Dr Ali Souéid is a certified consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has received training at top universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. He is on the specialist register of plastic surgery in the United Kingdom General Medical Council and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS-Plast), a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS), and an alumnus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the University of Leicester and University College London. He practices as a consultant in the NHS in the UK, and privately in London, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester, Beirut and Doha. He is the co-founder of the clinic and brand “Skin and Follicle”, a leading aesthetic clinic. He has had numerous high profile media appearances as an expert in his field.
Plastic Surgery You Trust
The doctor’s first and foremost concern is of course patient safety and the improvement of his patients’ experience and pathways, as well as the delivery of latest and most advanced patient centred care. This reflects in his daily practice through actively engaging his patients in their care through listening to their wishes and concerns. This is also evident in his profile through continually advancing his techniques and skills by attending national and international meetings on a yearly basis and participating in clinical governance and audits. He reads on a monthly basis plastic surgery journals including the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, and regularly attends courses to advance his practice and deliver the latest treatments.
Qualifications and Training
Dr Souéid qualified with MB BCh LRCPI LRCSI BAO (NUI) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He then completed his surgical training to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) in 2004 and later his plastic surgery training to become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 2014. He is on the specialist register of the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom. In addition he has a Masters degree in Surgical Sciences and Tissue Engineering from University College London, as well as a higher degree in Business Management. Dr Souéid has worked in numerous major centres for plastic surgery in the UK. He completed a highly specialised fellowship in Reconstructive Trauma surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, one of the biggest trauma centres in Europe and is the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine in the UK. In addition, Dr Soueid is one of the few plastic surgeons in the UK who have completed a dedicated aesthetic fellowship. He has visited or worked in international centres, including China, Brazil and the Middle East, gaining the experience to manage a mixture of ethnic groups.
Having been in plastic surgery practice for more than 12 years, both in adult and paediatric plastic surgery, Dr Souéid’s is trained in all aspects of the speciality. This encompasses cleft lip and palate repair, craniofacial surgery, vascular anomalies, congenital, acquired and trauma hand surgery, burn resuscitation and reconstruction, lasers, head and neck, skin oncology (including lymph node dissections and sentinel node surgery), lower limb reconstruction, urogenital reconstruction including congenital anomalies, breast reconstruction including free tissue transfers, microvascular surgery and facial trauma.
Awards and Prizes
Dr Souéid was awarded a training fellowship from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He was also been twice awarded the Hackett Memorial Prize, one the highest prizes awarded by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.