Eva M. Weiler-Mithoff is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a special interest in breast surgery, breast reconstruction and fat transfer.
She attended Medical School in Germany and graduated in 1984. Before coming to the UK to train in plastic surgery she spent time in research and general surgery. During her Plastic Surgery training she worked in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Bristol. She joined the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit at Glasgow in 1994 as a Senior Registrar and was a consultant there from 1997-2018. Canniesburn is one of the leading units for breast reconstruction in the UK using the patient’s own tissue. Her main NHS duties were provision of immediate and delayed breast reconstruction for breast cancer, risk reducing mastectomy, secondary and tertiary revisions of breast reconstructions, onco-plastic surgery for breast conservation, correction of deformities after breast conserving surgery, correction of congenital breast abnormalities and gynaecomastia.
Her research involves the use of fat transfer and stem cells in breast reconstruction and defects left by breast conservation as well as fat banking. She is an honorary senior clinical lecturer in plastic surgery, member of the BAPRAS breast special interest group and reviewer of articles for Plastic Surgery Journals and grants for the UICC. She was also a member of the guideline writing committee for oncoplastic breast surgery and fat transfer.
In addition to a number of national and international training courses in plastic surgery and breast reconstruction at the Canniesburn unit she was a member of the faculty at the European School of Oncology courses in Milan, Italy and enjoys an international reputation amongst her peers having been invited lectures at international meetings.
Her private practice is conducted at BMI Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow where she concentrates on aesthetic breast surgery, breast reconstruction, correction of breast asymmetry and body contouring including surgery after massive weight loss.