Mr Shadi Ghali

Job title

Consultant plastic surgeon and clincial lead.


FRCS (Plast), MD, BSc

GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 35556

Email address:

PA/secretary phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 35556

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Related services

Breast surgery, Plastic surgery


Mr Ghali is a reconstructive surgeon with a special interest in complex microsurgical breast and lower limb reconstruction as well as complex abdominal reconstruction and surgical lymphoedema management. He carried out a microvascular fellowship at the world renowned MD Anderson Cancer Centre as well as microvascular research at both New York University and Stanford University (USA).


  • The Perils of Spinning Class: An Open Ankle Fracture following a Spinning Class Session  Butler DP, Henry FP, Ghali S. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Dec;66(12):1801-2
  • Nipple Elevation Using Loupes Magnification and a Double-Layer Purse-String Suture. Pagkalos VA, Ghali S, Hedén P. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2013 April;37(2)354-8
  • Pixie ear deformity following rhytidectomy: 'prevention is better than cure'. Ghali S, Pagkalos VA, Hedén P. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Oct;65(10):1433-4
  • Minimally invasive component separation results in fewer wound-healing complications than open component separation for large ventral hernia repairs. Ghali S, Turza KC, Baumann DP, Butler CE, J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jun; 214(6):981-9
  • Butterfly reconstruction of the anterior scalp hairline using apposing STA island flaps.  Cobb AR, Ghali S, Dunaway DJ, J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Aug;65(8):e213-6
  • Pectoralis major flap with sternum: achieving vascularized osseous reconstruction of the mandible without a free flap. Selber. JC, Ghali S, Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Feb;129(2):389e-391e
  • The Surgical Management of Facial Palsy, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2011 Apr;64(4):423-31(Review) S.Ghali, A Macquillian, AO Grobbelaar
  • Preservation of venous outflow improves transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap survival following vascular delay, Acta Chir Plast. 2009;51(1):11-4, Tsoutsos D, Gravvanis A, Kakagia D, Ghali S, Papalois A
  • Treating chronic wound infections with genetically modified free flaps, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2009 April 123(4):1157-68S.Ghali, KA Bhatt, MP Dempsey, DM Jones, S Singh, S Arabi, PE Butler, RL Gallo, GC Gurtner    , James Barrett Brown Award (Best Plastic Surgery Paper in 2008)
  • Effects of Lidocaine and Epinephrine on Cutaneous Blood Flow, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2008 October 61(10):1226-31, S. Ghali, U. Scarpidis, J. Verbesey, K. Izadi, K.R. Knox, P.A. Ganchi
  • Using Genetically Modified Free Flaps to Deliver Local Cancer Immunotherapy with Minimal Systemic Toxicity, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2008 May 121(5):1541-53, MP Dempsey, Hamou C, Michaels J Vth, S.Ghali, L Jazayeri, RH Grogan, GC Grurtner
  • Plastic Surgery Delivery Systems for Targeted Gene Therapy , Annals of Plastic Surgery 2008 March 60(3): 323-332 (Review), S. Ghali, MP. Dempsey, PE Butler, MT. Longaker, GC Gurtner 
  • Pulsed electromagnetic fields accelerate normal and diabetic wound healing by increasing endogenous FGF-2 release, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2008;121(1):130-41, MJ Callaghan, EI Chang, N Seiser, S Aarabi, S. Ghali, ER Kinnucan, BJ Simon, GC Gurtner 
  • Uniaxial mechanical strain: an in-vitro correlate to distraction osteogenesis, Journal of Surgical Research 2007 Dec 143(2): 329-336, KA Bhatt, EI Chang, SM Warren, SE Lin, N Bastidas, S Ghali, A Thibboneir, JM Capla, JG McCarthy, GC Gurtner 
  • The Incidence of Late Cephalohematoma following Craniofacial Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007;120(4):1004-8, S. Ghali, K.R Knox, S. Boutros, C.H Thorne, J.G McCarthy 
  • Vascular Delay Revisited, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 119(6): 1735-44 (Review), S. Ghali, PE. Butler, OM. Tepper, G.C Gurtner
  • Morphology and growth of the mandible in Crouzon, Apert & Pfeiffer syndromes, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2007 Jan;18(1):146-50, S. Boutros, P. Shetye, S. Ghali, C. Carter, J.G McCarthy, B. Grayson
  • The distal medial perforators of the lower leg and their accompanying veins, British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005; 58:1086-9, S. Ghali, N. Bowman, U. Khan
  • Leg Length Preservation with Pedicled Fillet of Foot Flaps after Traumatic Amputations, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005; 115: 498-505, S. Ghali, P. Harris, U. Khan, M. Pearse, J. Nanchahal
  • Galactorrhoea causing severe skin breakdown and nipple necrosis following breast reduction, British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2004; 57: 682-684, M. Bentley, S. Ghali, O. Asplund    
  • Exploración Laparoscópia de la vía biliar.Experiencia de una unidad especializada. , Cirugia Espanola  2002; 71(6): 292-295, J. Griniatsos, A. Wan, S. Ghali, M. Bentley & A.M. Isla
  • Attenuation of human nasal airway responses to bradykinin and histamine by inhibitors of Nitric Oxide Synthase, British Journal of Pharmacology 1996; 118:1177-1182, J. W. Dear, S. Ghali & J.C. Foreman