About Mr Alastair MacKenzie Ross

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Skin Health & Allergy

Sub-specialties: Plastic Surgery, Skin Cancer, Lumps and Bumps, Scars, Dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Mr Alastair MacKenzie Ross is a plastic surgeon with a particular interest in skin cancer management and reconstruction, and trained foremost in plastic surgery and skin cancer centres in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.skinhealthallergy@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2007

Mr Alastair MacKenzie Ross is a plastic surgeon with a particular interest in skin cancer management and reconstruction, and trained foremost in plastic surgery and skin cancer centres in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Areas of Expertise

Mr MacKenzie Ross performs a range of of treatments including:

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Skin cancer (melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and more)
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Lumps and bumps (lipomas, epidermal / epidermoid / ‘sebaceous’ cysts, neurofibromas, pilar / trichilemmal cysts)
  • Scars (keloid)

About Mr Alastair MacKenzie Ross

Mr Alastair MacKenzie Ross is a plastic surgeon with a particular interest in skin cancer management and reconstruction, and trained foremost in plastic surgery and skin cancer centres in the United Kingdom and internationally.

He was appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in skin oncology in 2013. He is a core member of the multi-disciplinary teams for melanoma and non-melanoma cancer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, and is an extended member of the skin cancer teams at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich and King’s College Hospital.

In addition, he has introduced, and provides expertise in, electrochemotherapy to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals as a treatment for skin cancers and other cancers to the skin.

Additional Information

Qualifications

  • MB BChir
  • MA
  • MD (Cantab)
  • FRCS (Plast.)

Awards

  • St George’s Charitable Foundation Fellowship
  • NHS Cosmetic Reconstructive Surgery Interface Training Fellowship
  • Poche Fellowship in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology

Memberships

  • British Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Melanoma Focus
  • International Network for Sharing Practices on Electrochemotherapy (InspECT)
  • European Association of Dermato Oncology

Research Highlights

Mr MacKenzie Ross has achieved multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Publications

  • Faries M.B., Thompson J.T., Cochran A.J., … MacKenzie-Ross A., …et al.Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma
    New England Journal of Medicine 2017; 376:2211-2222 doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1613210
  • MacKenzie Ross A.D., Haydu L.E., Quinn M.J., Saw R.P.M., Shannon K.F., Spillane A.J., Stretch J.R. Scolyer R.A., Thompson J.F.The association between excision margins and local recurrence in thin (T1) primary cutaneous melanomas
    Annals of Surgical Oncology 2016;23(4):1082-9
  • Classification and Staging. Melanoma Epidemiology. In: The MIA Melanoma Handbook, editor Stretch J.R., Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney, Australia. Apple Book
  • Clover AJP, de Terlizzi F, Bertino G, Curatolo P, Odili J, Campana LG, Kunte C, Muir T, Brizio M, Sersa G, Pritchard JonesR , Moir G, Orlando A, Banerjee SM, Kis E, McCaul JA, Grischke EM, Matteucci P, Mowatt D, Bechara FG, Mascherini M, Lico V, Giorgione R, Seccia V, Schepler H, Pecorari G, MacKenzie Ross AD, Bisase B, Gehl J. Electrochemotherapy in the treatment of cutaneous malignancy: Outcomes and subgroup analysis from the cumulative results from the pan-European International Network for Sharing Practice in Electrochemotherapy database for 2482 lesions in 987 patients (2008–2019) European Journal of Cancer. 2020;138:30-40 doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2020.06.020