John Palmer


John Palmer is a Plastic Surgeon Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery based in Exeter and a senior member of the NHS department of Plastic Surgery at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

John was one of two surgeons who started this department in Exeter in 1991. It has now expanded to a team of 8 Consultants and has a reputation for excellence both locally and nationally. John has clinical and academic roles at the RD&E and plays an important part in training junior doctors and those wanting to pursue a career in plastic surgery. He  works with other surgeons to provide the best possible care for people needing reconstructive operations after many types of cancer surgery or trauma. He is the director of the South West Laser Service, which is based at the Nuffield Hospital in Exeter.

As well as working in the NHS, John Palmer has a well established private practice in Exeter and Taunton, offering expertise in aesthetic plastic surgery as well as general and reconstructive plastic surgery.

His website will tell you about him and what you can expect from a consultation with him.

You can follow the links if you want to find out more about specific procedures or look for more information on the website of the British Association of Aesthetic Surgeonsor the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The Contact page gives you several ways to get in touch and John has a full time secretary, if you prefer to talk to a real person! Sometimes a consultation with him is the best way of helping you decide the right course of action for you.