Mr Charles Malata: Plastic surgery

Mr Charles Malata

Plastic surgery


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Reconstructive surgery

About me

Professor Charles Malata is Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Addenbrooke's University Hospital, Cambridge with private and NHS practices in Cambridge & Peterborough. He is also a Visiting Professor at Anglia Ruskin University Postgraduate Medical Institute. After plastic surgery residency at Canniesburn Hospital in Scotland, he undertook superspecialty training in the USA (1998-1999) as a cosmetic and breast surgery fellow at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) and Emory University Hospital (Atlanta, Georgia). He is an experienced and highly skilled surgeon who was recently voted by his peers as one of the top 10 breast plastic surgeons in the UK (Daily Mail poll). Professor Malata has an active academic and clinical research interest with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic, breast and free flap surgery. He also served as the President of the European Society for Surgical Research from 2011-2013.). Professor Malata is the most senior reconstructive breast surgeon in the Cambridge Breast Unit (Malata CBU Profile)

Areas of interest

Professor Malata offers the full spectrum of cosmetic surgery:
(1) Cosmetic breast surgery: breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast uplift, gynaecomastia correction (male breast contouring), augmentation-mastopexy (combined breast lift and enlargement), breast enlargement using fat transfer.
(2) Facial cosmetic surgery: nose reshaping (rhinoplasty & septoplasty), face lift, neck lift, endoscopic brow lift, eyelid tucks (blepharoplasty), ear reshaping (otoplasty), chin implants, lip augmentation and enhancement, cheek implants.
(3) Body contouring: tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), thigh lifts, arm lifts, buttock lifts, post-massive weight loss surgery, labia minora reduction, ultrasonic liposuction (thighs, hips, knees, abdomen, waistlines).
(4) Breast reconstruction after mastectomy: immediate and delayed, all techniques including DIEP, SIEA, IGAP, SGAP and LD flaps & ADMs (strattice & surgimend).

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Procedures completed

  • S0602

    Primary excision of suspicious/malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • S6220

    Liposuction - (1-5)


  • S3624

    Full thickness graft, head, neck, hands & genitalia - up to 9cm2 in area - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • S6040

    Refashioning of scar - (1-5)


  • B2913

    Reconstruction of breast using latissimus dorsi including implantation of prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)


  • B3100

    Reduction mammoplasty - unilateral - (1-5)


  • B3020

    Fat transfer, (as sole procedure, including extraction and transfer for volume adjustment following mastectomy and reconstruction) - (1-5)


  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)


  • B3014

    Reconstruction of breast using expandable prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)


  • B2986

    Reconstruction of breast using deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP) (including delayed reconstruction) - unilateral (single flap) - (1-5)

  • B3140

    Therapeutic mammoplasty for breast cancer - (1-5)


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