Mr Nakul Patel



GMC number: 6128027

Practising since: 2013


Plastic Surgery

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  • Every Friday from 08:00
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Mr Patel is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital and treats both adults and children. He is an integral part of the plastic surgery, breast reconstruction and skin cancer teams. In addition to his reconstructive and microsurgery expertise, he has developed a special interest in cosmetic surgery of the breast, abdomen, body and face.

Mr Patel’s desire for Plastic Surgery started whilst at medical school at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

He has had world-class training in plastic surgery from London, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Norwich, Swansea, Stevenage, Nottingham and North America. During this time, he has completed six prestigious fellowships including Cosmetic Surgery, Laser, Skin Cancer, Breast Reconstruction and Microsurgery. Mr Patel has had the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most distinguished surgeons in their respective fields.

The keystone of Mr Patel’s practice is patient safety. He strives to ensure that best practice is followed in every procedure that he undertakes. Mr Patel has designed proformas and employed appropriate techniques to ensure better patient care. He combines cosmetic and reconstructive surgical techniques to get the best possible results for his patients.

Other interests

General adult and paediatric plastic surgery, skin cancer and reconstruction, microsurgery, hand surgery and laser treatment.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nakul Patel at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Mole assessment
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Dermal fillers
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Breast reduction
  • Labial reduction (labiaplasty)
  • Oculoplastic surgery
  • Buttock lift
  • Body contouring
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Capsulectomy
  • Eye lift
  • Soft tissue lump service
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Arm reduction (Brachioplasty)
  • Areola reduction
  • Thigh lift
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Fat transfer
  • Gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction)
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)
  • Liposuction
  • Otoplasty (ear correction / ear repositioning)
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Brow lift

Locations Mr Nakul Patel works with

Related experience


Mr Patel is passionate about innovation in the medical field and being at the forefront of new techniques, materials and technologies that improve patient care. His enthusiasm has led him to be the Co-Lead for Innovation for the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). Mr Patel is also one of a few nationally selected NHS Clinical Entrepreneurs with NHS England. He has gained numerous prizes for research papers and innovations and has been appointed as a Lecturer at the University of Manitoba. At present, he is in the process of inventing new surgical instruments that will help improve outcomes.

Mr Patel is the author of two medical textbooks, one of which has been translated into Cantonese with Radcliffe and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Mr Patel is currently writing a textbook, ‘Core Surgical Procedures at a Glance: Plastic Surgery’, to help train junior plastic surgeons. In addition, he has written three book chapters, six educational surgical videos and contributed to three surgical apps. He has also written over thirty peer reviewed papers and presented at over twenty national and international conferences.


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and Lincoln County Hospital
  • Lecturer in the Department of Surgery, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada

Insurers Mr Nakul Patel works with

Mr Nakul Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal


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

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

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