Professor Sandip Hindocha

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, Laser and Hand Surgeon


MD, MPhil, MBChB, MRCS, BTEC(laser), MFFLM, FRCS(plast)

Year Qualified


GMC Number


Main NHS Base

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Member Of

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • British Medical Laser Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine

Scope of Practice

  • Breast: Breast augmentation, reduction, uplift, reconstruction
  • Body: Liposuction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), arm lift, thigh lift, buttock lift, male cosmetic surgery
  • Cosmetic laser skin treatments including resurfacing and reduction of fine lines
  • Dupuytren’s disease surgery including treatment with collagenase
  • Face: Facelift, eyelid lift, brow lift, ear surgery, rhinoplasty (nose job)
  • Ganglion excision
  • Laser treatment for rhinophyma (bulbous nose)
  • Nerve entrapment surgery including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel
  • Non-surgical: Anti-wrinkle treatment, fillers, chemical peels
  • Pigment reduction
  • Medical laser treatment including vascular malformations (Port Wine stains, haemangiomas)
  • Reconstruction of limbs following trauma
  • Scarring - surgical and non-surgical treatment
  • Surgery for osteoarthritis including steroid injections, joint replacements
  • Surgery for rheumatoid arthritis
  • Reports for plastic, cosmetic & hand surgery surgery
  • Reports for forensic medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery
  • Skin: All aspects of skin cancer treatment – diagnosis, surgery and reconstruction anywhere
  • All aspects of emergency hand surgery including tendon and nerve damage

Training & Background

Mr Hindocha is a UK trained fully accredited plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic, laser and hand surgeon and carries out a wide range of surgical & non-surgical procedures. Mr Hindocha appears on the specialist register of the GMC. Mr Hindocha runs a private practice in Bedford and is the clinical lead for plastic surgery at Bedford Hospital.

Mr Hindocha qualified from the University of Manchester in 2005 and his training has taken place in Manchester, Liverpool, USA (Dallas) and Canada (Toronto). In addition to his plastic surgery training he has completed a recognised cosmetic fellowship program.

Mr Hindocha is highly academic within the field of plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic, laser and hand surgery. He has published several book chapters, over 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and presented his work at a national & international level. Mr Hindocha has developed and runs an international plastic surgery course at The University of Mauritius which has been acclaimed a success via the national press & TV in East Africa. Mr Hindocha has won several academic prizes for his work in plastic surgery including the prestigious Society of Academic Research Surgeons award in 2009.

Mr Hindocha is a member of the British Association of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS); the British Association of Surgery of the Hand (BSSH); the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS); the British Medical Laser Association (BMLA); the American Society of Plastic Surgeons; the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) to enhance his expanding medical legal practice.