Mr Augustine Akali
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon
MB, BS (Ib); FRCS (Ed); MSc (UCL); FRCS (Plast)
With over 20 years of experience, I am a well-respected Cosmetics and Plastic Surgeon. My expertise lie in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, tummy-tuck, liposuction and body resurfacing and post-weight loss, in addition to running a general Plastic Surgery practice. As an NHS Consultant, with established private patients in Harley Street London and Yorkshire, I receive referrals for more complex patients from other surgeons and colleagues around the UK and abroad. Whilst pioneering as a surgeon, I commit to teaching and training Plastic Surgeons both in the UK and abroad. My knowledge, skills and dedication to excellence enables me to offer the highest level of care to meet my patient’s needs. I also presents at international scientific meetings and am widely published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as having influenced the modernising of regional breast reconstruction in East Yorkshire. As a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and on the Specialist Register (GMC) for Plastic Surgery, I guide you on your journey to realising your own personal care goals.
Qualifying as a medical Doctor in 1989 from Nigeria University, I completed basic Post-graduate training in the UK from 1993-1996. I obtained my fellowship (FRCS) from Royal College of Surgeons’ Edinburgh, and received my Master’s degree from University College London in 1997. My plastic surgery training began in renowned centres across the UK, which led me to receive the Intercollegiate Specialist Fellowship Plastic Surgery award. My final training included the acclaimed Mersey-Manchester Cosmetic and Supra-speciality fellowship in Microsurgery and Breast Reconstruction before taking up an official Consultant post in 2007.
I have a specialist interests in breast surgery and breast reconstruction including lipomodelling. I also specialise in abdominoplasty, post-weight loss surgery, eyelid correction and skin cancer treatment I have extensive experience in simple and complex breast surgery and receive tertiary breast surgery referrals.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Augustine Akali at Spire include:
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MBBS / Nigeria University / 1989
Bachelor of surgery
FRCS / Edinburgh / 1996
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons
MSc / University College London / 1997
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education
FRCS (plast) / Edinburgh / 2006
Specialist qualification in plastic surgery
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Castle Hill Hospital, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
I am a keen table tennis player with ardent interest in football, lawn tennis and golf. I am widely read and enjoy contemporary and classical English and Christian literature. My family is precious to me and I enjoy spending time with them.