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Mr Chris Wallace - Cosmetic Surgery

Mr Wallace is a highly trained Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon with sub-specialist expertise who offers a full range of modern Cosmetic Surgery.

Clinical interests

Mr Wallace is a substantive Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon based at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and at Torbay Hospital.  He is a Full Member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, a Full Member of the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe,  a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Plastic Surgery) and is named on the GMC’s Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery.

Mr Wallace offers the full spectrum of modern Cosmetic Surgery for the breasts (breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast uplift), face (face lift, forehead/brow lift, mid face lift, neck lift), eyelids (upper and/or lower blepharoplasty), nose (cosmetic rhinoplasty), ears (set back, reshaping, cosmetic pinnaplasty), and body (liposuction, lipofilling, tummy tuck, abdominoplasty, mini-abdominoplasty), and offers Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures with botulinum toxin injections (BOTOX®) and cosmetic dermal fillers.




Academic background

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 under took additional sub-specialist fellowships covering complex reconstruction for face, head and neck, craniofacial aesthetics, and cosmetic surgery.

Mr Wallace is extensively published and cited, lectures internationally, and has won national and international prizes for his work.  He serves on Editorial Boards for Plastic Surgery Journals, and is a trained quality outcomes reviewer for the world’s largest cleft lip/palate charity, “Smile Train”, with which he is proud to be associated.

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.

Professional memberships


- British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

- Rhinoplasty Society of Europe

- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Plastic Surgery

- General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery

- British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

- American Association of Reconstructive Transplantation

NHS base

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and Torbay Hospital