Geh, Jenny - consultant plastic surgeon


Consultant profiles

Jenny Geh, consultant plastic surgeon


Secretary: Denise Matthews
Secretary's tel: 020 7188 5130

Area of expertise: melanoma, all skin cancers, post Mohs reconstruction, general plastics

  • Biography

    Mrs Jenny Geh joined Guy's and St Thomas' in February 2009. She is a core member of the teams for melanoma, non-melanoma and Mohs, and an extended member of the Orpington and King's Dermatology skin cancer teams. She has weekly specialist melanoma and general plastics clinics and on call commitments at St Thomas'. She is the lead surgeon for skin cancer team in the department of plastic surgery for Guy's, King's and St Thomas' hospitals.

    Jenny has made special visits to the Sydney Melanoma Unit and cosmetic surgeons in London and Paris. She has been involved in the formal training of medical students at St George's University Hospital, London, her previous substantive consultant post. She supervises elective students and specialist study students from King's College London as well as lecturing on other undergraduate medical programmes. She is an assigned educational supervisor and panel member for the Plastics Pan Thames Specialist Training Committee and has an active role in the training of plastic surgeons and medical students.

    She has developed a pathway for robotic pelvic dissection for skin cancers at Guy's hospital. She is also actively involved in both international and national studies for research into skin cancers.

  • Specialist interests

    • melanoma both primary and recurrent disease
    • sentinel lymph node biopsy
    • non-melanoma skin cancers
    • use of the Robot in pelvic dissection
    • reconstructive surgery for all skin lesions, including eyelid, ear and nose reconstruction
    • experience of using artificial skin substitutes for cancer reconstruction
    • all aspects of plastic surgery including trauma and laser treatments.
  • Awards

    • Wellcome research fellow at University College London, Department of Anatomy and Embryology
    • Masters degree in surgical sciences with distinction and Professor's Prize
    • level 1 Clinical excellence award.
  • Research interests

    • melanoma, embryology and developmental genetics of disease
    • contributes to  melanoma trials by doing sentinel lymph biopsies and collection of skin samples 
    • melanoma surgery trials-having contributed to MSLT II and Melamag
    • randomised controlled trial for donor site dressings.
  • Learned societies

    • member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, and has published papers and presented to learned societies over the years, the most recent being the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal.  
    • specialist register with the General Medical Council
    • PRASIS

    • Melanoma Focus

    • EORTC research group

    • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

    • British Medical Association.