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Mr. Bryan Mayou

Mr Bryan Mayou is the founder of the Cadogan Clinic and one of the world’s leading plastic surgeons, practising at the very top edge of the discipline. Renowned for his pioneering work in liposuction, having introduced it to the UK over 30 years ago, Mr Mayou is also highly-regarded for specialising in face lifts, breast surgery and fat transfer procedures.

Born in Warwickshire, Mr Mayou was educated at Epsom College and graduated from Birmingham’s Medical School in 1969. With extensive experience in both public and private practice, Mr Mayou founded the Cadogan Clinic in 2000, where he leads the team of world-class, innovative consultants who share his passion for cosmetic surgery, aesthetics and dermatology.

Mr Mayou remains one of the most cutting-edge surgeons of his kind and has helped shape and progress the field of cosmetic surgery. He is responsible for introducing many new techniques to the UK and has invented new procedures which have been launched to the global industry.

A recipient of numerous medical and cosmetic accolades, Mr Mayou is a leading authority in cosmetic surgery in the UK and internationally. He lectures all over the world sharing his forward thinking and expertise on many topics including Microsurgery, Liposuction, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Surgical Treatment of Birthmarks, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedics (Vascularised bone grafts) and Dermatology.

Mr Mayou is an accredited specialist plastic surgeon and an active member of the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).

Mr. Bryan Mayou

Techniques introduced into the United Kingdom by Mr Mayou:

  • Endoscopic Plastic Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Living Bone Grafts
  • Various Skin Flaps including the Scapular Flap
  • Composite Groin Flap
  • Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi by Dermabrasion, Shaving and Carbon Dioxide
  • Laser and Surgical Excision of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi with the aid of Tissue Expansion


  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port Wine Stains and other Vascular Lesions
  • Ruby Laser Treatment of Pigmented lesions of the skin
  • Microvascular Transfer of Free Flaps
  • Microvascular Transfer of Functioning Muscle
  • Radical Surgical Management of Epidermolysis Bullosa of the hand and mouth

Techniques pioneered by Mr Mayou and introduced to the global industry:

  • Microvascular Transfer of Functioning Muscle (Extensor, Digitorum Brevis)
  • Microvascular Transfer of the Iliac Crest (living bone graft)
  • Radical Surgical Management of Epidermolysis Bullosa of the hand and mouth
  • Tissue Expansion in the treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi

Treatment of congenital melanocytic naevi with CO2 laser
(Horner BM, El-Muttardi NS, Mayou BJ. - Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Sep;55(3):276-80.)

Increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma in junctional epidermolysis bullosa
(Mallipeddi R, Keane FM, McGrath JA, Mayou BJ, Eady RA. - J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2004 Sep;18(5):521-6. Review.)

Groin dissections in epidermolysis bullosa: a report of groin dissection for the control of metastatic squamous carcinoma in patients with epidermolysis bullosa
(Georgeu GA, Ramsey KW, El-Muttardi N, Mayou BJ. - Br J Plast Surg. 2002 Dec;55(8):678-82.)

Anaesthetic management of epidermolysis bullosa
(Ames WA, Mayou BJ, Williams KN. - Br J Anaesth. 1999 May;82(5):746-51. Review. No abstract available. Erratum in: Br J Anaesth 1999 Sep;83(3):545. Williams K [corrected to Williams KN].)

Recurrent molecular abnormalities in type VII collagen in Southern Italian patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
(Ashton GH, Mellerio JE, Dunnill MG, Milana G, Mayou BJ, Carrera J, McGrath JA, Eady RA. - Clin Exp Dermatol. 1999 May;24(3):232-5.)

The 'Pinocchio' nasal deformity due to cavernous lymphangioma
(Hobby JL, Tiernan E, Mayou BJ. - J R Soc Med. 1995 Sep;88(9):535P-536P.)

Macrodactyly in tuberous sclerosis
(Norman-Taylor F, Mayou BJ. - J R Soc Med. 1994 Jul;87(7):419-20. No abstract available.)

The clinical spectrum of lipoatrophic panniculitis encompasses connective tissue panniculitis
(Handfield-Jones SE, Stephens CJ, Mayou BJ, Black MM. - Br J Dermatol. 1993 Nov;129(5):619-24.)

Cultured keratinocyte allografts and wound healing in severe recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
(McGrath JA, Schofield OM, Ishida-Yamamoto A, O'Grady A, Mayou BJ, Navsaria H, Leigh IM, Eady RA. - J Am Acad Dermatol. 1993 Sep;29(3):407-19.)

The anaesthetic management of patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. A review of 44 patients over a 10 year period
(Griffin RP, Mayou BJ. - Anaesthesia. 1993 Sep;48(9):810-5.)

Mitten deformity in severe generalized recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: histological, immunofluorescence, and ultrastructural study
(McGrath JA, O'Grady A, Mayou BJ, Eady RA. - J Cutan Pathol. 1992 Oct;19(5):385-9.)

The surgical management of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (excluding the hand)
(Terrill PJ, Mayou BJ, McKee PH, Eady RA. - Br J Plast Surg. 1992 Aug-Sep;45(6):426-34.)

Tissue expanded free flaps
(Mayou BJ, Gault DT, Crock JG. - Br J Plast Surg. 1992 Aug-Sep;45(6):413-7.)

Experience in the surgical management of the hand in dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
(Terrill PJ, Mayou BJ, Pemberton J. - Br J Plast Surg. 1992 Aug-Sep;45(6):435-42.)

Epidermolysis bullosa complicated by squamous cell carcinoma: report of 10 cases
(McGrath JA, Schofield OM, Mayou BJ, McKee PH, Eady RA. - J Cutan Pathol. 1992 Apr;19(2):116-23.)

Pain and forehead expansion
(Cole RP, Gault DT, Mayou BJ, Davis PK. - Br J Plast Surg. 1991 Jan;44(1):41-3.)

Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma resembling angiosarcoma complicating dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
(McGrath JA, Schofield OM, Mayou BJ, McKee PH, Eady RA. - Dermatologica. 1991;182(4):235-8.)

The eye in dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: clinical and immunopathological findings
(McDonnell PJ, Schofield OM, Spalton DJ, Mayou BJ, Eady RA. - Eye (Lond). 1989;3 ( Pt 1):79-83.)

Congenital divided naevus of the eyelids
(McDonnell PJ, Mayou BJ. - Br J Ophthalmol. 1988 Mar;72(3):198-201.)

The role of anaesthetic management in enhancing peripheral blood flow in patients undergoing free flap transfer
(Aps C, Cox RG, Mayou BJ, Sengupta P. - Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1985 May;67(3):177-9.)



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