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Mr Tom Chapman - Cosmetic Surgery

Mr Tom Chapman is a Consultant Plastic surgeon at Winfield Hospital in Gloucester

Clinical interests

Tom can consult on and perform the full spectrum of cosmetic and breast procedures as well as surgery for skin cancer, hand surgery and limb reconstruction. His particular interests include: breast augmentation (boob job/breast enlargement/breast implants), breast lift (mastopexy), breast reduction, liposuction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), facelift, pinnaplasty (ear pinning), labiaplasty, thigh lift, arm lift, scar revision, eyebag removal (blepharoplasty), and skin lesion removal (moles, cysts, lipomas).
Tom believes in a reliable and personal service, a non-judgmental and friendly, informal approach that listens to patients concerns and puts them at ease. He has the experience to tailor surgery to their specific needs.   

Tom understands the physical, mental and financial strains that surgery can entail. He aims to offer the highest quality, personally delivered care at competitive prices.Unlike some surgeons, he does not rely on nurses or assistants to care for patients.Tom says; “I enjoy looking after patients as much as the surgery itself. To see the delight in their faces when the dressings are first removed and again in clinic with the smiles on their faces”. Feedback from Winfield patients as well as patient information leaflets and photographs can be seen on his website.

Academic background

Mr Thomas Chapman BSc, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS (Plast) is a locally born and bred Consultant Plastic Surgeon who enjoys a balance of town and country living. His NHS practice is based in Bristol and Gloucestershire and he runs a successful private practice in the three counties.
Tom attended Bristol Medical School completing his degree in 1998 with honours and an additional degree in Physiology with First class honours aided by a scholarship from the Smith and Nephew foundation. He completed 6 years of traditional surgical training passing the MRCS before 6 years of further intensive plastic surgery training culminating in the award of FRCS (Plast) and recognition by the GMC as a specialist in 2009. For the following two years he undertook prestigious and competitive fellowships studying the latest techniques in internationally recognised centres of London (Marsden), Nottingham and within Italy, supported by a scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons and a bursary from BAPRAS. He has been a full time substantive NHS consultant since 2011 and has steadily built a private practice based on word-of-mouth recommendation. He is a core member of the skin and sarcoma MDT in Bristol.

Mr. Chapman is a governor of Bristol University, and has over 30 peer-review publications as well as contributions to medical texts and guidance for surgeons. He has been an invited speaker to a number of national and international meetings and courses. He is involved in the national selection of trainees in plastic surgery and local annual review of trainee competency (ARCP) He edits and approves articles for publication.

Professional memberships

BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons)
BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons)

IAAPS (International Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons)

FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons England)

NHS base

Southmead Hospital, Bristol and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Clinic Times

Wednesday mornings, Thursday evenings and some Fridays and Saturdays by appointment

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