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Mr Ivo Gwanmesia


Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon




BSc - Immunology and Oncology - Victoria University of Manchester - 1992
MB ChB - University of Manchester - 1995
MRCS - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - 1999
MSc Surgical Sciences - University College London - 2001
FRCS(Plast) - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - 2010
United States Medical Licensing Examinations Licensure (USMLE) - 2013

A graduate of Manchester University Medical School, Ivo is trained in all aspects of Plastic Surgery. He trained within the London Deanery, working in most of London’s Teaching Hospitals during the years 2004 -2010. He obtained his Certificate of Completion of Training in Plastic Surgery in November 2010. He spent all of 2011 working as a fellow within the Craniofacial Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital. From September 2012 until July 2013, Ivo was a Locum Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary.

In August 2013, he left the UK for the United States where he undertook a 12 month fellowship in Craniomaxillofacial surgery at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States. During his time at the Cleveland Clinic, Ivo spent time further subspecialising in adult and paediatric craniofacial surgery. He also undertook pioneering research which led to the development of a new technique for the reconstruction of the middle vault of the nose, known as the ‘Fulcrum Spreader Graft’. This method is now published in the scientific literature. He is the author of several papers and is co-author of several chapters in the newly published Plastic Surgery textbook ‘Plastic Surgery – A problem based approach’ as well as the author of a couple of chapters in the new Atlas for Craniofacial Surgery. Ivo continues to do research with his American colleagues.

Ivo consults patients at 10 Harley Street in Central London and operates at both the Highgate Hospital in North London and the Welbeck Hospital in Central London. The types of procedures Ivo performs include:- facial aesthetic surgery (facelift, brow lift, upper and lower blepharoplasty, neck lift, otoplasty, rhinoplasty genioplasty, insertion of orbital rim implants, mandibular and malar implants), breast aesthetic surgery (breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast uplift (mastopexy), body contouring surgery (liposuction, body lift, abdominoplasty, brachioplasty and thigh lift).

Contact Details:

Telephone: 07940506673


The Highgate Private Hospital, London, N4 6DJ2. The Welbeck Hospital, Welbeck Street, London, W1G 8EN