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Vivien Lees - Consultant Plastic Surgeon



“We have reopened to face-to-face consultations where needed but also offer virtual and online appointments while we seek to re-establish normal service. We want you all to stay safe so if your case does not require face-to-face assessment then we can arrange a remote consultation. Please feel that you can contact the practice if you need to – we are very much still here and will help in whatever way we can.”

Vivien Lees is one of the senior Plastic and Hand Surgeons in the greater Manchester and Cheshire areas. Her NHS practice is at Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital) with honorary contract at Manchester Children’s Hospital, UK. In 2013 she was made Clinical Academic Professor of Plastic Surgery for her contribution to research and development of educational programmes. She was formerly Chair of the SAC in Plastic Surgery responsible for training in plastic surgery at UK level and acted as Examiner for the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Plastic Surgery FRCS(Plast). She is currently Council member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Her contribution to the wider NHS has been acknowledged with a Silver Clinical Excellence Award.

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