Mr Simon Wood
Simon Wood is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust in London. He was appointed in 2000 to Charing Cross Hospital and now also supports all other hospitals in the Trust. Simon specialises in cancer reconstruction, particularly for Head & Neck, Breast and Skin cancer and more recently has developed an interest in managing complex abdominal wall hernias.
He particularly enjoys using and teaching microsurgical techniques, and performed a dedicated period of research assessing the microvascular changes induced by flap elevation during his training. Since then, he has continued with clinical research in reconstructive surgery.
Simon has a longstanding interest in education and training. He has been on the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) in Plastic Surgery since 2012, which oversees plastic surgery training in the UK and Republic of Ireland. His specific responsibility was as Lead for National recruitment in Plastic Surgery and was also Liaison Representative for Scotland. He was appointed Chair in 2015, so now represents Plastic Surgery on the Joint Committee of Surgical Training (JCST) of the Combined Royal Colleges of Surgeons. He also works with the other specialties in the Training Interface Groups (TIGs)
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