Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
Mr Christopher West
Mr Christopher West, MBChB, BMedSci (Hons), PhD, FRCS (Plast), Consultant Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon.
Mr Christopher West is a fully accredited UK trained plastic surgeon who is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery. He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetics Surgeons (BAPRAS), a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon of England (RCS).
He is a consultant plastic surgeon within the NHS at Leeds Teaching Hospitals where his specialist interests are complex limb reconstruction, sarcoma surgery and microsurgery. He has a busy private practice based in York and Leeds where he provides all aspects of cosmetic surgery including face, breast and body, with a particular interest in facial cosmetic surgery and advanced facelift techniques.
Chris studied medicine at the University of Sheffield and qualified as a doctor in 2004 with a 1st Class Honours in Medical Science. He performed his Basic Surgical Training in Yorkshire, before moving to Edinburgh to complete his higher surgical training in plastic surgery.
In 2018 Chris was awarded a highly prestigious Advanced Training Fellowship in cosmetic surgery, which is the highest recognised training programme in cosmetic surgery and allowed him to train with world leading cosmetic surgeons. He returned to Leeds in 2019 to complete a further fellowship in sarcoma, lower limb reconstruction and microsurgery, and was subsequently appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals.
Throughout his career, Chris has been involved in research. During his training he was awarded a PhD from the University of Edinburgh for his international prize-winning research on stem cells within fat, and their regenerative potential. He has written multiple book chapters, published widely in the scientific and surgical literature and presented his work globally.
Mr West’s extensive training and experience allow him to provide the highest standards of care to his patients ensuring you are in the safest of hands. Plastic surgery delivered professionally, personally and naturally.Back to Team