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Biography of Consultant Fazel Fatah

Fazel FatahFazel Fatah has been a Consultant Plastic surgeon since 1991 when he was appointed at the West Midlands Regional Plastic Surgery Centre. He undertook comprehensive general plastic surgery training in different accredited centres in London, Birmingham and Oxford and was granted the Certificate of Higher Surgical Training in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons.

At the same time he pursued thorough training and experience in all aspects of cosmetic surgery in the UK , USA and Australia. He is credited with introducing modern breast reconstructive surgery to the West Midlands and provided immediate Breast Reconstruction after mastectomy for the first time in the region from the City Hospital, Birmingham. He has played a vital role in teaching and training of this subject, and has also established a facial re-animation service to help patients affected by facial paralysis.

Fazel Fatah has published widely in international peer review plastic surgery journals and he is regularly invited to present and lecture in national and international meetings. He has played a major role in postgraduate education of plastic surgeons nationally through organising and hosting numerous international conferences in different aspects of plastic and cosmetic surgery.

He is experienced in modern techniques of cosmetic surgery of the face, breasts and body contouring. He has a national leading role in teaching and training in the new field of lipomodelling (fat graft) for body and facial contouring. He is on the specialist register of the GMC for Plastic surgery and accredited to carry out cosmetic surgery.His approach in cosmetic surgery is to rejuvenate and enhance natural looks and appearances and to avoid unnatural and overdone, artificial looking features. He sees his main role as a listener and a professional independent clinical advisor to his patients to help them decide on what is best for them.

Fazel Fatah recently retired after 22 years with the NHS and is practicing exclusively at The Westbourne Centre in the heart of the Edgbaston Medical Quarter, Birmingham.  NHS patients who have previously been under Mr Fatah's care are able to continue their care with Mr Fatah by obtaining a GP referral letter and appointment booking through the NHS Choose and Book system.

Fazel Fatah was President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) in 2011 and 2012, and has served as an elected council member of BAAPS and BAPRAS (the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons), representing both Associations on other national bodies. Fazel is one of the founding Directors of the prestigious Westbourne Centre in Birmingham, where he also practices.

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