Lauren Uppal

Plastic Surgery

23 years of experience
23 years of experience



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Ms Lauren Uppal is a Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgeon whose NHS practise is based at St Thomas’ Hospital in London where she is the Clinical Lead for the Hand Surgery Department and Lead for the Day Surgery Unit.

Ms Uppal graduated in 2001 with first class honours in New Zealand. After completing her Plastic Surgery training programme in London, she continued to train in subspecialty areas in fellowships. These included training in orthopaedic and plastic complex trauma reconstruction and hand surgery at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, paediatric hand surgery at Great Ormond St Hospital and aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital. After obtaining Fellowship status at the Royal College of Surgeons, she also was awarded the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma. She became a consultant in 2014.

Ms Uppal is passionate about training the next generation of surgeons and has set up the first-Hand Fellowship for Plastic Surgeons in London. She is the Course Director for the Advanced Hand and Wrist Cadaveric Dissection Course and teaches at the Royal College of Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine and she is on the faculty of several plastic surgery cadaveric courses. She also organises and teaches on specialist training courses for Hand Therapists and General Practitioners. She sits on the interview panel for National Selection for plastic surgery trainees and has many publications in peer-reviewed journals, including book chapters, and has presented her work internationally.


Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery

All procedures

  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Botox Injections
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Excess Skin Removal
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Fracture Fixation Surgery
  • Joint Fusion (Hand)
  • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
  • Joint Injection
  • Limb Reconstructive Surgery
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Finger Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Problems
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Arthritis (Wrist)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Fractures
  • Mallet Finger
  • Tendon Injuries




MB ChB, MRCS, FRCS(Plast), Dip Hand Surg

Registered with

General Medical Council: 6069650


St Johns Wood, London, NW8 7JA

  • Wednesday:
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

New appointment: £150


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.98 / 5

Personal care received

4.98 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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