Research and publications

Chris Khoo has produced a large number of publications in scientific journals, and contributed chapters in textbooks, and teaching videos, CDs, and DVDs.

He reviews for leading journals concerned with Hand Surgery, Breast Surgery, and general Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the Board of the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He is passionate about teaching and has organised and continues to be involved in National and International meetings in Plastic Surgery, and instructional Courses in Hand Surgery and Breast Surgery.

He has lectured, instructed, and been a member of Faculty at Advanced Courses in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, and participated in the Scientific Meetings of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.

He was instrumental in developing the Aesthetic Surgery Tutorship of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons of England as a means of supporting training and the development of expertise in cosmetic surgery in the UK.

In recent years he has been invited to lecture both in the UK and abroad – including the Association of Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland, International Plastic Surgery meetings in India, Greece and Turkey, and the Caribbean, The University of Naples, Groningen, the Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong, Budapest, and European Courses in Plastic Surgery in Dublin, Genoa and Madrid, and meetings in Oman and Jersey. For many years he organised surgical workshops at Wexham Park Hospital and he has taken part in live operative surgery teaching at Masterclasses and instructional meetings. Recent faculty memberships and invited lectureships have included:

2009

  • European Arab School of Oncology Breast Masterclass, Cairo, March
  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, Mahabalipuram, August
  • Chennai Breast Symposium, Chennai, August
  • European Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rhodes, September
  • Ho Chi Minh City Society of Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Vietnam, November
  • Thai Association of Plastic Surgeons breast symposium, Bangkok, Thailand, November

2010

  • Health Insurers Medical Directors, Royal College of Surgeons, London, January
  • European Arab School of Oncology Breast Masterclass, Cairo, March
  • Symposium “Shaping the Future of the Breast 1: Augmentation”, Birmingham, March
  • RCS Winchester Breast Masterclass, June
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, London, September
  • St George’s Oncoplastic Breast Seminar, London, October
  • Symposium “Shaping the Future of the Breast 2:Reconstruction”, Birmingham, October
  • Caribbean Aesthetic Surgery Workshop, Barbados, WI, October
  • Laing & Buisson Independent Healthcare, London, November
  • Caribbean Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, October

2011

  • European Arab School of Oncology Breast Masterclass, Cairo, March
  • Examiner, European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery examination, Mykonos, June
  • Breast Reconstruction Workshop, Putrajaya Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, August
  • Mentor Paragon Forum, Bangkok, August
  • Examiner, European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery examination, Marseille, November

2012

  • Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Plastic Surgery, January
  • European Arab School of Oncology Breast Masterclass, Cairo, March
  • BAPRAS Advanced Courses in Breast Reconstruction, Manchester, April
  • Examiner, European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery examination, Munich, May
  • Mentor Breast Symposium, Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, July
  • BAPRAS Summer meeting, Newcastle, July
  • Asia Pacific Training and Professional Education, Australia, Singapore & Thailand, August
  • RCS Winchester Breast Masterclass, October
  • European Healthcare Fraud & Corruption Network and Health Insurance Counter Fraud Group Global Summit, Old Windsor, October

2013

  • Scottish Government  Department of Health, Edinburgh, January
  • European Association of Plastic Surgeons EURAPS Antalya, Turkey;
  • Breast Reconstruction Workshop Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sussex Consultants Association, Brighton, April
  • Mentor Newcastle surgical training Centre Breast Workshop, April
  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Advanced Course Augmentation Mammaplasty & Breast Implants Scientific meeting, Chairman and Speaker, Manchester, April
  • International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 17th Congress, Santiago Chile, February
  • Royal Society of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, invited lecture, February
  • UK Department of Health, Sir Bruce Keogh’s Advisory group on Education and Regulation in Cosmetic Surgery, January – March

2014

  • Royal Society of Medicine’s Interventional Cosmetics Group’s 6th International Multidisciplinary Annual Meeting, London 28 February
  • Medicolegal Society, Medical Society of London, June
  • Laing and Buisson Healthcare Awards, London, June
  • Oncoplastic Fellows meeting, Liverpool, June
  • 12th Quadrennial meeting of ESPRAS European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Edinburgh, July (Chairman of Organising Committee)
  • World Congress on Cancers of the Skin, Edinburgh, September
  • BAPRAS British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons winter meeting, London, November
  • HCSA, Hospital, Consultants and Specialists’ Association Council meetings

2015

  • Fourth International Breast Surgery Workshop, Rome, April
  • IPRAS International Society for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery/ICOPLAST International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies discussion group, Frankfurt, April
  • Attended the European Association of Plastic Surgeons International meeting, Edinburgh, May
  • Nuffield Bio-Ethics Beauty Demands conference, London, June
  • ENT-UK meeting on independent practice, London, June
  • Attended the BAPRAS The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons/RBSPS Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery combined meeting, Bruges, June
  • Co-convenor, Caribbean Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery International meeting, Barbados, October
  • Attended the BAPRAS British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons winter meeting, Birmingham, November
  • HCSA, Hospital, Consultants and Specialists’ Association Council meetings

2016

  • ICOPLAST International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies Organising Committee, March
  • Sussex Association of Consultants, Brighton, April
  • Attended the European Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Brussels, May
  • Attended the BAPRAS British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons summer meeting, Bristol, June
  • HCSA, Hospital, Consultants and Specialists’ Association Council meetings
  • Attended the BAPRAS British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons winter meeting, London, December