Mr Michael Irwin
Mr Irwin is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Addenbrooke’s NHS Hospital in Cambridge and Clinical Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery (2003-2010). He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). He qualified in medicine from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London in 1987 and has been privileged to train in busy regional plastic surgery units in Chepstow, East Grinstead and London. He acquired additional expertise in breast reconstruction and plastic surgery of the breast in Atlanta, USA; in breast reconstruction at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery at the Wellington Hospital, London. Mr Irwin was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1991 and became FRCS(Plast) and European Board certified by examination in 1998. A period of full time research culminated in his being awarded the Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His name was entered on the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery in 2000.
Mr Irwin has developed a personal interest and has an established reputation in breast reconstruction and cosmetic and plastic surgery of the breast. He is a valuable and respected member of the multi-disciplinary Breast Team in Cambridge.
Since 2000 Mr Irwin has consulted with patients privately at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and BMI Bury St Edmunds Hospital offering a comprehensive repertoire of plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures to those seeking to improve/alter their appearance. Patients find Mr Irwin easy to talk to and approachable and that he communicates all relevant information clearly. In keeping with good clinical practice, Mr Irwin prefers to consult with all new patients at least twice; the second time at no extra charge. This allows time to think things over thoroughly, read the information leaflets given to you and make an informed decision on how to proceed.