Consultant plastic surgeon
Charles Bain studied at Bristol University, graduating with honours in medicine, and completed a BSc in medical ethics with first class honours. He then moved to London, where he undertook his plastic surgery training.
Charles completed an aesthetic surgery fellowship learning from internationally renowned London cosmetic surgeons at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London Clinic, Wellington Hospital, Cromwell Hospital and the King Edward VII Hospital. He continued his fellowship training in trauma reconstruction at Imperial College, London, and internationally in hand and wrist surgery at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He then returned to take up a consultant post in plastic surgery at Guys' and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
Charles has completed a Master's degree in aesthetic plastic surgery with distinction and has published book chapters and several scientific papers in the field of aesthetic surgery and hand surgery. He has also completed the hand surgery diploma, the highest subspecialty qualification in hand surgery. Charles has a keen interest in teaching and training the next generation of plastic surgeons in his NHS work, and as invited faculty on a number of training courses.
Education and training
Victorian hand and wrist fellowship - St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
Diploma in hand surgery - Federation of European Societies of Surgery of the Hand, 2016
Aesthetic surgery fellowship - Royal Marsden Hospital and London Clinic, 2016
Extremity reconstruction fellowship - Imperial College London, 2016
Fellowship of the royal college of surgeons (FRCS(Plast)) - Royal College of Surgeons, 2015
Master of science (MSc) - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Queen Mary University of London, 2013
Bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery (MBChB) - University of Bristol, 2005
Bachelor of science (BSc) - Medical Ethics University of Bristol, 2002
Last updated: February 2023