Mr Mo Akhavani

BSc MBBS MRCS MD FRCS(Plast) Dip Hand Surg EBHS Diploma

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon

Special Interests:
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Male Breast Surgery with Minimal Scarring
  • Liposuction
  • Body Contouring
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Face Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Prominent Ear Correction
  • Skin cancer Management


Mr. Mo Akhavani is a Consultant Plastic

and Cosmetic Surgeon and is on the

GMC specialist register.

Mr. Mo Akhavani is a Consultant Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon and is on the GMC specialist register.

His NHS practice is based at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, with interests in upper limb reconstruction, skin cancer management, and general plastic surgery.

In the private sector, Mr. Akhavani specialises in all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He has expertise in body contouring, facial rejuvenation and aesthetic breast surgery with a specialist interest in minimal scar gynaecomastia surgery and body contouring.

Mr. Akhavani is actively involved in research and his current research interest is in hand transplant funded by a grant from the BSSH.

He has been awarded the esteemed Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his pioneering Doctorate of Medicine (MD) research in plastic surgery.

He is a reviewer for several academic journals including JPRAS and is a faculty member on the BSSH educational committee promoting education of the future surgeons.

Mr. Akhavani is one of the leading surgeons in his field and combines surgical finesse with academic excellence to achieve optimum results for his patients.


Mr. Akhavani graduated from St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London and completed his plastic surgery training in London, Manchester and Toronto working with some of the leading plastic surgeons in the world. He has had extensive training in both reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England having passed the specialist plastic surgery examination: the FRCS(Plast). Mr Akhavani is one of the few plastic surgeons in the United Kingdom to hold both the British and European diplomas in Hand Surgery. He is a member of BAPRAS, BAAPS and the BSSH.

International Presentations

3rd European Symposium on Paediatric Hand Surgery, London, UK; January 2014
A modified radical teno-arthrolysis for stiff camptodactyly (Oral presentation)
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International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS), Miami, USA; November 2011
Lipomodelling of Breast Reconstruction Contour Deformities: Use of Stem Cell Enriched Fat Grafts. (Oral presentation)
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European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS), Mykonos, Greece; May 2011
Lipomodelling in Pectus Excavatum (Oral presentation)
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(EURAPS), Madeira, Portugal; May 2008
Hypoxia Upregulates Angiogenic Properties of Rheumatoid Synovial Cells. (Oral presentation)
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British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) – Spring Meeting, London, UK; 2008
Securing Full Thickness Grafts in the Hand: Don’t be Afraid to Quilt! (Oral presentation)
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The 11th European Conference of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons (ECSAPS), Aachen, Germany; September 2007
Hypoxia: is it responsible for tendon rupture in rheumatoid arthritis? (Oral Presentation)
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British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH); 2008
Journal of Hand Surgery prize; ‘Best Paper’
Royal College Of Surgeons Of England; 2009
Hunterian Professionship