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- Hand surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Mr Harley is a plastic surgeon who specialises in Hand and Wrist Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery
He is a fully qualified, GMC registered specialist Plastic Surgeon. He is also a member of The British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), and The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).
After qualifying in medicine in 1998 at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London he has gained extensive experience in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since 2002. Mr Harley completed his higher surgical training at St Thomas’ Hospital (London), St Georges Hospital (London) and Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead) and was awarded FRCS (Plastic Surgery) in 2009.
He further developed his expertise by undertaking specialist training fellowships in Cosmetic Surgery (at McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead 2010) and in Hand and Wrist Surgery (at Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire and Erasmus MC University Hospital, Rotterdam 2011-2012). He has worked as an NHS consultant in plastic surgery in Plymouth, the John Radcliffe and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospitals in Oxford, and at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead.
Mr Harley regularly organises and teaches for the Royal College of Surgeons Plastic, Reconstuctive and Aesthetic course series. Involvement in clinical research, winning conference prizes for research projects in abdominoplasty and in finger joint replacements, has provided him with a deeper understanding of specialist topics.
Areas of interest
Carpal Tunnel; Thumb Arthritis and Trapeziectomy; Dupuytren's contracture; Dupuytren's Fasciectomy; Needle fasciotomy; Carpal tunnel; wideawake surgery; arthritis of hand and wrist; painful wrist; pain relieving injections; finger joint replacements; rheumatoid arthritis of the hand; cubital tunnel and ulnar nerve; tennis elbow; trigger finger / trigger thumb; ganglions; mucous cysts; fingernail and finger tip injuries; wrist arthroscopy
wrist ligament reconstruction / repair; darrachs procedure; ulnar shortening; nerve / tendon injuries; broken bones in the hand.
Skin Cancer, Skin lesions and lumps; scar revision; skin grafts; lipomas; skin grafting
Body contouring after weight-loss.
Breast Asymmetry correction; breast reduction; breast enlargement; tummy tuck; rhinoplasty; facelift; blepharoplasty
- Jennie Kent
- McIndoe Centre Holtye Road EAST GRINSTEAD RH19 3EB
- 01342 330375
- 01342 330301
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Robert Williams Fee Assured
- Dr Timothy Vorster Not Fee Assured
- McIndoe Centre website
- KIMS website
- Epsomedical website
- Harley Plastic Surgery Website
- Horder Healthcare
- North Downs Hospital website
Current NHS consultant posts held
Previously NHS plastic surgery consultant in Plymouth, Oxford and East Grinstead. Now in full time independent practice.
Finger joint replacements for arthritis
Xiapex treatment for Dupuytren's contracture
Sports and Outdoors
Hockey, Skiing, Sailing
BSSH conference award 2012 for finger joint replacement clinical study.
King IC, Rahman SM, Harley OJH. Avoiding a sticky problem: Protecting flexor
tendon repair in preschool children. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015
Krijgh DD, Harley OJH, Hovius SE, Coert JH, Walbeehm ET. Surgical Technique: Hemi-Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Tenodesis for Stabilizing the Midcarpal Joint in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Oct;39(10):2071-2074
Vermaak PV, Lyons CB, Harley OJH. Kimura's disease affecting the superficial branch of the radial nerve. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Feb;39(2):208-9.
Vermaak PV, Vanstone K, Harley OJH. A quick, effective and inexpensive method for covering K-wire ends. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2013 Jul;95(5):380.
Ng CY, Harley OJH, Kumar PA. Foley catheter as a source of rubber bands for the reconstruction of a suzuki frame. J Hand Microsurg. 2013 Jun;5(1):43.
Harley OJH, Pickford MA. CT analysis of fat distribution superficial and deep to Scarpa’s fascial layer in the mid and lower abdomen. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2013. 66: 525-30
Harley OJH, Bain C, Colville J, Fleming ANM. Technique to reconstruct deep transverse metacarpal ligament. Journal of Hand Surgery (European) 2012. 37: 890-1
Harley OJH, Arnstein PM. Symmastia correction with retrocapsular pocket. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2011; 128: 329-31
See MS, Pacifico MD, Harley OJH, Jones ME. Incidence of “Incidentalomas” in over 100 consecutive CT angiograms for pre-operative DIEP flap planning. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2010; 63: 106-10
Jain A, Harley OJH, Patel RM, Nanchahal J. Survey on perioperative use of TNF-alpha inhibitors in rheumatoid hand surgery. Journal of Hand Surgery(Br) 2006; 31: 463-4
Harley OJH, Robbins S, Orlando ADR. Sewing hot and cold: successful replant of a hand in a patient who developed malignant hyperthermia intra-operatively. British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005; 58: 92-3
Courses offered to GPs
Royal College of Surgeons Plastic, Reconstuctive and Aesthetic course series.
Happy to offer seminars to GPs any time.
Readmission - 0%
Mortality - 0%
- MBBS Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London 1998
- FRCSEd Plastic Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2009
- Upper Limb Surgery Interface Specialist Fellowsip Wrightington Hospital. Lancashire 2011
- Hand and Wrist Surgery Adults and Children Fellowship Erasmus Hospital, Rotterdam 2012
Reference number 4551555
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Full Member BAPRAS (British association of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeons) 2012
- Full Mamber BSSH (British society for surgery of the Hand) 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic Surgery, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
- Horder Centre, Crowborough. TN6 1XP
- 08:30 - 16:30
- 01892 665577
- Kent Institute Of Medicine & Surgery,...
- 08:30 - 16:00
- 07908 073189
- McIndoe Centre, Holtye Road, East Grinstead...
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 07908 073189
- North Downs Hospital
- 08:30 - 11:30
- 07908 073189
- Sevenoaks Medical Centre, Beadle House, London...
- 15:00 - 17:30
- 07908 073189
Post treatment communication
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: oliverharley