Neil Bulstrode

Neil Bulstrode, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Mr Neil Bulstrode has worked as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since April 2006. 

He was made Lead Clinician for the department in January 2007.


  • Ear reconstruction

  • Nasal reconstruction

  • Craniofacial reconstruction

  • Vascular anomalies

  • Congenital melanocytic naevi

  • Chest wall reconstruction


Neil Bulstrode studied at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London, where he also gained an honours degree (BSc) in Physiology, graduating in 1993 (MB BS) and continued his surgical training in London to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1997.

He trained in Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery at a number of premier plastic surgery units both in London and Sydney, Australia. This included a two year period of research at the RAFT institute of Plastic Surgery at Mount Vernon Hospital resulting in the award of a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in 2002. He passed the Plastic Surgery Specialist Fellowship - FRCS (Plast) - of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2005 and entered into the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery in 2006.

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon and the Lead Clinician for the Department of Plastic Surgery at GOSH

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Craniofacial Department at University College London Hospital, Euston (Honorary)

  • Representative for the Royal College of Surgeons of England for Consultant Appointment Committees

  • European Association of Plastic Surgeons EURAPS UK Representative and Council Member

  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons BAPRAS Full Member

  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons BAAPS Full Member

  • Past President and Council Member for the Plastic Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine

  • Listed in Tatler's Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide The Xpert Factor

Research Interests

  • Stem cell research and tissue engineering of cultured cartilage grafts

  • Treatment of congenital melanocytic naevi

  • Outcome measures