Mr William A. Townley

Mr. William A. Townley MA (Cantab) MD FRCS (Plast)

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

William Townley is a lead clinician at the Facial Nerve Centre at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital. He runs a multidisciplinary service with specialists in Plastic Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology and Facial Physiotherapy.

Specialist in Facial Nerves and Facial Reanimation

Mr Townley provides the full spectrum of facial reanimation treatments to patients at Parkside from simple chemodenervation techniques (botulinum toxin for synkinesis) to free functional muscle transfer.

Having graduated from Oxford and Cambridge Universities, his specialist training is in Plastic and Aesthetic surgery where he has operated in London, Oxford and Toronto. He was formerly a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in British Columbia where he gained considerable experience in facial reconstruction and in all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He is also involved as a pitch-side surgeon for international rugby matches attending to facial injuries.

His clinical personal interests include corrective surgery for facial palsy and all aspects of head, neck and facial reconstruction. He throroughly researches latest facial reconstruction planning technologies and other sophisticated techniques to minimise scarring and morbidity.