Mr Chris Abela

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon

QualificationsMA MB BChir FRCS (Plast)

Year of qualification:1999

Languages spoken:Maltese, English

GMC number:4673028

Main NHS base:

  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Member of:

  • RSM
  • RCOS
  • BMA
  • GMC

Clinical interests:

Chris is a consultant plastic surgeon experienced in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Chris works with both adults and children and his consultations are discreet and transparent.

He has specialist skills in all aspects of cosmetic facial, breast and body contouring surgery. His reconstructive interests include birth-marks, facial reconstruction as well as skin cancers.

He prides himself on providing each individual with a professional and compassionate approach and focuses on the highest degree of bespoke care, with an honest and gentle bedside manner.

Training & background:

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 was educated at Cambridge University and has the 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 and extensive training has allowed him membership of The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine, The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Personal profile:

Currently, Chris has his own private practice in Central, West and South West London and splits his time between his family, his private work and working for the NHS in the Craniofacial unit at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He has assisted with charity cases through ‘facing the world’ including coordinating the multidisciplinary team that separated conjoint twins – Rital and Ritag. His research is in measuring clinical outcomes with the aim of improving the patient experience and results of surgery.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

A: Alternate weeks  M: Monthly sessions  A/H: Ad Hoc


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Call us on:

020 8971 8026

Personal secretary

T: 02036510547

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