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Prof James Frame - Cosmetic Surgery

Prof James Frame is a Consultant Surgeon specialising in all aspects of cosmetic surgery at Springfield Hospital.

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Clinical interests

Face and neck procedures: blepharoplasty, brow/temple/forehead lift, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), facelift, necklift, otoplasty/prominent ear correction, chin reduction/augmentation and lip implants.

Body procedures: abdominoplasty (tummy tuck),
arm lift, thigh lift, mini tummy tuck, buttock implants and 

Surgery post weight loss

Cosmetic surgery for men: gynaecomastia

Breast surgery: breast augmentation, breast lift
breast reconstruction and breast reduction.

Academic background

Professor Frame FRCS, FRCS (Plast) is an accomplished and respected aesthetic surgeon who is a senior consultant surgeon at the Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford. He has a large and successful cosmetic surgery practice with a wide referral base, including celebrity clients, and also continues with his special interests in breast cancer reconstruction and surgical repair of soft tissue sports injuries.

Professor Frame also leads and develops research interests at the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PMI) of Anglia Ruskin University, where he resides as Professor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at its Faculty of Health and Social Care. Under his guidance, the PMI provides a regional nucleus of postgraduate education and training, alongside medical research and development.

He studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, where he qualified in 1977. He then embarked on his selected career as a plastic surgeon, training at Barts, Southampton, Chelmsford, UCH, St Andrew's, Billericay and Mount Vernon in Middlesex.

Professor Frame is a prolific published author of over eighty peer renowned papers, book chapters and articles on burn care, trauma, and reconstruction and in aesthetic surgery. He has spent time as a visiting professor in Singapore, Australia and the United States and has strong international links in research and training. These were brought about by the awards of travelling Fellowships, in particular the Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship which allowed him extensive exposure to USA facilities.

Professional Memberships

Professor Frame is a member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

British Association of Plastic & Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgeons

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and UK Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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