Mr Oliver’s profile

“When considering cosmetic surgery it is important that you are fully informed and aware of the likely outcome of surgery.  I will explain the potential benefits of any procedure and show you examples of the results you can expect.  In this way I hope your expectations will be realistic and that you can go on to achieve your aesthetic goals.”
David Oliver Exeter Cosmetic Surgeon

Mr Oliver specialises in all areas of cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes a specialist interest in all forms of aesthetic surgery and in particular cosmetic breast surgery which involves breast augmentation, mastopexy (breast uplift) and breast reduction surgery.

Mr Oliver was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 2005. His special interests are microsurgical breast reconstruction and skin cancer surgery. His is committed to teaching future surgeons and is chairman of the South-West Peninsula Specialist Training Committee for plastic surgery.

Mr Oliver is also an examiner in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for the Joint Royal Colleges of surgeons , FRCS (Plast) the final examination for entry into the GMC’s specialist registry for Plastic Surgeons

After undertaking training in plastic surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, he completed higher specialist training at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. Mr Oliver passed the FRCS in plastic surgery in 2003. 

He was awarded the McGregor medal for distinction in the examination.

Mr Oliver trained in cosmetic surgery in Perth, Western Australia and then as the Aesthetic Surgical Fellow at the McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead.

He has published extensively in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery with over 30 published peer-reviewed  publications and numerous presentations.

Professional Memberships

Registered by the GMC – General Medical Council as a Specialist in Plastic Surgery, April 2005

Full member BAAPS – British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Full member BAPRAS – British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons