Dr Michael Kernohan’s Research Interests – Publications and Presentations

Dr Michael Kernohan has spent years developing his expertise in facial surgery and plastic surgery. Double qualified – in both Dentistry and Plastic Surgery – his postnominals are BDS FDSRCS MBBS MRCS MSc FRCS(plast) FRACS(plast). Here is his list of presentations, publications, research interests and training.

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Dr Kernohan’s Publication and Presentations

Presentations to learned Societies & Associations

  • ASC 2018 invited lecture – Laryngo oesphageal reconstruction
  • VAPS 2017 invited lecture – Tracheostomy
  • VAPS 2017 invited lecture – Virtual planning
  • SWAN international trauma conference Liverpool NSW
    3D printing advances in Plastic Surgery, August 2015
  • 3D planning (Proplan) for mandibular reconstruction
    BAPRAS 2014
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Predicting prognosis after first recurrence
    American Head and Neck Society, April 2010, Las Vegas USA
  • Relief work in disaster zones – the Pakistan earthquake experience
    British Trauma Society April 2007
  • Ulnar carpometacarpal Injuries
    Irish Hand Society Meeting April 2007
  • Ulnar carpometacarpal Injuries
    10th Trienniel Congress for International Societies for Surgery of the Hand, March 2007, Sydney
  • Ulnar carpometacarpal Injuries
    North East regional Meeting February 2007
  • One stage tattooing of the nipple-areola complex prior to flap reconstruction of the nipple as part of breast reconstruction.
    British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons December 2006
  • Earthquake Relief in Pakistan
    North east Regional Meeting January 2006
  • Reconstructive surgery for localised penile cancer
    North East Regional Meeting, Durham
    January 2005
  • Preliminary Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Early Protected Mobilization following Thumb UCL repair with the Mitek bone anchor
    North East Regional Meeting, Durham January 2005
  • A Comparative audit of the management of paediatric scalds in two British Burns Centres
    North East Regional Meeting, Durham January 2005
  • Skeletal correction of alar collapse in facial palsy-A new treatment
    British Association of Plastic Surgeons, London December 2004
  • Endoscopic suspension of the eyebrow with an anchoring suture – A new approach to brow ptosis
    British Association of Plastic Surgeons, London December 2004
  • Paediatric Flexor Tendon Injuries – a 3 year audit
    British Society for Surgery of the Hand November 2004
  • Skeletal correction of alar collapse in facial palsy-A new treatment
    British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, August 2004
  • A Comparative audit of the management of paediatric scalds in two British Burns Centres
    British Burns Association March 2004
  • A Comparative audit of the management of paediatric burns in two British Burns Centres
    International Burns Association, Tokyo June 2004
  • Paediatric Flexor Tendon Injuries – a 3 year audit
    Irish Hand Society Meeting May 2004
  • Paediatric Extensor Tendon Injuries – a 3 year audit
    Irish Hand Society Meeting May 2004
  • Endoscopic suspension of the eyebrow with an anchoring suture – A new approach to brow ptosis
    North East Regional Meeting January 2004

Dr Kernohan’s Poster Presentations

  • Delphi strategy for international collaboration of a facial trauma database, ASC 2016 Brisbane
  • Medical Honey dressings for pretibial wounds in the elderly
    Burn and Wound Care Symposium, Maui 2016
  • Breast Specialist Nurses – Expensive Hand Holding or Cost-Effective Counselling? F. Court, S. Keeton, S. Heary, B. Grant, K. Blyth, M. Kernohan, J. O’Donoghue, Cancer Research Supp, Feb 2010
  • N1S3 staging system for cutaneous SCC metastases to the parotid and neck
    Australia and New Zealand Head and Neck Society, Freemantle, Perth, 2009
  • Paediatric Flexor Tendon Injuries – a 3 year audit
    Federation for the European Society for Surgery of the Hand, Gotenburg
    June 2005
  • A Comparative audit of the management of paediatric scalds in two British Burns Centres
    British Association of Plastic Surgeons, London
    December 2004 (poster)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging– Is a single scan ever enough for the diagnosis of Acoustic Neuroma?
    The 4th International Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and other Lesions of the C.P.A. Cambridge, July 2003
  • Auditing Haematological and Biochemical Investigations in Head and Neck Surgery
    The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Conference, Harrogate 1998


Dr Kernohan’s Publications

A Cross Sectional, Mixed-Method Cohort Study Evaluating the Implementation of Leading Better Value Care Initiatives

Josephine Sau Fan Chow, Alan McDougall, Jacqueline Ramirez, Michael Kernohan, Nutan Maurya, Rohan Rajaratnam, Sonia Marshall, Sue Colley, Friedbert Kohler

Journal of Service Science and Management Vol.14 No.2, April 28, 2021

Orbital Fractures and Air Travel

A Systematic Review

Riordan, Edward A. PhD, MBBS; van der Rijt, Rhys G. MBBS*; Kernohan, Michael D. FRACS, FRCS*

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: February 08, 2021 

Warfarin-induced skin necrosis progressing to calciphylaxis.

Breakey W, Hall C, Vann Jones S, Husain A, Kernohan M.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Oct;67(10):e244-6

MRSA (e-learning for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery) [online]. Kernohan M.D.(2013).Available at  http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/projects/e-lpras  

Craniosynostoses (e-learning for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery) [online]. Kernohan M.D.(2013).Available at  http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/projects/e-lpras  

The fascia lata suspension technique in reconstruction of subtotal glossectomy and floor of mouth defects using the anterolateral thigh free flap

Zhang W.J., Ebrahimi A., Kernohan M.D., Clark J.R.

Laryngoscope (December 2010)

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Predicting prognosis after first recurrence

Kernohan M.D., Clark J.R., Ebrahimi A., Gao K, Millross C.

Archives of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (December 2010)

Z-Plasty Modification of Ulnar Based Hatchet Flap for Closure of the Radial Forearm Flap Donor Defect.

Bashir MA, Fung V, Kernohan MD, Ragbir M, Ahmed OA.

Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Jan;64(1):22-3

Bone –anchored hearing aid modification with directional microphone: do patients benefit?
K.J.Blackmore, M.D.Kernohan, T.Davison, I.J.M.Johnson
J Laryngol Otol. 2007 Sep;121(9):822-5

Soluble E-Cadherin – An early marker for severe pancreatitis
A.Sewpaul, J.J.French, T.K.Khoo, M.Kernohan, J.A.Kirby, R.M.Charnley
Pancreatology 2007;7:194-208

MRI imaging – is a single scan ever enough for the diagnosis of acoustic neuroma.
M.D. Kernohan, K.G. Blackmore, IJM Johnson, I. Zammit-Maempel
Journal of Laryngology and Otology (2006), 120, 1061-1063

Auditing Haematological and Biochemical Investigations in Head and Neck Surgery
Kernohan M.D., Thompson P.J.
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; June 1998; 36;  237

Authorship – Book Chapter on Nasal Reconstruction

Oxford textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 – Oxford University Press, UK, in print

Chapter 8.14: Michael Kernohan and Kelly Thornbury: Nasal Reconstruction 

Presentations and Publications of Dr Michael Kernohan

Dr Kernohan’s Teaching Experience & Presentations

Postgraduate teaching & Presentations

  • RACS SET trainee supervisor Liverpool Hospital
  • Trainer of the year 2018 (NSW) Association of plastic Surgeons Australia
  • AO CMF faculty 2016
  • JMO term supervisor
  • Stryker cadaveric workshop for CMF trauma – faculty member 2014 – present
  • North East Flap Course – demonstrator 2005-2014

Dr Kernohan’s Courses and Conferences Attended

  • RACS ASC 2018
  • Stryker – Approaches to the Facial Skeleton, Faculty, April (2016)
  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Nov (2015)
  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Nov (2014)
  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons July (2012)
  • BAPRAS Special Interest Head and Neck Meeting (2011)
  • Functional rhinoplasty course, Sydney 2010
  • Sarcoma Masterclass, Newcastle (2008)
  • Laser Core of Knowledge (2008)
  • Aesthetic Surgery Masterclass (December 2007)
  • Emergency Management of Severe Burns (December 2007)
  • North East Flap Course (October 2007 – demonstrator)
  • Use of the Mini C-arm (February 2007)
  • BAPRAS Educational Programme – Chest, Trunk, Genital (September 2006)
  • 2nd Masters Multidisciplinary Dissection Course in Head and Neck Surgery (April 2006)
  • Core Skills in Plastic Surgery (BAPRAS), Durham 2006 (demonstrator)
  • BAPS Educational Programme –Breasts (December 2006)
  • BAPS Educational Programme – Cutanaeous Malignancy (March 2005)
  • North East Flap Course November 2005 (Demonstrator)
  • Canniesburn Flap Course March 2005
  • Intermediate data handling, University of Newcastle October 2004
  • Canniesburn Microvascular Workshop March 2004
  • MSc Speech and swallowing research Sept 2003-2007
  • Basic Surgical Skills Sept 2002
  • MRCS Step  2002
  • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient, Jan 2002
  • Advance Life Support, Dec 2001
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, Sept 2001
  • Introduction to Microvascular Surgery, March 1995
Dr Michael Kernohan - Best plastic Surgeon Sydney NSW

Dr Michael Kernohan – Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Sydney NSW

Dr Michael Kernohan is a Sydney Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon providing a wide range of services from skin cancer to cosmetic surgery for the face, nose, breast and body.

He also offers complex reconstructive procedures following trauma and a range of cancer treatments using the most innovative and up-to-date treatment options.

Dr Kernohan is able to care for both public and private patients and currently has appointments in five Sydney hospitals and has an additional leadership role as Director of Surgical Specialities.

His main clinic is now located in Gregory Hills and he has 4 other locations – Bowral, Liverpool, Surry Hills (city) and Campbelltown Clinic – servicing patients in Sydney Southwest and Southern Highlands.

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