Mr Graeme Perks

Perks, GraemeChair, Professional Standards Committee

Graeme Perks qualified MBBS in 1979 in London before training at junior surgical level in London Sheffield and Newcastle. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1984 before moving to Melbourne Australia. After a  year in general surgery he worked for two years as a lecturer in Monash University Department of Surgery with a research interest in transplant organ rejection.

Graeme was selected for the Australian national plastic surgery programme which he completed in 1991. He returned to the UK for further training, obtained the FRCS(Plast) in 1994 and was appointed Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon to Nottingham in 1995, with a special interest in microsurgical reconstruction after cancer surgery

Graeme has contributed to the development of the Nottingham breast reconstruction service, the East Midlands soft tissue sarcoma service, the Nottingham head and neck service and currently serves as Chairman of the East Midlands Skin Cancer Group. He also serves of the local faculty for the National LOREC course, training teams about about abdomino-perineal resection and reconstruction.

Graeme is Head of the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust where his greatest pleasure is seeing his former trainees surpass him

From 2013-2014, Graeme served as BAPRAS President

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