Mr Nikhil Maini

Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

Mr Maini completed his Maxillofacial training in the UK and is certified as a specialist by the General Medical Council.  He trained at East Grinstead, Brighton and Eastbourne.  He has degrees in medicine and dentistry from the University of Glasgow.  He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Mr Maini has a particular interest in facial feminisation surgery, jaw surgery, skin surgery and facial trauma.

Mr Maini first became interested in facial feminisation surgery six years ago through his mentorship by Keith Altman.  Mr Altman has an international reputation for his experience and expertise in facial feminisation surgery.  Mr Maini is the only surgeon to have been comprehensively trained by Mr Altman and is carrying on his facial feminisation surgery practice in Brighton.


Mr Maini holds NHS Consultant appointments at The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and Eastbourne Hospital.  He is a member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team at East Sussex Healthcare.

Mr Maini has an interest in medical education and is a member of the Virtual Reality in Medicine and Surgery group.  He has led courses on jaw surgery, facial aesthetic surgery and facial feminisation surgery.