Mr Robert J. Morris

MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(plast)

  • Specialities Body Contouring, Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Telephone 01752 707345
  • Year of first qualification 1985
  • GMC Number 3067002
  • Website
  • Fax 01752 707252


Mr Robert Morris is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and former Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Derriford Hospital, where he was the senior surgeon for 14 years. He expanded the Breast Reconstruction Service along with the Sarcoma Resection and Reconstruction Service.

Robert qualified as a doctor from St Thomas’ Hospital, London, in 1985, and completed his Specialist Training in Plastic Surgery in 1998, during which he trained in Adelaide, Australia and the renowned Canniesburn Hospital Plastic Surgery Unit in Glasgow, where he was both Registrar and Senior Registrar.

He has a special interest in “top” transgender surgery including FTM and MTF, which he has undertaken for 20 years. During this time he has liaised closely with the Laurels Exeter Specialist Identity Clinic. Robert has increased his FTM work load significantly since undertaking the national NHS contract for this surgery.

Robert is a member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, (of which he was the Honorary Secretary and Council Member) and the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists. He was an Examiner for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Plastic Surgery for ten years. Robert has written book chapters on the subject of Breast Reconstruction, numerous papers published and has lectured both at home and abroad on the subject.

Robert has an empathetic approach to his patients and takes a great deal of pride in his practice.

Mr Morris specialises in the following treatment:


  • Bi Weekly Wednesday AM
  • Weekly Thursday AM


Current posts

  • Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth


Other interests

Breast surgery including Reconstruction and Sarcoma surgery.

Member of

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) formerly (BAPS)
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • Sarcoma Multi Disciplinary Team (Lead Clinician)
  • Medical Protection Society


Mr Robert J. Morris works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Mr Robert J. Morris does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Robert J. Morris has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Mr Morris owns a 50% share in three lasers kept on and used at Nuffield Health premises.

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