Dr Dariush Nikkhah

Dr Dariush Nikkhah

Daryoush Nikkhah

Plastic surgery 06149896

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

Specialises in

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


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

About me

Mr Dariush Nikkhah is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who trained on the Pan-Thames rotation in London with a specialist interest in general plastic surgery, hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. He is one of the few Plastic Surgeons to hold dual fellowships in Reconstructive Microsurgery and Hand surgery.

He completed a prestigious hand fellowship at Queen Victoria Hospital in both adult and paediatric hand surgery and an international fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia.
Mr Nikkhah qualified in Medicine in 2007 from the University of Southampton Medical school in the United Kingdom. In 2011 he was awarded a research fellowship at UCL in the field of Craniofacial surgery at Great Ormond Street hospital for children, and was awarded a Masters in Surgical Sciences with distinction. His formal plastic surgery training was undertaken at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead the birthplace of modern plastic surgery. He also received specialist training at The Royal Free Hospital, Barts and The Royal London and Great Ormond St Hospital for children.
Mr Nikkhah is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at The Royal Free London NHS Trust, focusing on reconstructive microsurgery, breast surgery, chest wall reconstruction and hand surgery. He leads the chest wall service at Harefield Heart Hospital and has an honorary contract at Queens Square Hospital for Neurosurgery and Neurology. He has NHS outpatient clinics at the Royal Free Hospital, Mount Vernon and Hillingdon NHS Trusts. Mr Nikkhah is also an Honorary Lecturer at UCL and mentors both BSc and MSc students.
Mr Nikkhah has contributed a great deal to plastic surgery literature with over 115 peer reviewed publications and a book on hand surgery. He is also a reviewer for Journal of hand surgery and Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Areas of interest

Breast Surgery ; DIEP flap; TUG flap; Cosmetic breast surgery; Abdominoplasty; Liposuction; Arm and thigh reduction; Fat grafting/Lipofilling, Microsurgical breast reconstruction; breast reduction; mastopexy; breast augmentation

Hand surgery; Anterolateral thigh flap; Nerve compressions, Carpal tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren's contracture; ganglions; DeQuervains; trigger finger; tenosynovitis; trigger thumb; mallet finger; arthritis in hand; arthritis in fingers; arthritis in thumb; cubital tunnel syndrome; hand injuries; hand fractures; finger fractures; dislocated finger; skiers thumb; tendon injury; ligament injury, congenital hand; paediatric hand; toe to hand transfer; syndactyly release; duplicate thumb;

Skin Surgery; BCC; SCC; skin cancer; lipoma; cyst; scars; wounds; dermatological surgery; facial plastic surgery; reconstructive surgery, melanoma, Sentinel node biopsy, Groin and Axillary Dissection

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Procedures completed

  • S4910

    Volume adjustment to skin expander in subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • S5710

    Debridement of wound (and surgical toilet) - up to 25cm2 in area - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5) Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • B2986

    Reconstruction of breast using deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP) (including delayed reconstruction) - unilateral (single flap) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5) Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • B2996

    Reconstruction of breast using deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP) (including delayed reconstruction) - bilateral (single flap per breast) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • B2999

    Reconstruction of breast using stacked deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP) (including delayed reconstruction) - unilateral (2 flaps) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • B2987

    Reconstruction of breast using transverse upper gracilis (TUG) flap (including delayed reconstruction and nipple reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • T6980

    Tenolysis, of flexor tendon (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

  • S3100

    Re-exploration of free flap - (1-5)

  • B2915

    Reconstruction of breast using extended latissimus dorsi flap (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • S0605

    Secondary excision of malignant lesion - trunk & limbs - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

  • T6914

    Tenolysis of extensor tendon of hand - (1-5)

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

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