Mr Damir Kosutic
Internationally acclaimed expert in Lymphoedema Microsurgery, and Natural Tissue Breast Reconstruction (DIEP flap, PAP flap, thigh flaps). Mr Kosutic, who is at the forefront of treatment and research in this field, has dedicated his practice completely to help patients with Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer restore their quality of life. He developed and pioneered a number of reconstructive surgical techniques published and presented worldwide. 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.
The Gold Standard
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. These techniques have been accepted worldwide as the gold standard.
Award winning plastic surgeon
Mr Kosutic has also completed the prestigious microsurgical fellowship at Imperial College NHS-Charing Cross Hospital London. 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 young plastic surgeon as well as HCA Scholarship.