Rozina Ali is a highly qualified, world-class trained aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon. Her expertise lies in all aspects of breast reconstruction and aesthetics and surgical and non-surgical facial aesthetics. She is passionate about her work, facial beauty and Breast aesthetics are an extension of her love of Nature and Art. Breast surgery represents the ability to sculpt tissues whilst facial aesthetics is thepractice of Art on Nature’s canvas.
Rozina trained at St Thomas’ hospital Medical school, attained a 1st class Hons degree in Anatomy with a thesis in osteoarcheology. This lead to research into the effects Leprosy on bones, which in turn culminated in her spending 3 months working in a Leper Colony in Venezuela investigating the Ocular effects of leprosy for a World health organization pilot study. Her later M.D. research into antimicrobial peptides was based at the Centre for Cutaneous Research and funded by the North East Thames Burns Unit Association
During her plastic Surgery training, Rozina attended the Inaugural meeting of the World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM) in Taiwan in 2001 and since then has been at the forefront of perforator flaps and microsurgery. She edited and assisted in the production of the first encyclopedia of perforator flaps during her 6 month tenure in Gent, Belgium.
Rozina is the only Briton to date to have been awarded the prestigious international Kroll scholarship and until recently was the only woman to have ever won this award. She was awarded the the Craniofacial Fellowship at Great Ormond street hospital and the International microsurgery fellowship at the world renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.
Rozina worked within the NHS for 25 years, her NHS service includes 10 years as a reconstructive microsurgery consultant with a specialist interest in Breast and gynaecological reconstruction.
Rozina has enjoyed being at the sharp end of innovation and within the aesthetics field has been an early pioneer of Fat transfer, the use of biodegradable matrices for breast work and using non-surgical therapies to enhance surgical facial aesthetics. Rozina recognizes that since ageing is a multifactorial ongoing sequence of events then treatment needs to be timely, mutifactorial and ongoing to pause or reverse the process.
Female surgeons and women of colour are a rare commodity and Rozina has relished being able to excel in her profession. She has been celebrated in the media, presenting the BBC2 Horizon documentary ‘The Truth about Looking Younger’ and also Channel 4’s prime time TV series ‘How not to get old’. She is forthright and thoughtful and shares her thoughts on aesthetic surgery in her TEDx talk. She has written for the Huffington Post and been featured in numerous magazines and journals. She even has a Wikipedia page devoted to her.
She has been recognized within her profession and in 2017 was profiled in the Centenary issue of Medical Woman to celebrate the Medical Womens Federation 100 year anniversary. She has won numerous healthcare awards including the Muslim Power 100 Healthcare Excellence Award, the Private Healthcare awards ‘Best Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgeon- London, 2019’ and crowned London’s leading Aesthetic Surgeon 2020 at the GHP Global Excellence awards.Back to Team