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Professor Abhilash Jain

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgeon


Practices at: Hendon Hospital

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Personal Profile

Professor Abhilash Jain graduated in 1995 (London) and undertook surgical training to become a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS, 1998). He then began training in Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Aesthetic Surgery in London teaching hospitals. He was awarded both an MSc (Distinction) (University College London) and PhD (Imperial College London) for his research looking at the effects of rheumatoid arthritis on the hand.

He has won many prestigous prizes including the Pulvertaft Medal in Hand Surgery (2019), MSc Prize and Imperial College PhD Prize. He has published over 120  papers in world famous journals, including the Lancet and BMJ, and has contributed to book chapters After training in a number of premier plastic surgery units both in London and Sydney, Australia, he was awarded the Plastic Surgery Specialist Fellowship [FRCS (Plast)] in 2008, and entered into the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery in 2009. He was appointed as a Consultant in the NHS in 2010.

He has undertaking world famous fellowships in congenital hand surgery, cosmetic surgery and won a place to be the first Plastic Surgeon to undertake a Royal College of Surgeon approved microsurgery fellowship in lower limb reconstruction. He has extensive clinical and academic training in Plastic Surgery and this was recognised when he was the first and only plastic surgeon to win a prestigious HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer-NHS award. He holds joint appointment at the University of Oxford and Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust London which provide world class centres of excellence for his research and clinical NHS work.

In 2013 he was appointed as the Surgical Specialty Lead for the UK by the Royal College of Surgeons to lead clinical research for both the British Society of Hand Surgery (BSSH) and the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPRAS). He founded and led the Reconstructive Surgery Trials Network (RSTN) to deliver collaborative multi-center clinical research on behalf of BAPRAS and BSSH. He leads multi-centre clinical trials in the UK and International projects which have resulted in practice changing publications that improve patient care. He has been actively involved on both the Plastic (Chairman) and Hand Surgery research committees and has help guide the highly successful national research agenda. He is actively involved in training surgeons of all levels and is invited expert speaker to lecture to other specialties and International groups. He is currently an Associate Professor of Plastic and Hand Surgery at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London NHS Trust and undertakes all aspects of hand, lower limb reconstruction, general plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery.


Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Hand surgery, including Dupuytrens and peripheral nerve surgery

  • Cosmetic surgery including non-surgical treatments

Professional Memberships

Professional Membership

  • British Medical Association

  • Medical Defence Union

  • General Medical Council

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons