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- Lower limb surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Mr Edmund Fitzgerald O’Connor is a fully qualified Specialist Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. He focuses on providing the highest quality of care to all his patients. Putting patient safety, patient experience and patient outcomes first in all that he does.
Mr Fitzgerald O’Connor at first studied Psychology at the University of Edinburgh in 1997 after which he spent 3 years working in Corporate Finance for a major international Investment bank. He choose a career change in 2004 and completed a medical degree at St Georges University of London with merit awards. He was one of only 4 appointed on the prestigious academic foundation programme in surgery in London and began his surgical training. Only 4 years later following nationwide application, he was appointed 1st out of 275 candidates for plastic surgery training in London. During his plastic surgery training he spent time at Guys & St Thomas’ hospital, the Royal London hospital and the St Andrews centre for burns and plastic surgery in Chelmsford.
Following completion of his specialist plastic surgery training, Mr Fitzgerald O’Connor undertook a reconstructive, aesthetic and microsurgery fellowship at The Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia. He was then appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Perth Hospital before returning to London to help build a plastic surgery service at Kings College Hospital London.
Mr Fitzgerald O’Connor is a fully accredited specialist in plastic surgery and is on the Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery with the General Medical Council.
Currently he specializes in complex microsurgical reconstruction at Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has a broad range of practice covering, Breast reconstruction, hand injuries, post weight loss surgery and skin cancer and general plastic surgery.
Areas of interest
All forms of skin surgery; Lumps and bumps; Skin cancers; such as basal cell cancers; squamous cell cancers and malignant melanoma; pre-malignancies conditions such as Bowen's disease and actinic keratoses; Benign skin lesions such as moles; sebaceous cysts ; lipomas; seborrheic keratoses; and warts; DIEP Breast reconstruction post cancer; Breast reduction; Breast surgery; implant removal; Breast Augmentation; Gynaecomastia surgery; Upper Blepharoplasty; high definition Liposuction; Abdominoplasty; abdominal wall reconstruction; Cosmetic surgery; Reconstructive surgery; Hand trauma surgery; soft tissue infections; hand fractures; Carpal Tunnel Decompression; Dupuytren's surgery; complex limb trauma reconstruction; microsurgery; chronic wound management; skin grafts; peripheral nerve surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Kings College Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust
Complex limb reconstruction
massive weight loss surgery
Courses offered to GPs
skin cancer management
chronic wound care management
common soft tissue lesions
- MBBS St Georges University of London 2007
- FRCS Plast Royal College of Surgeons London 2016
- International fellowship in Plastic Surgery Royal Perth Hospital - Western Australia 2017
Reference number 6168366
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Full member BAAPS 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic Surgery, 2018
Affiliations / memberships
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.