Mohanna, Pari-Naz - consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon

 

Consultant profiles

Pari-Naz Mohanna

Contacts

Secretary: Baljinder Sidhu
Secretary tel: 020 7188 6498
Secretary fax: 020 7188 5131
Secretary email: baljinder.sidhu@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expertise: breast, gynaecological, colorectal and abdominal wall reconstructions with a special interest in microvascular surgery

Languages spoken: English and Farsi

  • Biography 

    Pari-Naz Mohanna is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. She graduated with honours from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 1994 and was ranked first in her year. She was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons research fellowship and the Arris and Gale Lectureship for her Doctorate in Medicine, which focused on developing techniques to enhance nerve regeneration.

    She specialises in breast, gynaecological, colorectal and abdominal wall reconstructions with a special interest in microvascular surgery. She has a passion for training and has established a microsurgical simulation programme which has been adopted by Plastic Surgery Units across the UK.

    Pari-Naz is a trainer on a number of courses locally, nationally and internationally including the simulation lead at the SaIL Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital, aesthetic and reconstructive surgical skills cadaver course tutor at Bristol University and programme director and tutor for the GP minor surgery training course at London Bridge Hospital.

    As a patron of the charity, Network of Iranians for Knowledge and Innovation, she annually visits hospitals in Iran to train medical students and doctors, through live surgery, training workshops, lectures and seminars.

  • Education and training

    • Intercollegiate Speciality Examination in Plastic Surgery, 2006
    • Doctorate of Medicine University of London. The Bioengineering of Nerve Conduits, 2004
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1998
    • MB BS (Hons) University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, 1994
    • BSc (Hons) in Clinical Pharmacology. Upper Second Class. University of London. United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, 1991.
  • Specialist interests

    • Breast reconstruction following lumpectomies and mastectomies
    • Breast reconstruction for congenital breast asymmetry
    • General breast surgery including breast reductions and gynaecomastia surgery
    • Reconstruction following removal of gynaecological, colorectal and urological cancers
    • Lower limb reconstruction following trauma
    • Abdominal wall reconstruction for complex hernias
    • Sternal reconstruction following cardiac surgery
    • Management of complex wounds.
  • Awards

    • RSM Annual Scientific Surgery Prize, 2004
    • Arris and Gale Lectureship, 2003
    • BAPS Travelling Bursary for presentations at overseas meetings, 2003
    • Journal of hand surgery prize for best paper, 2002
    • EURAPS Award for best scientific paper, 2002
    • The Wellcome Trust Travel Award, 2002 and 2001
    • BASO Annual Scientific Prize for best free paper presentation, 2001
    • The Royal College of Surgeons Travelling Award, 2001
    • The Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship, 2000
    • The Royal Free Hospital Special Trustees Research Fellowship, 2000.