Mr Dan Marsh

Job title

Consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon 


BSc MBChB  PhD  FRCS(Plast)

GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 35556

PA/secretary email address:

Related services

Breast surgery, Plastic surgery


Mr Marsh is trained in all aspects of plastic surgery with a specialist interest in breast reconstruction, male and female congenital breast conditions, skin cancer treatment and aesthetic surgery. He has a PhD from UCL, with research interests in breast surgery, wound healing and the development of new nanoparticle based therapies for skin cancers.  As well as at the Royal Free London, Mr Marsh provides plastic surgery services at Mt Vernon and Northwick Park Hospitals.


  • Marsh D, Fox A, Grobbelaar A, Chana J ‘Abdominoplasty and seroma – a randomised study comparing scalpel and handheld electrocautery dissection’ J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Feb;68(2):192-6
  • Marsh D, Patel N, Ramakrishnan V ‘Confirming perforator patency and cross midline arborisation in DIEP flap surgery’ JPRAS 2014 Sep;67(9):1300-1
  • Marsh D, Farroha A ‘A novel axillary dressing to minimise shearing forces in burns surgery’ Burns. 2013 May;39(3):536-7
  • Marsh D, Farroha A ‘Tattooed skin grafting in burns surgery’ Burns. 2013 May;39(3):529-30
  • Marsh D, Sabbagh W, Gault D ‘Cryptotia correction – the postauricular transposition flap’ JPRAS 2011 Nov 64(11) 1444-1447
  • Marsh D, Suchak K, Moutasim K, et al ‘Stromal features are predictive of disease mortality in oral cancer’ J Pathol. 2011 Mar;223(4):470-81
  • Marsh D, Floyd D ‘Toe Syndactyly Revisited’ JPRAS 2011 Apr; 64(4):535-40
  • Marsh D, Chana J ‘Reconstruction of very large defects: a novel application of the double skin paddle ALT flap design provides for primary donor site closure’ JPRAS 2010 Jan;63(1): 120-5
  • Marsh D, Chana J ‘Use of the anterolateral thigh flap and combined vascularised fascia lata sling to provide static support following facial nerve resection in head and neck cancer reconstruction’ JPRAS 2008 Sep;61(9):1116-9
  • Marsh D, Dickson S, Neill GW et al ‘Upregulation of avb6 integrin in morphoeic BCC promotes invasion indirectly through generation of a myofibroblastic stroma’ Cancer Res. 2008 May 1;68(9):3295-3303
  • Marsh D, Pacifico M, Gault D ‘Keloids- when excision is the greater part of valour’ Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Apr;121(4):214e-5e
  • Marsh D, Abu Sitta G, Patel H.  ‘The role of Vacuum Assisted Closure in blast injury’ Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007 May;119(6):1978-9.
  • Marsh D, Mills S, Cross F ‘Conservative management of a large intrapulmonary haematoma following penetrating chest trauma’ Grand Rounds 2007 May; vol 7: 54-57
  • Marsh D, Norton S, Mok J, Patel H, Chen Hung-Chi ‘Microsurgical training – the chicken thigh model’ Ann of Plas Surg  2007 Sep;59(3):355-6
  • Marsh D, Jallali N, Kang N.  ‘A novel technique to suspend the brow’ Annals of Plastic Surgery. Feb 2006;56(2):222
  • Marsh D, Alcelik I, Siam P.   ‘Hip Hemiarthroplasty in a patient with extensive fibromyositis’  Injury Extra; 36 (8) , 334-336. August 2005
  • Al-Ajam Y, Marsh DJ, Mohan AT, Hamilton S. Assessing the augmented breast: a blinded study comparing round and anatomical form-stable implants. Aesthet Surg J. 2015 Mar;35(3):273-8
  • Farroha A, Marsh D ‘Exposed SurfaSoft(®) for dressing over skin grafted areas in burn surgery’ Burns. 2013 May;39(3):530-2
  • Moutasim KA, Jenei V, Marsh D, et al ‘Betel-derived alkaloid up-regulates keratinocyte alphavbeta6 integrin expression and promotes oral submucous fibrosis’ J Pathol. 223(3):366-77 Jan 2011
  • Reynolds J, Marsh D, Koller H, Zenenr J, Bannister G. ‘Cervical range of movement in relation to neck dimension’ Eur Spine J. 2009 Apr 8
  • Alcelik I, Alnaib M, Pollock R, Marsh DJ, Tulloch CJ ‘Bioabsorbable fixation for Mitchell's bunionectomy osteotomy’ J Foot Ankle Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;48(1):9-14
  • Kang N, Marsh D, Dewar D ‘The morbidity of the button-over-nail technique for zone-1 flexor tendon repairs. Should we still be using this technique?’ J Hand Surgery (European Volume, 2008) 33E: 5: 566-70
  • Kogelberg H, Thomas G, Marsh D et al ‘Engineering a Single Chain Fv Antibody to αvβ6 Integrin using the Specificity-Determining Loop of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus’ J Mol Biol. 2008 Oct 3;382(2):385-401
  • Alcelik I, Marsh D.  ‘Bilateral traumatic long thoracic nerve palsies’. J Trauma. 2008 Sep;65(3):712-4
  • Young SW, Marsh D, Akhavani M, Walker C, Skinner J ‘Attitudes to blood transfusion post arthroplasty surgery in the United Kingdom: A national survey.’ International Orthopaedics 2007 Mar 30th
  • Wong J, Marsh D, Abu-Sitta G et al. ‘Biological Foreign Body Implantation in Blast Injury’  J Trauma. 2006 Feb;60(2):402-4
  • Norton, S.N, De Souza, B, Marsh D, Moir, G. ‘Vacuum Assisted Closure and the risk of fluid loss in acute trauma’  Ann Plast Surg. 2006 Feb;56(2):194-5
  • ‘Mastopexy’ Marsh D and Niranjan N in textbook ‘The Evidence for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’ in press