MB BS FRCS Eng, FRCS Ed(Hon), DSc(Med)UCL(Hon),FRCPCH, FRCSLT(Hon)
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Specialty: Plastic Surgery
Mr Sommerlads’ awards include an Honorary Doctorate of Science (Med) from University College, London, Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Honorary Fellowship of the Sri Lankan College of Surgeons, Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, Honorary Membership of The British Orthodontic Society and a Hunterian Professorship of The Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Mr Sommerlad was previously member of the Clinical Standards Advisory Board (CSAG) on Cleft Lip and Palate and the CSAG Implementation Group.
He is Co-founder of and Chairman of the charity “CLEFT” – www.cleft.org.uk and regularly works with surgeons in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Iran, Egypt and the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Mr Sommerlad has published extensively, particularly on palate surgery and function.
Plastic surgery including:
Congenital abnormalities especially cleft lip and palate and related conditions
Secondary reconstruction after trauma
British Medical Association
Royal Society of Medicine
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (Honorary)
Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland (Honorary)
European Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Palate Association