British Association of Aesthetic Plastic
Aims of BAAPS
The objects and aims of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic
Surgeons (BAAPS) include the advancement of, education in, and the practice
of, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for public benefit.
Why Use a BAAPS Plastic Surgeon?
Fully Trained and Qualified
BAAPS Members are fully trained Plastic Surgeons. They have undergone
a rigorous training programme. Currently this involves six years training
in recognised training centres, undergoing regular assessment and examinations.
They are taught cosmetic and plastic surgery in lectures, tutorials, courses
and by demonstration. They are assisted in their early surgical operations
by experienced plastic surgeons.
Registered with GMC
BAAPS Members are on the Specialist Register of Plastic Surgeons maintained
by the General Medical Council. You can always check whether a surgeon
is on the Specialist Register by telephoning the General Medical Council
Registry line 020 7915 3638.
BAAPS Members are all eligible for, or have taken up, Consultant Appointments
in Plastic Surgery in the NHS.
BAAPS Members regularly attend instruction and scientific meetings organised
by BAAPS twice a year. They also attend scientific meetings organised
by sister National and International organisations.
Reputable Plastic Surgery Clinics
BAAPS Members work in reputable hospitals and clinics- -eg. the private
wings of NHS Trust hospitals, BUPA, Nuffield, Columbia Healthcare, The
Wellington, The Portland. Within these hospitals they are working alongside
other specialists able to give supporting care, who are also on the GMC
Register in their own fields.
Unparalleled Knowledge of Plastic Surgery Procedures
BAAPS Members have a breadth and depth of knowledge so that can fully
advise patients of the range of plastic and cosmetic surgical treatments