Jonathan Britto is a consultant craniofacial and plastic surgeon in London. His has held NHS consultancy at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and University College Hospital, London; and is a visiting consultant to the Craniofacial Service in Paris; Hôpital Universitaire Necker - Enfants Malades, Université Paris-Descartes.
With 15 years in plastic surgical consultancy, he has earned his reputation as one of the most respected and authoritative voices in plastic, reconstructive, and craniofacial surgery. His specialties include aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery, where he brings the art and science of 25 years of study in facial development and restoration to his craft. His clients also enjoy satisfying outcomes from his ‘touch’ in aesthetic breast and body contour procedures. At the cutting edge of his field, he is constantly developing and refining surgical and non - surgical techniques.
Building a strong personal relationship with his clients is of utmost importance to him, and his philosophy in patient care is to inform, reassure, and give the required time to explain all the options for treatment. His expertise is frequently called upon for complex and technically challenging cases, giving hope to many who might have lost trust. Meticulous in his craft he strives for the best, regularly presenting his results to peer review professional meetings around the world and in teaching sessions. He has written many books and book chapters, and learned papers for peer-reviewed journals on subjects from facial anatomy to craniofacial surgery to aesthetic rhinoplasty. Jonathan brings his professional authority and personal warmth to his patients and families, and provides a compassionate, welcoming service for the best possible clinical and personal outcomes.
Mr Britto is an Editor of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and has lectured by invitation nationally and internationally. He devised the craniofacial curriculum approved by the UK GMC for the specialities of plastic, maxillofacial, and neurosurgery, and has written a surgical textbook and several plastic surgical book chapters.
His major research interests are in the management of risk, and constancy in quality surgical outcomes: in craniofacial surgery in children and aesthetic surgery in adults. He has basic science research collaborations with a number of universities.
Syme Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Vale Visiting Professor, to the University of Toronto
President of the Plastic Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, 2015
President of the Faculty of Aesthetics, Royal Society of Medicine, 2018