Mr Simon Filson

Mr Simon Filson

Plastic surgery 06134869


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand surgery
  • Lower limb surgery
  • Paediatric
  • Reconstructive surgery


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

About me

Mr Simon Filson is a Consultant Plastic
Surgeon and clinical lead of Paediatric Plastic Surgery Department at the Evelina London Children�s Hospital (St Thomas'). His patient�s safety, comfort and happiness are always the focus of his care.

After graduating with merit from the Faculty of Medicine at Newcastle Upon Tyne University, he trained surgically in the North East of England until 2011 when he moved to the renowned trauma centre, Rambam in Haifa, Israel. During his time in Israel, Mr Simon Filson performed various reconstructive surgeries of complex war injuries and burns from Syria, Israel and the Palestinian Territories and was responsible for training many international Plastic Surgery Trainees in Poly-trauma and complex burns.

As a result of his surgical work, patient care and junior doctor training, in 2014, he was recognised with the prestigious excellence award, �Oved Mitztayen�. He completed a years fellowship providing comprehensive Paediatric Plastic Sugery Sub-specialisation at the SickKids Hospital, Toronto and then a microsurgical and breast reconstruction fellowship at Guy�s and St Thomas�.

Areas of interest

Conditions Treated: (All ages 0+)
- Prominent ears.
- Skin lesions, birthmarks and cysts.
- Vascular malformations.
- Gynaecomastia
- Scars (Keloid)
- Children's hand surgery (extra fingers, fused fingers, trigger fingers etc).

Procedures/ treatments
- Removal of moles, lesions, cysts, lipomas, warts and birthmarks.
- Scar correction/revision/laser.
- Prominent ear correction.
- Laser (all indications).
- Gynaecomastia removal (excision/liposuction).

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