Mr Ertan Erel is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, University Hospitals of North Midlands. He is the clinical lead in breast reconstruction at UHNM.
He graduated from Aegean University, Izmir, Turkey and worked in the Turkish National Health Service before moving to 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 has completed his plastic surgery training in West Midlands Region. His fellowships include cosmetic surgery in Istanbul and microsurgery in Gent, Izmir and Cambridge.
His special interests include breast reconstruction, with particular emphasis on perforator free flap (DIEP flap) in the microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, rhinoplasty (complex) and skin cancer.
He has extensive research portfolio, having published 26 papers in peer reviewed journals and 50 presentations at both national and international meetings. Mr Erel is a member of the editorial board for the Turkish Plastic Surgery Journal. Mr Erel’s interests include all aspects of aesthetic facial, breast (enlargement, reduction, uplift) and body contouring (abdominoplasty/liposuction) surgery.