Mr Simon Eccles is an esteemed consultant craniofacial plastic surgeon practising in London. Having first qualified as a dentist and then as a maxillo-facial surgeon in 1985, he then trained and qualified as a doctor before beginning training in plastic surgery, specialising in head and neck and cranio-facial surgery. He was awarded the McGregor medal for outstanding performance in the Royal College of Surgeons plastic surgery examination.
Mr Eccles works as a consultant plastic surgeon in both the NHS and in private practice across different sites in London, and is a member of a number of committees in his field. He is also a member of a group of surgeons working for the charity 'Facing the World', where they carry out life-saving and life-changing surgical work on children across the world who would not otherwise have access to this level of care.
Mr Eccles is also dedicated to training and teaching junior plastic surgeons and has written a number of articles for peer-reviewed journals, he has also made a number of television appearances as an expert in his field, and has been an invited speaker for TED.