Mr Parkhouse specialises in cosmetic and aesthetic plastic surgery and in the treatment of scarring disfigurement. He is frequently asked to perform revision procedures for patients who have had surgery elsewhere in the UK and abroad. His experience in treating unfavourable results of surgery has influenced his own personal approach to cosmetic surgery in which there is an emphasis on minimisation and avoidance of risk. He achieves this through unhurried planning followed by conservative surgery carefully personalised to individual needs and requirements.
His aim is to achieve improvement whilst maintaining a natural or ‘unoperated’ appearance as much as possible. This applies to the cosmetic removal of small moles and skin blemishes as well as to more extensive face or body surgery.
Research led by Mr. Nick Parkhouse
Self-harm scar revision.
Acute caffeine ingestion enhances strength performance and reduces perceived exertion and muscle pain perception during resistance exercise.
Self-harm scar revision. Parkhouse N, de Vere Hunt IJ. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 21;2018. pii: bcr-2017-222490
Acute caffeine ingestion enhances strength performance and reduces perceived exertion and muscle pain perception during resistance exercise. Duncan MJ, Stanley M, Parkhouse N, Cook K, Smith M. Eur J Sport Sci. 2013;13(4):392-9.
Evidence for the link between healing time and the development of hypertrophic scars (HTS) in paediatric burns due to scald injury. Cubison TC, Pape SA, Parkhouse N. Burns. 2006 Dec;32(8):992-9. Epub 2006 Aug 8
Revisiting the reconstructive ladder. Turner AJ, Parkhouse N. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jul;118(1):267-8
Cosmetic plastic surgery. Parkhouse N. Med Leg J. 2005;73(Pt 2):45-54;
Lesson of the week. Warming milk-a preventable cause of scalds in children. Jeffery SL, Cubison TC, Greenaway C, Gilbert PM, Parkhouse N. BMJ. 2000 Jan 22;320(7229):235.
The use of cultured autologous keratinocytes with integra in the resurfacing of acute burns. Pandya AN, Woodward B, Parkhouse N. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998 Sep;102(3):825-8
The 50th anniversary of the British Journal of Plastic Surgery. Parkhouse N. Br J Plast Surg. 1998 Apr;51(3):153.
Phytophotodermatitis mimicking child abuse. Hill PF, Pickford M, Parkhouse N. J R Soc Med. 1997 Oct;90(10):560-1.
Nitric oxide production in burns: plasma nitrate levels are not increased in patients with minor thermal injuries. Harper R, Parkhouse N, Green C, Martin R. J Trauma. 1997 Sep;43(3):467-74.
Plasma concentrations of tumour necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-6 during burn wound surgery or dressing. Papini RP, Wilson AP, Steer JA, Hill G, McGrouther DA, Parkhouse N. Br J Plast Surg. 1997 Jul;50(5):354-61.
Randomized placebo-controlled trial of teicoplanin in the antibiotic prophylaxis of infection following manipulation of burn wounds. Steer JA, Papini RP, Wilson AP, McGrouther DA, Nakhla LS, Parkhouse N. Br J Surg. 1997 Jun;84(6):848-53.
Teicoplanin versus flucloxacillin in the treatment of infection following burns. Steer JA, Papini RP, Wilson AP, McGrouther DA, Parkhouse N. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1997 Mar;39(3):383-92.
Quantitative microbiology in the management of burn patients. II. Relationship between bacterial counts obtained by burn wound biopsy culture and surface alginate swab culture, with clinical outcome following burn surgery and change of dressings. Steer JA, Papini RP, Wilson AP, McGrouther DA, Parkhouse N. Burns. 1996 May;22(3):177-81.
Quantitative microbiology in the management of burn patients. I. Correlation between quantitative and qualitative burn wound biopsy culture and surface alginate swab culture. Steer JA, Papini RP, Wilson AP, McGrouther DA, Parkhouse N. Burns. 1996 May;22(3):173-6
Pharmacokinetics of a single dose of teicoplanin in burn patients. Steer JA, Papini RP, Wilson AP, Dhillon S, Hichens MF, McGrouther DA, Frame JD, Parkhouse N. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1996 Mar;37(3):545-53.
The free-fillet flap for reconstruction of the upper extremity. Richards A, Klaasen M, Parkhouse N. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1995 Aug;96(2):488-91.
Wound management in burn centres in the United Kingdom. Papini RP, Wilson AP, Steer JA, McGrouther DA, Parkhouse N. Br J Surg. 1995 Apr;82(4):505-9
The early management of large burns. Shaw A, Anderson J, Hayward A, Parkhouse N. Br J Hosp Med. 1995 Mar 15-Apr 4;53(6):247-50
Pathophysiological basis of burn management. Shaw A, Anderson J, Hayward A, Parkhouse N. Br J Hosp Med. 1994 Dec 14-1995 Jan 17;52(11):583-7
Neuropeptide-containing nerves in painful hypertrophic human scar tissue. Crowe R, Parkhouse N, McGrouther D, Burnstock G. Br J Dermatol. 1994 Apr;130(4):444-52.
Painful hypertrophic scarring and neuropeptides. Parkhouse N, Crowe R, McGrouther DA, Burnstock G. Lancet. 1992 Dec 5;340(8832):1410.
Cement water--the hidden hazard. Koo CC, Morgan BD, Parkhouse N. Burns. 1992 Dec;18(6):513.
Basaloid squamous carcinoma of the buccal cavity. Cadier MA, Kelly SA, Parkhouse N, Brough MD. Head Neck. 1992 Sep-Oct;14(5):387-9
The use of streptokinase in replant salvage. Parkhouse N, Smith PJ. J Hand Surg Br. 1991 Feb;16(1):53-5.
Peripheral neuropathy profile in various groups of diabetics. Le Quesne PM, Fowler CJ, Parkhouse N. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1990 Jul;53(7):558-63
Experience with upper extremity burns. The Mount Vernon experience. Harrison DH, Parkhouse N. Hand Clin. 1990 May;6(2):191-209.
Use of the Brain laryngeal mask airway in anticipation of difficult tracheal intubation. Thomson KD, Ordman AJ, Parkhouse N, Morgan BD. Br J Plast Surg. 1989 Jul;42(4):478-80.
Fluid requirements of patients with burns and inhalation injuries in an intensive care unit. Hughes KR, Armstrong RF, Brough MD, Parkhouse N. Intensive Care Med. 1989;15(7):464-6.
Impaired neurogenic vascular response in patients with diabetes and neuropathic foot lesions. Parkhouse N, Le Quesne PM. N Engl J Med. 1988 May 19;318(20):1306-9.
Quantitative objective assessment of peripheral nociceptive C fibre function. Parkhouse N, Le Quesne PM. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1988 Jan;51(1):28-34.
Reconstruction of the ala of the nose using a composite free flap from the pinna. Parkhouse N, Evans D. Br J Plast Surg. 1985 Jul;38(3):306-13.