Mr Neil Fairbairn

Mr Neil Fairbairn

Plastic surgery 06156978


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

Specialises in

  • Hand surgery
  • Lower limb surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery


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

About me

Mr Fairbairn is a consultant plastic surgeon based at the Canniesburn Unit in Glasgow. He is plastic surgery clinical lead for orthoplastic limb reconstruction at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and has additional subspecialty interests in sarcoma, perineal reconstruction, skin cancer and hand surgery.

His private practice interests include cosmetic breast surgery, facial aesthetics, body contouring, skin cancer and hand surgery.

He has a strong academic background, completing a research fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This work investigated novel techniques of peripheral nerve repair and strategies for upper limb reanimation following spinal cord injury. He has multiple clinical and scientific publications in leading, peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals and is a regular reviewer for the leading American and European Plastic Surgery journals.

Mr Fairbairn obtained accredited interface fellowship training in hand surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, and also completed a reconstructive microsurgery fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia. He is on the specialist register for plastic surgery, is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow and is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Areas of interest

Reconstructive surgery; aesthetic breast surgery; aesthetic facial surgery; body contouring surgery; skin cancer; hand surgery

Medical secretaries

  • Nuffield Health Glasgow
  • 25 Beaconsfield Road Glasgow G12 0PJ
  • 0141 334 9441
  • Ross Hall Hospital
  • 221 Crookston Road Glasgow G52 3NQ
  • 0141 810 3151
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