Mr Damir Kusotic


Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Plastic surgery has two main components: reconstructive plastic surgery which is all about restoring function and appearance to the human body after illness or accident and aesthetic  plastic surgery, which is primarily to change the appearance from choice.

Am I Suitable for Breast Reconstruction?

Mr Damir Kosutic

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

"Internationally acclaimed expert in Natural Tissue Breast Reconstruction (DIEP flap, PAP flap, thigh flaps), Lymphoedema Microsurgery and Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Reconstruction. the only UK plastic surgeon specialist in lymphoedema microsurgery trained by prof. Cheng, a pioneer in this field from Taiwan."

  • Professional Biography

    Mr Kosutic has been working as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for the past 5 years at some of the best UK plastic surgery units, having completed fellowships in Microvascular Reconstruction at Imperial College NHS Trust – Charing Cross Hospital London as well as Fellowship in Breast Microsurgery and Perforator Flaps at Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. He is a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Plast) and Fellow of European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (EBOPRAS).

    His subspecialty interest is reconstructive surgery for patients with cancer, specialising in microvascular free flap reconstruction. Mr Kosutic possesses PhD and MS degrees in Biomedical Sciences. He has lectured internationally and nationally on broad range of topics related to plastic surgery and has published 35 papers in best international plastic surgery journals, including some of the key papers on preoperative planning of perforator flaps which have been cited 131 times in scientific literature. He is one of the only 20 UK-practising Consultant Plastic Surgeons who is a member of EURAPS. He is a Reviewer for Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since 2006. He was awarded prestigious EURAPS Young Plastic Surgeon Scholarship in 2011 and HCA Scholarship in 2014.

  • Specialities

    Complex microvascular reconstruction for breast cancer, lymphoedema, upper/lower limbs, head & neck and breast/chest wall following cancer resections, perforator flaps.

  • Responsibilities

    Reconstructive surgery for patients with breast cancer, lymphoedema, advanced melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (head and neck, trunk, extremities), sarcoma patients (upper and lower limb, chest wall), perineal reconstruction.

  • Qualifications

    MD PhD FRCS (Plast)