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Mr Chris Abela

Christopher Abela

Plastic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Paediatric
  • Reconstructive surgery

About me

Chris is a fully licensed consultant plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon with over 20 years’ of highly specialist training completed in London, Los Angeles and Cape Town.

Chris was educated at Cambridge University and has the fellowship in Plastic Surgery (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons.

He has a higher degree in cosmetic surgery. He is on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for plastic surgery and extensive training has allowed him membership of The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine, The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Currently, Chris has his own private practice in Central, West and South West London and splits his time between his family, his private work and working for the NHS in the Craniofacial unit at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.He is part of the skin cancer and abdominal wall multidisciplinary teams. He has assisted with charity cases through ‘facing the world’ including coordinating the multidisciplinary team that separated conjoint twins –
Rital and Ritag.

His research is in measuring clinical outcomes with the aim of improving the patient experience and results of surgery.

Areas of interest

Cosmetic surgery; facial plastic surgery; congenital moles; skin lesions; skin bumps; skin cancer; paediatric reconstructive plastic surgery; adult reconstructive plastic surgery; facial swelling, malignant melanoma; MOHs reconstruction, basal cell carcinoma removal; squamous cell carcinoma removal; pinnaplasty; abdominoplasty; tummy tuck; blepharoplasty; face lift; body contouring surgery after massive weight loss; abdominal wall reconstruction after pregnancy; BOTOX; keloid scars; facial injury; scar correction; plagiocephaly; skin grafts; flaps

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Procedures completed

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • S5710

    Debridement of wound (and surgical toilet) - up to 25cm2 in area - (1-5)

    Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (1-5)

  • S1110

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • D0132

    Excision accessory auricle/preauricular appendage - (1-5)

    The Portland Hospital for Women and Children (1-5)

  • S0656

    Removal of lipoma - (1-5)

    Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (1-5)

  • S2502

    Local flap - 9cm2 or more (excluding graft/flap to secondary defect) - (1-5)

    Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (1-5)

  • V0510

    Excision of lesion of cranium - (1-5)

  • S0210

    Abdominoplasty - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • S0602

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (1-5)

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