Dr Ewa J. Majdak-Paredes

Plastic surgery

FRCS PhD
In practice since 2004
Female
Speaks: English
Consultation fee:
Ewa Majdak-Paredes PhD, FRCS(Plast), EBOPRAS obtained her Medical Degree from Medical University of Gdansk in 2000, before completing a PhD program in surgery and human genetics at Gdansk and Leiden University Medical Centre as a Marie Curie PhD research Fellow.Ewa undertook her postgraduate accredited training in surgery and plastic surgery in the UK for 12 years. She also undertook fellowships in Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction, advanced microsurgical breast reconstruction and breast aesthet...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • Plastic surgery
ACADEMICS

1. Multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer conservation - therapeutic mammaplasty. Majdak-Paredes EJ Jun 2018 PMFA https://www.thepmfajournal.com/features/post/multidisciplinary-approach-to-breast-cancer-conservation-therapeutic-mammaplasty


2. Stewart K, Majdak-Paredes EJ. Injury patterns in acquired ear deformities. Facial Plast Surg 2015;31(6):645-56

3. Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Fatah F. Integrated algorithm for reconstruction of complex forms of Poland syndrome: 20-years outcomes. JPRAS 2015;68(10):1386-94

4.  Majdak-Paredes EJ, Schaverien MV, Szychta P, Raine C, Dixon JM. Intra-operative digital specimen radiology reduces re-operation rates in therapeutic mammaplasty for breast cancer. Breast 2015;24(5):556-9

5. Schaverien MV, Raine C, Majdak-Paredes EJ, Dixon M. Therapeutic mammoplasty – extending indications and achieving low incomplete excision rates. Eur J Surg Oncol 2013; 39(4): 329-33

6.  Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Fatah F. Custom-made tissue expanders in reconstructive surgery for challenging defects. Eur J Plastic Surg 2013 36:13-20

7.   Majdak-Paredes EJ, Goon P, Bardsley AF. JPRAS 2009 Feb;62(2):181-9 'An approach to complex tracheostomal complications' by CJ Baldwin and MI Leddington - comment. – Letter to the Editor.

8.  Majdak-Paredes EJ, Fatah F ‘Hereditary breast cancer syndromes and clinical implications – review’ JPRAS 2009 Feb;62(2):181-9.

9.   Majdak-Paredes EJ. ‘Intravenous regional anaesthesia administered by the operating plastic surgeon: is it safe and efficient? Experience of a Medical Center – Letter to the Editor.’ PRS 2008 Jul;122(1):322; author reply 322-3

10.  Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Fatah F ‘Unilateral hypoplastic breast in a male-to-female transsexual with Poland syndrome after gender reassignment – reconstructive considerations’ JPRAS 2008 Jul 16. 2009 Mar;62(3):398-401

11.  Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Sterne GD. ‘An unusual case of galactorrhea in a postmenopausal woman complicating breast reduction. Review.’ JPRAS 2009 Apr62(4):542-6

12. Majdak EJ, Cornelisse CJ, Devilee P, Emerich J, Jassem J, De Bock GH et al.  ‘Prognostic impact of BRCA1 pathogenic and BRCA1/2 unclassified variant mutation on recurrence and death in patients with hereditary breast/ovarian cancer syndrome’ Cancer 2005 1;104(5):1004-12 (According to Pubmed this article had 35 citations)

13.  Majdak EJ, De Bock GH, Cornelisse CJ, Jassem J, Emerich J, Limon J, Devilee P et al. Prevalence and clinical correlations of BRCA1/2 unclassified variant carriers among unselected primary ovarian cancer cases – preliminary report’ Eur J Cancer 2005 Jan;41(1):143-50

14.  Majdak EJ, Emerich J, de Bock GH et al. ‘Comparison of recurrence and survival in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer treated with pacltaxel and cisplatin versus cisplatin/cyclophosphamide as first line chemotherapy’ Abstract. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2004; 14 (supp 1): 169 – 170.

15.  Mielcarek P, Majdak E, Emerich J et al. ‘Quality of life in ovarian cancer patients treated for recurrences’ Abstract. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2004; 14 (supp 1): 193-194.

16.   Majdak EJ, Devilee P, Emerich J, Limon J, de Bock GH, Cornelisse CJ et al. ‘Clinical and molecular characteristics of ovarian cancer BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and unclassified variants’ Abstract. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2004; 14 (supp 1): 222-223.

17. Majdak EJ. ‘Clinical and molecular characteristics of ovarian cancer BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and unclassified variants’ Abstract. Int J Gynecol Obst 2004; 83 (supp 1): 358-359. 

AWARDS AND PRIZES
  • Mar 16             World Biomedical Frontiers commentary on my publication in Breast Journal 2015 for innovation & potential impact
  • Mar 15                BAAPS Aesthetic Travelling Fellowship Banff, Canada
  • Feb 09                 First on ranking - National Selection for Plastic Surgery Training (Scotland)
  • Who is Who in Medicine Encyclopaedia Invited Biography included in 09-10, 11-12, 13-14 Editions
  • Hem/Onc Today commentary on my results published in Eur J Cancer 05 on prolonged disease-free survival in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
  • Dec 06             Dean’s Award for Original Research on genetics of breast/ovarian cancer syndromes
  •                               Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
  • PhD Research Grants: European Commission for Research Eurogendis, Dutch Cancer Institute
  • Reviewers’ Distinction for Original PhD research on BRCA1/2 novel mutations
  • Mar 02          1 out of 5 successful PhD students selected by Karolinska University for Marie Curie
  • Fellowship in Human Genetics (my project in Leiden)
  • Sep 99  Socrates Erazmus Scholar for student exchange program at University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • May 95               Medal in Anatomy Award for medical students Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • FRCS Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

  • PhD PhD in Genetics

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Oncoplastic, microsurgical breast reconstruction, breast aesthetics, developmental breast problems, revision breast surgery, lipomodelling, body contouring including massive weight-loss and pregnancies, skin cancer excision and reconstruction, cosmetic mole excision, scar management, Botox and fillers injections and other aspects of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. 

BIOGRAPHY

Ewa Majdak-Paredes PhD, FRCS(Plast), EBOPRAS obtained her Medical Degree from Medical University of Gdansk in 2000, before completing a PhD program in surgery and human genetics at Gdansk and Leiden University Medical Centre as a Marie Curie PhD research Fellow.

Ewa undertook her postgraduate accredited training in surgery and plastic surgery in the UK for 12 years. She also undertook fellowships in Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction, advanced microsurgical breast reconstruction and breast aesthetics / body contouring in the Edinburgh Breast Unit, Chelmsford and Canada. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015 and the European Board Examination in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2015.

Ewa has been on the GMC specialist register in plastic surgery since 2016 and is a full member of BAPRAS. She was appointed a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in NHS Lothian in Aug 2016 and her special interests include oncoplastic breast reconstruction, breast aesthetics, gynaecomastia, developmental breast problems, revision breast surgery, body contouring (e.g. after massive weight-loss, pregnancies or body sculpture), lipomodelling, skin cancer and reconstruction, scar management and other aspects of plastic surgery. Ewa has also started doing medico-legal work.

Outside medicine, Ewa has got great passion for art and is an amateur artist who enjoys painting and drawing. She can play the guitar (also as an amateur), believes in mindfulness and healthy life style, and is married with 2 daughters.


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