Miss Judith Hunter
MA MB BChir MD FRCS (Plast)
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Speciality: None specified
Miss Judith Hunter (Jude) is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a busy NHS practice at Imperial College Healthcare. She is also part of a network of consultants for Skin Health UK, and has a private reconstructive and aesthetic practice in central London. She trained for over 12 years in plastic surgery in Cambridge, London, Swansea and Australia before becoming a Consultant. This included two years of research utilising new technology for early skin cancer diagnosis in primary care at the University of Cambridge, culminating in an MD Research degree, and nearly three years of focussed training as a fellow in microsurgery both in London and Australia. She was awarded the FRCS (Plast) examination in 2011 and has been on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery in the UK since 2013. She was originally a Cambridge graduate, achieving a first class degree.
From the academic perspective, not only does she have an MD research degree, but has over 25 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and has presented widely at national and international meetings. She has a strong teaching interest, being faculty on the MS oncoplastics course run at the University of East Anglia, having set up a microsurgery simulation lab in her current post, being a judge at a national core training surgical simulation competition, faculty of the Imperial FRCS (Plast) viva course and has successfully launched a new cadaveric flap simulation course for 2017. She is also on the committee of the plastic surgery section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
She mainly performs microsurgical breast reconstruction using DIEP and TUG flaps, as well as breast symmetrisation, reduction, augmentation and body contouring. She is also on call for the major trauma centre at St Mary’s, providing plastic surgery support for hand and lower limb cases.
From the management perspective, she has set up a new spoke clinic at Northwick Park Hospital, which strengthens the links with the breast surgeons there, so that the pathway for patients from that geographical area is made smoother. She very much enjoys guiding her patients through their breast reconstruction journey and is well known for her attention to detail, caring attitude and positive outlook.
- Breast cancer reconstruction
- Aesthetic breast surgery – reduction, augmentation, uplift
- Body contouring
- Skin cancer detection
- Excision of skin lesions
- Non-surgical rejuvenation
Substantive Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital
Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery, General Medical Council
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Plast)
Member of British Medical Association
Member of Medical Protection Society
Committee member Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Tutor for MS Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Degree, University of East Anglia
Network Specialist Plastic Surgeon for Skin Health UK
Panel member for ARCPs and National Selection for Plastic Surgery trainees, UK
Charing Cross Hospital
0203 075 2345