Mr Ian Grant

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgeon

MA (Oxon.), BM. BCH., DM (Oxon.), FRCS (Plast.), European Diploma in Hand Surgery

Year qualified:1991

Specialty

Personal profile

Ian Grant is the Clinical Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge. He was elected to the Council of The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH). He was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine from Oxford University for research into wound healing. He is an approved trainer for plastic surgeons in training, teaches human anatomy for Cambridge medical students, and is a faculty member for the BSSH Intructional Course in Hand Surgery and the RCS Advanced Wrist Surgery Course

Ian Grant trained at Oxford University, and completed his plastic surgery training at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Mount Vernon Hospital London, and Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, with advanced training fellowships at St Jame’s Hospital, Leeds and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.

Ian Grant was appointed as a substantive Consultant in 2005, and has worked to be approachable, to provide a service with high clinical standards, that is responsive and supportive to individual patients needs.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)

  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

  • The British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

  • The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)  

Clinical Interests


Ian Grant is a substantive NHS consultant in Plastic Surgery at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds and Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. His work includes skin cancer surgery, hand surgery, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.

Ian Grant is a core-member of the regional skin cancer multi-disciplinary team (MDT).  His work at Addenbrookes includes complex hand surgery for congenital anomalies as well as for Dupuytren’s disease, arthritis, trauma, wrist pain (including thumb-base-pain), and nerve compression or injury (including carpal tunnel syndrome).

Ian Grant has trained in the use of Xiapex (Collagenase) a new non-surgical injection treatment for Dupuytren’s disease.

Ian Grant has a strong interest in evidence based practice and improvements surgical safety. His cosmetic interests included cosmetic breast surgery, breast reduction and abdominoplasty. Ian Grant uses Natrelle anatomical implants for cosmetic breast surgery.

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