Consultant Profile

Mr Awf Quaba

Mr Awf Quaba MB ChB, FRCS(Ed)(Plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Non-surgical procedures
    • Nose
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Dermatological lasers
    • Facial surgery
    • Non surgical cosmetic treatment
    • Rhinology
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:
Facelift surgery
Rhinoplasty / Nasal reshaping
Eyelid cosmetic surgery
Revision breast cosmetic surgery
Body contouring
Facial and breast cosmetic surgery
Research interests:
Mr Quaba has published over 60 peer reviewed articles on a broad range of subjects. These have included work on the use of lasers for birth marks, skin cancer and lower limb trauma. His current research interests are focused around his cosmetic practice. These include revision breast augmentation and facial rejuvenation.
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Full time private practice
Previously Consultant Plastic Surgeon NHS Lothian (1987-2008)

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2507 or 0131 346 0020
Private secretary telephone number:
07801 492 659
Murrayfield: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays various times available
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Quaba has been practicing plastic surgery in Edinburgh as a consultant since 1987. He completed his six years of specialist training in plastic surgery in London (North East Thames Regional Unit, The London Hospital, Whitechapel & St Bartholomew's Hospital). He had a busy and varied NHS practice specialising in skin cancer, facial reconstruction, breast surgery, hand surgery (including congenital hand surgery) and lasers. He took early retirement from the NHS in 2008 to concentrate solely on his private practice where he works full time.

The majority of his work is cosmetic facial and breast surgery. He has particular expertise in facelift surgery and rhinoplasty. He uses liposculpture (liposuction & fat transfer), laser, Botox & fillers to compliment his facial surgical work. In addition, He runs a one-stop skin lesion clinic at the Ambulatory Care Unit of the Spire Murrayfield Hospital. This clinic offers patients immediate surgical or laser removal of skin cancer and cosmetic excision of moles following the initial consultation. Mr Quaba also has extensive experience of revision breast augmentation surgery.

For more detailed information follow the link Awf Quaba Background.

Personal profile:
Awf enjoys spending time with his six grandchildren and family. Other interests include digital photography, current affairs and classical arabic poetry.
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Mr Awf Quaba

Mr Awf Quaba Plastic Surgeon Edinburgh

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