Professor Ben Miranda

Visiting Professor and St Andrew’s Anglia Ruskin (StAAR) Research Group Lead

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:Medicine

Location: Chelmsford, ARU London, Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Plastic surgery , Hand surgery , Research , Medical education , Medical law

Research Supervision:Yes

Prof Miranda is a Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. He also leads the St Andrew’s Anglia Ruskin (StAAR) Research Group at the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, Education Medicine and Social Care in Chelmsford.

ben.miranda@aru.ac.uk

ben.miranda@nhs.net

Background

Professor Miranda is a dual qualified Consultant Plastic Surgeon (FRCS (Plast)) and Ortho-Plastic Hand Surgeon (EBHS (FESSH), Dip.Hand.Surg. (BSSH)), and a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) and British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon (BAAPS).

His Consultant appointment is at the internationally-renowned St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, one of the largest specialist centres in Europe, where he is the St Andrew’s Anglia Ruskin (StAAR) Research Group Lead at the School of Medicine.

Professor Miranda undertook his Plastic Surgery specialty training in London and has been on the GMC Specialist Register since 2018. He subsequently completed Senior Fellowship training posts at two Hand Surgery Centres (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London and Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby) and two Cosmetic Surgery Centres (The London Clinic and Wellington Hospital, London), all of which are world-recognised leading institutions. Professor Miranda is a highly experienced medicolegal expert and is fully registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Professor Miranda has a strong academic interest having completed a PhD, with aspects of his work front cover published in the British Journal of Dermatology. He is an official tutor for the BSSH British Hand Diploma (University of Manchester); this is a higher sub-specialty qualification for Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgeons wishing to undertake a career in Hand Surgery.

Professor Miranda is also a reviewer for The Journal of Hand Surgery, is formally involved with the teaching and supervision of undergraduates at the School of Medicine (ARU), postgraduate surgical trainees, has over 110 published peer-reviewed journal papers, features, books, international/national presentations and has been awarded over 20 academic prizes and distinctions.

Qualifications

  • BSc(Lond)
  • MBBS(Lond)
  • MRCS(Eng)
  • FRCS(Plast)
  • EBHS(FESSH)
  • Dip.Hand.Surg.(BSSH)
  • PhD