Oldrich POSPISIL, M.D., FRCS Edin., FDSRCS Edin.

Oldrich POSPISIL, M.D., FRCS Edin., FDSRCS Edin.

External Medical Consultant

I have taken a post of Consultant at Walton Hospital Liverpool in Nov. 1978 – 6 years after arrival to UK. My intention was always to develop major centres for Comprehensive Adult Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery and Paediatric Craniofacial Surgery, with intention to sub-specialise my self in Craniofacial work, dealing predominantly with congenital deformities, secondly in facial aesthetic/cosmetic surgery and finally in corrective surgery for facial deformities.

I have put together team of people with whom we have developed Craniofacial Paediatric Unit at Alder Hey Children Hospital, which eventually became one of only four Supra-Regional Units for England and Wales. With team of my colleagues we have also built Regional Unit for Adult Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery which, which is now recognised as a leading institute in UK and worldwide.

During the years of work in Liverpool I have held several visiting Professorships  (most important at University of Padua) and given numerous invited lectures to internationally recognised centres and Universities (San Francisco, Homburg, Stockholm, Helsinki, Milan, Singapore, Philippines, Honolulu, Baltimore, New York and others).

I have also operated by invitation, or by delegation from British Medical Council on difficult cases in various medical centres (Padua, Stockholm Hong Kong, Singapore, Ankara).

I have produced either alone, or as a leader of the team 12 original scientific publications, contributed to two books and presented over 60 original papers at various national and international meetings.

I have organised major International Course on the Total Management of Cleft lip and Palate Patients (Liverpool – 1992), Conference Society of Craniofacial Surgeons (1985), Course on corrective surgery for facial deformities (1980) and every second year since 1988 I have run together with Dr Gilbert AIACH from Paris regular Course on Aesthetic Rhinoplasty – for higher trainees and Consultants.


  • 1964-1970 Medicine/Stomatology, Palacky University, Olomouc
  • 1974 GDC Examination (equivalent to BDS), Manchester
  • 1976 LRCPS Edin., LRCP LRCS Glas. (Medical Degree)


  • 1973 Fellow of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, FDS RCS
  • 1980 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, FRCS
  • Specialisation – Cranio-facial Surgery & Facial Plastic Surgery


November 1978 to March 1999
Consultant – Craniofacial Surgery – Supra-Regional Craniofacial Unit – Alder Hey Royal Liverpool Hospital – Supra-Regional status awarded by Dept. of Health in 1996.

Consultant – Maxillofacial Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery, Regional Maxillofacial Unit, Aintree NHS Trust Hospitals – Walton Hospital.

1995 – 1999
Medical Director of Medical Devices & Instruments Development Unit (MDIDU) – Aintree University Hospital

January 2000 to date
Independent Consultant/Advisor specialising Health Service and Health Products/Devices Manufacturing Industry – Management Systems and Quality Assurance.

2005 – 2010
Consultant/Advisor. Nemocnica Bratislava a.s. – Private Company managing group of Hospitals in Central and Eastern Slovakia.

June 2010 – November 2011
Manager for Marketing and Strategy Company Svet Zdravia a.s. Slovakia.

May 2011 – May 2012
Expert Consultant to UDZS (Úrad pre Dohľad nad Zdravotnou Starostlivoťou) – development and implementation of DRG payment system in Health Care – Slovakia.

May 2014 – January 1, 2017
External Consultant/Advisor to the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.

2016 – to date
Member of the Board of Directors Company “Národní Dohledové Centrum” (The National Monitoring Centrum), Czech Republic.

External Consultant/Advisor to Prague Private Clinic, Czech Republic – ended August 2016.

External Medical Consultant/Advisor to Royal Medical – Prague – to date.


  • Examiner of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh & Royal College of Dental Surgeons.
  • Member of Speciality Advisory Committee to RCS of Edinburgh.
  • President of Craniofacial Society of Great Britain – 1985.
  • Secretary of European College for higher Postgraduate Training from its establishment in 1988 till 1992.
  • Member of national committee for UK Central Registration of Craniofacial and Cleft deformities – 1985 – 1996.
  • Member of National Craniofacial Audit Steering Group (Dept. of Health) – till 1998.


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