Mr Oliver Cassell
Consultant Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Qualifications: MB ChB FRCS(Ed) FRCS MS
Year first qualified: 1989
GMC number: 3332005
Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals TrustCosmetic surgery treatments
Mr Oliver Cassell specialises in cosmetic breast and body surgery, including breast enlargement (augmentation), reduction and uplift (mastopexy), tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and liposuction and ear correction surgery (pinnaplasty). Skin surgery including removal of lumps, cysts and tags. Skin cancer surgery including sentinel node biopsy.
Training and background
Mr Oliver Cassell qualified as a doctor in 1989 and trained in plastic surgery on the Oxford and Wessex rotation. He gained further experience in specialist plastic surgery units in Australia, USA and Ireland, before returning as a consultant in Oxford in 2001.
His NHS practice is predominantly breast reconstruction and skin cancer. As a consequence he uses his expertise in these areas to perform cosmetic surgery specifically of the breast (enlargement, reduction, uplift and asymmetry) and abdomen (tummy tuck and liposuction). His specialisation in skin cancer surgery permits the removal of skin cancers, lumps and blemishes and administration of anti-wrinkle injections.
Research and teaching
Mr Oliver Cassell is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Medical Student Examiner at the University of Oxford. He has a Masters in Surgery from the University of Melbourne for research in the field of tissue engineering and has written a Specialist Handbook in Plastic Surgery. He has published papers on a wide range of topics and has presented at scientific and clinical meetings, nationally and internationally.
GMC Specialist Register, British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), BAPRAS Breast Group, and Melanoma Study Group.
Mr Cassell is pleased to offer prospective patients who are considering a cosmetic procedure at The Foscote Hospital an initial free, no-obligation, 10-minute mini-consultation. These are available on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. To make a free mini-consultation appointment please call 07528 677623 or book online here.
Read Mr Cassell’s article Is cosmetic surgery right for me? in our Consultants’ healthcare blog.