Professor Dominic Furniss


DM(Oxon), MA(Cantab), MBBCh(Oxon), FRCS(Plast)

GMC number: 4644073

Practising since: 1999


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Professor Furniss trained in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery in the Oxford Deanery. He undertook fellowship training in microsurgery and hand surgery at the Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, and at the University of Tokyo, Japan. In 2013, he was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Oxford University NHS Trust. He also has a major commitment to research at Oxford University.

The surgical treatment of lymphoedema has undergone a renaissance in recent years as refinements in supermicrosurgical instruments and techniques have opened the field to innovation. Professor Furniss has pioneered the use of supermicrosurgery to treat lymphoedema in the UK. Together with his colleague Mr Alex Ramsden, he has trained in Japan with the inventor of the technique, Professor Isao Koshima. He then brought this minimally invasive procedure back to the UK, and has performed more of these procedures than any other UK surgeon. This experience is coupled with meticulous analysis of patient outcomes.

Alex Ramsden & Dominic Furniss are happy to work with any insurance company but please check with your provider as cover is dependent on the policy held.


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Special interests

  • Lymphoedema
  • Lymphaticovenular anastomosis
  • Microsurgery
  • Lymph node transfer
  • Liposuction for Lymphoedema
  • Liposuction for Lipodemea

Personal interests

Professor Furniss enjoys spending time with his family, following his beloved Sheffield United, and learning more about wine. Occasionally, all three can be combined.

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Dominic Furniss at Nuffield Health

  • Liposuction for lymphoedema
  • Liposuction for lipoedema
  • Lymph node transfer
  • Supermicrosurgery for prevention or treatment of lymphoedema

Locations Professor Dominic Furniss works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Professor Furniss is Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Oxford. He has wide ranging research interests and collaborations, striving to understand the genetic and non-genetic origins of surgical diseases, with the ultimate aim of developing new treatments and improving current treatments. 


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Lymphology Society
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oxford University


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

Professor Dominic Furniss has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Professor Furniss owns a share in Euromi Liposuction equipment, a Pero-System perometer and a Hamamatsu PDE camera for use in surgery related to Lymphoedema.

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