Mr David Gateley

Mr David Gateley

Consultant Plastic Surgeon
MA, FRCS, FRCS (Plast)

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Gateley at Spire include:

Cosmetic surgery at Spire St Anthony's Hospital

Paediatrics at Spire St Anthony's Hospital

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist at Spire St Anthony's Hospital

Other treatments

Plastic surgery

  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Anti-wrinkle injections
  • Body contouring
  • Dermal fillers
  • Fat injections
  • Hand surgery (both elective and traumatic)
  • Liposuction for lymphoedema/lipoedema
  • Non-surgical aesthetics
  • Skin lesions (both benign and malignant)
  • Soft tissue reconstruction
  • Wrist surgery

Paediatric surgery

  • Facial lacerations
  • Hand injury including fingertip injuries
  • Lumps and bumps

Hand and wrist

  • Hand surgery
  • Wrist surgery

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Professional profile

I studied medicine at Downing College, Cambridge and Kings College Hospital, London, qualifying in 1984. I trained in general surgery, orthopaedics and neurosurgery for five years before starting a career in plastic surgery in 1989. As well as operating at Roehampton, The Lister and Guy's and St Thomas’ Hospitals, I gained a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship in the USA, receiving certification of higher surgical training in plastic surgery in 1996.

My private interests are in aesthetic surgery, skin and hand surgery. The aesthetic surgery sector is changing rapidly with the National Care Standards being introduced in 2002 which regulate this specialty. While there are many people offering plastic surgery, not all are fully accredited plastic surgeons. With a full training in plastic surgery both in the UK and USA, I feel I am best placed to advise patients on the risks, as well as the benefits of aesthetic surgery.

I retired from the NHS in May 2016 after 32 years of service. I continue to teach and have developed links in Nepal where I visit to provide both teaching and surgery.

Clinical Interests

Special clinical interests: Aesthetic surgery including face-lifting, eyelids, nose reshaping, facial peels, breast surgery, liposuction, liposculpture, mole and scar removal. All aspects of hand surgery.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

St George's NHS Trust 2016 (Retired)

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Private contact details

Telephone 020 8393 5160

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