Mr Andrew Fleming


MbChb, FRCS(Edin), FCS(SA)Plast

GMC number: 3398223

Practising since: 1983


Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

Consultation times

  • Monday 0830-1700
  • Alternate Tuesday 0830-1700
  • Wednesday 1400-1700
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Mr Drew Fleming is a plastic surgeon with extensive experience and expertise in aesthetic (cosmetic), hand and reconstructive surgery. He grew up in Zimbabwe and spent his early medical training years in both South Africa and Zimbabwe.

After studying medicine at the world-renowned University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, he worked as a General Surgeon in Zimbabwe for eight years before returning to Cape Town, where he qualified further in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

After completing a Fellowship in Hand Surgery in the Orthopaedic Department at the University of Cape Town, Mr Fleming was a Visiting Scientist with the Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta and Washington State University in Seattle, U.S.A.

Arriving in the UK in 1998, he super-specialised in Congenital Hand Surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital and studied advanced adult hand surgery at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Windsor Hand Clinic. He was awarded a Pulvertaft Hand Fellowship by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand.

He then went on to complete an Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Fellowship at the Wellington Hospital, London, under the guidance of some of the country’s leading aesthetic surgery specialists.

In 2000 he was appointed an NHS Consultant in Plastic Surgery at St George’s Hospital, London.He was Clinical Director of the Plastic Surgery Department for over five years and is now Clinical Director of Surgery. His NHS reconstructive practice is now almost entirely involved with complex hand surgery and his special interest is in children born with hand differences.

Mr Fleming’s private practice involves a mix of cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and a lot of skin cancer and other reconstructive surgery. Mr Fleming has an international reputation for clinical excellence and patient care, offering a wide range of treatments from aesthetic surgery to complex hand surgery.

Mr Fleming sees adults and children of all ages.

Special interests

  • All aspects of cosmetic surgery
  • All aspects of hand surgery including trigger fingers and dupuytren’s disease.
  • Skin cancers, moles and lumps and bumps.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Fleming at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Excision of a ganglion
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Trigger finger release
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Locations Mr Andrew Fleming works with

Related experience


  • The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) – (Council member 2008 – 2011)
  • The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Georges NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Andrew Fleming works with

Mr Andrew Fleming works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • The Exeter Friendly


Mr Andrew Fleming does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Andrew Fleming does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Andrew Fleming does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.