Consultant Profile

Mr Adriaan O Grobbelaar

Mr Adriaan O Grobbelaar MBChB MMed(Plast)FRCS(Plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
      • Cosmetic breast surgery
      • Cosmetic surgery
      • Reconstructive surgery
      • Rhinology
      • Skin cancer
    Special clinical interests:
    Restoring function to the face after facial paralysis.
    Research interests:
    Supervising research projects in wound healing, skin cancer and hand surgery.
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital Hampstead NHS Trust
    Programme Director and Clinical Lead, Royal Free Hospital Hampstead NHS Trust
    Former Director of Research, RAFT Institute for Plastic Surgical Research
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    British Assc of Plast, Recon and Aesth Surgeons
    International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
    European Association of Plastic Surgeons
    British Society for Surgery of the Hand
    International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary telephone number:
    020 7580 5774
    Alternate Friday afternoons
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:
    Mr Grobbelaar has been a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Mount Vernon Hospital Reconstructive, Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit from 1996 until October 2006 when the Mount Vernon Unit moved to its new home at the Royal Free Hospital Hampstead NHS Trust where he is now based as Programme Director & Clinical Lead.

    Facial re-animation surgery as well as breast reconstruction constitutes his special interests in his NHS practice whilst in private practice he undertakes all aspects of cosmetic surgery in addition to reconstructive and microsurgery. He has published more than 60 papers in the medical literature and has written several chapters in textbooks on plastic surgery as well as the cosmetic surgery section in the Microsoft Encarta encylopædia.

    Mr Grobbelaar currently serves as the UK representative on the Council of EURAPS and has been awarded a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS(Eng)) for his research entitled 'A new surgical solution in surgical treatment of facial paralysis.'
    Personal profile:
    Mr Grobbelaar is a keen downhill skier and long distance runner. He also has a wide interest in classical music.
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    Mr Adriaan O Grobbelaar

    Mr Adriaan O Grobbelaar Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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