Stephen Ali

Academic Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery (WCAT) Specialist Registrar in Burns, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

BM MMedSc(Hons) PGCert(MedEd) PGCert(Mgmt) MAcadMEd FHEA MRCS(Eng)


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

Publication List

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, 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.

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.