Mr Christopher G. Wallace

MB ChB, BSc(Hons), MRCS, MS, FRCS(Plast)

  • Specialities Cosmetic Surgery, Head and Neck, Aesthetic Breast Surgery, Body Contouring, Breast Surgery
  • Telephone 01392 262 157
  • Year of first qualification 2000
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4699389
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  • Fax 01392 262 153


Mr Wallace was educated at Tonbridge School, Kent, before attending the University of Edinburgh Medical School from 1994. He qualified in 2000 with Bachelor Degrees in Medicine, Surgery, and in Science with Honours. He completed Basic Surgical Training in Edinburgh, and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004.

Mr Wallace’s Plastic Surgery training began in Edinburgh and continued in Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. In 2005, he was competitively selected for Microsurgery Fellowship at the revered Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, where he was personally trained by the world-famous Plastic Surgeon, Professor Fu-Chan Wei, and achieved his Masters degree with medal. He returned to England in 2008 to complete Specialist Plastic Surgery training and gained Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Plastic Surgery in 2012. He undertook additional subspecialist fellowships covering complex reconstruction for face, head and neck, craniofacial aesthetics, and cosmetic surgery. In 2014, Mr Wallace was appointed Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, with an Honorary Consultant appointment at Torbay Hospital. 

Mr Wallace offers the full breadth of modern cosmetic surgery.  He has particular interests in cosmetic surgery of the breasts, body and face, and in non-surgical cosmetic treatments for the face, including botulinum toxin and dermal fillers.


  • By arrangement: Availability - Monday afternoons, Wednesdays, Friday afternoons


Current posts

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon at Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
  • Honorary Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon at Torbay Hospital
  • Consultant Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital


Other interests

Mr Wallace is also available for medicolegal report writing.

Personal interests

Mr Wallace devotes his time outside work to his wife and two young children.

He enjoys drawing, swimming and travelling, and has a passion for collecting fountain pens.

Member of

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
  • Rhinoplasty Society of Europe
  • American Association of Reconstructive Transplantation
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists


Mr Wallace has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, 12 book chapters in plastic surgery reference textbooks, and presented more than 50 international level presentations to Plastic Surgery Societies worldwide. Mr Wallace's published work has been cited more than 700 times by the international plastic surgery literature.

Mr Wallace has won nationally and internationally competed research prizes.

In 2015, he and his coauthors won the "Best Craniofacial Paper" award from the "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" journal for their publication, "Botulinum Toxin to Improve Results in Cleft Lip Repair", a randomised controlled trial assessing the benefits of botulinum toxin on scar quality.

Mr Wallace serves on the Editorial Boards for the "Annals of Plastic Surgery", "Frontiers in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery", and "International Microsurgery Journal" (Deputy Editor).

He is a trained quality control surgical reviewer for the world's largest cleft lip and palate charity, "Smile Train", with which he is proud to be associated and for whom he quality reviews some 400 operations per month.


Mr Christopher G. Wallace does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Christopher G. Wallace does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Christopher G. Wallace does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.