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Mr Christopher Abela

Consultant Craniofacial and Plastic Surgeon

MA MB Bchir FRCS (Plast) Dip Aesthetic Surgery


Children's Services
Plastic Surgery

Special Interests

Skin Cancer, moles, lumps and bumps. Facial plastic and cosmetic surgery, Botox 


English, Maltese

NHS Base

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital


The Consulting Suite
212 Great Portland Street



Chris is a fully licensed consultant plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon with over 20 years’ of highly specialist training completed in London, Los Angeles and Cape Town. Chris is originally from Northumberland and was educated at Cambridge University where he completed his medical training in 1999, obtaining degrees in medicine and surgery.


Chris has a fellowship in Plastic Surgery (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons and a higher degree in cosmetic surgery. He is on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for plastic surgery (GMC No 4673028) and extensive training has allowed him membership of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeons, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine, the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Burns Association. He trained at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital, St George's Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospitals for the majority of his registrar years.

Chris’ independent private practice is based in Chelsea. He currently splits his time between his private work, his young family and consulting for the NHS both as a consultant hand and plastic surgeon within the craniofacial unit and plastic surgery department at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Chelsea and Westminster Hospital provides specialist services for North West London and Chris is a core member of the North West London Skin Cancer Specialist Multidisciplinary team. Chris also provides support for national services for patients with neurofibromatosis and general plastic surgery support to the post massive weight loss and complex abdominal wall multidisciplinary teams.

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