Mr Chin,  MBChb, msc, frcs (plast)


Mr Chin is a well-regarded Consultant Plastic Surgeon. Graduating from University of Glasgow with distinction, he pursued his Plastic Surgery training in different units around the country. After achieving his certificate of completion of training in Plastic Surgery in Scotland, Mr Chin embarked on a senior fellowship in the world renowned St Thomas Hospital in London.


He was first appointed as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Ninewells Hospital in Dundee in 2020, and then joined Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. His practice covers London, Berkshire, and parts of neighbouring Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Sussex. Mr Chin is the Clinical Lead for Plastic Surgery for Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the Skin Cancer Lead for Frimley Park Hospital.


Mr Chin’s extensive training has been awarded with the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Plast), a Master of Science Degree from University College London, and is on the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery. He is a member of BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons), BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) and BSSH (British Society for the Surgery of the Hand).

Mr Chin has a special interest in skin cancer management. He is the Skin Cancer Lead for Frimley Park Hospital, looking after the services across different specialties. Mr Chin also has a varied practice with interests in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and trauma surgery. 


Mr Chin not only keeps up with the latest developments in the field, he also contributes to the specialty by publishing widely and regularly. Here are a selection of publications:


Chin,K.Y., Hemington-Gorse,S.J. and Darcy,C.M. (2009) Bilateral well leg compartment syndrome associated with lithotomy (Lloyd Davies) position during gastrointestinal surgery: A case report and literature review. ePlasty. 9:443-448. Chin,K.Y., Fessas,C. and Murison,M. (2010) A case report and review of soft tissue metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the upper limb in the absence of a primary tumour. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 63:e568-e570.  Chin,K.Y. (2011) Dominant radial artery perforator in the proximal forearm.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 127(2):1013. Chin,K.Y.1, Sutcliffe,J.E.1, Serena,T.E.2, O'Neil,S.3, Hu,R.G.3, White,A.3, Phillips,A.R.3, Becker,D.L.1 (2011) Abnormal Connexin43 Expression In Chronic Wounds May Perturb Healing. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 19(2): A18. Chin,K.Y. (2011) Connexins, a new target in wound treatment. Journal of Wound Care. 20 (8): 386-390. Chin,K.Y. and Hart,A. (2012) Temporary catheter perfusion in hand replantation. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 65 (5) :675-677. Chin,K.Y., El-Khayat,B., Milne,A. and Hart,A. (2012) Malignant Melanoma Associated with Benoxaprofen Use. Journal of Dermatological Case Reports. 27 (6):5-7 Chin,K.Y., Chalmers, C.R. and Weiler-Mithoff, E.M. (2012) Breast reconstruction in the high risk patient with systemic connective tissue disease: a case series. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 66(1):61-66.Chin,K.Y., Burchette,D. and Uppal,R. (2013) Urethral stent in hypospadias repair. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 66(8):1158-1160.Barr, R. and Chin,K.Y. (2013) Iatrogenic burns from garlic. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 34(3):e214.Chin,K.Y., Anandan,S., Koshal,K. and Gajudhar,P. (2013) Current and Future developments in the treatment of chronic wounds. Open Access Surgery. 2013:6:43-53.Chin,K.Y., Uppal, R. (2014) Improved access in endonasal rhinoplasty- the Cross Cartilaginous Approach. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 67:781-788.  Teo, I., Chin,K.Y., Paget, J., Stevens, C. Adrenaline- Production, role in disease and stress, effects on the mind and body. Chapter, Drugs in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Nova Publishers, published 2015.Chin.K.Y., Urso-Baiarda, F. Hand Rejuvenation. Chapter, Evidence Based Cosmetic Surgery, Nova Publishers, published 2015Sutcliffe, J.E.S., Chin.K.Y., Thrasivoulou.C., Serena, T.E., O'Neil.S., Hu.R., White.A.M., Madden.L., Richards.T., Phillips.A.R.J. and Becker.D.L (2015) Abnormal Connexin Expression in Human Chronic Wounds. British Journal of Dermatology. Vol 13 (5);1205-1215.McAllister,P., Teo,I., Chin,KY.,Makubate,B., and Munnoch DA (2016) Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Abdominal Free Flaps: A Single Centre, Single Surgeon Retrospective Review of 55 Consecutive Patients. Plastic Surgery International. Vol 2016, Article ID 6085624, 9 pages.RSTN:Skin Collaborative Author. 2020. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on skin cancer surgery in the United Kingdom: a national,multi-centre, prospective cohort study and survey of Plastic Surgeons. BJS.Gallagher,M., Chin,KY. and Mackenzie-Ross,A. (2020) Bleomycin electrochemtherapy for the management of locally advanced metastatic melanoma:Two notable clinical cases potentially indicating a greater therapeutic role in the era of targeted and immunotherapy. JPRAS. Vol 26; 43-48.Butt,S., Chin,KY., Proby,C. and Affleck,A. (2021) Prediction of sentinel node status using melanoma e-prognostic tools. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 46 (4):743-744.Gallagher,M., McKean, A.R., Chin, K.Y., Aldridge,B., Botha,A., Geh, J.L.C. (2021) 3D laparoscopic surgery as an alternative approach for the surgical management of abdominopelvic melanoma metastases. European Journal of Plastic SurgeryOldbury,J.W., Honeyman,C.S., McGhee,J.T., Chin, K.Y. and Munnoch, D.A. (2021) Applyimng the Approximating Clamp during Breast Microsurgery: Is Upside Down the Right Way Up? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Global Open) 9(11):e3947