Mr Alex Woollard

Mr Alex Woollard

Plastic surgery 06051471


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Lower limb surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Alex Woollard is a consultant plastic surgeon. His interests include all aspects of aesthetic and general plastic surgery, and he has a sub-specialist focus in nerve regeneration, facial reanimation and microsurgical reconstruction. His NHS practice includes the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore where he provides lower limb and sarcoma reconstruction. He is a founding partner in ReLimbTM which offers a complete reconstruction service for amputees including osseo-integration, Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) and Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface (RPNI).

After leaving St Paul’s School he studied medicine at Southampton University graduating in 2002. He has also received a BSc in History of Medicine from the Wellcome Institute and University College London. He returned to London for his basic surgical training gaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005. He became a Fellow in 2015 and entered the Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery the following year. He then undertook a microsurgical fellowship at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. He has been a consultant at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust since 2016.

Mr Woollard has extensive experience in clinical research. He conducted his PhD research into nerve regeneration under Professor JW Lichtman in the Centre for Brain Science at Harvard University. His PhD from UCL was awarded in 2017. He has been recognised with a Research Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011 and from the MRC in 2003. He has received multiple awards including the Patton-Masser award from BAPRAS and the Stephan and Anna Galeski fellowship from the RCS, as well as grants from the Anton Jurgens and Roan Trusts. He continues to have an active role in research focused on nerve and muscle regeneration including TMR and RPNI. He presents his work at both a national and international level. As a founding member of ReLimbTM he has close links with the Osseointegration Group of Australia (OGAP) and Professor Al-Muderis.

Areas of interest

plastic surgery; nerve regeneration; facial reanimation; microsurgical reconstruction; lower limb reconstruction; sarcoma reconstruction; amputee reconstruction; osseo-integration; targeted muscle reinnervation TMR; TMR; regenerative peripheral nerve interface RPNI; RPNI; abdominoplasty; liposuction; fat transfer to breasts; fat transfer; arm reduction lift; thigh lift; blephs; breast implant removal; capsulectomy; breast implant exchange; breast implant exchange and capsulectomy; breast augmentation; mastopexy; abdominoplasty; nipple reconstruction; inverted nipples; correction of inverted nipples; gynaecomastia; male chest reduction; breast reduction; browlift; endobrow; mid facelift; facelift; facelift including neck; facelift with liposuction to chin; neck lift; mole removal; cyst removal; excision biopsy of lymph nodes; scar revision; capsulectomy; open capsulectomy; otoplasty; bat ears; rhinoplasty; earlobe repair; laser procedures; Botox; lip enhancement; lip filler;

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