- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Lower limb surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
As a general plastic surgeon with a specialist interest in burn care and scar revision, Tania offers a wide range of procedures including breast reduction and augmentation, abdominoplasty, post weight loss surgery, labial reduction and pinnaplasty, as well as minor surgery for skin lesions.
With a second special interest in trauma reconstruction, Tania is able to offer a range of procedures from skin grafting to complex microsurgical techniques, especially for lower limb injury, including secondary stump revision. She has a particular interest in soft tissue problems after joint replacement surgery, especially knee replacement complications.
Areas of interest
Wound care; Burns - acute / graft / reconstruction; Lower limb trauma; Amputation; Amputation stump revision
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Burns, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead
Tania has undertaken a number of studies to evaluate burn healing, and in using many new techniques that may help reduce scarring. Tania is very involved in teaching burn care, and is on the Emergency Management of Severe Burns Senate – part of the British Burn Association. Miss Cubison is actively involved in the training of the next generation of plastic surgeons, and is a member of the national Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) for Plastic Surgery Training. She is the SAC representative on the Training Interface Group in Major Trauma, working to train a multi-disciplinary group of consultants who will lead Trauma Care into the future. Having had two children whilst in surgical training, she is very aware of the issues that female surgeons face, and is currently the member of the SAC responsible for less than full-time trainees in plastic surgery nationally.
My Special Interests are in Burns and Lower Limb reconstruction and the surgical management of amputees. I also have a particular interest in scarring disfigurement relating to trauma and burn injury, and also manage acute burn injury patients. I have a special interest in burn injury in children and am actively involved in Child Protection Issues.
Montefiore Bronze Prize for General Surgery - Nov 92 (Military Prize).
Royal Society of Medicine Plastic Surgery Case Presentation prize 1996
Queen Victoria Hospital Clinical Audit Awards 2001 – 2nd Prize
British Burns Association Presentation Prize 2002
McGregor Medal FRCS (Plast) - Sept 2006
St Andrews (Hackett) Audit Prize – Oct 07
Health and Social Care Award, Innovations in Acute Care 09, Regional Winner and National Runner up
Most recent publications:
28. The Role of Military Plastic Surgeons in the Management of Modern Combat Trauma: An Analysis of 645 Cases.
Maitland L, Lawton G, Baden J, Cubison T, Rickard R, Kay A, Hettiaratchy S.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Apr;137(4):717e-724e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002020.
27. Comparing the surgical timelines of military and civilians traumatic lower limb amputations.
Staruch RM, Jackson PC, Hodson J, Yim G, Foster MA, Cubison T, Jeffery SL.
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Feb 15;6:81-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2016.02.008. eCollection 2016 Mar.
26. The epidemiology and mortality of pretibial lacerations.
Cahill KC, Gilleard O, Weir A, Cubison TC.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Jan 26. pii: S1748-6815(15)00038-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2015.01.011. [Epub ahead of print]
25 Home-made explosive found inside injured Afghan.
Pengelly S, Moore N, Burgess D, Mahlon M, Rowlands T, Cubison T.
J R Army Med Corps. 2014 Jun 26. pii: jramc-2014-000270. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2014-000270. [Epub ahead of print]
24.Evidence based management for paediatric burn: New approaches and improved scar outcomes.
Kishikova L, Smith MD, Cubison TC.
Burns. 2014 Dec;40(8):1530-7. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2014.01.020. Epub 2014 Mar 12.
23. Acute bilateral leg amputation following combat injury in UK servicemen. Penn-Barwell JG1, Bennett PM2, Kay A2, Sargeant ID2; On behalf of the Severe Lower Extremity Combat Trauma (SeLECT) Study Group (Collborators Bennett PM, Fries CA, Cooper J, Kendrew JM, Midwinter M, Rickard RF, Porter K, Rowlands T, Mountain A ,Jeffrey S, Evirviades D, Cubison T.)
Injury. 2014 Jan 29. pii: S0020-1383(14)00051-5. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.01.025. [Epub]
22.Tea and coffee scalds in children: A British epidemic requiring a solution.
Kishikova L, Smith MD, Cubison TC.
Burns. 2013 Jul 16. doi:pii: S0305-4179(13)00191-5. 10.1016/j.burns.2013.06.009. [Epub]
21. A novel method for the harvest of a large full thickness skin graft using a quiver.
Walsh K, Bednarz B, Arya R, Cubison T
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jul 10. doi:pii: S1748-6815(13)00360-4. 10.1016/j.bjps.2013.06.023. [Epub ahead of print]
20. The tertiary management of pretibial lacerations.
Lo S, Hallam MJ, Smith S, Cubison T.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Sep;65(9):1143-50. Epub 2012 Jan 24.
- MBBS University of Newcastle–Upon-Tyne Medical School, 1991
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1997
- FRCS(Plast) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
- Botox and Fillers Training Course Cosmetic Courses 2010
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Post treatment communication
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Curettage/cryotherapy of lesions of skin (including cauterisation) - four or more - (5-50)
Full thickness graft, head, neck, hands & genitalia - up to 9cm2 in area - (1-5)
Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Primary excision of malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (1-5)
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