Mr Thomas D A Cosker

Director of Human Anatomy, University of Oxford

I have been Director of Human Anatomy for the University of Oxford since 2014. I am responsible for the delivery of all undergraduate human anatomy teaching both in the dissecting room and associated facilities. I also examine for the undergraduate course. I am the External Examiner for University College Dublin, in Anatomy. I am the Designated Individual for the Oxford Anatomy Licence.

I am also the course convenor and organiser of Miller UK an international course to prepare candidates for the FRCS (Tr & Orth). This draws on the skills of 75 world famous surgical tutors. I am the course lead for the Anatomy Section of the course and have already taught over 1,000 surgeons on the course.

Consultant Surgeon, Oxford Sarcoma Service, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

I am also a Consultant Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. I am conversant with the full range of orthopaedic oncology procedures and have a particular interest in treating upper limb tumours (both primary and secondary). I personally see over 50 patients a week in our specialist tumour clinics and as a team we operate on around 15 cases a week. I am engaged in an active programme of teaching and research and have produce several key papers in this area.

Medicolegal Experience

I have been preparing Medicolegal Reports for over ten years and see around a 1,000 cases per annum. The majority of this is personal injury work but I also undertake around 20 Clinical Negligence cases per year. I have been to Court three times. I can see urgent cases within two weeks and will turn all reports around within 10 working days. I specialise in general orthopaedic trauma, complex injuries of the upper limb, clinical negligence work including bone and soft tissue sarcoma and complex shoulder cases.

Microsoft Hololens Technology

I am actively implementing Hololens Augmented Reality software in partnership with Case Western Reserve University at the University of Oxford. The first headsets are scheduled to arrive shortly following a successful grant from the Nuffield Hospitals Fund and we will work to test this material and innovate new learning modules with our senior medical students and surgical trainees. This will be a first in the UK and will help reinforce the importance of Anatomy for our future surgeons. We are currently developing modules specifically aimed at sarcoma tumour pathology which will educate medical students and allied healthcare professionals as well as potentially act as a surgical adjunct in theatre. 

Professor F. S. Fahmy

Medico Legal Experience:

Professor Fahmy commenced Medico-legal work in 2001.
He is in current clinical practice. Professor Fahmy has been preparing medical reports for over 20 years with reference to Personal Injuries for Plastic and Hand surgery. His reports are impartial, independent of the source of instruction and contain a range of opinion where applicable.
Professor Fahmy’s opinion is based upon many years of experience of medico-legal practice with current clinical experience and up-to-date training in both medico-legal and clinical matters.
A fixed fee is provided prior to undertaking any work. The time frames are adhered to.
CPD points in expert evidence: 5
Medico Legal training courses attended: Specialist Info Standard Medico-legal Course in 2011.
Bond Solon Training CPR 35, November 2017.
Professor Fahmy’s medico-legal work is fully indemnified by PMP.

Dr Barbara Lutz

I am Dr. Barbara S. Lutz, MD, PhD. My specialist field since 2005 is aesthetic surgery performing around 300 various aesthetic procedures per year.

During this time, I have performed over 2600 breast augmentations among other breast operations such as breast augmentation combined with uplift, breast uplift without implant, breast reduction, and diverse others. Before 2005 I operated on the breast for medical indications such as mastectomy in breast cancer, breast reconstruction after cancer treatment, and breast reduction.

Further frequent operations include tummy tucks +/- liposuction, face/neck lifts, eyelid surgery and others.

I can assist with medico-legal reports both in the UK and Germany and have gained my Experts Witness Training Certificate with Cardiff University Bond Solon in 2016.

I prepare medico-legal reports for both Claimant and Defendant regarding all of the above mentioned cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery reconstructions. I am happy to assist in joint instructions also.

I am on the specialist register of the GMC for General and Plastic Surgery.

I have dual British and German nationality. I am fluent in English, German, and Swedish.

Mr Liviu M Hanu-Cernat

Mr Liviu Hanu-Cernat qualified in Dentistry in 1988 and trained as an Oral Surgeon in Europe and the UK becoming a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1995.

In 2000 he obtained a further degree in Medicine from the University of Birmingham and on completion of his general surgical training in Australia and the UK became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005.

He embarked on specialist training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and achieved his specialty Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009.

In 2007 he obtained a Certificate in Postgraduate Medical Education from the University of Cardiff and is currently involved in undergraduate instruction of medical and dental students and postgraduate training of oral and maxillofacial surgical trainees.

Mr Hanu-Cernat has a strong interest in clinical research and his work resulted in numerous presentations at national and international conferences as well as original published articles. He is the course director of the European Cranio-maxillofacial Operative Surgery Cadaver Workshop in Coventry.

Areas of interest:
Cranio-facial Trauma, Dento-alveolar surgery; Salivary gland disease; Facial deformity; Orthodontic and Orthognathic Surgery; Facial pain and Jaw joint disease; Head and Neck Lumps; Mouth lesions; Oral medicine; Scar revision; Medico-legal reporting.

Medico-Legal:

Mr Hanu-Cernat has been engaged in medico-legal work related to dental and oral and maxillofacial surgery since 2010 and has written numerous medico-legal reports acting for claimants in personal injury cases.

He is happy to assist with clinical negligence instructions acting both for the claimant or the defendant.

Membership of Societies:

British Medical Association

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical Protection Society