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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

Other treatments

Cosmetic Surgery: Hand and Wrist Surgery: Plastic Surgery: Hand 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 Guys and St Thomas’s 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. Whilst 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.

Mr Gateley retired from the NHS is May 2016 after 32 years of service. He continues to teach and has developed links in Nepal where he visits to provide both teaching and surgery.


Clinical Interests


Aesthetic surgery including facelifting, eyelids, nose reshaping, facial peels, breast surgery, liposuction, liposculpture, mole and scar removal. All aspects of hand surgery.

Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Website http://www.plastic-surgery.co.uk
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
British Association of Plastic Surgeons
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
British Society for Surgery of the Hand

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Current NHS posts

St. George's and St Helier Hospitals

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