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Jenny Geh - consultant plastic surgeon


Consultant profiles


Secretary: Denise Matthews
Secretary telephone: 020 7188 7188 (ext 51089)

Private patients personal assistant: Hazel Evans
Telephone: 020 3751 0304

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

  • Biography

    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 Hospital and King's College dermatology skin cancer teams. She has weekly specialist melanoma and general plastics clinics and on call commitments at St Thomas' Hospital. She is the lead surgeon for the skin cancer team in the department of plastic surgery for Guy's, King's College and St Thomas' hospitals. Cosmetic procedures and advice can also be obtained for conditions of abdominoplasty, breast reduction, liposuction, thigh lifts, pinnaplasty, face and neck lifts, implant removal, replacement and scar revisions.

    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.

    Jenny has also started a new plastics clinic at Queen Mary’s University Hospital in Sidcup, to accommodate the elderly and frail patients who cannot travel up to the centre.

    Jenny 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 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

    • General plastics and cosmetic issues including breast, abdominal wall and patients with complications from elective cosmetic surgery
  • 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

    • Pi for MelMart, MiniTub and EAGLE-FM surgical trials

    • National Institute for Health Research contributor
  • Learned societies

    • Specialist register plastics – General Medical Council 3618381

    • Melanoma focus

    • EORTC and Australia and New Zealand Melanoma trials group   

    • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

    • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • Teaching

    • Medical students, electives students

    • Junior doctors in training

    • Assigned educational supervisor

    • Helped to develop ISCP curriculum for joint Royal Colleges of Surgery

    • Past SAC plastics and Pan Thames Plastics Chair, Past Elected Chair of Education BAPRAS

    • Supervisor for only one-year fellowship for skin plastic surgery in the UK