Mr Damir Kosutic

Damir Kosutic

Mr Damir Kosutic is an internationally acclaimed expert in Lymphoedema Microsurgery, Natural Tissue Breast Reconstruction (DIEP flap, PAP flap, thigh flaps) and Penile Reconstruction (post cancer and transgender surgery). He is a full-time Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at prestigious Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, where he is responsible for the development of complex microsurgical reconstruction. He is the only plastic surgeon in the UK trained in Lymphoedema Microsurgery by Prof. Cheng, a pioneer in this field from Taiwan.

Mr Kosutic completed prestigious fellowships in Breast Reconstruction and Perforator flaps with pioneers in this field Prof. Jaume Masia in Barcelona as well as the inventor of DIEP flap – Dr Robert Allen in New York. Mr Kosutic has published some of the key papers on one of the today’s most significant advances in the field of microsurgical breast reconstruction – the use of CT angiogram and MRI for the planning of perforator flaps to significantly improve surgical outcomes for all women undergoing breast reconstruction. Mr Kosutic has also completed the prestigious microsurgical fellowship at Imperial College NHS-Charing Cross Hospital London. He is one of the few plastic surgeons in the UK experienced in penile reconstructions for transgender patients and penile cancer patients. He is one of the only 20 UK-practicing plastic surgery Consultants who is a full member of prestigious EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons). He is also a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England and European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mr Kosutic was awarded prestigious EURAPS Scholarship for best European Plastic Surgeon as well as HCA Scholarship. Apart from Lymphoedema Treatment, Breast Reconstruction and Penile Reconstructions/Transgender Surgery, Mr Kosutic offers expertise in Migraine headache treatment, carpal tunnel release and all types of skin cancers and sarcoma (SSMDT member).

Consultant Details

  • Consulting Address
    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX
  • NHS Base
    The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Languages
    Croatian, Slovenian, Spanish
  • Qualifications
    MD PhD FRCS (Plast)
  • Research Interest
    Improving outcomes in microsurgical breast reconstruction, Advanced imaging in planning of Lymphoedema microsurgery.
  • Speciality
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sub Speciality
    Lymphoedema Microsurgery, natural tissue Breast Reconstruction (DIEP flap, PAP flap, thigh flaps), Penile Reconstruction. Migraine headache treatment

    Daycase surgery: migraine headache treatment, skin cancers, carpal tunnel release
  • Contact details for appointments

    Please contact your consultants secretary, or the patient liaison team, on 0161 918 7296
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