Hilal I Bahia

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

St John's Hospital, Livingston, UK

Reviewing Burns (Journal of the International Society for Burns Injuries). 

Hilal Bahia a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, working in the Edinburgh Plastic Surgery Unit, with a special interest in breast reconstruction, skin cancer and burns. He graduated from The Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland in 1991, followed by a year as an Anatomy lecturer before completing his basic surgical training and becoming a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in 1997.

Hilal undertook two years of research, gaining an MD degree and has published widely in the medical and plastic surgery journals. He completed his specialist training in Plastic Surgery in Edinburgh, and Glasgow (Canniesburn), and undertook an Oncoplastic/Microsurgical Reconstructive Breast Fellowship in Newcastle. He also completed a Cosmetic Fellowship at the Institute of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery in London, appearing in episodes of Channel 4’s ‘10 Years Younger’ and ‘Embarrassing Bodies’.

He is also an Honorary Senior Surgical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Articles
Comparison of petrolatum gel with silver sulfadiazine dressings in small superficial burns

Comparison of petrolatum gel with silver sulfadiazine dressings in small superficial burns

This was a randomised controlled trial set up in a single burns centre in Manila in the Philippines. Inclusion criteria were superficial burns not requiring skin grafting, and up to...
Management of keloid and hypertrophic scars

Management of keloid and hypertrophic scars

The management of keloid and hypertrophic scars is commonplace in all burns and plastic surgery outpatient clinics, and in this paper the authors review many of the current treatments available...
The Essential Burn Unit Handbook (Second Edition)

The Essential Burn Unit Handbook (Second Edition)

For some time, trainees have been searching for a worthy alternative to the long outdated and out of print Burns: The First Five Days, which used to be supplied free...
Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice, Second Edition

Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice, Second Edition

This is the second edition of Benedetto’s book, which claims to have revised and updated its material, as well as to have improved and evolved the techniques in the style...
Review of free flap use in burns

Review of free flap use in burns

The authors looked at 346 studies of the use of free flaps in burns and undertook a systematic review of 30 of these studies after applying inclusion and exclusion criteria....
Age-specific models for predicting burns mortality

Age-specific models for predicting burns mortality

The authors of this paper attempt to add to the numerous burn mortality prediction models which have been described in many papers from many countries, by analysing data from the...