Clinical expertise

Mr Edmund Fitzgerald O’Connor is a consultant surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital. He specialises in plastic and reconstructive surgery including trauma reconstruction and microsurgery.

He regularly treats patients with conditions such as:

  • lower limb trauma
  • bone infection
  • hand injuries
  • skin cancer

He performs treatments such as:

  • breast reconstruction
  • post weight loss surgery
  • general plastic surgery
  • trauma reconstruction
  • microsurgery
  • skin surgery
  • body contour surgery
  • cosmetic breast and abdominal surgery
  • removal of moles, cysts, lipomas, warts, skin lesions
  • scar revision
  • complex wound management – pressure sore care
  • lower limb reconstruction
  • cosmetic surgery


Mr Edmund Fitzgerald O’Connor is a fully qualified specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He focuses on providing the highest quality of care to all his patients – putting patient safety, patient experience and patient outcomes first in all that he does.

He qualified with an undergraduate medical degree from St George’s University of London and following his basic surgical training, he went on to carry out his higher surgical training on the Pan Thames Plastic Surgery Training Program.

To further develop his skills, he completed microsurgical fellowships at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal Perth Hospital in Australia. These focused on trauma reconstruction, breast reconstruction, hand surgery and aesthetic surgery.

During his plastic surgery training, he spent time at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals, the Royal London Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre for burns and plastic surgery in Chelmsford.

Following completion of his specialist plastic surgery training, he undertook a reconstructive, aesthetic and microsurgery fellowship at The Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia. He was then appointed as a consultant plastic surgeon at the Royal Perth Hospital before returning to London to help build a trauma reconstruction service for the South East London Kent and Medway SELKaM network.