Mr Keith Allison is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. He is currently Lead Clinician for Burns, Trauma and Breast Reconstruction and has previously held the post of Clinical Director (2014-2016).
Within the NHS, Mr Allison provides a general adult and paediatric plastic surgery service with subspecialty interests of breast reconstruction, microsurgery, skin oncology and trauma reconstruction together with the teaching and training of the future generation of plastic surgeons.
Having previously run a successful cosmetic surgery practice in Teesside for 12 years (ending 2017) Mr Allison has extensive experience in facial, nose and eyelid rejuvenation surgery, non-surgical rejuvenation, breast surgery and body contouring surgery.
Mr Allison gave up his independent cosmetic surgery practice and established a medico-legal practice concentrating on medical negligence and personal injury. Mr Allison provides expert witness advice and reports for the GMC, Medical Defence Organisations and legal practices. He has undertaken specialist expert witness training and holds the Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Medico-legal Expert Witness Training Certificate.
Mr Allison has published widely on plastic surgery, burns and trauma. He has been a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (JPRAS) since 2006. He is a JCIE examiner for the FRCS (Plast) exam, council member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and a Royal College of Surgeons assessor for consultant appointments.
Local to Middlesbrough: Burns MDT chair and lead clinician, Skin Cancer MDT core member, Orthoplastic MDT core member, Breast MDT core member
National: Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Member of the BAPRAS. Member of British Burns Association. Founder member of the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care in the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Member of BMA