Miss Tania Cubison

Chief Medical Officer and Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Miss Tania Cubison

Specialist interests: Burns; surgical management of lower limb amputees

Miss Tania Cubison is a military plastic surgeon who first joined Queen Victoria Hospital as an SHO in 1996 and is now the Trust’s Chief Medical Officer. Miss Cubison is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and is responsible for defence burns training.

Miss Cubison underwent specialist registrar training in East Grinstead and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and was awarded the McGregor Gold medal for the FRCS (Plast) examination in 2006. She completed her training with a specialist burn fellowship at St Andrew’s Burn Centre, Chelmsford and visits to burn centres in the USA.

Miss Cubison has been an active burns consultant since 2008 and is currently national chair of the Senate for the British Burn Association Emergency Management of Severe Burns Faculty.

Specialising in the surgical management of amputees, she has recently been involved with the new technique of targeted muscle reinnervation, which is producing optimistic results in reduction of phantom pain and general stump pain in the amputee population.

Miss Cubison is committed to patient experience and outcomes and particularly how staff behaviour impacts on patient safety. She has been safeguarding lead and has supported training on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery.

Miss Cubison was appointed Trust Lead for Covid in March 2020 and Medical Director in January 2022.

Page last updated: 10 April 2024