Mr Nick Cawrse


BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Plast)

GMC number: 4304272

Practicing since: 1996


Plastic Surgery

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Mr Cawrse has been working as a Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital since 2010 where he specialises in breast reconstruction, skin cancer (including sentinel node biopsy), head and neck reconstruction and microsurgery. This appointment involves additional clinics at Torbay Hospital and Yeovil Hospital.

He was educated in Middlesex before training in medicine at Newcastle University having previously secured a pure sciences degree at Nottingham University. He qualified as a doctor in 1996, followed by anatomy tutor and emergency department work at the University of Bristol and Bristol Royal Infirmary respectively. Surgical training at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol followed with a membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England awarded in 2000.

His plastic surgery training commenced in 2000 providing extensive experience in all areas of plastic surgery at units in Bristol, Exeter and Perth, Western Australia. He passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Plastic Surgery - FRCS(Plast) - in 2008 and was awarded Certificate of Completion of Training in 2010.

Mr Cawrse trained in cosmetic surgery as an aesthetic fellow in Bristol, Perth, Western Australia (The Mount Hospital, St John of God, Subiaco) and at the prestigious McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead.

He works closely with his surgical colleagues to improve and develop the breast reconstruction service and chairs an Enhanced Recovery team for this patient group. He is departmental lead for audit and has published widely.

Other interests

All types of plastic and cosmetic surgery including breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast, facial and body contouring in addition to minor skin lesions, skin cancers, lumps and bumps.

Personal interests

Outside work Mr Cawrse spends as much of his time as he can with his wife and young family. He maintains his fitness by cycling, running and triathlon completing various events as a motivation to raise funds for such charities as:

  • SCaRF (Skin Cancer Research Fund) in Bristol
  • Interface Uganda
  • Force Cancer Charity
  • Self Unlimited (supporting adults with learning difficulties)

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nick Cawrse at Nuffield Health

  • Skin grafts for leg ulcers
  • Mole removal
  • Body contouring
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Capsulectomy
  • Eye lift
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Arm reduction (Brachioplasty)
  • Thigh lift
  • Post bariatric surgery (or body contouring)
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Facial surgery
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Dermal fillers
  • Fat transfer
  • Neck lift
  • Otoplasty (ear correction / ear repositioning)
  • Buttock lift
  • Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Brow lift

Locations Mr Nick Cawrse works with

Related experience


  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

Insurers Mr Nick Cawrse works with

Mr Nick Cawrse works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • WPA


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

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

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