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Training & Appointments

Mr Kirkpatrick qualified in both Medicine (MBBS) and Dentistry (BDS) from Guy’s Hospital. Following training in General surgery he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). During his training he undertook research as a Lecturer in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals for his Doctoral Thesis and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of London.

Subsequently, training in Plastic Surgery, he also obtained fellowships in Craniofacial surgery at both Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, as well as in Head and Neck surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital and was accredited FRCS(Plast) by the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr. Kirkpatrick is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery, the General Dental Council Register and is a member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), the European Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ESCFS), the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-facial Surgery (ESCMFS) and the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). He has published extensively and gives presentations and lectures nationally and internationally.

Mr Kirkpatrick was named in The Sunday Times as one of Britain's top children's doctors and in Tatler as best for Facelifts.



Please click on the following appointments for full details:

  • Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon and Lead Clinician Craniofacial Unit (2003-2016) 
  • Core Member of North West London Skin Cancer Specialist Skin Multidisciplinary Team (SSMD) (2009-2016)
  • Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon
  • Head & Neck Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, London (2009-2013)
  • Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon
  • Chairman, Medical Director and Trustee of Facing the World Charity (2003-Present)
  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology
  • Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics
  • Imperial College, London (2008-2016)
  • Honorary Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Member of the Neurofibromatosis Type I Multidisciplinary Team
  • Guy’s Hospital, London (2010-2016)
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Head & Neck Unit
  • Charing Cross Hospital, London (2003–2009)
  • Honorary Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Charing Cross Hospital, London (2009-2016)
  • President (2007-2008)
  • Honorary Secretary (2005-2006)
  • Member of Council (2004-2016)
  • The Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Plastic Surgery Council
  • Examiner of the Fellowship in Plastic Surgery for The Royal Colleges of Surgeons Intercollegiate Specialty Board (2011-2016)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England College Assessor on Consultant Advisory Appointment Committees (2011-Present)
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Workforce Survey Link Consultant, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (2011-2016)
  • Visiting Expert (2014-Present) 
  • Member of Teaching Faculty For Master in Science Degree Course
  • Burns, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Consultant Member of the Stryker European Advanced Cranio-Maxillofacial Forum Technical Committee for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (2009-Present)
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon for “Essentially Medical” (2007-Present)
  • Member of the UK International Emergency Trauma Register (2011-Present)
  • Member of The Wellington Hospital Medical Advisory Committee (2010-Present)
  • Member of The Cadogan Clinic Medical Advisory Committee (2009-2016)
  • Member of Cromwell Hospital Practice Privileges Committee (2006-2008)
  • Patron of the Undergraduate Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society (2008-Present)
  • Member of The Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Circle (2011-Present)
  • Reviewer of Articles for:
  • Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • International Journal of Surgery
  • Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • The British Medical Journal