Consultant Profile

Mr Leong Hiew

Mr Leong Hiew MB; ChB; FRCS (Glasg); FRCS (Plast); MD
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
Special clinical interests:

Breast augmentation
Breast uplift
Breast reduction
Gynaecomastia correction
Upper arm reduction
Thigh lifts
Prominent ear correction
Reconstructive surgery following weight loss surgery-body contouring surgery

Research interests:

Breast reconstruction

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Welsh Centre For Plastic Surgery Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
General Medical Council
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary telephone number:
078 7015 6594
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Leong Y. Hiew graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1992. Following early surgical training in the West of Scotland, he became a Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of  Glasgow in 1998. He then pursued his research interest in breast surgery within a higher degree research programme in Glasgow, with a focus on breast screening.

After early training in Plastic Surgery in teaching hospitals in Leeds and Manchester,  Leong Y. completed his plastic surgical training within the Welsh deanery training programme, having worked in hospitals in Liverpool, Chester and Swansea. To complete his sub specialist training, he undertook a further fellowship as an oncoplastic breast fellow in Manchester. He was awarded his UK certificate of completion of specialist training in plastic surgery in 2005. He was appointed as a consultant to the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in 2006. He works closely with his colleagues to offer a comprehensive breast reconstruction service as his sub specialist field.

Leong Y. has presented widely internationally and authored papers and book chapters in the field of Plastic surgery. He updates his interest in research by attending international meetings and is active in the continual training of junior surgeons in the NHS

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Mr Leong Hiew

Mr Leong Hiew

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