Mr Nick Bennett qualified in 1988 from University College London and went on to complete his Officer training at Sandhurst. After two years as a general practitioner he started plastic surgery training in London in 1994.
He moved to Odstock Hospital, Salisbury in 1996 as an SHO and trained in hand surgery, breast reconstruction, burn management, the use of lasers and general plastic, reconstructive and plastic surgery.
Mr Bennett spent a year researching the management of chemical burns and has published several clinical papers.
In 2000 Mr Bennett moved to Canniesburn hospital, Glasgow, where he received training in wide variety of sub-specialties. In particular, the management of skin cancer, head and neck surgery, microsurgery, burns, endoscopic assisted surgery, breast reconstruction and cleft lip and palate surgery.
Having attained the Plastic Surgery Fellowship examination, FRCS (Plast), in September 2002, and passed the European Board Fellowship Examination in Plastic Surgery (EBOPRAS) in November 2002, his Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training (CCST) was awarded in February 2003.
After returning from a busy 3 month deployment in Kuwait, where he treated many war casualties, in particular a number of major burns, Mr Bennett moved back down south from Glasgow with his wife and 4 children and took up the post of Consultant Plastic Surgeon in the Defence Medical Services at The Royal Hospital Haslar and Portsmouth Healthcare NHS trust in May 2003.
He now regularly performs a range of plastic surgery procedures, which include breast reconstruction, breast enlargement, tummy tuck, liposuction, eyelid surgery, mole removal.