About this event

  • Date and time Sat 3 Sep 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery

This event welcomes all junior doctors and aspiring medical students who are new to plastic surgery and want to gain confidence in the management of common plastic surgery presentations. Our crash course is designed to be a high yield, interactive webinar covering the key knowledge and regional anatomy required to approach common plastic surgery presentations, including hand and limb trauma, soft tissue infections and burns. 

The content is directly relevant to the ST3 curriculum and will be delivered by Specialist Registrars and Consultants. The aim is to prepare attendees to be senior house officers. 

Attend this session to learn: 

  • Clinically relevant regional anatomy of the hands, lower limbs, skin and soft tissues 
  • How to assess and initiate management for traumatic injuries of the hands and lower limbs
  • How to assess and manage skin and soft tissue infection
  • How to assess acute burn injuries and initiate management, including fluid resuscitation


This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

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Key speakers

Mr George Adigbli

Academic Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Speaker's biography

Mr George Adigbli is currently an Academic Clinical Fellow (ACFST4) in Plastic Surgery in Thames Valley. He previously worked at Imperial College London, gaining exposure in major trauma, skin cancer and complex soft tissue reconstruction.


He completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Transplant Immunology at the University of Oxford, developing an advanced pre-clinical model in which to investigate anti-rejection therapies for skin and vacascularized composite allotransplantation transplantation. His current research focuses on improving risk-stratification in melanoma. 

Nikita Joji

Miss Nikita Joji

Plastic Surgery Registrar, Royal Free Hospital

Speaker's biography

Miss Nikita Joji is a Plastic Surgery Registrar in the London (Pan-Thames) Deanery. She graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2015 and achieved a First Class intercalated degree in Anatomy and Surgical Sciences at King’s College London. She ranked highly in her Specialist Training Year 3 application, securing her first-choice rotation in the Pan-Thames deanery.


She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has received awards for teaching excellence. She has interests in medical education and is currently undertaking a Masters at University College London. She is Vice President of PLASTA (Plastic Surgery Trainee Association) and has set up and run the highly attended ‘Plastic Surgery Covered’ webinar series aimed at teaching plastic surgery to junior trainees.

Kiron Koshy

Mr Kiron Koshy

Specialist Registrar, Plastic Surgery, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Speaker's biography

Mr Kiron Koshy is a Specialist Registrar in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He currently works at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. He enjoys teaching and has a passion for research, having published over thirty peer review publications and works as an staff editor for a peer review surgical journal.


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Welcome and introduction

Session 1: Hand trauma

General hand assessment and nailbed injuries

Mr Justin Wormald, Plastic Surgery Specialist Registrar and Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, University of Oxford

Flexor and extensor tendon injuries

Miss Nikita Joji, Plastic Surgery Registrar, Royal Free Hospital

Hand fractures

Dr Cyrus Talwar, Plastic Surgery Registrar, Royal Free Hospital

Comfort break

Session 2: Lower limb trauma

Open fractures

Mr Naveen Cavale, President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Lunch break

Session 3: Infections

Managing necrotising soft tissue infections

Mr George Adigbli, Academic Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Bite injuries, infectious tenosynovitis, paronychia and felons

Mr Kiron Koshy, Specialist Registrar, Plastic Surgery, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Comfort break

Session 4: Burns

Burns assessment and resuscitation

Ms Chevonne Brady, Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.  

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