Miss Caroline Payne is a dedicated and internationally-respected consultant reconstructive, plastic and cosmetic surgeon based in London and Buckhurst Hill, Essex, who specialises in breast reduction, breast augmentation and breast asymmetry procedures, alongside breast uplift, tummy tuck and arm lift operations. She privately practises at Spire East London Hospital, Harley Street Specialist Hospital and The Holly Private Hospital, as well as the HealthHub. Her NHS base is Barts Health NHS Trust, where Miss Payne is the head and clinical lead of breast reconstruction surgery at The Royal London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals.
Miss Payne, who recently won the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) Council Medal for her work in the field of aesthetics (2021), co-leads an all-woman team, giving patients the confidence and comfort of knowing they will be treated by and be able to talk to female medical professionals about their surgery journey. Further to the specialisms listed above, she also expertly undertakes lipofilling, tummy-tuck, liposuction surgery alongside body sculpting and corrective surgery after massive weight loss.
Miss Payne is a leading name in the plastic surgery community. Her educational and training history has provided a solid base for her impressive career achievements. She has a BSc (Hons) in Genetics (First) from the University of London, an MBBS from the University of London, and an MSc in Surgical Sciences from University College London (UCL). Furthermore, Miss Payne has a total of four FRCS qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons; two of which are her plastic surgery speciality. She has also undertaken higher training fellowships, one in Canada at Toronto General/Mount Sinai Hospitals where she specialised in microsurgery, breast reconstruction and head and neck surgery, and the other in cosmetic surgery at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
Miss Payne, who also runs clinics for Botox™ and removal of skin lesions, has a wealth of clinical research experience. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, in book chapters, and she is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings on a variety of topics in aesthetic and plastic surgery.
She is an article reviewer for JPRAS (Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery) and an active member of various professional organisations including BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) and BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons). At BAAPS, she is council, committee and PR board member, while she is also a committee member of PRAESAG, which monitors the safety of breast prosthesis.
Miss Payne regularly gives back to the community, and has raised over £8,000 for charity. She has taken part in fundraising bike races and climbed to the 5885 metre summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa.