Professor Abhilash Jain graduated in 1995 (London) and undertook surgical training to become a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS, 1998).He then began training in Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Aesthetic Surgery in London teaching hospitals.
He was awarded both an MSc (Distinction) (University College London) and PhD (Imperial College London) for his research looking at the effects of rheumatoid arthritis on the hand. For this work he won many prestigious prizes and published papers in world famous journals, including the Lancet.
After training in a number of premier plastic surgery units both in London and Sydney, Australia he was awarded the Plastic Surgery Specialist Fellowship [FRCS (Plast)] in 2008, and entered into the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery in 2009. He has undertaken world famous fellowships in congenital hand surgery, cosmetic surgery and won a place to be the first Plastic Surgeon to undertake a Royal College of Surgeon approved microsurgery fellowship in lower limb reconstruction.
He has extensive clinical and academic training in Plastic Surgery and this was recognised when he was the first Plastic Surgeon to win a prestigious HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer-NHS award. He is the Royal College of Surgeons clinical research Surgical Specialty Lead for both Hand and Plastic Surgery in the UK. He is currently a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the University of Oxford and Imperial College NHS Trust London and undertakes all aspects of hand, lower limb reconstruction, general plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery.