Tutor in Plastic Surgery for three years with responsibility for the training of Plastic Surgeons prior to their appointment as consultants. Mr Sood was a member of the Board of Examiners for 5 years for the British Society of Surgery for the Hand which is responsible for setting standards for Hand Surgery in the UK. He is regularly invited to lecture TO Senior Trainees and Consultants at both national and international meetings.
His special interests include:
1. Complex hand and microsurgery including, Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, Dupuytrens Contracture, Ganglion, Mucous Cyst, Nerve Compression, Nerve Injuries and treatment of hand fractures.
2. Facial reconstruction following skin cancer surgery, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma.
3. Breast surgery including Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty), Breast Uplift (Mastopexy), Male Breast Surgery and Correction of Inverted Nipples.
Mr Sood also performs the full range of cosmetic surgery procedures.
Mr Sood is a member of several specialist professional bodies, including the British Association for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH), for which he is also an Examiner.