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Best Plastic Surgeon in Manchester
Mr Damir Kosutic MD PhD FRCS(Plast)

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Mr Damir Kosutic is internationally respected expert in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, with subspecialty interest in complex microvascular reconstruction following cancer resections or trauma for different body areas – particularly Breast Reconstruction, Lymphoedema Microsurgery, Sarcoma/Limb, Face and Perineal Reconstruction (first described PAP flap for Perineal Reconstruction). Mr Kosutic, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, is one of the UK-leading lymphoedema, sarcoma and breast reconstructive surgeons, based at The Christie Hospital in Manchester, one of the largest tertiary European Cancer centres. He is currently elected Chair of Lymphoedema and Lipoedema Special Interest Advisory Group of BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons) as well as Lead for Breast Reconstruction Service at The Christie Cancer Centre in Manchester, UK.

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He has completed microsurgical fellowships at Imperial College NHS Trust – Charing Cross Hospital London and Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona (Microvascular Breast Reconstruction, Perforator flaps and Lymphoedema Surgery with prof. J. Masia), upon completion of comprehensive plastic surgery training in Maribor and Ljubljana, Slovenia, under the mentorship of famous Marko Godina’s colleagues. Additional microsurgical training was undertaken in Vienna, Austria (with prof. H Millesi and prof O. Aszmann), Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgery in Zagreb, Croatia, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA and Taiwan (with prof. Ming-Huei Cheng).
He has PhD and Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and has published over 60 scientific papers in top international peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, which have been cited over 360x in scientific literature, including some of the key papers on planning of perforator flaps. He described a number of innovative techniques and concepts subsequently implemented in plastic surgical practice internationally, that improved the quality of reconstruction. Mr Kosutic recently published the very first textbook on perineal reconstruction for major international medical publisher Springer, titled: Perineal Reconstruction: Principles and Practice.

He is frequently an invited speaker at top international conferences where he chairs panels on different topics (WSRM, EUROMICRO, EURAPS), particularly Sarcoma and Lymphoedema, courses and reputable institutions, lecturing on complex cancer reconstructive surgery, microsurgical breast and lymphoedema reconstruction and sarcoma reconstructions worldwide. Mr Kosutic is an active member of European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS), where he is also a member of Hans Anderl-Award Committee, active member of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM), Fellow of European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (EBOPRAS) and Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2011, he was awarded EURAPS Young Plastic Surgeon Scholarship and HCA Travelling Scholarship. He was also Assistant Professor at the University of Maribor, School of Medicine, Slovenia, EU. In addition to teaching, Mr. Kosutic has been a faculty mentor for number of medical students, trainees and senior clinical/microsurgical fellows over the years, helping their careers both clinically and academically. He has been reviewer for several plastic surgery journals including JPRAS (Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery/former British Journal of Plastic Surgery) over past 15 years. He has a successful plastic and aesthetic surgery practice in Manchester, United Kingdom. 

In his free time, he is passionate about martial arts (former European Karate Champion, black belt), classical music (violin playing), sailing and travel.
Scientific surgical innovations

Our PUBLICATIONS

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Dr Kosutic has published extensively on his plastic and reconstructive surgery innovative techniques to improve patient out comes in top peer-reviewed international plastic surgery journals and more recently published the book for major international medical publisher Springer, as a result of collaborration of top experts across 3 continents.

Our Talent

Dr Kosutic Chairs the Head&Neck Reconstruction Session at EURAPS Meeting
Dr Kosutic was invited to Chair a Head and Neck Reconstruction Session at prestigious EURAPS Meeting (European Association of Plastic Surgeons)
Dr Kosutic lectures as one of the top five experts around the world on DIEP flap with Lymph-node transfer at WSRM
Dr Kosutic lectured as invited faculty and one of the top 5 experts from around the world on his experience with DIEP flap with simultaneous microvascular lymph-node transplant in lymphoedema patients at prestigious WSRM (World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery) conference in Cancun, Mexico.
Invited International Faculty at Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Conference
Dr Kosutic was among the few invited international faculty who gave a lecture at Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual conference, where he presented his experience in complex cancer reconstruction from head to toe.
Scientific surgical innovations

Our Achievements

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