Jessica Steele is currently a microsurgical fellow at Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust in London. She graduated with Distinction in medicine from Cambridge University in 2004 and subsequently undertook basic surgical training in Nottingham before starting plastic surgical training in London in 2006. She was awarded a National Training Number in 2008 and during her rotations has worked at Guys and St Thomas’, Great Ormond Street, Chelsea and Westminster and St George’s Hospitals in London. She obtained the FRCS(Plast) in 2015 and her CCT in 2017. In 2016-2017 Jessica undertook a hand and microsurgery fellowship at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Jessica has maintained an interest in research throughout her training and has published on a diverse range of subjects in plastic surgery, most recently on the activation of masseter and temporalis in voluntary and spontaneous smile, published in JPRAS, March 2018. Her research work has been presented both nationally and internationally.
When Jessica isn’t at work she is busy looking after her three children who are 7, 5 and 1 years old and if she manages to squeeze in any free time she enjoys running and swimming.