Mr Ashraf Messiha

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

QualificationsBDS, MBBCh, BAO, MFDS, MRCS, FRCS (Inter), FRCS (OMFS)

Main NHS base:

  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical interests:

  • Orthognathic surgery to correct upper and lower jaw deformity
  • Orthognathic surgery in severe cases of obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Dynamic and static facial reanimation
  • Post traumatic craniofacial deformity
  • Orbital trauma
  • TMJ treatments and surgery
  • Septorhinoplasty and implantology surgery
  • Zygomatic implants
  • Bone grafting
  • Sinus lifts and augmentation
Sees adults and children

Training and Background

Mr Messiha completed qualifications in Medicine and Dentistry. This was followed by General Surgical training before returning to the London Deanery Higher Surgical Training program in Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery at St George’s Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital (Imperial), Kent and Canterbury University Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead), and the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Ash was awarded the Intercollegiate Specialty Board FRCS in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and pursued his interest subject in Facial Deformity. He travelled extensively to further his experience in facial aesthetics in particular facial reanimation and septorhinoplasty.

He was appointed in a substantive Consultant position at Northwick Park Hospital and St Mary’s London University Hospital. He developed services in Post Traumatic Facial Deformity and was Lead in facial trauma surgery as well as facial skin cancers and orofacial rehabilitation. In addition, he has vast experience in oral surgery and implantology, placement of zygomaticus implants as well as virtual surgery in the placement of multiple implants in complex cases.

Mr Messiha subsequently joined the team at St George’s Hospital, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals. He is a core member of the Cranio-Orbito-Facial deformity Multidisciplinary Team as well as the Joint Orthognathic team. Ash has been nominated as Council Member of the Royal Society of Medicine and has an active role as the Educational Lead for Pan London Oral and Maxillofacial Faculty at the London Deanery. He has an active interest in clinical research and has supervised a number of projects in surgical anatomy in collaboration with Imperial Medical School as well as St George’s Hospital.