Mr Jonathan Dunne is a consultant plastic surgeon with nearly 15 years of experience. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (plastic surgery), specialising in skin cancer, facial plastic surgery, and head and neck surgery.

Jonathan trained in Bristol, Yorkshire, Sydney and Malawi and completed specialist training in plastic surgery in London hospitals including Chelsea & Westminster, Royal Free, St George’s and Charing Cross.

He is uniquely trained in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, undertaking two further years of fellowships in minimally invasive facial skin cancer treatment (Mohs surgery), head and neck microvascular surgery, facial palsy, and craniofacial and aesthetic surgery. His further training in facial plastic surgery was completed in Melbourne, Boston and Stockholm, and aesthetic training in London hospitals including the Wellington, King Edward VII, the London Clinic and St John and St Elizabeth’s.

Jonathan founded the Imperial Facial Reconstruction Centre, a multi-specialty collaborative providing expert care, and leads the Trust's plastic surgery skin cancer service. He co-authored the Oxford Handbook of Head & Neck anatomy, has authored more than 50 publications and book chapters, and is regularly invited to speak at international meetings on facial plastic surgery and skin cancer. He is the Principal Investigator for the international MelMarT-II melanoma trial at the Trust.

Jonathan is passionate about plastic surgery education and development in resource-poor settings, and is a trustee of the Malawi Burns Trust and a member of the national committee for BFIRST (British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training).


Facial plastic surgery, skin cancer, head and neck reconstruction, breast reconstruction, body contouring surgery

Research & publications


Van Gijn D, Dunne JA. Oxford Handbook of Head and Neck Anatomy. 2022.

Book chapters

Dunne JA, King ICC. Thoracoacromial artery flap - Pectoralis major muscle flap. In: Core Techniques in Flap Reconstructive Microsurgery: A Stepwise Guide. In press 2022.

Dunne JA, Matteucci PL. Intra-oral tumours. In: Oxford Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021.

Journal articles

Dunne JA Adigbli G. The changing landscape of desmoplastic melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 2021

Dunne JA, Nayar R, Defty C, Tehrani H, Morton J. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma - mms or MMS? J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021.

Wormald JC, Wade RG, Dunne JA, Collins DP, Jain A. Hydrosurgical debridement versus conventional surgical debridement for acute partial‐thickness burns. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2021.

Nolan GS, Dunne JA, Kiely AL, et al. The effect of the COVID‐19 pandemic on skin cancer surgery in the United Kingdom: a national, multi‐centre, prospective cohort study and survey of Plastic Surgeons. British Journal of Surgery. 2020 Sep 16.

Singh H, Wignakumar A, Williams GJ, Jamshidi S, Butler DP, Wood SH, Jallali N, Dunne JA. Re: Increase of sentinel lymph node melanoma staging in The Netherlands; still room and need for further improvement. Melanoma Management. 2020.

Opel S, Jamshidi S, Butler D, Matteucci P, Stanley PR, Dunne J, Saleh D. Re: Anatomical Location of the primary tumour and its relationship to regional lymph node metastasis in cutaneous head and neck melanoma: Is selective neck dissection appropriate? J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2020.

Lymperopoulos N, Dunne J, Morgan M, Mackey S, Roblin P, Ramsey K, Nanidis T. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on microsurgery fellowships. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2020.


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