Miss Jennifer O’Neill
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Specialist interests: Skin cancer, hand surgery, reconstructive surgery
Miss Jennifer O’Neill joined Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH) as a consultant in 2017.
She graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge with a 1st class BA Hons degree and then completed clinical medical training at New College, Oxford.
Initial surgical training was completed in London, Brighton, Exeter and East Grinstead. Miss O’Neill then visited Melbourne to perform research (MMed) on the subject of the lymphatic system before taking up a further surgical training post on the South-West plastic surgery training programme (Bristol and Exeter).
Miss O’Neill’s specialist fellowships were the hand surgery fellowship at QVH and a microsurgery fellowship performing free tissue transfer to the lower limb in Bristol. She also completed an interface fellowship in reconstructive and cosmetic Surgery (Training Interface Group) based in Guildford in addition to the Bristol aesthetic fellowship.
Miss O’Neill was awarded both the British and the European hand diplomas following the hand fellowship at QVH.
After becoming a consultant in 2015, Miss O’Neill worked as a hand and skin cancer specialist Locum Consultant at Wexham Park Hospital prior to taking up her current role at QVH. Miss O’Neill is the lead plastic surgeon for West Kent Dermatology.
Miss O’Neill is the current surgical tutor for plastic surgery at QVH and is part of the simulation teaching faculty. She has postgraduate qualifications in healthcare leadership and medical education.
Miss O’Neill is a fully qualified plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon. She has been awarded the intercollegiate fellowship in plastic surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Plast). She is on the GMC’s specialist register for plastic surgery and is a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).