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St Thomas' Hospital. London

Royal College of Surgeons of England


FRCS (England)

FRCS (Plastic Surgery)


Robert has 25 years of experience as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon. During this time he has developed a large and successful private practice at the Nuffield and Duchy Hospitals.

He was the senior Plastic Surgeon at Derriford Hospital for 14​ years before leaving the NHS in 2014.  There, he specialised in Breast Surgery whilst building and leading the Sarcoma Surgery Unit.

He now enjoys the freedom to dedicate time to his private patients and develop his practice. Two wonderful secretaries, Leanne and Jess, ably assist him coordinate his work.

Robert has an honest, and sensitive approach to consultations. He will explain the benefits as well as implications and risks of procedures in detail, paying particular attention to those pertinent to you. Treatment advice will be tailored to your individual circumstances. He has excellent working relationships with colleagues both in his and other specialties.


Robert continues his links with education and examination at the highest level in Plastic Surgery. He undergoes appraisal and revalidation and is committed to delivering the best possible care to his patients.

His many outside interests include sailing, scuba diving, kayaking, walking and wild camping.


Robert completed his medical training at St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, London in 1985. He then commenced his surgical training and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 1990. He was successful in gaining a higher surgical training position in Plastic Surgery passing his exit exams FRCS (Plast.) in 1997. He was appointed as a consultant in Derriford Hospital in 1998.

During his training Robert was able to gain a great deal of expertise in cosmetic surgery in the NHS, in Australia and in his trainer's private practices. Visiting other surgeons, lecturing and attending many courses both in this country and internationally have added to his experience.

Positions held; current

  • Member of the Court of Examiners of the Joint Inter Collegiate Examination Board in Plastic Surgery: Assessor

  • Final FRCS (Plast) written exam question setting panel

  • Nuffield Hospital Medical Advisory Committee

Positions held; past

  • Honorary secretary of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

  • Council Member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

  • Lead Clinician: Dept Plastic Surgery Derriford Hospital

  • Clinical Lead Plymouth Sarcoma Service

  • Chair; Peninsula Cancer Network Soft Tissue Sarcoma Group

  • Senior trainee representative: Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England


Association membership/fellowship

  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

  • British Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Plymouth Medical Society

  • Plymouth Legal Medical Society


Robert's name is on the UK Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery

He completes annual audits for BAAPS

He has independent annual full practice appraisals

Robert underwent GMC Revalidation in 2021 and will do so again in 2027

About Robert Morris

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