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Mr Jong Kim

Department of Plastic Surgery
University Hospital of North Durham
North Road
Durham
DH1 5TW

Contact Person: Mr Jong Kim
Qualifications: MBChBEd MSc(Psych) PhD FHEA MAEd FAcadMEd MRCS(Ed Glasg Eng) FRCS(Plast)
Phone: 01642 367448 / 07933 239554
Occupation: Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon

Locations: NORTH EAST UK, Newcastle, Northumbria, County Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire, Cumbria

Mr Jong Kim MBChBEd MSc(Psych) PhD FHEA MAEd FAcadMEd MRCS(Ed Glasg Eng) FRCS(Plast)

Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon

Mr Kim provides a broad spectrum of treatments from simple procedures, such as removal of minor skin lesions, to some of the most advanced cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures provided anywhere. His expertise includes a complete range of facial surgeries, (including oculoplastic eyelid procedures), breast surgeries, body contouring, and microsurgical reconstructions.

He qualified in Medicine from Edinburgh University in 1997. He subsequently trained at Glasgow, Manchester, Cambridge and Oxford teaching hospitals. In the latter stages he completed the Higher Specialist Plastic surgery program on the Cambridge University rotation, obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS(Plast) in 2012.

Given both his broad and specialist training, Mr Kim is happy to see and manage the full range of Plastic and Reconstructive problems.

Mr Kim welcomes instructions for medicolegal reports, both in the areas of Personal injury and Clinical Negligence. He undertakes Expert Witness work in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery. These often involve cases of scarring, burns, hand injuries and lower limb injuries. He also accepts all clinical / medical negligence instructions in the field of Plastic and cosmetic surgery.

Areas covered include:

  • • Personal injury
  • • Road traffic accident victims
  • • Industrial accidents
  • • Scar assessment and scar revisional surgery quotes
  • • Skin cancer
  • • Cosmetic surgery negligence
  • • Clinical and Medical negligence

His Medical / Clinical negligence work is currently split 85% claimant 15% defendant.

High quality reports produced within 1-2 weeks.

Multiple appointment venues around the UK.

Mr Kim has undertaken the following medico-legal courses:

SpecialistInfo Medico-legal expert report writing course 2015, 2020
SpecialistInfo Clinical Negligence expert writing course 2016, 2020
Bond Solon Expert Witness / writing 2017
Coroner’s Court and, legal issues and inquest management 2018

Membership

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS(Plast)

Training

Mr Kim has undertaken further specialist fellowship training in: Skin cancer, Melanoma and Surgical Oncology – Sydney Melanoma Unit, Australia; Microsurgical and Cosmetic fellowship – Seoul, South Korea.

Mr Kim has undertaken the following medico-legal courses: SpecialistInfo Medico-legal expert report writing course 2015, 2020 ; SpecialistInfo Clinical Negligence expert writing course 2016, 2020; Bond Solon Expert Witness / writing 2017; Coroner’s Court and, legal issues and inquest management 2018.