Mr Alastair Fry is an award winning UK trained and accredited Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, with a special interest in Head and Neck Surgery and reconstruction and a practice which also includes wisdom tooth surgery, implants, and salivary gland surgery.
Alastair is a leading expert in the management of mouth cancers and has published and presented at international conferences on jaw surgery and reconstruction, and has also a special interest in the early diagnosis and minimally invasive management of oral cancers and “pre cancers” with the use of laser surgery.
Alastair is now chair of Guys Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Team, and performs more head and neck surgery than anyone else in the UK with free flap success rates of 99%.
Alastair has conducted research in to the mechanisms of early invasion of mouth cancers which led to a prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship. After a period of time at the Internationally acclaimed New York Memorial Sloane Kettering Hospital, Alastair was successful in obtaining and completing a highly competitive National Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship which gave advanced training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery and ENT, relevant to head and neck surgery.
Alastair has multiple publications in peer review journals and his work has been awarded a national prize from the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Alastair’s recent innovations have centred on reducing side effects of surgery, utilising minimally invasive techniques which can avoid the facial scars that occur in traditional approaches.
Suspected mouth cancers
White patches / leukoplakia / dysplasia
Impacted/Infected Wisdom Teeth Removal
Ulcers - Biopsies/Excisions
Biopsies of Discolored Patches or White Lesions in Mouth
Treatment for Sore or Burning Mouth and Tongue
Treatment for Persistent Sore Throat
Skin Lesions on Head and Neck
Enlarged Lymph Nodes
Neck Lumps and Bumps
Excision of Lesion of Lip
Oral and Facial Reconstruction
Microvascular Free Flap Surgery
Parotid Tumour Surgery
Facial Trauma and Reconstruction Surgery
Salivary Gland Surgery
Removal of Lumps and Bumps in the Head and Neck
All aspects of oral surgery including biopsies of discolored patches in the mouth, white patches and lesions.
Lesion of Lip/Mucocelle
Lingual and ID Nerve Repairs.
UK National TIG Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship 2015
Royal College of Surgeons - FDS Research Fellowship 2014
Sep 2014 FRCS Part 2
June 2014 FRCS Part 1
Oct 2009: MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons (England)
July 2008: MBBS with Distinction (Newcastle University)
May 2005: MFDS, Royal College of Surgeons (England)
June 2003: BDS (Sheffield University)
Member of BAOMS (British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)
BAHNO (British Association of Head and Neck Oncology)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Alastair is a core member of the Head and Neck multidisciplinary team and the clinical lead of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Guy's hospital. He regularly performs complex ablative and reconstructive surgery in the Head and Neck area with exceptional results. Alastair is highly regarded as a surgical trainer and he is involved in organising cutting-edge surgical courses. He always goes the extra mile for his patients providing outstanding care and I would happily recommend him to friends and family.
Alastair is a truly exceptional head and neck maxillo facial surgeon and a gifted surgical trainer. Patients and colleagues alike consider him with the highest regard and because he is so friendly and approachable, patients quickly feel at ease. He is an innovator and leader in the field of surgical education and head and neck surgical reconstruction
Mr Alastair Fry is a valuable colleague. His warm personality instantly puts patients at ease. We work together on complex cases requiring two surgeon surgery and I am glad to have him as a fellow OMFS Surgeon