Mr Amer Durrani is a Cosmetic Surgeon at Fitzwilliam Hospital in Peterborough
Mr Durrani specialises in the surgical management of all types of skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Undertaking sentinel lymph node biopsy for malignant melanoma and lymphadenectomy surgery (removal of lymph glands containing metastatic cancer cells). Mr Durrani offers a ‘see and treat’ service in all of his clinics for removal of benign skin lesions and skin cancers under local anaesthetic. Mr Durrani also specialises in reconstructive surgery following skin and other types of cancer and has a sub-specialty interest in microsurgical reconstruction.
Mr Durrani has been on the GMC register for plastic surgery since 2006, being awarded the FRCS (Plast) at that time, and has worked as a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge since 2007. Since 2009, Mr Durrani has been the plastic surgery lead for skin cancer for Cambridgeshire, based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and has a specialist research interest in both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, recruiting to regional, national and international skin cancer trials.
His reconstructive surgical practice also encompasses complex reconstruction following cancer resection and major trauma. Regularly undertaking combined cases with other surgical specialties at Addenbrooke’s Hospital including cases with the maxillofacial, ENT, skull base, neurosurgery, gynae-oncology, colorectal, urology, breast, orthopaedic and dermatology (Mohs surgery) teams.
Mr Durrani graduated as a doctor from the University of London (MB BS) in 1994. His specialist training in plastic and reconstructive surgery started in 1998, working in London, Wales and Scotland. Obtaining an MSc (Distinction) in Surgical Science from University College London in 2000 and completing plastic surgery training with subspecialty microsurgical fellowships at the Royal Marsden Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.
Mr Durrani set up the regional sentinel lymph node biopsy service for malignant melanoma in 2009 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and since then has helped to establish the metastatic melanoma multidisciplinary weekly meeting and more recently introduced the technique of electrochemotherapy for management of advanced skin cancer metastases.
British Association of Plastic
Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of Melanoma Study Group
Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Addenbrookes