Mr Christopher Stone

MB ChB, MSc, LLM, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Plast)

  • Specialities Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery
  • Telephone 01392 363 534
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3455311
  • Fax 01392 350 050


Mr Stone was educated in West Sussex before attending medical school at Manchester University in 1985. He subsequently worked as an anatomy tutor at the university before embarking upon a general surgical training in teaching hospitals in the North West, gaining his Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England (FRCSEng) and Edinburgh (FRCSEdin) in 1994. He was also awarded a Master of Science degree (MSc), with distinction, by the University of London in recognition of scientific research undertaken at University College London between 1995 and 1996. In 2012 he obtained a medical law degree (LLM) from Cardiff Law School, with distinction.

His plastic surgical training in Manchester, Oxford, Exeter and Plymouth provided experience in all aspects of reconstructive surgery including microsurgery. In 1999 he passed the Intercollegiate examination in plastic surgery – FRCS(Plast) – and was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training in 2001 with accreditation on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Plastic Surgery.

Mr Stone was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in 2001. As an NHS consultant his work focuses mainly upon the management of malignant melanoma, including sentinel lymph node biopsy, and soft tissue sarcoma.


  • By arrangement


Current posts

  • Consultant Plastic, Surgeon Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital


Other interests

Skin and soft tissue cancer

Personal interests

Cycling and running

Member of

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • Melanoma Focus
  • Academy of Experts
  • Expert Witness Institute
  • Medico-legal Society


Mr Stone has published extensively in the plastic surgery literature over the past 15 years, including having written several textbooks. He is currently engaged in collecting data for the INSPECT database (electrochemotherapy).


Mr Christopher Stone works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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

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

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