Welcome to Anton Fries Plastic Surgery


Mr Anton Fries was appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2018, specialising in trauma, sarcoma and hand reconstruction, and has a special research interest in Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation.


NHS and Private Practice Plastic Surgeon

Mr Fries accepts referrals from NHS and Private Practice patients for discussion of surgical treatments including hand and upper limb reconstruction, cosmetic surgery and non-invasive cosmetic procedures. Mr Fries currently works across multiple sites in Oxfordshire...

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Research Scientist and Medicolegal Expert

During his training, Anton has worked in a number of world renowned centres. He has undertaken training placements in the West Midlands and South West Deaneries, as well as in South Africa, the USA and Taiwan. He completed his Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation research in San Antonio, Texas, and the 1-year microsurgical fellowship in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. He was awarded the MSc in Microsurgical Reconstruction from Chang Gung University, Taipei...

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Academic Work

Anton has over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and has delivered over 30 international presentations on his research work.

A selection of his latest publications can be found below:

Translational techniques from cleft to cosmetic rhinoplasty H S Stark, C A Fries, N S Mercer. Archives of Plastic Surgery 2019 doi: 10.5999/aps.2018.00185

Complete laparoscopic removal of retropubic midurethral tape (tension-free vaginal tape) from the obdurator nerve: a multidisciplinary approach W R Cooke R Cartwright, C A Fries, N Price International Urogynecology Journal Jun 2019 DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s00192-019-04016-6

Dorsal Wrist Placement for Vascularized Submental Lymph Node Transfer Significantly Improves Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema. H A Aljaaly, C A Fries, M H Cheng. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 7(2):e2149, February 2019.

Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation – Basic Science and Clinical Applications. Honeyman C, Fries CA. International Journal of Orthoplastic Surgery. 2019;2(1):13–22. DOI: http://doi.org/10.29337/ijops.28

Techniques and Outcomes in Microsurgical Soft Palate Reconstruction. C A Fries, N Al Deek, F C Wei. Head & Neck. 2019;1–8. DOI: 10.1002/hed.25662

Enzyme Activated Drug Eluting Hydrogels Delay Rejection in an Orthotopic Model of Swine Limb Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation. C A Fries, S Lawson, L Wang, J Karp, R F Rickard, V S Gorantla, M R Davis. PLOS_ONE https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210914

Composite Graft Pre-Treatment with Hydrogen Sulfide Delays the Onset of Acute Rejection. C A Fries, S Lawson, L Wang, M Roth, R F Rickard, V S Gorantla, M R Davis Annals of Plastic Surgery: Jan (9) 2019 doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001693

Patient Reported Outcomes for Toe-to-Hand Transfer – A Prospective Longitudinal Study. T Y Tsai, C A Fries, J C Shiao, C C Hsu, Y T Lin, F C Wei, C H Lin. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005422.

A Hyperbaric Warm Perfusion System Preserves Tissue Composites Ex vivo and Delays the Onset of Acute Rejection. Fries C A, Villamaria C Y, Spencer J R, Lawson S, Wang L, Raj T, Wolf E G, Parida B K, Gorantla V S, Rickard R F, Davis M R. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2018 Aug 12. 10.1055/s-0038-1667298

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