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2020 Covid-19 Update:
The Staffordshire Skin Surgery service, provided by Dr Anne Ward and
Mr Philip Brackley, remains closed.
Mr Philip Brackley,
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, has restarted his plastic surgery clinics
at Rowley Hospital. Please phone 01785 238661 to book
a consultation with Mr Brackley, should you wish to discuss mole removal.
Alternatively, Mr Brackley can be contacted by email: email@example.com
Appointments at Staffordshire
Skin Surgery take about one hour. On arrival, the skin lesion is examined
by Dr Anne Ward, Consultant Dermatologist. The treatment options are
fully discussed including the type of surgery necessary to remove the
skin lesion and the possible outcomes including what the scar will look
like. Should you wish to proceed with removal of the skin lesion, consent
forms are signed. The surgery is then performed by Mr Philip Brackley,
Consultant Plastic Surgeon. After-care leaflets with contact details
are provided as you leave.
If you would like
more information or wish to book an appointment, please email us at
may prefer to make the first enquiry by phoning Staffordshire Skin Surgery
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to download a Patient Information Guide which gives
details of how the service works and what will happen at your appointment.
Surgery is a "see and treat" clinic for the removal of smaller
skin lesions, including:
• Moles -
up to 1cm in size on the face and body
• Lipomas - up to 4cm in size on the body
• Skin tags
• Cysts - up to 2cm in size on the body, or up to 1cm in size
on the cheeks and lower part of the face
Staffordshire Skin Surgery is a “see and treat” clinic.
Larger skin lesions, or those requiring more complex surgery, are not
removed in this clinic. This includes cysts on the forehead or near
the eyes, and skin lesions on the ears. We also understand that some
people prefer a more detailed consultation prior to undergoing surgery;
or they wish to have more time to consider all their options. If so,
we advise that you contact Mr Brackley, Consultant Plastic Surgeon,
who will arrange an initial consultation with you in one of his clinics.
The fee for the consultation and the subsequent removal of the skin
lesion will depend on the type of surgery necessary to remove the skin
lesion. Please click here
to contact Mr Brackley directly.
raises the suspicion that the lesion may be a skin cancer. In this situation
you will be offered the option of a letter sent to your GP with a request
for referral to your local NHS service, or you may wish to discuss having
the skin cancer removed on a private basis.
Staffordshire Skin Surgery is based at Rowley Hospital, a leading private
hospital in Stafford. There is good access and free parking. Click here
for Google maps. It is convenient for travel from Cannock, Rugeley,
Stafford, Stone and Stoke-on-Trent.