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Mr Christopher Wallace

Mr Christopher Wallace

Plastic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hand surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery

About me

Mr Wallace was educated at Tonbridge School, Kent, before attending the University of Edinburgh Medical School from 1994. He qualified in 2000 with Bachelor Degrees in Medicine, Surgery, and in Science with Honours. He completed Basic Surgical Training in Edinburgh, and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004.

Mr Wallace’s Plastic Surgery training began in Edinburgh and continued in Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. In 2005, he was competitively selected for Microsurgery Fellowship at the revered Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, where he was personally trained by the world-famous Plastic Surgeon, Professor Fu-Chan Wei, and achieved his Masters degree with medal. He returned to England in 2008 to complete Specialist Plastic Surgery training and gained Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Plastic Surgery in 2012. He undertook additional subspecialist fellowships covering complex reconstruction for face, head and neck, craniofacial aesthetics, and cosmetic surgery. In 2014, Mr Wallace was appointed Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, with an Honorary Consultant appointment at Torbay Hospital.

Mr Wallace offers the full breadth of modern cosmetic surgery, and has particular interests in cosmetic surgery of the breasts, body and face. His main scope of practice in the NHS is complex facial reconstruction, complex head and neck reconstruction, microvascular free tissue transfer surgery, skin cancer, sentinel lymph node biopsy, lymph node dissections of the neck (including parotid glands), groin and axilla, and management of hand and other traumatic injuries.

Research Interests: Mr Wallace has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, 12 book chapters in plastic surgery reference textbooks, and presented more than 50 international level presentations to Plastic Surgery Societies worldwide. Mr Wallace's published work has been cited more than 700 times by the international plastic surgery literature.

Prizes: Mr Wallace has won nationally and internationally competed research prizes. In 2015, he and his coauthors won the "Best Craniofacial Paper" award from the "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" journal for their publication, "Botulinum Toxin to Improve Results in Cleft Lip Repair", a randomised controlled trial assessing the benefits of botulinum toxin on scar quality.

Quality Review: Mr Wallace serves on the Editorial Boards for the "Annals of Plastic Surgery", "International Microsurgery Journal" and "Frontiers in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery", and is a trained quality control surgical reviewer for the world's largest cleft lip and palate charity, "Smile Train", with which he is proud to be associated.

Personal interests: Mr Wallace devotes his time outside work to his wife and two young children. He enjoys drawing, swimming and travelling, and has a passion for collecting fountain pens.

Areas of interest

Basal cell carcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma; melanoma; skin cancer; benign skin lesion; sentinel lymph node biopsy; lymphadenectomy; groin dissection; neck dissection; axillary dissection; facial reconstruction; head and neck reconstruction; ear reconstruction; nose reconstruction; microsurgery; Dupuytren's disease; carpal tunnel syndrome; ganglion; botulinum toxin; cosmetic surgery.

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