Georgios Orfaniotis


Consultant plastic surgeon


Georgios Orfaniotis is a consultant plastic surgeon specialising in complex head and neck cancer reconstruction and microsurgery. He also has a specialist interest in treating secondary facial deformities following cancer treatment or injury.

Georgios trained at several pioneering UK units including Canniesburn Glasgow, East Grinstead, and St Thomas’ Hospital. He has completed a total of three years of international fellowship training in cutting-edge plastic surgery units in Taiwan, St Thomas' Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. His specialist aesthetic training included a prestigious aesthetic fellowship at the Wellington Hospital, London. In 2017, he was appointed as a consultant at the Royal London Hospital for one year, before taking up his current consultant role at Guy's and St Thomas'.

He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPRAS), the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO).

Georgios has been recognised internationally as invited faculty and has won travelling fellowship awards from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Georgios has also travelled to Ethiopia as a volunteer expert surgeon to perform life-changing reconstructive surgery to people who suffered disfiguring facial deformities. He has a keen interest in teaching and innovation and enjoys clinical research, with over 30 published articles in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals.

Research interests

  • Improving outcomes in head and neck reconstruction

Last updated: April 2022

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