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Dr. Abel Mounir, MDDr. A. Mounir M.D. M.Sc

  • German Board for Plastic Surgery
  • G.M.C specialist Reg. 4761905

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Abel Mounir is a fully accredited specialist consultant plastic surgeon on the General Medical Council's specialist register for plastic surgery. He is a Consultant at the Bridgewater hospital in Manchester.


Personal information:

  • Last name: MOUNIR
  • First name: Abel (Abderrahman)
  • Birthday: 31.03.1964 in Algiers
  • Nationality: French, British and Algerian
  • Languages: French, German, English, Arabic
  • Married with four children

University Education:

  • From 1983 to 1990: Docteur en Medecine, M.D. (Algiers, Algeria)
  • From 1991 to 1993: Masters degree in Neuroscience, M.Sc. (Montreal, Canada)
  • From 1994 to 1999: German Board of Plastic Surgery (Düsseldorf, Germany)

Clinical training:

Internship: From 10/1989 to 09/1990 Intensive Care Unit (Mustapha Bacha Hospital, Algiers)

Residency training in Plastic Surgery (Germany):

  • From 04/1994 to 03/1995 Orthopaedic clinic at George-August-University, Göttingen
  • From 04/1995 to 11/1996 Burn Unit, Plastic and Hand Surgery Clinic, Bergmannsheil, Bochum
  • From 02/1997 to 02/1998 Plastic and Hand Surgery Clinic, School of medicine, Hannover
  • From 03/1998 to 10/1998 Plastic Surgery Unit, St Agatha Krankenhaus, Cologne
  • From 11/1998 to 10/1999 Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Dreifaltigkeits- Hospital, Wesseling
  • Final examination for the German Board for Plastic Surgery: 28 October 1999

Fellowship training in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Canada):

  • From 01.02.2000 to 31.03.2000: The Toronto Institue for Plastic Surgery, Toronto
  • From 01.07.2000 to 30.07.2000: Esthetique International Plastic Surgery Centre, Baltimore, MD

Scientific training:

Research fellow in neuroscience

  • From 01/1991 to 12/92 Department of Pathology, Universite de Montreal, Canada 1991-1992

Master thesis:

"Host serotonin axons innervate intrastriatal ventral mesencephalic grafts after implantation in new-born rat"

Research assistant in Neuropathology:

  • From 01/1993 to 06/ 1993 Centre Hospitalier Cotes-des-neiges, Montreal


  • 1991-1993: Research fellowship, Universite de Montreal
  • 1994-1996: Residency fellowship Program, D.A.A.D (Germany)
  • 2000-2001: Aesthetic surgery fellowship Program, Toronto (Canada)

Work Experience:

  • From 2000 to 2001 Consultant Plastic Surgeon "Praxisklinik Bad Homburg"
  • For Plastic and cosmetic Surgery, Germany
  • From 2001 to 2002 Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the private clinic
  • For Cosmetic Surgery Pountney London, UK
  • Since 2003 Runs a private practice (the Centre for Cosmetic Surgery)

Society Membership:

  • Canadian Society of Neuroscience
  • European Society for Aesthetic Surgery
  • American Academy for Cosmetic Surgery

Professional Interests:

Microsurgery, Clinical Research, Cosmetic surgery



  • G.Doucet, A. Mounir (1992), Host striatal and serotonin projection into foetal ventral mesencephalic transplants in the newborn or adult rat striatum. Rest. Neurol. and Neuroscience, 4, num. 3, p.164
  • G.Doucet, A. Mounir (1992), Serotonin axons lose the ability to grow into foetal mesencephalic grafts shortly after birth Rest. Neurol. and Neuroscience.
  • A.Mounir (2011), Dealing With the Overprojecting Pinched Tip. A New Approach to the Difficult Tip: Introducing the Palisade Technique. Istanbul International Rhinoplasty Course & 3rd International Eurasian Aesthetic Surgery


  • Serotonin Axons Lose the Ability to Grow Into Fetal Ventral Mesencephalic Grafts Shortly After Birth: Guy Doucet,  Abderrahman Mounir,  Mariem Chkirate,  Annie Vallée, and Michel Geffard.  J Neural Transplant Plast. 1992; 3(4): 219.
  • Host Serotonin Axons Innervate Intrastriatal Ventral Mesencephalic Grafts After Implantation in Newborn Rats. Abderrahman Mounir, Mariem Chkirate , Annie Vallée, Philippe Pierret , Michel Geffard , Guy Doucet. European Journal of Neuroscience. Volume 6, Issue 8, pages 1307–1315, August 1994
  • Dealing With the Overprojecting Pinched Tip: A New Approach to the Difficult Tip Introducing the Palisade Technique. Mounir A, Latimer-Sayer E. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May 27.
  • Co-author in Cosmetic Surgery Book: Advance Techniques in Rhinoplasty (in preparation) By Melvin A. Shiffman (Editor).

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Member Of The European Society of Aesthetic Surgery

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European Society of Aesthetic Surgery

Member Of The American Academy Of Cosmetic Surgery

Ex Member Of The
American Academy Of Cosmetic Surgery

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