Mr Harley

  • Breast augmentation with implants
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast reduction
  • Hand
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

Mr Oliver Harley

GMC: 4551555

Mr Oliver Harley is a leading plastic surgeon in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and London, who specialises in cosmetic surgery and hand and wrist surgery.

Mr Harley qualified in medicine in 1998 at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London and since then has gained extensive experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He completed his higher surgical training at St Thomas’ Hospital, St Georges Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital. Mr Harley added to his expertise by undertaking specialist training fellowships in cosmetic surgery and in hand and wrist surgery.

Mr Harley’s passion and interest in plastic surgery have led him to participate in charitable surgical missions to Africa. He has won conference prizes for his research projects in abdominoplasty and in finger joint replacements. Mr Harley has been an investigator in clinical trial work for new Botulinum toxin products.

  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, McIndoe Centre, East Grinstead (present)
    • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, North Downs, Caterham (present)
    • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, The Horder Centre, Crowborough (present)
    • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, KIMS (Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery), Maidstone
  • Education

    • Hand and Wrist Surgery Adults and Children Fellowship Erasmus Hospital, Rotterdam (2012)
    • Upper Limb Surgery Interface Specialist Fellowship, Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire (2011)
    • FRCSEd Plastic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2009)
    • MBBS Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London (1998)
  • Professional membership

    • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
    • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
    • UK Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Teaching posts

    • Tutored for the Royal College of Surgeons Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic course series.
    • Clinical supervisor, McIndoe Surgical Centre
    • Faculty for Wrightington Upper Limb FRCS course

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body contouring
  • Botulinum toxin (Botox™)
  • Brachioplasty (arm lift)
  • Breast asymmetry
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift or mastopexy
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast surgery
  • Brow lift
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cysts
  • De Quervain syndrome
  • Dermal fillers
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Facelift
  • Ganglion or cyst
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Hand
  • Hand arthritis
  • Hand fracture
  • Hand injury
  • Hand nerves surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Hand tendonitis
  • Inverted nipples
  • Keloid scars
  • Labiaplasty
  • Lip augmentation
  • Lipoma
  • Liposculpture
  • Liposuction
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Neck lift
  • Non surgical nose job
  • Nose reshaping
  • Oculo-facial plastic and cosmetic surgery
  • Otoplasty
  • Pinnaplasty
  • Rhinoplasty (nose job)
  • Scar
  • Second medical opinion
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin cancer on face
  • Skin lesions
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Stiff hands
  • Tendon injuries
  • Thigh lift
  • Trigger finger
  • Tuberous breast

Make an appointment


  • The McIndoe Centre
    Holtye Rd RH19 3EB - East Grinstead
  • North Downs Hospital
    46 Tupwood Ln CR3 6DP - Caterham
  • The Horder Centre
    St John's Rd TN6 1XP - Crowborough


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