Training and background
Mr Oliver Cassell qualified as a doctor in 1989 and trained in plastic surgery on the Oxford and Wessex rotation. He gained further experience in specialist plastic surgery units in Australia, USA and Ireland, before returning as a Consultant in Oxford in 2001. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford.
His NHS practice is predominantly skin cancer. He is the senior surgeon on the Oxford skin cancer MDT, with particular interest in the surgical management of melanoma and merkel cell cancer. He has performed over 600 sentinel lymph node biopsies and published extensively in this area. He co-founded the “Dermoscopy for Surgeons” course and is an investigator on national and international skin cancer trials.
Research and teaching
Mr Oliver Cassell is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Medical Student Examiner at the University of Oxford. He has a Masters in Surgery from the University of Melbourne for research in the field of tissue engineering and has written a Specialist Handbook in Plastic Surgery. He has published papers on a wide range of topics and has presented at scientific and clinical meetings, nationally and internationally.
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