Ms Lauren Uppal

Ms Lauren Uppal

MB ChB, MRCS, FRCS(Plast), Dip Hand Surg

Plastic Surgery

21 years of experience

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“I am one of the very fortunate people that got Dr Lauren Uppal as my surgeon, from the moment I met this beautiful lady inside &out I felt @ease. I was fully aware of what was going to happen in surgery &everything explained to me in full detail. Dr Uppal gentle bedside manner was truly amazing &comforting. I am now almost fully recovered &I have a very faint scar, so very pleased to say the least. I would highly recommend this consultant very experience &thanks to Dr Uppal once again.“
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  • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6069650
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,088 reviews


    Ms Lauren Uppal is a Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgeon whose NHS practise is based at St Thomas’ Hospital in London where she is the Clinical Lead for the Hand Surgery Department and Lead for the Day Surgery Unit.

    Ms Uppal graduated in 2001 with first class honours in New Zealand. After completing her Plastic Surgery training programme in London, she continued to train in subspecialty areas in fellowships. These included training in orthopaedic and plastic complex trauma reconstruction and hand surgery at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, paediatric hand surgery at Great Ormond St Hospital and aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital. After obtaining Fellowship status at the Royal College of Surgeons, she also was awarded the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma. She became a consultant in 2014.

    Ms Uppal is passionate about training the next generation of surgeons and has set up the first-Hand Fellowship for Plastic Surgeons in London. She is the Course Director for the Advanced Hand and Wrist Cadaveric Dissection Course and teaches at the Royal College of Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine and she is on the faculty of several plastic surgery cadaveric courses. She also organises and teaches on specialist training courses for Hand Therapists and General Practitioners. She sits on the interview panel for National Selection for plastic surgery trainees and has many publications in peer-reviewed journals, including book chapters, and has presented her work internationally.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments


    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Trigger finger
    • Finger Arthritis
    • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
    • Ganglion Removal
    • Hand and Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Hand Surgery for Dupuytren's Disease
    • Osteotomy Surgery
    • Ulnar Nerve Release Surgery
    • Nerve reconstruction
    • Reconstruction after trauma
    • Reconstruction and correction of scars
    • Surgery for cerebral palsy of the arm and hand
    • Trauma surgery
    • Anti wrinkle injections
    • Removal of facial skin lesions
    • Removing benign skin lesion
    • Breast enlargement
    • Correction of breast asymmetry underdevelopment
    • Breast reduction
    • Breast uplift
    • Chest reduction
    • Dermal Filler Treatments
    • Ear correction
    • Eyelid surgery
    • Fat transfer
    • Liposuction
    • Tummy tuck
    • Upper arm thigh body lift
    • Dupuytren’s
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Cubital tunnel syndrome
    • Ganglions
    • Trigger fingers
    • De Quervain’s
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Raynaud’s
    • Tendon and nerve repair/reconstruction
    • Fracture fixation
    • Post trauma reconstruction for impaired hand function
    • Moles
    • Cysts
    • Lipomas
    • Scar revision
    • Tummy tuck
    • Breast reduction
    • Breast augmentation
    • Liposuction
    • Prominent ears
    • Eyelid surgery
    • Fillers



    • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
    • Arm Lift (Brachiplasty)
    • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Finger Joint Replacement
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Joint Fusion (Hand)
    • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
    • Limb Reconstructive Surgery
    • Liposuction
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Scar Revision Surgery
    • Skin Grafts
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Problems
    • Mallet Finger
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Trigger Finger
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    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB ChB 2001 University of Otago

    Specialist Register entry date

    Plastic surgery From 27 Jun 2015


    Further Qualifications/Training

    MRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2006

    FRCS(Plast) Royal College of Surgeons 2012

    Diploma in Hand Surgery Federation of European Societies of Surgery of the Hand 2014

    Orthoplastic Complex Trauma and Hand Fellowship Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital 2012

    Congenital Hand Surgery Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children 2012

    Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship The Wellington Hospital 2014


    Professional Memberships

    British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

    British Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand

    General Medical Council

    Medical Protection Society

    British Medical Association


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