Ash is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Free, and senior lecturer in plastic surgery at University College Hospital, London, one of the premier teaching hospitals in the world which has one of the largest plastic surgery units in England.
He qualified from Guy’s & St Thomas Medical School in London and obtained a PhD in plastic surgery at University College London and obtained an MBA from Warwick Business School. His specialist plastic surgery training was in some of the best renowned units in London, St Andrew’s and Queen Victoria hospitals. He was the first UK plastic surgery fellow at the world famous Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, Manhattan New York City.
Ash is the Deputy Editor of British Journal of Plastic Surgery (JPRAS); he is the Honorary Secretary of Royal Society of Medicine (Plastic surgery Section), Member of British Association of Aesthetic Surgeon (BAAPS) and British Association of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS) and on the Specialist Register of General Medical Council. He is widely invited to lecture on plastic surgery at meetings worldwide and has published extensively. He is involved in pioneering research in the use of stem cell for tissue regeneration.
He is a member of the breast multidisciplinary meeting at Royal Free and is involved in reconstruction of the breast following cancer surgery specialising in using only the patient’s own tissue.