Mr Ayers is a specialist plastic surgeon at CircleBath with a large practice treating skin and cosmetic deformities. He has many patients with moles and skin lesions as well as scars, birthmarks and other cosmetic concerns. He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of skin cancers including melanoma.
Mr Ayers studied medicine at Cambridge University where he graduated with honours before spending time as a surgeon in the Royal Navy. He later returned to hospitals in the UK in order to specialise in plastic surgery. He has undertaken fellowships in plastic surgery both in South Africa and in London.
During his higher surgical training he was awarded the Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Plastic) and entered onto the GMC's specialist register for Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.
Mr Ayers now works as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol and The Royal United Hospital, Bath. He enjoys spending time getting to know and understand his patients and believes in personal and professional care.
Current NHS or research position
Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol and Royal United Hospital Bath
Year of first medical qualification
Special clinical interests
Plastic surgery including cosmetic skin surgery
Treatment of moles and skin tumours including melanoma and other skin cancers
Skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the Melanoma Study Group