Janak Bechar

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Janak is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Warwick with collaboration involving Prof Andrew Dove on the engineering of ‘an absorbable matrix to support autologous fat grafts’.

Janak graduated from the University of Birmingham with degrees in Medical Science and Medicine with Distinctions in 2013 (MB ChB BMedSc(Hons)) before embarking on his career in Surgery. In 2015 he met the standard to be admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS). Before starting his PhD, he was a Registrar in Plastic Surgery in the West Midlands Deanery. 



Bechar J, Skillman J, Hardwicke J.
Re: Antibiotic prophylaxis in breast reduction surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 Dec 26 S1748-6815(17)30518-1. PMID: 29310883 

Pujji O, Nazir B, Bechar J, North D, Jeffery S.
Burns Centre and fire services: What information can be exchanged to manage the burn patient? Burns. 2018 Nov 24 PMID: 29239735

Bechar J, Su T-L, Richard B.  Letter: Response to Crowdsourcing as a Novel Method to Evaluate Aesthetic Outcomes of Cleft Repair.
Plastic and Reconstr Surg. – Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 [In Press]. PMID: 28590970

Bechar J, Sepehripour S, Hardwicke J, Filobbos G.
Laboratory Risk Indicatory For Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) score for the assessment of early necrotizing fasciitis: a systematic review of the literature.
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2017; 00: 1-6.

Bechar J, Polesello L, Lombrano M, Martinelli G, Luckraz H.
The role of side stream dark field microvasculature imaging in a rare case of endocarditis. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia – Ann Card Anaesth. 2016 Jan-Mar;19(1):197- 200. PMID: 26750702

Hardwicke TJ, Bechar J, Hodson J, Park AJ.
Fistula after single-stage primary hypospadias repair – A systematic review of the literature.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery – J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Dec;68(12):1647-55. PMID: 26272009.

Hardwicke JT, Bechar J, Skillman JM.
Are systemic antibiotics indicated in aesthetic breast surgery? A systematic review of the literature.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jun;131(6):1395-403. PMID: 23416440.

Hardwicke J, Bechar J, Bella H, Moiemen N.
Cutaneous chemical burns in children – a comparative study.
Burns. 2013 Dec;29(8):1626-30. PMID: 23768715.

Bechar J, Findlay JY, Hardwicke J.
Understanding medical words of Greek and Latin origin.
StudentBMJ. 2013 December; 21:f7394.

Bechar J, Hardwicke J, Bella H, Lahiri A.
A rare case of necrotising fasciitis following hemi-arthroplasty of the shoulder.
Queen’s Medical Magazine. Summer 2013

Husain S, Bechar J, Belal H.
Outcomes in Augmentation Cystoplasty.
Int J Surg. 2015. 23:S126

Bechar J, Shariff U, Belchita R, Garimella V.
Are we able to meet 7-day standards for consultant review times in a major tertiary referral centre?
BJS 2016 96:82-182

Bechar J, Shariff U, Belchita R, Garimella V.
An audit of ongoing consultant review of emergency general surgical patient times in a major tertiary unit.
BJS 2016 96:82-182

Bechar J, Cubas V, Muthuveloe DW, Doherty AP.
Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) CT PET imaging in prostate cancer: a revolution in patient care.
BJUI Supplements, BJU International. 2015 115:supl7


Janak Bechar