Mr Kavan Johal


BMedSci (Hons), BMBS (Hons), MPhil, FRCS(Plast)

GMC number: 7045223

Practising since: 2009


Plastic Surgery

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Mr Kavan Johal is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, offering both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.

Having graduated with first class honours from the University of Nottingham in 2009, Mr Johal undertook his plastic surgery training in leading teaching hospitals in London, together with advanced fellowships in aesthetic surgery (Wellington Hospital), microsurgery and lymphoedema (Taiwan and Korea) supported by awards from the Royal College of Surgeons and BAPRAS.

 Mr Johal is a substantive consultant at the world-renowned St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery, Essex where his practice includes all aspects of breast surgery particularly reconstruction with microsurgical free flaps (DIEP, TUG etc) and implants, breast reduction, correction of breast asymmetry (including congenital), complex revisional cases and gynaecomastia. He also sees and treats patients with benign skin lesions and skin cancers, together with other general plastic surgery problems.

Having been formally trained in aesthetic surgery Mr Johal has an active interest in all aspects of breast, face and body contouring.

Mr Johal is passionate about teaching, training and innovation, at a local and national level. He has a postgraduate higher degree which was funded by BAAPS and the Healing Foundation. He has published extensively in leading scientific journals, including several book chapters and presents regularly at international meetings.

Special interests

  • All aspects of breast surgery to include breast augmentation (enlargement), reduction, asymmetry, complex revisional work
  • Breast reconstruction (microsurgical flaps, implants) 
  • Skin surgery, benign and malignant to include complex skin cancer reconstruction
  • Body contouring: abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), thigh lift, brachioplasty (arm lift), liposuction
  • Facial rejuvenation and surgery including non-surgical and surgical (blepharoplasty, facelift)

Other interests

• Lymphoedema surgery (lymphovenous bypass, lymph node surgery)
• Complex wound management 
• Reconstruction of trauma cases (upper and lower extremity)
• International patient care

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kavan Johal at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Capsulectomy
  • Eye lift
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Arm reduction (Brachioplasty)
  • Areola reduction
  • Thigh lift
  • Post bariatric surgery (or body contouring)
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Skin surgery
  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Fat transfer
  • Neck lift
  • Gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction)
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Locations Mr Kavan Johal works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex

Insurers Mr Kavan Johal works with

Mr Kavan Johal works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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