Will JM Holmes - Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Will Holmes




Specialist interests:

  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction – DIEP/TUG
  • Implant based breast reconstruction
  • Skin cancer surgery


Types of surgery offered: 

  • All types of breast reconstruction with a specialist interest in autologous/free flap surgery – DIEP, TUG, SGAP
  • General plastic surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Hand trauma
  • Acute burns surgery



Mr. Holmes qualified from Glasgow University in 2006 and did his general surgical training in Glasgow and Liverpool. He then completed a junior fellowship in plastic surgery at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa before completing his formal plastic surgery training in Yorkshire, UK. This was followed by a nationally awarded TIG fellowship in skin oncology at the Norfolk and Norwich Teaching Hospital and then two microsurgical breast reconstruction fellowships in Bristol and Chelmsford, UK. He was then awarded the BAPRAS/BAAPs fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery prior to taking up his current post as a consultant plastic surgeon. He joined the department at Mid Yorkshire in 2018.


Societies and memberships:


Career history/training rotation/fellowship experience:

  • Aesthetic/Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship, Hull 2018
  • Breast Reconstruction Fellowship, Chelmsford 2017
  • Breast Reconstruction Fellowship, Bristol 2017
  • National TIG Skin Cancer Fellowship, Norwich 2016
  • Higher surgical specialist training, Yorkshire 2011-2016
  • Junior Plastic Surgery Fellowship, in Cape Town South Africa 2010


Current roles in department:

  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Educational Supervisor


Location of clinic:

  1. Pinderfields General Hospital: Thursday mornings
  2. Dewsbury Hospital: Wednesday mornings