Florian is a fully licensed substantive consultant ENT surgeon at Guy´s and St. Thomas´ Hospital, London, with a specialist interest in rhinology and facial plastic surgery. Previous to this he was an ENT Consultant at the University of Berlin, Germany.
During training, he studied at University of Heidelberg, Germany; NYU, New York, USA; University of Sydney, Australia; and University of Zurich, Switzerland. He completed his higher surgical training at the University of Heidelberg and University of Berlin, Germany. He received the German Board Certification as Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (UK CCT equivalent) in 2011, and the German Board Certification for Sub-specialisation in Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Operations in 2015.
In 2014 he spent 18-months doing the highly prestigious craniofacial and facial-plastic fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
His main focus is on rhinology and facial plastic surgery which includes medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis including balloon sinuplasty, functional and aesthetic septo-rhinoplasties, as well as surgery for patients with snoring problems and obstructive sleep apnoea. He has also extensive experience in the use of Cosmetic injectables and Dermal Fillers and is one of the most experienced surgeons in the UK in performing endoscopic balloon dilatation of the Eustachian Tube.
He is the founder and Director of ‘The Aesthetic and Functional Use of Cosmetic injectables Course for Doctors’ in Berlin, Germany, which is held twice a year.
As part of his academic work, he lectures at national and international conferences and has published extensively in his field of expertise. He is also an editorial reviewer of major scientific papers in the field of Otolaryngology and Facial plastic surgery.
Primary Medical Qualification
Licence to practise Medicine, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany in 2006
Specialist Register entry date
German Board Certification as Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (UK CCT equivalent) in 2011
General Medical Council as a specialist for Otolaryngology 2013
German Board Certification for Sub-specialisation in Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Operations in 2015
Professional medical specialist societies
Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Rhinoplasty Society of Europe
The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
ENT UK, FPS UK
The German ENT Society
The German Society for Aesthetic use of cosmetic injection
Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
I highly recommend Mr Florian Bast who has become internationally renowned for expertise in facial plastics and nasal airway surgery. Florian is a caring surgeon and is one of the easiest doctors to speak to. He has a lot of attention to detail. He is a great colleague to work with and his patients give him great reviews.
Mr. Bast is a kind a caring clinician who is a skilled and experienced rhinoplasty surgeon. We have worked together on a few complex revision cases and as well as being an enjoyable colleague to work with, he brings great knowledge and innovation.
Florian has always been a fantastic surgeon and colleague. We have worked across 2 different trusts. He has always been held in the highest regards for his teamwork but most importantly his management of patients and the surgical procedures he performs. I would highly recommend him.
Florian is a pleasure to have as a colleague. He is without doubt an expert surgeon who also has excellent communication and clinical skills. Highly recommended!