Martin Vesely is a senior consultant plastic surgeon with a broad practice and wide experience in all aspects of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He has been an NHS consultant at St. George’s Hospital, London since 2005 and practices privately at two BMI Hospitals: Runnymede in Chertsey and Mount Alvernia in Guildford, Surrey. He studied medicine at both Cambridge and Oxford Universities and also gained a DM from Oxford. He was awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2000. He trained in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery in Oxford and London, was a Microsurgical Fellow in Toronto and undertook additional plastic surgical training in Paris, Vienna, Leiden, Ghent, Dallas and New York. He is on the GMC Specialist Register for plastic surgery and a member of both BAPRAS and BAAPS.
He is a former President of the Plastic Surgery section of the Royal Society of Medicine and an active examiner for the Part III FRCS(Plastic Surgery) examination for senior trainees and reviewer for the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He is a member of the skin cancer MDT at St. Peter’s NHS Hospital, Chertsey and the head and neck cancer MDT, breast surgery MDT and trauma MDT at St. George’s NHS Hospital, London. Most of his NHS work involves surgery for cancer or trauma, in addition to general plastic surgery. He provides a specialist service for patients with facial palsy, skin cancer, and head and neck cancers, and he works closely with the breast surgery services at both St. Peter’s and St. George’s Hospitals providing reconstructive expertise for both post-cancer reconstruction and developmental abnormalities of the breasts, such as asymmetry, tuberous breast deformity and hypomastia.
Privately, he carries out surgery for skin lumps and lesions, including skin cancers, and reconstructive breast surgery, as well as performing plastic surgery for aesthetic concerns of the face, breast and trunk. Procedures commonly performed include breast augmentation and reduction, correction of breast asymmetry and abnormality, correction of prominent ears, eyelid surgery, facelift, rhinoplasty abdominoplasty and liposuction. He aims to achieve the best result for his patients by carefully listening to their concerns, setting realistic expectations, adapting his surgery to their specific needs and minimising complications.