Consultant Profile

Mr Joe O'Donoghue

Mr Joe O'Donoghue M Med Sci, MCh, FRCSI, FRCS(Plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Non-surgical procedures
    • Nose
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Facial surgery
    • Non surgical cosmetic treatment
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Rhinology
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:

Cosmetic facial surgery
Non-surgical facial rejuvenation (Anti-wrinkle treatment)
Cosmetic breast surgery (Augmentation, reduction and uplift)
Body contouring (Abdominoplasty, body lift and liposuction)
Female labial reduction
Breast reconstruction

Research interests:

Breast reconstructive surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Plastic Reconstructive and Breast Surgeon, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in England & Ireland, FRCS(Plast)
  • Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Specialist Register General Medical Council (GMC)
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0845 456 8507
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 229 1545
Private secretary fax:
0191 229 1545
Personal email address:
Wednesday and Friday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr O'Donoghue graduated from the National University of Ireland in 1988. After obtaining his Fellowship in surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a Masters degree in surgery, he embarked on a career in plastic surgery.

His training in plastic surgery was based in Ireland and the UK. He completed his training with two specialist Fellowships: one in aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital in London and the other in breast oncology and reconstructive surgery at the Marie Curie Institute in Paris.

He commenced practice as a consultant plastic surgeon in 1999 at St George's Hospital NHS Trust, London. He has been working at the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since December 2002 where he provides a specialist breast reconstruction service.

Mr O'Donoghue is involved in a number of national plastic surgery training committees through his work with BAPRAS.

His particular interests are in all aspects of aesthetic surgery as well as breast reconstructive surgery.

Mr O'Donoghue has over 10 years experience as a consultant in all areas of cosmetic surgery.

Personal profile:

His outside interests include skiing, sailing and golf and he plays the saxophone.

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Mr Joe O'Donoghue

Mr Joe O'Donoghue, plastic (cosmetic) surgeon, North East, Tyne and Wear, Spire Washington private hospital

Get in touch with Mr O'Donoghue

0845 456 8507


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