Steve has a specific research interest in big data and its use within plastic surgery. His research aims to develop a health informatics infrastructure that promotes monitoring disease patterns and patient outcomes enabling targeted prevention strategies, improved patient safety and improved service delivery within plastic surgery. Steve has published 50 papers and presented over 35 national and international presentations and is currently completing his doctorate in the ReconRegen Centre.
Selected Awards / Grants / Achievements
Paton Masser Memorial Fund, British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) 2020 £5000
ALI SR, Dobbs TD, Hutchings HA, Whitaker IS. Composition, Quoracy and Cost of Specialist Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Team Meetings in the United Kingdom. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2021 Jun 6; S1748-6815(21)00271-0
Ibrahim N, Rich H, ALI SR, Whitaker IS. The effect of COVID-19 on higher plastic surgery training in the UK: A national survey of impact and damage limitation? Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2021 Jul;74(7):1633-1701
Leong S, ALI SR, Tang L. Punch Debridement: A Novel Use of the Punch Biopsy for Bite and Wound Debridement. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2021 Jun;103(6):459.
Ibrahim N, Gibson JAG, ALI SR, Dobbs T, Whitaker IS. Is poor quality non-melanoma skin cancer data affecting high quality research and patient care? Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2020 Dec 31;74(6):1355-1401.
ALI SR, Slade R, Dobbs T, Whitaker IS. Multidimensional indicators of scholarly impact in the skin oncology literature: Is there a correlation between bibliometric and altmetric profiles? Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. 2020 Dec 25;1-10.
Holford P, Carr A, Jovic TH, ALI SR, Whitaker IS, Marik P, Smith D. Vitamin C—AnAdjunctive Therapy for Respiratory Infection, Sepsis and COVID-19. Nutrients. 2020 Dec 7;12(12):3760.
RSTNCOVID: Skin Collaborative. The effect of the COVID‐19 pandemic on skin cancer surgery in the United Kingdom: a national, multi‐centre, prospective cohort study and survey of Plastic Surgeons. British Journal of Surgery. 2020 Sep 16 107(12):e598-e600.
ALI SR, Ibrahim N, Warwick J, Boyce D, Ghattaura A. COVID-19 microsurgical breast reconstruction national practise survey: A survey of BAPRAS members and proposal of a COVID-19 specific peri-operative pathway. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2020 Oct 24.74(3):644-710
Muscat E, ALI SR, Berner J. Evidenced-based local anaesthesia – is there a difference between in practice between specialties in a Major Trauma Centre? European Journal of Plastic and Hand Surgery. 2021 Jan 9;1-6.
Jovic TH, ALI SR, Ibrahim N, Jessop ZM, Tarassoli SP, Dobbs TD, Holford P, Thornton CA, Whitaker IS. Could Vitamins Help in the Fight Against COVID-19?. Nutrients. 2020 Sep;12(9):2550.
Jessop ZM, Dobbs TD, ALI SR, Combellack E, Clancy R, Ibrahim N, Jovic TH, Kaur AJ, Nijran A, O’Neill TB, Whitaker IS. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Surgeons during COVID‐19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review of Availability, Usage, and Rationing. British Journal of Surgery. 2020 May 12; 107(10):1262-1280.
ALI SR, Dobbs TD, Whitaker IS. Webinars in plastic and reconstructive surgery training-a review of the current landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2020 May 22.;73(7):1357-1404.
ALI SR, Jovic T, Gibson JA, Rich H, Jessop ZM, Whitaker IS. Evolution of Plastic Surgery Provision due to COVID-19–The Role of the ‘Pandemic Pack’. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2020 May 22;73(7):1357-1404.
Jones A, Whelan-Johnson S, ALI SR, Brooks M. Rupture, Re-Intervention and Loss to Follow Up Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)–Ten-Year Data Following Elective Repair. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2019 Dec 1;58(6):e154-5.
ALI SR, Quinn M, Kyriazidis I, Norton S. Online patient information on Hand Transplantation: How reliable is it for facilitating shared decision making? British Journal of Surgery. 2019. Sept 30.
ALI SR, Holmes W, Quinn M, Emam A, Prousskaia E, Wilson S. Tertiary breast reconstruction for salvage of the failed implant-based reconstruction using the DIEP flap. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2019 Feb 21;34(9):e1-e2
ALI SR, Hendrickson S, Collin G, Oxley J, Warr R. Solitary neurofibroma of the face masquerading as a low-flow vascular malformation–case report and experience of management. JPRAS Open. 2018 Dec 25;19:67-72.
ALI SR, Pleat J. The gallipot method – a point of technique for safe and easy staple removal from split thickness skin grafts. Eplasty. 2018Nov 19;18:e32.
Holmes W, Quinn M, Emam A, ALI SR, Prousskaia E, Wilson S. Salvage of the failed implant breast reconstruction using the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap. A single centre experience with tertiary breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2019 Mar 2272(7):1075-1083.
ALI SR, Ibrahim I, Davies A, Wright T. Consent: Supported decision-making – Are we compliant? International Journal of Surgery. 2018 NoKyriazidis I, ALI SR, Maklad N, Curtin E. Wound Closure Under Tension with “CKAM technique”. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2019 Jan 17;39(2):NP11-NP12.
Mohamedbhai H, ALI SR, Dimasi I, Kalavrezos N. TRACHY score: a simple and effective guide to management of the airway in head and neck cancer. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2018 Oct;56(8):709-714.
ALI SR, Ozdemir B, Hinchliffe R. Critical Appraisal of the Quality of Evidence Addressing the Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Management of Peripheral Artery Disease in Patients With Diabetic Foot Ulceration. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2018 Jun 13; 56(3):401-408.
Holmes W, Quinn M, ALI SR, Emam A, Davis C, Dickson J, Sherif W, Prousskaia E. A comparison of PROMS following Tertiary (Salvage) DIEP breast reconstruction vs delayed DIEP breast reconstruction using the Breast-Q. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2018 Jun 1;44(6):871-2.
Holmes W, Quinn M, Emam A, ALI SR, Prousskaia E, Wilson S. Salvage of the failed implant breast reconstruction using the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap. A single centre experience with tertiary breast reconstruction. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2018 Jun 1;44(6):871.
ALI SR. Feasibility of conducting a multicentre audit of current management practice for breast angiosarcoma in the United Kingdom. British Journal of Surgery. 2018 March 105(S1).
ALI SR. Basic Microvascular Anastomosis Simulation Hub Microsurgery Course: An Innovative Competency-Based Approach to Microsurgical Training for Early Year’s Plastic Surgery Trainees. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2018 Apr 1;80(4):314-5.
ALI SR, Ibrahim A. Course Review: Birmingham and Coventry Hand and Forearm Cadaveric Dissection Course. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2018 Jun 1;80(6):596-7.
ALI SR, Mohamedbhai H. Ibrahim A. Cutting and shutting – a novel method for wound closure following excision biopsy in areas of high skin tension. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2018 Mar 15; 100(7):586.
ALI SR, Chetwynd-Stapylton R, Holmes WJ, Vermaak L, Wilson SM. Time to re-group and save: Do we routinely need to perform group-and-save in patients undergoing free deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction? Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2018 Feb 3 ;71(5):780-781.
ALI SR, Mohamedbhai H. Lidocaine analgesia for removal of vacuum-assisted closure dressings. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2018 Jan;100(4):347.
ALI SR, Mohamedbahi H. Acute Trigger Finger Presenting as an Extensor Lag. Eplasty. 2018 Jan 5;18:ic1.
Mohamedbhai H, Thomas S, ALI SR, Whitley S, Liew C, Sadiq Z, Kalavrezos N, Hutchinson I. How do delays in treatment affect patient prognosis in head and neck cancer? British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Dec 1;55(10):e104.
ALI SR, Mohamedbhai H. A Review of Malignancy and Site of Head and Neck Cancers Treated in a Tertiary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit. International Journal of Surgery. 2017 Nov 1;47:S51-2.
Lim B, Ng S, ALI SR, Stechman M, Scott-Coombes D. Outcomes following parathyroidectomy in primary hyperparathyroidism with and without intraoperative PTH measurements: A propensity score matched cohort study. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015. Volume 41, Issue 10, S80 – S81.
Lim B, ALI SR, Ng S, Rees M, Stechman M, Scott-Coombes D. Double Negative Scans: what surgical approach should we adopt in the era of ioPTH? European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015; 41, Issue 10, Pages S79-S88, 1269-1446.
ALI SR, Pitkin L. A practical approach to neck masses. International Journal of Clinical Skills. 2014;8(2).
ALI SR, Jackson L, James G,Balachandran S, Evans CR. Fibrinogen levels in cardiac surgery interim analysis. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2014; 113 (2):308-316.
Noble F, Curtis N, Hopkins J, Botting N, ALI SR, Kelly JJ, Bailey IS, Byrne JP, Underwood TJ. Pre-operative systemic inflammatory and nutritional markers predict long term outcomes after oesophageal cancer resection. British Journal of Surgery. 2011; 98(7):1-55.