Mr Shadi Ghali, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Mr Shadi Ghali BSc MBBS MD FRCS(Plast)

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

BSc MBBS MD FRCS(Plast)

Areas of expertise

  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Micro-surgery
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Body contouring
  • Breast surgery
  • Facial surgery
  • Non-surgical cosmetic treatment

Recommendations for Mr Ghali

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    A very approachable and patient focused specialist.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    A very approachable and patient focused specialist.

  • Address

  • Highgate Private Hospital

    17-19 View Road, Highgate, London, GB, N6 4DJ

  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond St, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • About Mr Shadi Ghali

    GMC number: 4528544

    Year qualified: 1998

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Shadi Ghali is a well known Plastic Surgeon with interests in microvascular breast reconstruction, and microvascular lower limb reconstruction following sarcoma excisions and trauma cases. He is also developing the abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) service and has carried out a number of joint cases with the general surgeons. His surgical techniques for facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement and body contouring are minimally invasive. In terms of complex oncological non-microvascular reconstructions, he has also carried out a number of pelvic, perineal and vaginal reconstructions following tumour excision by oncological surgeons. One of Mr Ghali's aims is to develop surgical lymphoedema management at the Royal free hospital with the introduction of microvascular lymphaticovenous bypass procedures to complement the vascular service and breast reconstruction service.

    Mr Ghali undertook his training in FRCS (Plast) at University College Hospital, before pursuing specialist training in Texas, USA. The fellowship introduced him to a multidisciplinary approach to cancer patients and allowed him to work closely with other surgical disciplines. He received the James Barrett Brown Award for the best plastic surgery paper in 2008 and the Plastic Surgery Research Council award in 2007. He has since published numerous journal articles relating to plastic surgery and presented at the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s conventions.

    Mr Ghali is currently on the teaching faculty of the UCL MSc Plastic Surgery program based at the Royal Free and is responsible for organizing and delivering Pan-Thames teaching to Plastic Surgery trainees. He is also involved in weekly Journal club and teaching of trainees at the Royal Free hospital.

    Areas of expertise

    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Micro-surgery
    • Cosmetic surgery
    • Body contouring
    • Breast surgery
    • Facial surgery
    • Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
    • Complex microsurgical breast
    • Lower limb reconstruction
    • Surgical lymphoedema

    Professional memberships

    Articles by Mr Shadi Ghali

    Abdominal separation during pregnancy

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