Mr Kirkpatrick qualified in both Medicine (MBBS) and Dentistry (BDS) from Guy’s Hospital. Following training in General surgery he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). During his training he undertook research as a Lecturer in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals for his Doctoral Thesis and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of London.

Subsequently, training in Plastic Surgery, he also obtained fellowships in Craniofacial surgery at both Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, as well as in Head and Neck surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital and was accredited FRCS(Plast) by the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr. Kirkpatrick is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery and is a member and council member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), and member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS),  the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), the European Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ESCFS), the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-facial Surgery (ESCMFS) and the past President of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Plastic Surgery Section. He is the Medical Director, Trustee and past Chairman of the International Craniofacial Charity “Facing The World”. He has published extensively and gives presentations and lectures nationally and internationally.

Mr Kirkpatrick was named in The Sunday Times as one of Britain’s top children’s doctors and in Tatler as best for Facelifts.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon and Lead Clinician Craniofacial Unit (2003-2016)

Core Member of North West London Skin Cancer Specialist Skin Multidisciplinary Team (SSMD) (2009-2016)

Royal Marsden Hospital, London

Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon

Head & Neck Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, London (2009-2013)

Facing the World Charity

Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon

Medical Director, Trustee and past Chairman of Facing the World Charity (2003-Present)

Imperial College, London

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology

Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics

Imperial College, London (2008-2016)

Guy’s Hospital, London

Honorary Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Member of the Neurofibromatosis Type I Multidisciplinary Team

Guy’s Hospital, London (2010-2016)

Charing Cross Hospital, London

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Head & Neck Unit

Charing Cross Hospital, London (2003–2009)

Honorary Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Charing Cross Hospital, London (2009-2016)

The Royal Society of Medicine

President (2007-2008)

Honorary Secretary (2005-2006)

Member of Council (2004-2016)

The Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Plastic Surgery Council

Member of Aesthetics Faculty Council (2016-present)

The Royal College of Surgeons

Examiner of the Fellowship in Plastic Surgery for The Royal Colleges of Surgeons Intercollegiate Specialty Board (2011-2016)

Royal College of Surgeons of England College Assessor on Consultant Advisory Appointment Committees (2011-Present)

British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Workforce Survey Link Consultant, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (2011-2016)

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Member of Council (2020-present)

Visiting Expert (2014-Present)

University of London

Member of Teaching Faculty For Master in Science Degree Course

Burns, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (2012-present)

Stryker European

Consultant Member of the Stryker European Advanced Cranio-Maxillofacial Forum Technical Committee for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (2009-Present)

Essentially Medical

Consultant Plastic Surgeon for “Essentially Medical” (2007-Present)

UK International Emergency Trauma Register

Member of the UK International Emergency Trauma Register (2011-Present)

The Wellington Hospital

Member of The Wellington Hospital Medical Advisory Committee (2010-2019)

The Cadogan Clinic

Member of The Cadogan Clinic Medical Advisory Committee (2009-2016)

Cromwell Hospital

Member of Cromwell Hospital Practice Privileges Committee (2006-2008)

The Portland Hospital

Sub-Speciality Lead for Paediatric Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Surgery
Departments of Paediatrics & Child Health (2019-Present)

HCA Healthcare UK

HCA Hospitals Plastic Surgery Sub-Council Member (2019-Present)

Undergraduate Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society

Patron of the Undergraduate Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society (2008-Present)

The Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Circle

Member of The Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Circle (2011-Present)

Journals

Reviewer of Articles for:

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

International Journal of Surgery

Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

The British Medical Journal