Curriculum vitae

Education

University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, London 1987-1993

Imberhorne School, East Grinstead, Sussex (12 ‘O’ Levels, 3 ‘A’ Levels) 1979-1987

Professional Qualifications

Part 3 FRCSEd(Plast) Galway Ireland, 2005

MD, University of London, 2001

Part 2 FRCS, Edinburgh, 1998

Part 1 FRCS, London, 1995

MBBS, University of London, 1993

B.Sc. Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of London 1st Class Honours, 1990

Awards & Prizes

Golden Scalpel Award for Plastic Surgery / Trainer of the year 2016

Best clinical paper 2005 NSW Hand Meeting, Orange, Australia, 2005

The Pulvertaft Hand Award for a Fellowship within a Hand Unit, 2004

The Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Research Support Grant, 2000

The British Society for Surgery of the Hand Research Award, 2000

The British Society for Surgery of the Hand Research Award, 1999

Medical Elective Convocation Award, University of London, 1992

Robert Malcolm Trust Elective Award, 1992

Rosenheim Fellowship Elective Award, 1992

Fisons Pharmaceutical Award to attend the Science and Medicine Conference, 1991

Junior Medicine Merit Award, UCMSM, 1991

Medical Research Council B.Sc. Scholarship, 1990

Guildhall School of Music and Drama Scholarship to study classical guitar, 1977

Summary of Appointments

CLINICAL DIRECTOR PLASTIC SURGERY – 2018
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

CONSULTANT Breast Reconstruction Team Lead – September 2012
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

CONSULTANT August 2006
General Plastic Surgery
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

LOCUM CONSULTANT June 2006 – August 2006
Breast Reconstruction and General Plastic Surgery
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

FELLOWSHIPS

MICROSURGICAL FELLOW April 2006 – June 2006
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

AESTHETIC FELLOW January 2006 – April 2006
The McIndoe Surgical Unit, East Grinstead, West Sussex

HAND FELLOW July 2005 – January 2006
Department of Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, The Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney Australia

SPECIALIST REGISTRAR PAN-THAMES TRAINING YEARS I TO IV

SPECIALIST REGISTRAR PLASTIC SURGERY April 2004 – July 2005
The Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, West Sussex

SPECIALIST REGISTRAR PLASTIC SURGERY April 2003 – April 2004
The Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London

SPECIALIST REGISTRAR PLASTIC SURGERY April 2001 – April 2003
Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex

PRE-SPECIALIST REGISTRAR (PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY)

LAS REGISTRAR PLASTIC SURGERY January 2001 – April 2001
Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex

SHO PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY November 2000 – Jan’ 2001
Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex

SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW November 1998 – Nov’ 2000
Research into tendon healing for an MD thesis The RAFT Institute, Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex

PLASTIC SURGICAL REGISTRAR ON CALL August 1999 – Oct’ 2000
UCL Hospitals, London.

SHO PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY February 1998 – Nov’ 1998
Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex

PRE-FELLOWSHIP

SHO PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY August 1997 – Feb’ 1998
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, London

SHO GENERAL AND VASCULAR SURGERY February 1997- Aug’ 1997
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, London

SHO TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY August 1996 – Feb’ 1997
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, London

SHO NEUROSURGERY February 1996 – Aug’ 1996
Atkinson Morleys Hospital, Wimbledon, London

SHO ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY August 1995 – Jan’1996
Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas Street, London

ANATOMY DEMONSTRATOR AND SUPERVISOR August 1994 – July 1995
Cambridge University Department of Anatomy

RESIDENT MEDICAL OFFICER BUPA
Cambridge Lea Hospital, Impington, Cambridge

PRE-REGISTRATION

HO GENERAL AND RESPIRATORY MEDICINE February 1994 – July 1994
Ipswich General Hospital, Ipswich, Suffolk

HO PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY November 1993 – Jan’ 1994
University College and Middlesex Hospitals, WC1

HO GENERAL AND VASCULAR SURGERY August 1993 – Oct’ 1993
University College and Middlesex Hospitals, WC1

Formal Research

M.D. THESIS November 1998 – October 2000
THE CELLULAR MECHANISMS OF TENDON REPAIR AND THEIR STRATEGIC MODIFICATION
Submitted to: University of London for the degree of Doctorate of Medicine
Supervisors: Prof McGrouther, Mr Addie Grobbelaar and Prof Green
Institutions: The RAFT Institute of Plastic Surgery, Mount Vernon Hospital The Tissue Repair Unit, UCL Hospitals Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research Submitted: March 2001
Awarded: July 2001

B.Sc. (Hons) THESIS September 1989 – June 1990
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TOOTH CROWN HEIGHTS, TOOTH WEAR AND DEVELOPMENTAL GROWTH MECHANISMS IN HOMINOIDS
Submitted to: University of London for the degree Intercalated B.Sc
Supervisors: Dr Chris Dean
Institution: The Anatomy Department, UCL Hospitals The Palaeontology Department, The Natural History Museum
Submitted: May 1990
Awarded: June 1990 – 1st Class Honours

Presentations

National, International and Regional Presentations

  1. 2ndry Breast reconstruction – Pan Thames day RSM June 2017
  2. Salvage Breast Reconstruction Presented to the Doctors Update Val D’Isere Feb 2016
  3. The Good the Bad and the Ugly Presented to the Doctors Update Val D’Isere Feb 2016
  4. Breast Reduction – presented to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Trainee symposium – London October 2015
  5.  Nasal replantation – Queen Victoria Hospital – Pan Thames day June 2015
  6. Autologous breast reconstruction Surrey Hospital Breast Study Day – Jan 2015
  7. Autologous tissue transfer in breast reconstruction – Brighton and South East Breast Day 5th October 2012
  8. Breast Reduction: Assessment, marking and operative technique to reduce problems. Presented to the Doctors Update Val D’Isere February 2011
  9. Breast Reduction: Assessment, marking and operative technique to reduce problems. Presented to the RSM Aesthetic day – 18th May 2010
  10. Navigational Systems in Plastic Surgery ME Jones – Given to the Plastic Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine October 2009
  11. Flexor tendon surgery ME Jones – Given to the Bristol Orthopaedic SpR training program Bristol Royal Infirmary – 10th July 2009
  12. Breast or Bust – Making a Mammary gland Fit for the Millennium M E Jones – Presented to the Plastic Surgery Section at Doctors Update-Val D’Isere 4-7th February 2008
  13. Refinements in the use of the bilhaut-cloquet procedure for wassel iii, iv and vii thumb duplication Best clinical presentation NW Bulstrode, ME Jones, MA Tonkin 2005 NSW Hand Meeting, Orange, NSW, Australia 10th to 13th November 2005
  14. The economic burden of necrotising fasciitis – an expensive price to pay (Poster) Jones ME, Kakar S, Britto J, Withey SJ, Butler PEM. BAPS 5th December 2003
  15. Intraspecies variability in long flexor tendon blood supply in a popular tendon animal model ME Jones, R Harrison, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther, RS Sanders The Vth annual meeting of ECSAPS Helsinki 28th-29th September 2001
  16. The Early Surface Cell Response Following Intrasynovial Tendon Injury (Poster) ME Jones, K Ladhani, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, R Brown, DA McGrouther The British Association of Plastic Surgeons Winter Meeting London 30th Nov to 1st Dec 2000
  17. Postoperative tendon adhesion formation – the potential benefits of Vivostat?, a human derived fibrin sealant ME Jones, S Burnett, A Southgate, P Sibbons, A Grobbelaar and R Sanders The British Society for Surgery of the Hand Autumn Meeting Bristol 2-3rd Nov 2000
  18. Migration patterns of surface fibroblasts in the early stages of tendon repair ME Jones, K Ladhani, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, R Brown, DA McGrouther The British Society for Surgery of the Hand Autumn Meeting Bristol 2-3rd Nov 2000
  19. The surface fibroblast response to surgical intrasynovial tendon injury ME Jones, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, A Cambrey, R Brown, DA McGrouther The IVth annual meeting of ECSAPS Paris 27th – 28th October 2000.
  20. Primary Flexor Pollicus Longus Repair – The Lessons to be learnt ME Jones, AO Grobbelaar, D Hudson and, R Sanders The Scandinavian – Hungarian Hand Society, Kuopio, Finland,16-19 th August 2000
  21. Migration patterns during flexor tendon integration and repair (Poster) Jones M., Saunders R., McGrouther D.A., Brown R., Mudera V Second Smith and Nephew International Symposium: Tissue Engineering 2000 – Advances in Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials and Cell Signalling. York 16 – 19 th July 2000
  22. Postoperative tendon adhesion reduction – the role potential role of Vivostat?, a patient derived fibrin sealant ME Jones, S Burnett, A Southgate, P Sibbons, A Grobbelaar A and R Sanders 11th meeting of the European Association of Plastic Surgeons, 1-3 June 2000, Germany
  23. The role of Vivostat?, a patient derived fibrin sealant, in the reduction of postoperative tendon adhesion formation (Poster) ME Jones, S Burnett, P Sibbons, A Grobbelaar A and R Sanders The VIII Congress of the Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand 21-24 June 2000, Barcelona, Spain
  24. A novel way of mapping tendon vascular networks ME Jones, K Ladhani, E Clayton, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther, RS Sanders British Association of Plastic Surgeons, Winter Meeting, London, December 1999
  25. Tendon vascularity – A precise method of endothelial localisation ME Jones, K Ladhani, E Clayton, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther, RS Sanders. Annual Meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Blackpool, October 1999
  26. A novel technique for mapping tendon vascular networks (Poster) ME Jones, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther, R Sanders The American Society of Hand Surgery. Boston, USA, September 1999
  27. Cutaneous necrosis of the buttock secondary to Sneddons Syndrome ME Jones, B.W.E.M.Powell South West Regional Thames Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, February 1998
  28. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp ME Jones, S Withey, S Harrison The Royal Society of Medicine Plastic Surgical Division September 1998
  29. Median artery: incidence and detailed morphology (Poster) ME Jones, JR Sanudo, L Nearn, B Ferreira, M Rodriguez, B. Logan British Association of Clinical Anatomists Scientific Annual Meeting, December 1997
  30. A review of the detailed morphology of the accessory heads of the deep forearm flexors ME Jones, JR Sanudo, M Camillo, PA Abrahams British Association of Clinical Anatomists Scientific Annual Meeting, December 1996

INTERNAL AND COURSE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Anaesthetic registrar study morning – introduction to plastic surgery March 2012
  2. Joint hospital Audit meeting –breast clinical outcome measurements 2011
  3. Breast Care Nurse Study day September 2011
  4. Pan Thames breast teaching day August 2011
  5. Burns and Trauma Course – QVH Convener September 2010
  6. Nurse study module on breast reconstruction September 2010
  7. Anaesthetic registrar study morning – introduction to plastic surgery April 2010
  8. Nurse study module on breast reconstruction April 2010
  9. Flexor tendon surgery Given to the Bristol Orthopaedic SpR training program Bristol Royal Infirmary – July 2009
  10. GP Minor Surgery Course 16th June 2009 QVH
  11. KSS Deanery Study Day – Principles in Plastic Surgery 5th June 2009 QVH
  12. ODA Study day course June 2009 QVH5
  13. Trauma and Burns Course March, December 2008 and March 2009
  14. Breast reconstruction – public presentation QVH February 14th 2008
  15. GP training course 3rd June 2008 QVH
  16. Pan Thames training scheme @ QVH Ganglia of the hand and wrist December 2007
  17. Pan Thames training scheme @ QVH Non-microsurgical breast reconstruction – October 2006
  18. New Consultant talk – Breast Reconstruction – QVH August 2007
  19. Nail bed injuries and hand fractures Given to the Nurse B.Sc Queen Victoria study day East Grinstead March 2007
  20. Common Procedures Carried out in the A and E Setting Given to the Queen Victoria Burns and Trauma Course East Grinstead March 2007 December 2007 March2008 December 2008 and March 2009 September 2009 September 2010
  21. The scope of Plastic Surgery Given to Imberhorne 6th form East Grinstead January 2007. Flexor tendon surgery Given to the Bristol Orthopaedic SpR training program Bristol Royal Infirmary – June 2006
  22. The history of plastic surgery ME Jones. Given to commemorate 60 years of the Russell Davies Recovery Unit at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead – January 2006
  23. The anatomy of the ulnar nerve ME Jones. Given to the hand meeting, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia – November 2005
  24. The blood supply of the scaphoid and lunate bones, October 2005 ME Jones. Given to the hand meeting, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  25. Compression neuropathies of the median nerve, August 2005 ME Jones. Given to the hand meeting, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  26. What to refer to the regional plastic surgery centre ME Jones – Emergency Nurse Practitioner study day – Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust 4th November 2004
  27. Acute flexor tendon injuries ME Jones – British Association of Hand Therapists Course – Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead 22nd October 2004
  28. Hand Infections ME Jones – British Association of Hand Therapists Course – Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead 21st October 2004
  29. Flexor tendon reconstruction ME Jones Delivered to the hand meeting, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead August 2004
Publications
Papers

  1. The natural history of tooth wear, continuous eruption and periodontal disease in wild shot apes MC Dean, ME Jones, and JR Pilley Journal of Human Evolution: 1992; 46: 23-29
  2. A review of the detailed morphology of the accessory heads of the deep forearm flexors ME Jones, JR Sanudo, M Camillo, PA Abrahams Journal of Anatomy (1997) 191, pp.451- 455
  3. Flexor Tendon Blood Vessels M. E. Jones, K Ladhani, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther and R Sanders British Journal of Hand Surgery (2000) 25B (6) 552 – 559
  4. The role of vivostat, an autologous fibrin sealant in the reduction of postoperative tendon adhesion formation M E Jones, S Burnett, A Southgate, P Sibbons, A Grobbelaar A and C Green British Journal of Hand Surgery (2002) 27B: 3: 278-282
  5. The early surface cell response to flexor tendon injury ME Jones, V Mudera, R Brown, A Cambrey, AO Grobbelaar, DA McGrouther. American Journal of Hand Surgery (2003) 28A: 2: 221-230
  6. Immunohistochemical endothelial localisation – A novel method of vessel delineation in tendon tissue ME Jones, E Clayton, C Noel, K Ladhani, AO Grobbelaar Journal of Immunological Methods September 2003 280 pp175-181
  7. Mapping of the vascular endothelium in the human flexor digitorum profundus tendon R Harrison, ME Jones, E Clayton, AO Grobbelaar, R Sanders American Journal of Hand Surgery (2003) 28 (5) 806-813
  8. Synovial sheath cells migratory response to flexor tendon injury R Harrison, V Mudera, AO Grobbelaar, ME Jones, DA McGrouther American Journal of Hand Surgery (2004) Vol 28 (6) 987-993
  9. Two-stage flexor tendon grafting: Results after mobilisation by controlled early active motion PJ Smith, ME Jones, AO Grobbelaar The Scand J Plas Recon Surg and Hand Surg (2004) V0l 38 (4) 220 – 227
  10. The use of the posterior interosseous island flap to prevent recurrence of proximal radiohumeral synostosis. ME Jones, A Rider, G Hughes, MA Tonkin Journal of Hand Surgery (2007) 32E: 2: 143-147
  11. Incidence of ‘Incidentalomas’ in over 100 consecutive Ct angiograms for preoperative DIEP flap planning. See MS, Pacifico MD, Harley OJ, Jones ME Journal Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg (2010). 63(1), 106-10.
  12. Pre-operative planning for DIEP breast reconstruction: early experience of the use of CT-angiography with VoNavix 3D software for perforator navigation M.D. Pacifico, M.S. See, N. Cavale, J. Collyer, I. Francis, M.E.Jones, A. Hazari, J.G. Boorman, R.W. Smith. Journal Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg (2009). 62(11), 1464-9.
  13. Correlating the deep inferior epigastric artery branching pattern with the type of abdominal free flap performed in a series of 145 breast reconstruction patients Molina AR, Jones ME, Hazari A, Francis I, Nduka C. Ann R Coll Surg Eng 94(7) 493-495 2012.
  14. Improving Core Surgical Training in Plastic Surgery Gilleard O, Segaren N, Markeson D, Uppal R, Tavsanoglu Y, Jones M, Leon-Villapalos V, Colville RJI. Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England Vol 94(9) 304-406

Case reports and short correspondence

  1. Apert’s Syndrome ME Jones, B Zeeman, DA McGrouther British Journal of Plastic Surgery 1993: 46; 542-543.
  2. Accessory head of the deep forearm flexors ME Jones, JR Sanudo, PA Abrahams Journal of Anatomy (1997) 191, pp.313-314
  3. A Case of coccyodynia due to coccygeal fracture secondary to parturition ME Jones, A Shoaib, MD Bircher INJURY (1997) 28, NO. 8 pp, 549-550
  4. A review of the detailed morphology of the accessory heads of the deep forearm flexors ME Jones, JR Sanudo, M Camillo, PA Abrahams Abstract in Journal of Clinical Anatomy, December 1996 Meeting Proceedings p 355
  5. Median artery: incidence and detailed morphology ME Jones, JR Sanudo, L Nearn, B Ferreira, M Rodriguez, B. Logan Abstract in Journal of Clinical Anatomy, December 1997 Meeting Proceedings p 355
  6. Surgical treatment of locally recurrent malignant schwannoma of the lower leg SS Rayatt, ME Jones, BWEM Powell British Journal of Plastic Surgery (1999) 52 317-319
  7. The use of the photoplethysmograph to monitor the training of a cross-leg free flap prior to division ME Jones, S Withey, R Grover, P Smith The British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2000) 53 532-534
  8. Clicking brain syndrome – A curious case of insomnia M E Jones, S Withey and D H Harrison British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2001) 54 (8) 714 – 715
  9. Taking a leech to blood – ‘Its all in the delivery’ A McQuillan, M Jones, D Gault British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2002) 55, 540 – 541
  10. The Harry Potter Forehead Scar Following A Lightning Injury N Shamsian, M Jones, MD Brough, R Standish, J Humberson The Internet Journal of Plastic Surgery 2006, Volume2 Number 2
  11. Plexiform neurofibroma with dual nerve origin within the palm ME Jones, MA Tonkin Hand Surg 2007 12(3): 173-6
  12. Replant your own index finger? A survey of plastic surgeons and hand therapists in Southeast England David Sainsbury, Naveen Cavale and Martin Jones European Journal of Plastic Surgery Volume 31, Number 3, 153, 2008
  13. A stitch in time (that is perfectly aligned) – saves nine C Wallace, D Sainsbury, Martin E Jones Microsurgery 2008 28(5) 392-3
  14. Molina AR, Mellington AJ, Jones ME. “A case of bifid third rib encountered during DIEP flap breast reconstruction” J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Apr;64(4):e101-2. (PMID 21215721)
  15. Gilleard O, Askouni E, Tavsenoglu Y, Jones ME. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for abdomenal free tissue breast reconstruction: A multicentre survey. Journal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014(5): 733-5
  16. Onur Gilleard, Laurent Smeets, Rohit Seth, Martin E. Jones.  Successful delayed nose replantation following a dogbite: Arterial and venous microanastomsis using interpositional vein grafts. Journal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014July 14 (17) 34
  17. Philippe Bowles, Mary-Clare Miller, Samuel Cartwright, Martin Jones.  Presentation of Mycobacterium abscessus infection following rhytidectomy to a UK plastic surgery unit.  BMJ Case Reports 2014: published online 28 May 2014, doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-204000
  18. Tay S1, Singh M, Jones M. Mesh: a simple fat processing alternative. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Jan;68(1):e21-2.
  19. Gilleard O1, Bowles PF2, Tay SK, Jones ME. The influence of breast mound reconstruction type on nipple reconstruction projection – J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Sep;68(9):1310-1.
  20. D Nikkah, ME Jones. The bilobed flap for a forearm flap as a lifeboat for a forearm soft tissue defect. Journal Plast Reconstr Surg August 2015 Volume 68, Issue 8, Pages 1153–1154
  21. I.C.C. King, N. Obeid, A.C. Woollard, M.E. Jones. Maximizing length and safety in gracilis free flap dissection. October 2016 Volume 69, Issue 10, Pages 1452–1453
  22. A.C.D. Smith, D. Nikkhah, M.E. Jones. The importance of bone shortening in digital replantation. Journal Plast Reconstr Surg, October 2016 Volume 69, Issue 10, Pages 1451–1452
Membership of Learned Societies

Associate member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons

Full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons