Mr Neil Fairbairn



GMC number: 6156978

Practising since: 2007


Plastic Surgery

Consultation times

  • Wednesday, afternoon/evening
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Mr Fairbairn graduated from the University of Dundee Medical School. His plastic surgery training took place in Edinburgh and Glasgow. During this time, he completed a 2-year period of research at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This work focused on novel methods of peripheral nerve reconstruction and formed the basis of his MD research degree awarded by the University of Edinburgh. 

Mr Fairbairn is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow and is on the specialist register for plastic surgery. He has accredited interface fellowship training in hand surgery from the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman hospital in Newcastle. He also completed a 1-year microsurgery fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia.

As an NHS consultant in Glasgow, Mr Fairbairn specialises in orthoplastic limb reconstruction, sarcoma, perineal reconstruction, skin cancer and hand surgery. Mr Fairbairn also maintains a specialist interest in aesthetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation and body contouring surgery. He is a full member of BAPRAS and is a regular reviewer for the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 

Other interests

  • Benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Hand surgery (excluding wrist) 

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Neil Fairbairn at Nuffield Health

  • Skin surgery
  • Mole removal
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Breast reduction
  • Thigh lift
  • Liposuction
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Locations Mr Neil Fairbairn works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

Insurers Mr Neil Fairbairn works with

Mr Neil Fairbairn works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)