Professor Charles Malata


BSc (HB), MBChB, LRCP MRCS, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Plast)

GMC number: 3404085

Practising since: 1989


Plastic Surgery

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  • Weekly Wednesday 08:00 - 12:30
  • Alternate Monday 17:00 - 20:00
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Specialty interests are cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, rhinoplasty & cosmetic face and neck surgery, tummy tucks and reconstructive microsurgery.

Professor Malata underwent general surgical training on the Newcastle and Leeds University Hospital Rotations. He started training in plastic surgery in the Leeds and Newcastle units before joining the prestigious West of Scotland training programme in Glasgow, qualifying in 1997. He then undertook full-time superspecialty training in cosmetic and breast surgery in the USA for about two years (1998 to 1999) at Georgetown University Medical Center (Washington DC), Surburban Hospital (Bethesda, Maryland) and Emory University Hospital (Atlanta, Georgia). He is the most senior reconstructive breast surgeon at the Cambridge Breast Unit and has been voted by his peers nationally as one of the top 10 breast plastic surgeons in the UK. He was appointed Visiting Professor of Academic Plastic Surgery in the Postgraduate Medical Institute (now School of Medicine) at Anglia Ruskin University in 2013.

Professor Charles Malata performs the following treatments at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital:

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Charles Malata at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Body contouring
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Arm reduction (Brachioplasty)
  • Thigh lift
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Neck lift
  • Gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction)
  • Breast reduction
  • Otoplasty (ear correction / ear repositioning)
  • Liposuction
  • Labial reduction (labiaplasty)
  • Buttock lift
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Brow lift

Locations Professor Charles Malata works with

Related experience


Professor Malata’s research has resulted in more than 160 peer-reviewed publications in the international medical literature and over 200 national and international presentations on cosmetic surgery, breast surgery and microvascular free flap surgery (Conference Papers). He also served as President of th European Society for Surgical Research (ESSR) from 2011 -2013.


  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) Full Member
  • European Society for Surgical Research (ESSR) President 2011 -2013
  • British Medical Association
  • United Kingdom Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (UKAAPS) – Founding Member
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) – Active Member
  • American Society of University Surgeons -– Honorary Member
  • General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery
  • PRASIS: Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Indemnity Scheme
  • CAPSCO: Consortium of Plastic Surgery Clinic Owners

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge
  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge.
  • Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Cambridge

Insurers Professor Charles Malata works with

Professor Charles Malata works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • WPA


Professor Charles Malata does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Charles Malata does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Charles Malata does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.