Mr Ertan Erel MD, FRCSEd, MSc, FRCS (Plast) is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He graduated from Aegean University, Izmir, Turkey and worked in the Turkish National Health Service before moving to the UK. He completed his junior surgical training in East Yorkshire. He has performed a year of full-time research within the field of plastic surgery and was awarded the degree of Master of Science by the University College London.
He completed his plastic surgery training in the West Midlands Region and obtained an Intercollegiate Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery (FRCS Plast). His fellowships include cosmetic surgery in Istanbul and microsurgery in Gent, Izmir and Cambridge.
His special interests in the NHS include breast reconstruction, with particular emphasis on perforator free flap (DIEP flap) in the microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, complex rhinoplasty and skin cancer.
Mr Erel’s interests include all aspects of aesthetic facial, breast and body contouring surgery. Examples of private operations he performs include; breast augmentation and revision surgery, mastopexy, breast reduction, fat grafting, abdominoplasty, brachioplasty, thigh reduction, liposuction, body contouring following massive weight loss, rhinoplasty, prominent ear correction, and skin surgery as well as non-operative procedures like Botox and fillers. Mr Erel is registered with insurance companies such as BUPA, Cigna, AXA PPP and Aviva.
Mr Erel has an extensive research portfolio, having published 24 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 47 presentations at both national and international meetings. He has written a chapter in a plastic surgery book called “Breast Reconstruction: Art, Science, And New Clinical Technique”, in 2016. He regularly writes plastic surgery articles in Turkish newspapers published in the UK. Mr Erel is a member of BAPRAS and the Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and at the editorial board for the Turkish Plastic Surgery Journal.