Dr Rory McGoldrick

Dr Rory McGoldrick is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon with the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Growing up in Chelsea in London, Dr Rory always wanted to be an artist but after being guided by an inspirational teacher towards the biological sciences and ultimately medicine, he enrolled in medical school. Dr Rory quickly realized surgery and particularly plastic surgery, which combines precision and always requires an artistic and meticulous eye for detail, was his true calling.

Dr Rory has more than 15 years of surgical experience and thanks to numerous fellowships he has harnessed a reputation as an expert in plastic and reconstructive surgery – a field he has worked in for more than 10 years.

After graduating in 2001 with a First Class Honours BSc in Surgical Sciences from the Imperial College London, he undertook surgical training at St. Georges Hospital Medical School University of London before completing his specialist training in plastic surgery both in the England and the USA. This training included head and neck, skin cancer and breast reconstruction along with hand, craniofacial and burns surgery.

He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Plastic Surgery, FRCS (Plast.) in 2013 and entered the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery.

Since then, Dr Rory has completed a prestigious postdoctoral research scholarship at Stanford University in California in 2015, which included the study of facial aging, the application of adipose (fat) derived stem cells and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in tissue engineering and also motion analysis in microsurgery, before being awarded both specialist cosmetic surgery and laser fellowships. The fellowships allowed him to undertake dedicated training in all aspects of cosmetic surgery, scar management, non-surgical rejuvenation and laser therapies with English trained leaders in their field. In 2016, he completed a prestigious microsurgical fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England. Here, he was exposed to training in world class reconstruction of the breast following mastectomy using free tissue transfer. In addition, he trained in all aspects of aesthetic breast surgery with London specialists.

Dr Rory is passionate about all aspects of plastic surgery from reconstruction to cosmetic surgery, but with an almost unrivalled expertise in reconstructive surgery, he boasts a unique perspective and understanding of what normal anatomy is and therefore also what constitutes beauty.

During his exceptional career in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr Rory has performed more than 5500 plastic surgery procedures and his specialist interests include breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and body contour as well as all aspects of laser surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation.

Dr Rory has published comprehensively within the Plastic Surgery Literature throughout his career and has presented his work internationally at plastic surgery conferences. He has been actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is actively involved in social media promoting safety and quality in plastic surgery.

His favourite part of his job is the positive effect surgery has and how it can make people feel good about themselves but he also gets excited by the constant innovation in cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments.

Dr Rory hopes to build a patient base in Dubai and also drive innovation and bring new concepts in cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments to the region.

Dr Rory’s Expertise:

  • Breast Reduction, Augmentation, Mastopexy, & Reconstruction using latest techniques including Lipo-transfer
  • Aesthetic surgery of the face
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Body contouring and Lipo-sculpting
  • Trauma and burns
  • Breast Cancer reconstruction
  • Post massive weight loss/ bariatric surgery
  • Stem cell Hair Transplant Technique
  • FUEHair Transplant Technique
  • Laser and Non-surgical rejuvenation

Academic Qualifications and Awards

  • CCT—Certificate of Completion of Training in Plastic Surgery
  • GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery
  • The Royal Marsden Microsurgical Plastic Surgery Fellowship
  • Training Interface group (TIG) Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
  • Training Interface group (TIG) Laser Surgery and Non-surgical rejuvenation Fellowship
  • Stanford University, Postdoctoral Research Scholarship
  • FRCS (Plast) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • MBA, Sheffield Hallam University, England
  • BSc, First Class Honors in Surgical Sciences, Imperial College, London, England
  • MRCS: Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • MB BS, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, England