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Areas of Expertise
Professor D’Souza areas of expertise include:
- Nose and Sinus Surgery.
- Aesthetic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including skin cancer surgery and complex revision surgery of the nose and face.
Following his basic medical training at St John’s institute of medical sciences Bangalore, Alwyn proceeded with his post graduate training in the UK, rotating through teaching hospitals in the UK and Ireland, was awarded CCT by the Medical Royal Colleges. During his senior registrar training he was awarded the prestigious TWJ Fellowship to San Francisco (UCSF). He obtained further training in Facial plastic surgery in Europe, Canada and USA. He holds the fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh as well as dual certification of the European and the International Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During his specialist registrar training period Alwyn concurrently obtained additional qualifications in Medical training (PGCertMedEd) at Cardiff University and a BTEC in Laser Technology
Research and Publications
Alwyn is also a keen researcher, carried out research project on Electron microscopy of taste buds at Keele University and has intense interest in art and photography.
As the leader of professional associations, he has held office of President of British society of Facial Plastic Surgery, and is the President Elect of European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS.org). He is the Editor-in-chief for the peer reviewed ‘Facial Plastic Surgery Journal’ by Thieme publishers.
Professor D’Souza publishes extensively, research and review articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has authored several textbook chapters. He is a key opinion leader, an invited speaker to both national and international conferences and is an examiner for postgraduate examinations both in ENT (otolaryngology) and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a dedicated teacher and is the founder of Medical training courses: a body which provides medical school entry courses, GP courses, and facial plastic surgery courses for trainees and consultants. His fellowship programme provides super-specialist training in Facial Plastic Surgery to suitably qualified surgeons from around the world leading to certification in Facial plastic surgery on completion of due examination and certification process.