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Mr Paul Morris

Mr Paul Morris MBChB FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Plast) MD

Consultant Paediatric Plastic Surgeon with special interest in Cleft Lip and Palate and Vascular Anomalies

Primary Contact:
0207 129 7231


Mr Paul Morris is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital and at the St Andrew's Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Broomfield, one of the largest plastic surgery centres in Europe.

His special interests are in all forms of Paediatric Plastic Surgery including:

  • Skin and soft tissue lesions such as moles, cysts, birthmarks and skin tags
  • Scar revisions and closure of wounds after injuries
  • Polydactyly (extra fingers or toes)
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Hypospadias
  • Birthmarks - haemangiomas and vascular anomalies including laser therapy
  • Ear anomalies and prominent ear correction
  • Other plastic surgery related and congenital conditions including tongue tie.

Mr Morris qualified from Leicester University Medical School. His surgical training was in teaching hospitals in Leicester and Norwich, moving to Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge to complete his general plastic surgery training. He completed a specialist maxillofacial and plastic surgery fellowship in Wellington, New Zealand before specializing in cleft lip and palate surgery. Mr Morris completed a National Interface Training Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate at Newcastle and Leeds University Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and is on the General Medical Council's Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery.

Mr Morris is proud of his role as one of the National Lead Trainers of future cleft lip and palate surgeons. Giving him the privileged opportunity to train aspiring cleft surgeons from both the UK and overseas.

His main research interests are in cleft lip and palate and vascular anomalies. Having completed a formal period of research on the molecular basis of vascular anomalies as a Wellcome Trust Fellow, he gained a Doctorate of Medicine from Leicester University. Research continues to be a passion to improve medical care, and he regularly publishes journal articles and book chapters as well as presenting at scientific meetings.

Mr Morris lives in Cambridge with his wife and three children. He is a keen cyclist, riding long distance events to raise money for charity. He is currently on the Steering Group committee at Great Ormond Street Hospital, for the cleft lip and palate charity CLEFT ‘Bridging the Gap’.

Mr Thorburn and Mr Morris have the same range of expertise, and so work closely together offering the opportunity for a more prompt and flexible service. The surgical care they provide jointly is based on a professional and personal patient experience aiming to provide surgical excellence in a safe child and family friendly environment.

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