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Professor Iain Whitaker is the only Professor of Plastic Surgery in Wales specialising in Body Contouring procedures.

Having studied Medicine at Cambridge University, Professor Whitaker received a Certificate of Honours in Plastic Surgery from Harvard Medical School. He continued his Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery training internationally, in the UK, USA, Sweden, Australia and France. On returning to the UK, he was a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals before taking up his Professorship in Wales.

During his training, Professor Whitaker was the first Plastic Surgeon ever to receive the Rowan Nick’s Award, the most prestigious international award the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons bestows. This allowed him to complete a year in Melbourne, gaining extensive experience in state-of-the-art surgical techniques including Breast Surgery, Liposuction, Fat Transfer, and Body Contouring. He was also awarded the European Association of Plastic Surgeons Young Plastic Surgeon Scholarship to continue his work in Paris.

Professor Whitaker is qualified and experienced in all areas of Cosmetic Surgery, however his specialist interests are:

As well as his clinical work, Professor Whitaker is dedicated to research, having published over 300 papers and 5 books, as well as leading the world’s largest study of Tummy Tucks. Much of his recent work focuses on optimising and measuring surgical results and patient safety in Cosmetic Surgery – continuing to improve the safety of surgical cosmetic procedures. This work has included:

  • Being a BAAPS Honorary Advisor on Council working on patient safety
  • Working as a Founding Director of one of the largest Plastic Surgery Research Centres in Europe, including a £2.5m research programme 

In recognition of his results and approach, having completed over 8,000 Plastic Surgery procedures, Professor Whitaker was featured as ‘Best for Bodies’ in the prestigious 2024 Tatler Health & Beauty Guide. He is also recognised as a key opinion leader in several areas of Plastic Surgery, and has featured in print, online and television media including the BBC, ITV, OK!, TalkTV, The Times and Times Radio.  

Iain is very down to earth, patient focused, an excellent communicator, and is very particular when it comes to achieving the best results for his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys following rugby (now his playing days are over) and running around after his young children. 



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Laurel Wreath for Awards

2024

Aesthetics Awards

Best Clinic London

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2023

Aesthetic Awards

Highly Commended Best Clinic in London

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2021

Aesthetics Awards

Highly Commended

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2021

My Face My Body

Best Clinic Winner

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2020

My Face My Body

Best Clinic Winner

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2019

My Face My Body

Winner

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2018

My Face My Body

Highly Commended

Laurel Wreath for Awards
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2018

Aesthetics Awards

Highly Commended

Laurel Wreath for Awards

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