Mr Alastair Fry

Mr Alastair Fry


Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Head and Neck)

Special Interests:

  • Cancers of the face, mouth, jaws and neck
  • Early diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of Precancerous lesions
  • Microsurgical facial reconstruction including free flap reconstruction
  • Jaw tumors and reconstruction
  • Salivary gland tumors and stones
  • Oral surgery – wisdom teeth, jaw cysts


Mr Fry is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Chair of the Head and Neck Cancer Team at the leading and most prestigious Hospital in the UK for Head and Neck Surgery, Guys Hospital London.

He joined Guys and St Thomas NHS trust in 2016 and has since built the busiest head and neck practice in the country. Mr Fry is one of only a few specialist surgeons in London performing surgery for mouth cancers and also performs more microvascular facial reconstructions than anyone else, with the highest success rates around, now 99%. His results have been presented at major national meetings.

Mr Fry has been at the forefront of development and refinement of techniques in head and neck reconstruction including pioneering latest 3D printing and scarless techniques to increase the accuracy of reconstructions for patients and helping to improve their lives.

Mr Fry is extremely focussed on providing the best possible outcomes available for his patients, who now travel far and wide from across the UK and beyond for his care.


Mr Fry is a UK trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – dual qualified he graduated from both Dentistry and Medicine, with multiple prizes and a distinction, from Sheffield University in 2003 and Newcastle University in 2008, respectively.

He obtained his FRCS in 2014 and was awarded a Royal College of Surgeons research fellowship in 2014 investigating mechanisms of early invasion of mouth cancers and undertook a prestigious advanced national training fellowship in head and neck surgery – ENT, Plastics and OMFS in 2015. His research in refining reconstructions with fibular free flaps was awarded a national prize by the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Mr Fry is recognized as the lead trainer for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Guys and ST Thomas, where he has worked as a consultant since 2016.

International Presentations

BAOMS 2019

Vivostat Fibrin / Gentamycin Co-delivery system: A retrospective study on the use in Major OMFS Head and Neck Surgery

R Davies, A Fry, L Cascarini

Delayed Extubation Versus Elective Tracheostomy in Elective Free Flap Reconstruction in Head and Neck Cancer - Our 10 year experience

A Green, L Williams, A Fry, L Cascarini

BAOMS 2019

10 years experience of 468 free flap reconstructions in head and neck cancer

A Green, L Cascarini, A Fry

BAHNO 2017

A patient specific free flap care guide to optimise flap monitoring

R Cobb, S Khosla, L Vassilliou, K Muscat, L Cascarini, A Fry

BAHNO 2017

Scarless Total Maxillectomy - A combination of approaches

K Muscat, L Cascarini, AFry, LVassiliou, RCobb

BAHNO 2017

Fibrin Sealant (Tisseel) For Mesh Fixation in Repair of the DCIA Donor Site

R Cobb, K Muscat, L Cascarini, A Fry

BAHNO 2017

Scarless maxillary composite reconstruction via intraoral microvascular anastomosis

L Vassiliou, R Cobb, K Muscat, A Fry, L Cascarini

BAHNO 2017

Complications following elective neck dissection for the N0 neck in oral squamous cell carcinoma

K Muscat, R Cobb, L Vassiliou, A Hay, J Flemming, JP Jeannon, R Simo, A Fry, L Cascarini, R Oakley

BAHNO 2016

Accuracy of tongue oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma staging: Incisional biopsy before or after MRI

T Howe, A Khurram, K Hunter, A Fry


SLUG Expression in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A Fry, P Da Forno, C Avery, E Tulchinsky

BAOMS 2014

Mesh Advancement of the galleal layer

A Fry, G Colver

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