Ms Tania Cubison
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Specialist interests: Burns; scaring; lower limb trauma reconstruction; microsurgery
Miss Tania Cubison is a military plastic surgeon who first joined Queen Victoria Hospital as an SHO in 1996. Miss Cubison is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and is one of five military doctors currently posted to the trust. As one of a small number of regular army plastic surgeons Lt.Col.Cubison has an operational role and will occasionally be deployed overseas.
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 also specialises in lower limb trauma reconstruction including microsurgery and the surgical management of amputees.
Miss Cubison is the Research lead for Burns and Wound healing, and is the clinical lead in Paediatric Burns and has undertaken studies to evaluate new techniques that may help reduce scarring. She is very involved in teaching burn care in both military and civilian settings, and is also a key member of the prevention committee of the British Burn Association.