Plastic Surgery and Burns

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Clinical Lead, Ken Dunn

Mr Ken Dunn is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He is Director of the Manchester Burns Service and has an honorary appointment to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. His particular areas of interest lie in the organisation and funding of services and clinically in the management of wounds, scars and amputation stump problems. He specialises in complex wound and lower limb problems including urogenital reconstruction. He also brings his experience of post burn injury scarring and reconstruction to other areas of scar management.

He is a past Chairman of the British Burn Association, and a past member of Council of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (now called the British Association of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons). He is currently the Medical Director of the International Burn Injury Database (iBID:

Mr Dunn said: “I am delighted to be able to bring my interest in population needs based health provision to burn care and plastic surgery within the GIRFT programme. The many interface relationships with other specialities make the work challenging but these offer significant potential benefits for patients and the NHS.”