Mr Duncan Atherton
BSc MBBS MRCS(Eng) MD FRCS(Plast)
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Speciality: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Mr Duncan Atherton studied medicine in London at St George’s Medical school, qualifying with a double distinction in 2000. He completed his initial surgical training at Cambridge University Hospital and then moved back to London to research the processes involved in nerve injury and healing at Imperial College. He obtained an MD after submitting his thesis in 2006.
Continuing his plastic surgical training in London, Mr Atherton gained further experience in many of the capitals leading teaching hospitals, including The Royal Free, The Chelsea and Westminster, Charing Cross Hospital, Great Ormond Street and Guys and St Thomas’. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, as a specialist plastic surgeon, in 2011
He has also completed the highly coveted Wellington cosmetic surgery fellowship as well as sub speciality fellowships in cleft lip and palate surgery and in craniofacial surgery (surgery to the face and skull).
Mr Atherton’s current NHS appointment is at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London where he has a particular interest in cleft lip and palate surgery.
Cleft Palate Surgery
Guys' and St Thomas' Hospital