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Mr Kshem Yapa MA (Cantab) MBBCHir FRCS PhD

Regions: London
Interests: Body surgery, Botulinum toxin injections (Botox), Breast surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Facelifts, Facial Surgery, Gynecomastia (male breast reduction), Lip enhancement, Liposuction, Reshaping Chins and Cheeks, Rhinoplasty and Setting back prominent ears

About me:

Mr Kshem Yapa is an established  London based Plastic surgeon on the GMC Specialist register for plastic surgery. He is trained in all aspects of cosmetic surgery but subspecializes in advanced facial rejuvenation techniques such as deep plane facelift and ultrasonic rhinoplasty  having trained in these techniques in the United |states and Paris respectively. He also offers a range of cosmetic breast and body procedures. He is committed to delivering natural results that surpass expectation and improve the self confidence of patients.

In his NHS role he works as a consultant at the prestigious Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and works principally at St Mary's Hospital which is a major trauma centre. Here he is involved in soft tissue reconstruction from head to toe of patients with the most severe injuries He featured in a Channel 4 Documentary “Emergency”, which looked at the trauma networks across London NHS trauma centres and the role of plastic surgeons in the care of these patients.

Mr Yapa graduated from Cambridge University in 2005 and completed a PhD at Stanford University in California and King’s College London. He developed an early interest in plastic surgery during placements at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. Mr Yapa prides himself on driving innovation and excellence within plastic surgery, having published over 30 peer-review articles during his PhD and winning the Best Investigator Award (American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting and American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting San Diego). He specialises in the study of stem cells, the research of scarless healing and the development of the face.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS (Plast)) and completed his plastic surgery training and cosmetic surgery fellowships in Manchester.  In addition he undertook specialist fellowships in breast, head and neck reconstructive surgery at Charing Cross Hospital London before being appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital.

A full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), ISAPS the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and international member of ASPS the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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Lindo Wing Hospital, Imperial Private Healthcare
Praed Street
W2 1NY
United Kingdom
NHS Region: London

Phone: 02079418574

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