Ruth Waters


Ruth Waters graduated from Southampton University Medical School 1983 and trained in general surgery at Westminster Hospital in London and Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. She then chose to specialise in plastic surgery and completed her training in Norwich and the West Midlands. She was appointed as a consultant in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Birmingham in 1996 and worked at Selly Oak Hospital until the service transferred to the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 2010. She has worked there since that time mainly working on reconstructive surgery for trauma and cancer patients. She has a particular interest in microsurgical reconstruction for breast cancer patients and also in the surgical treatment of lymphoedema. As well as her NHS commitments she operates privately at the BMI Priory Hospital in Edgbaston and in the Spire Hospitals in Solihull and Little Aston

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