Andrea Jester

Staff Governor (Medical and Dental)

Andrea was appointed as a Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon at the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital in 2008. She qualified in 1994 and started at the prestigious plastic surgical unit at the BG Trauma Clinic in Ludwigshafen, Germany, training in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery which cemented her desire to work with children. She completed her hand surgical training in 2004 and started a consultant job looking after adults and children.

In 2008 she joined the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Hand and Upper Limb Service. The Service has developed into one of the leading units in congenital and acquired conditions of the upper limb in children and teenagers, with five consultants conducting daily clinics as well as operating.  Andrea has been Clinical Lead of the service since 2013. Her desire to shape and change has led her to become a Medical and Dental Staff Governor for BWC.

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