` Ovidiu Suciu

Mr Ovidiu Suciu

Consultant Plastic Surgeon




Plastic Surgery


Plastic Surgery


Mr Suciu trained in both Europe and the UK. He received his medical degree from Carol Davila University of Bucharest in 2002. From there he became a Teaching Assistant in 2004 and subsequently Assistant Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2007, at University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" Bucharest.

He specialises in Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery since 2009, having completed his PhD in 2010. He continued his plastic surgical training in London where he worked in several prestigious hospitals, both NHS and private. He received Licence to Practise Plastic Surgery as a specialist with GMC - UK since 2010 and IMC – Ireland since 2018. Currently he was appointed to the position of Consultant Plastic Surgeon in the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, as part of  the JC Plastic Surgery team.


Specialist Interest:

Mr Suciu practices in most aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, with specialist interests in skin cancer surgery, microvascular surgery, cosmetic surgery.



• Plastic Surgery Specialist (2009)

• PhD Plastic Surgery (2010)

• Assistant Professor (2007)

• MBBS/MD (2002)


Previous Appointments and Training Posts:

• Royal London Hospital, UK 

• Microvascular Anastomosis Simulation Hub (MASH) – Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous research

•The Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK

• IMSS – QMUL Advanced Microsurgery Living Model Training Course, Naples, Italy

• Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

• Phoenix Hospital Group “Weymouth Hospital”, London

• Royal Marsden Hospital, London

• Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

• Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London

• Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London


Published Journal Articles:

• Non-living microvascular training models: Face validity of liquid latex and the challenge of structural vs. "physiological" patency assessment. 

Georgios Pafitanis 1, Damjan Veljanoski 2, Constantin Ovidiu Suciu 3, Ali M Ghanem 4, Simon Myers 4  

 Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2018 Jan

• Preoperative factors that may contribute to pathological scarring

Issue 1 / 2011 Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery – JRAPS

• Surgical principles in prevention of pathological scarring

Issue 1 / 2011 Annals of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery - JRAPS



Alternative healing therapies of major tissue defects ANCS 2008-2011 (Partnerships) 

University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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