Mr David Ward
David Ward is President in 2017 and 2018, and is Emeritus Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary, having retired from the NHS in 2014. He qualified at King’s College Hospital, did general surgical training and then trained in plastic surgery at East Grinstead and at several London units, before being appointed in Leicester in 1990 with a special interest in head and neck reconstruction.
In 2006 he was elected to the Royal College of Surgeons of England’s Council, followed by election first as Junior Vice President and then as Senior Vice President. He has been a member of BAPRAS’s Council, training programme director, SAC member, chair of the intercollegiate committees running the MRCS (ICBSE) and the FRCS (JCIE), an examiner and assessor for the MRCS, FRCS and FRCS (Plast), and a member of the GMC’s Professional Conduct and Fitness-to-Practise Committees.