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Skin Surgery

The Skin & Scar clinic offers the most reliable and cosmetic techniques for the surgical treatment of all forms of skin ‘lumps and bumps’.

Skin Cancer

The Skin & Scar clinic offers early recognition and rapid treatment of all forms of skin cancer.

Scar improvement

There’s no need to accept scars which cause cosmetic upset. The Skin & Scar clinic will formulate a bespoke treatment plan which will aim to improve your scars and encourage them to fade away.

Cosmetic Surgery

If you’re thinking of cosmetic surgery  you can be re-assured that Mr Abood and his team will thoroughly discuss your aims and suitability for treatment so that you can make a fully informed choice.

Medicolegal

Expert advice on wide ranging areas of plastic, cosmetic & reconstructive surgery. Areas of sub-specialty expertise includes: Scars; Complex lower limb reconstruction; Amputations; Trauma; Bone Infection.

About Skin Scar Clinic

The Skin Scar Clinic was founded by Mr Ahid Abood who also leads clinical treatments. Mr Abood is a plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon with a consultant post at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Mr Ahid Abood completed his medical training at Cambridge University and St Mary’s Hospital, London. He has trained extensively both in the UK and internationally, including a number of prestigious fellowships:

  • 12-month microsurgical fellowship at The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia where he treated patients with complex problems ranging from extensive cancers of the head and neck to major trauma;
  • Senior microsurgical fellowship at St Andrews Centre, Broomfield internationally recognised as a leading centre for microsurgical breast reconstruction;
  • Cosmetic fellowship at the McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead, dedicated to training in all aspects of cosmetic surgery;
  • Travelling fellowship to The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, where he observed some of the latest approaches to cancer treatment.

Mr Abood keeps himself at the forefront of innovations in cosmetic and surgical techniques.He undertook extensive research into improving methods of skin cancer treatment and was awarded an M.Sc Distinction for his work. He has published more than 30 papers in medical journals and authored a number of book chapters on topics ranging from scar revision to breast reconstruction techniques.

On a day-to-day basis, Mr Abood’s NHS role as the clinical lead for major trauma reconstruction at Addenbrooke’s Hospital involves reconstructive surgery following complex injuries. His NHS practice also includes all forms of skin cancer (Skin Oncology). He treats patients with malignant melanoma and offers a comprehensive service which includes sentinel lymph node biopsy.

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