Mr. Duncan Atherton

Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon / GMC: 4728485

Mr Duncan Atherton is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in primary and secondary rhinoplasty, facial plastic surgery and cleft lip and palate surgery.

Having studied medicine in London at St George’s Medical school in 2000, qualifying with a double distinction, Mr Atherton completed his initial surgical training at Cambridge University Hospital. In 2004 he moved back to London and was awarded his MD in 2006 for his thesis on nerve injury and healing from Imperial College.

Continuing his plastic surgical training in London, Mr Atherton gained further experience in many of the capital’s leading teaching hospitals including The Royal Free, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, Great Ormond Street and Guys and St Thomas’. He was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, as a specialist plastic surgeon, in 2011. 

Mr. Duncan Atherton

Mr Atherton has completed the highly coveted Wellington cosmetic surgery fellowship as well as further sub specialty fellowships in cleft lip and palate surgery and craniofacial surgery (surgery to the face and skull).

Mr Atherton has been a substantive consultant plastic surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London since 2013.

Mr Atherton has an active focus in clinical research with particular interest in surgical techniques to help patients with cleft lip and cleft palate. He has also published comprehensively in plastic and reconstructive surgery including papers on breast, skin, craniofacial and head and neck reconstruction.

Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery
  • The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • Specialist Register of the General Medical Council

Research led by Mr. Duncan Atherton

  • Silicone lip implant for augmentation in cleft lip.
  • Use of a purified collagen membrane to aid closure of palatal fistulae.

Specialist Treatments

Face & Eyes Surgery

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I have an active focus in clinical research with particular interest in surgical techniques to help patients with cleft lip and cleft palate.

Mr. Duncan Atherton

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