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Mr Mark Henley - Plastic Surgery

Mr Mark Henley is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Nottingham

Based at: Woodthorpe Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Cosmetic nasal, facial, abdominal and breast surgery

Academic background

Mr Henley has been a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon to the Nottingham and Derby NHS Hospitals since 1994.  He graduated, MB ChB from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1980 and served in the Royal Navy for nine years, including duties during the Falklands conflict. During this time he was awarded a commendation from the Commander in Chief for his work with the wounded. Mr Henley then undertook general surgical training in Manchester, qualifying FRCS (Ed) in 1987.

He commenced his intensive training programme in 1988 to become a plastic surgeon, qualifying FRCS (Plast) in 1993 and was appointed as a Consultant in 1994. During this training he was awarded the James Laing Memorial Prize of the British Burn Association, gained a Light-Millard Fellowship at the University of Miami, and with the assistance of a Wellington Foundation Scholarship was able to travel to centres of excellence in plastic surgery in Europe.

He is very actively involved in teaching and training at national and local levels, and is directly responsible for organising and conducting the training of up and coming plastic surgeons in the East Midlands region of the United Kingdom in cleft and cosmetic surgery. In addition to his training responsibilities, Mr Henley is the Trent Regional Specialty Adviser in Plastic Surgery to the Royal College of Surgeons, is an examiner for the Intercollegiate Fellowship Examination in Plastic Surgery, and is the Consultant Adviser in plastic and soft tissue surgery to both the Royal Navy and Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.

Because of his passion for raising standards within the cosmetic industry and thus protecting the public, Mr Henley has chaired and participated in numerous cosmetic surgery safety task forces and is Chairman of the Interface Group in Cosmetic Surgery of the national training body for the United Kingdom - The Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST). This group includes experts from all the different specialties involved in cosmetic surgery and is developing national standards for training and practice in cosmetic surgery.

Professional Memberships

Immediate past President British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons

President of Confederation of British Surgery

Honorary Civilian Consultant Adviser in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Navy  

Council Member British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Adviser to Board of PRASIS Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Indemnity Scheme

Clinical Teacher Nottingham University Medical School

Faculty Member University of Manchester MSc in Ageing Skin & Aesthetic Medicine

Member of Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Cosmetic Procedures

Board Member Federation of Surgical Specialties Association

Member of Faculty Professional Behaviours in Aesthetic Surgery

President Confederation of British Surgery

NHS base

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Alternate Wednesday afternoons 1400-1700

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