Nigel Mercer is a Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon at CircleBath.
He is also a Senior Consultant Cleft and Plastic Surgeon at the
North Bristol NHS Trust, who divides his time between BPS and his
NHS practise which specialises in paediatric plastic surgery and
general plastic surgery.
He received his medical degree at Bristol University and four
years later passed his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Through his plastic surgery training Nigel worked in hospitals in
Glasgow, Bristol, London and Canada and in 1993 completed his
Plastic Surgery Master's degree.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and
Child Health in 1997. Mr Mercer now also works as an Honorary
Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol.
Nigel has been recommended as one of the top face life surgeons
in the UK (Dr Mark Porter, in Sainsbury's Magazine, February 2008)
and has a standout reputation for all forms of cosmetic surgery
Nigel Mercer was President of the British Association of
Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in 2008 and 2010.
Nigel also is a founder member of a charity set up to improve
cleft care throughout Europe (ECO) and has worked in support of
cleft teams in Russia and Bulgaria. Currently, he is helping to set
up a cleft unit in China
Nigel enjoys watching his children play sport. He also plays
lawn tennis and does to the gym in order to maintain his fitness.
He also enjoys performing and visual arts, in particular he loves
Current NHS or research position
Senior Consultant Cleft and Plastic Surgeon at the North Bristol
Year of first medical qualification
Special clinical interests
Cosmetic - Facelift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, facial
rejuvination, breast augmentation and reduction, abdominoplasty and
Paediatric plastic surgery
Cosmetic surgery, wound healing and cleft lip and palate
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
General Medical Council
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic
President of the European Association of Societies of Aesthetic
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Member of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and
Member of the American Cleft Palate Association