Ms Celia Theodoreli-Riga is the Head of the London Specialty School of Surgery and is responsible for the quality of training. Surgery has more than 1500 trainees, and offers programmes at prestigious teaching centres across the capital.


Deputy Head of School

Mr Dominic Nielsen is the Deputy Head of the London Postgraduate School of Surgery. Mr Nielsen is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital in London. His clinical interests are foot and ankle surgery and complex lower limb trauma. He is a keen advocate of surgical education and was previously the Training Programme Director for Higher Orthopaedics in South London.


The vision for the London School of Surgery is:

  • World class education for world-class healthcare
  • Excellence of postgraduate training and education
  • Producing clinical leaders of tomorrow