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Invited Speakers

Mr Andrew Hodges

Mr Andrew Hodges is a plastic surgeon from the UK who now works and lives in Uganda.

Mr Hodges first moved to Uganda in 1992 as a General Surgeon,
working in a mission hospital close to the Congo border for  7 years.

He developed an interest in reconstructive surgery during his time there and returned to UK to undergo a full training in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, receiving his FRCS plast and specialty certification in 2004.

He then returned to Uganda with the disability charity CBM to start a new plastic surgery unit.

This has developed and in 2012 a plastic surgery training program was commenced. 6 students have graduated and there are presently 9 students in training.

Mr Hodges is interested in the full spectrum of Plastic Surgery in a resource poor setting but with a particular interest in major reconstructions and microsurgery.