Consultant Profile

Mr Thomas Chapman

Mr Thomas Chapman BSc, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS(Plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital, Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Genitals
    • Non-surgical procedures
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Skin cancer
    • Soft tissue injuries
Special clinical interests:
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast Lift (mastopexy)
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Liposuction
  • Surgery after weight loss
  • Facial cosmetic surgery
  • Minimal scar surgery
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Substantive Consultant in Dept Plastic Surgery, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Honorary Consultant at Gloucester Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital

Senior Lecturer and Tutor at Bristol University Medical School

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

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)

BMA (British Medical Association)

Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 279 5983
Private secretary email address:
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm and saturdays by apointment
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. Thomas Chapman is a Worcestershire 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.

Mr. Chapman attended Bristol Medical School completing his degree with honors and an additional degree in Physiology with First class honors 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 substantive 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 senior lecturer at Bristol University Medical School, 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.

He 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. Mr. Chapman believes in a reliable and personal service, a non-judgmental approach that listens to patients concerns and tailors surgery to their specific needs. He is conscientious and approachable, supporting patients throughout their journey through surgery and the post-operative recovery process.

Personal profile:

Mr Chapman lives in and is passionate about Worcestershire. He is involved with a number of local societies and enjoys playing piano, organ and carries out clock repairs in his spare time.

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Mr Thomas Chapman

Mr Thomas Chapman Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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