Name and Position

Miss Elaine Sassoon
Plastic Surgery

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288105
Fax Number: 01603 288378


Speciality:  Plastic surgery  

Sub-speciality breast surgery:  Breast reconstruction, breast reduction, breast augmentation, developmental problems of the breast,  oculoplastic surgery, skin lesions.

Special clinical interests: Perforator free flaps for reconstruction of breast and trauma reconstruction

Research interests: Perforator flaps and adult stem cells and lipofilling.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: BAPRAS, BAAPS, GABRS, EWAPS.

Professional profile: Miss Elaine Sassoon was educated at Harvard University, USA and attended Medical School at University College Hospital, London. She trained in England until she became accredited in plastic surgery and spent overseas attachments in South Africa and Paris  as  a medical student. 

She completed her plastic surgery and microsurgery training  with overseas fellowships in Slovenia (microsurgery),  Atlanta, USA (oculoplastic and aesthetic surgery), Taipeh (perforator flaps) and New Orleans (perforator flaps).  She has been awarded numerous prizes both nationally and internationally. 

She is now the new Chairman of the Breast Group of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Plastic Surgery representative to the BAPS/BASO interface group in charge of the new training in breast surgery. 

She works at both the hospital sites in Norwich and Cromer. At Cromer she undertakes skin lesions and cancers.