Rohit graduated from St George’s University, Grenada, West Indies in 2000. With links to the USA, St Georges University enabled him to work in both the United Kingdom and United States, thus gaining experience in two major health care systems. On successful completion of his US exams he was able to carry out plastic surgery rotations in New York at Coney Island Hospital, following which he cemented his desire to pursue a career in Plastic Surgery.
In 2000 Rohit returned to the UK and started his surgical training at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust. After successfully attaining his basic surgical training and Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons he began training solely in Plastic Surgery from 2005.
He has worked at a number of prestigious plastic surgery units through his training, beginning at University Hospital of North Midlands, Stoke Mandeville Hospital (Aylesbury), and St Thomas’ Hospital (London). He then took time out to carry out extensive research at the Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital – the largest and most comprehensive cancer centre in Europe. He was awarded his PhD in microsurgical reconstruction using gene therapy and his work lead to several high profile publications and awards.
On completion of his research, he gained extensive experience in plastic surgery at Frenchay Hospital (Bristol), Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead), St Mary’s Hospital/Charing Cross (London), Great Ormond Street Hospital (London) and the Royal Marsden Hospital (London).
He is actively interested in teaching and maintains a position of trainee representative and is on the Plastic Surgery Council at the Royal Society of Medicine. He also interviews prospective candidates for medical school for St George’s University, Grenada.
Rohit maintains a very professional yet approachable demeanour and his ethos is that patient education is paramount to a successful outcome in surgery.
When not working Rohit enjoys oil painting and a number of sporting activities and is married with 2 children.
You can find Rohit on the General Medical Council register, number 5207029.