Mr Ian King


MA (Oxon), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Plast)

GMC number: 7042930

Practising since: 2009


Plastic Surgery, Dermatology

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Mr Ian King is a fully-qualified UK-trained Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. He has been awarded the intercollegiate Fellowship in Plastic Surgery to the Royal College of Surgeons, is on the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery, and is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).

Ian is extensively trained.  He completed five higher surgical fellowships: in aesthetic surgery (awarded the BAAPS/BAPRAS Aesthetic Fellowship at the Cadogan Clinic, London); in microsurgery (Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH), East Grinstead and The Royal Marsden, London); in extremity reconstruction (Imperial Hospitals, London); and in skin cancer surgery and reconstruction (Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London). These posts gave him excellent experience in trauma and cancer management and reconstruction, aesthetic surgery and in developing advanced microsurgical skills.

Ian is a full-time Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the QVH, where he is an active member of the Sussex specialist skin cancer multi-disciplinary team and is the clinical governance lead for plastic surgery.  Additionally, he is an Honorary Consultant at University Hospitals Sussex where he provides specialist reconstructive services focusing on lower limb trauma, cardiothoracic reconstruction and complex wound management.

Ian is well-known for his approachability, gentle manner and for putting patient care and wellbeing at the centre of his care. He will use his experience and surgical skills to get the very best result for each and every patient.

Special interests

Breast surgery (reduction, augmentation, nipple reconstruction, liposuction, fat transfer); body contouring surgery (abdominoplasty, liposuction, umbilicoplasty, Brachioplasty, thigh lift); eyelid surgery (upper blepharoplasty); skin surgery (mole/cancer/benign lesion removal and reconstruction with grafts/flaps, cyst removal, lipoma removal), massive weight loss surgery, scar revision, non-surgical procedures.

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ian King at Nuffield Health

  • Body contouring
  • Mole removal
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Capsulectomy
  • Soft tissue lump service
  • Arm reduction (Brachioplasty)
  • Areola reduction
  • Thigh lift
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Chest Wall Surgery for Gender Dysphoria
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Skin surgery
  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Obesity surgery (or weightloss surgery)
  • Gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction)
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Labial reduction (labiaplasty)
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Locations Mr Ian King works with

Related experience


Ian has a keen interest in medical education; as an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, he has established and runs weekly clinical medical student plastics teaching at the major trauma centre in Brighton. He is widely published in the medical literature having authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles, 6 book chapters and presented over 80 scientific papers nationally and internationally.


  • General Medical Council
  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aestehtic Surgeons (Full member)

Insurers Mr Ian King works with

Mr Ian King works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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