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Mr Ajay L Mahajan

PositionDirector of Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit (PSBRU)
DepartmentBradford School of Medical Sciences
RKT CentreCentre for Skin Sciences
EmailAjay.Mahajan@bthft.nhs.uk
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Research Interests (key words only)

Regeneration of skin and wound repair

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Educational and Clinical Supervisor in the NHS

Honorary Senior Visiting Lecturer at the University of Bradford

Administrative Responsibilities

Director of Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit (PSBRU)

Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Research Lead for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Biography

FRCS (Plast), 2008, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

MD in Plastic Surgery, 2008, National University of Ireland, Galway

MMedSc in Plastic Surgery, 2005, National University of Ireland, Galway

FRCSI, 1999, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

MB BS, 1992, Andhra University, India

Professional Activities

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

Member of British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS)

Member of International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (IPRAS)

Member of British Association of Aesthetic Surgeons (BAAPS)

Member of Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)

Member of British Medical Association (BMA)

Research Collaborations

Prof Des Tobin, Professor of Cell Biology; Centre for Skin Sciences Director

Dr Julie Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Publications

2009

  1. Early detection of flap failure using a new thermographic device. X Tenorio,  AL Mahajan, R Wettstein, Y Harder, M Pawlowsky, B Pittet. J Surg Res. 2009 Jan;151(1):15-21. Epub 2008 Apr 4.
  2. Optimal environment for free flaps can also be a haven for fungi! VA Mahajan, AL Mahajan, B H Harte, KJ Cronin. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.  2009 Dec;62(12):e661-2. Epub 2009 Feb 8.
  3. Radiotherapy tattoo – a landmark for an underlying expander implant port in breast    reconstruction. AL Mahajan, Morris RJ. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg . 2010 Feb;63(2):e171. Epub 2009 Apr 5.
  4. Helix reconstruction with wedge resection in the right place. AL Mahajan. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Jan;62(1):125-7. Epub 2008 May 23.
  5. Optimising success in revascularising fingers by using the ‘H’ vein graft. JK Dickson , V A Mahajan, J M Taylor, R Rajan, AL Mahajan. Ir J Med Sci. 2009 Sept;178 (7):S243

2010

  1. Sun burn from resting reading glasses on a reconstructed breast! AL Mahajan, TWL Chapman, M Mandalia, RJ Morris. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Feb;63(2):e170. Epub 2009 Jun 7.
  2. Attaining symmetry in breast reconstruction procedures. JK Dickson, JM Taylor, R Rajan, AL Mahajan. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2010 Sept; 63(9): 1573-1575. Epub 2010 Mar 10.
  3. What should count as a "perforator flap"? R. Sinna, A. Boloorchi, AL Mahajan, Q. Qassemyar, M. Robbe. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec;126(6):2258-63.

2011 

  1. Periungual Pilonidal sinus. P Ngan, A Varey, AL Mahajan.  J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011 Feb;36(2):155-7.
  2. The Safety of the Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap Procedure: A Prospective Analysis in 1036 Breast Reconstruction Patients. Waes, Carl Van; Seidenstuecker, Katrin; Mahajan, Ajay; Roche, Nathalie; Stillaert, Filip; Andree, Christoph; PN Blondeel. Plast Reconstr Surg. 128(4S):57, October 2011.
  3. Localizing Perforators vessels by Dynamic Infrared Imaging and Flow Doppler without thermal cold challenge. X Tenorio,  AL Mahajan, B Elias , J Schaepkens Van Riempst, R Wettstein, Y Harder, B Pittet. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Aug;67(2):143-6.
  4. Morbidity of microsurgical breast reconstruction in patients with co-morbid conditions. Seidenstuecker K, Munder B, Mahajan A L, Andree C. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):1086-92.

2012

  1. Are Pfannenstiel scars a boon or a curse for DIEP flap breast reconstructions? AL Mahajan, A Zeltzer, KEY Claes, K Van Landuyt, M Hamdi. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Apr;129(4):797-805.
  2. Pectoralis fascia grafts in breast reconstruction. Gran MV, Nicholson S, Mahajan AL. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Apr;65(4):e104-5 
  3. Rationalising treatment of Raynaud’s syndrome. D Nikkhah, J Rodrigues, AL Mahajan. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2012 Jul;65(7):986
  4. The inferior based pectoralis fascial flap for breast reconstruction. Mahajan AL. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Nov;65(11):1599-601
  5. Maintaining Ear Aesthetics in Helical Rim Reconstruction. Taylor JM, Rajan R, Dickson JK, Mahajan AL. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Dec 13

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