unlike other parts of the body, in the face the aesthetic is functional. It determines social and economic integration and wellbeing. Prof. Abu-Sittah’s scientific and artistic approach to the dynamic of the face and its features is at the core of his surgical method and techniques.
Professor Ghassan Abu-Sittah is a multi-award-winning Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, considered one of the world-leading specialists in aesthetic surgery, Craniofacial surgery and facial reconstruction.
In the past decade, Prof. Abu-Sittah acted as head of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery at the prestigious American University of Beirut Medical Center, where he performed hundreds of aesthetic surgery procedures.
An honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Barts & The London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London, he also serves as a reviewer at the UK’s National Institute of Health Research (NIHR-UK) and is on the Board of Advisors at its Global Research Group on Burn Trauma. In 2018 he was honoured by having the Bioethics & Professionalism Programme Library of the American University of Beirut, dedicated as ‘The Ghassan Abu-Sittah Library.’
Graduating from the School of Medicine of the University of Glasgow, Prof. Abu-Sittah went on to complete his postgraduate residency training in London. Among his various awards, he was awarded a fellowship in Trauma Reconstruction at the Royal London Hospital, and in 2010 was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Plastic Surgery).
Prof. Abu-Sittah’s breakthrough research and innovation and his unique background as a pioneering humanitarian has transformed the lives and appearance of his patients around the world. He combines in his work the precision of an accomplished surgeon and the expertise of a proficient academic.In 2020 he returned to London and joined the Rae Clinic as a senior facial plastic surgeon.