- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Hand surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Mr Charles Bain BSc(Hons) MBChB MSc Aesthetic Plastic Surgery FRCS(Plast) Dip Hand Surg.
Charles Bain is a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 10 years’ experience in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Mr. Bain studied at Bristol University, graduating with honours in medicine, and completed a BSc in medical ethics with first class honours. He then moved to London, where he undertook his plastic surgery training in prestigious London teaching hospitals.
Mr. Bain went on to secure a nationally competitive aesthetic fellowship. Charles learned from internationally renowned London cosmetic surgeons at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London Clinic, Wellington Hospital, Cromwell Hospital and the King Edward VII. He continued his fellowship training in world-class plastic surgery units in trauma reconstruction at Imperial College, London and internationally in hand and wrist surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He then returned to take up a consultant post in plastic surgery at Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Mr. Bain has completed a Masters degree in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery with distinction and has published book chapters and several scientific papers in the field of aesthetic surgery and hand surgery. He has also completed the Hand Surgery Diploma, the highest subspecialty qualification in hand surgery. Mr Bain has a keen interest in teaching and training the next generation of plastic surgeons in his NHS work, and as invited faculty on a number of training courses.
Areas of interest
Hand surgery (carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s disease, cubital tunnel syndrome, ganglion, trigger finger, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, joint replacement), hand injuries (tendons, nerves, ligaments, fractures, dislocations), scar revision, moles, lipomas, skin cancer, prominent ear correction, breast reduction, breast asymmetry, abdominoplasty, blepharoplasty
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Westminster Bridge Rd
- MBChB University of Bristol 2005
- BSc Medical Ethics University of Bristol 2002
- FRCS(Plast) Royal College of Surgeons 2015
- MSc Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Queen Mary University of London 2013
- Diploma in Hand Surgery Federation of European Societies of Surgery of the Hand 2016
- Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Royal Marsden Hospital and London Clinic 2016
- Extremity Reconstruction Fellowship Imperial College London 2016
- Victorian Hand and Wrist Fellowship St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 2017
Reference number 6120243
Affiliations / memberships
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of peripheral nerve (e.g. neurilemma) - (1-5)
Removal of lipoma - (1-5)