Rajiv Grover is the former President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and works as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at King Edward VII Hospital in central London renowned for its Charter to serve the Royal Family. He runs a private practice in Harley Street specialising in Aesthetic Surgery as well as the treatment of skin cancer. Within the NHS he is part of the Reconstructive team based at the North West London Cancer Service. He has a
strong interest in improving safety and outcome
following Surgery and is responsible for the UK
National Audit of Cosmetic Surgery & Safety for the
Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr Grover graduated in Medicine with a triple distinction from London University in 1989. In 1993 he became a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) having been awarded the Hallett Prize and Gold Medal for the highest score in the United Kingdom. He then entered 8 years of higher surgical training in Plastic Surgery during which he was awarded a scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons to train at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. In addition to be being awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by London University in 1998 he was appointed as a Hunterian Professor at The Royal College of Surgeons.

At the completion of his training he was awarded the FRCS (Plast) by the Royal College of Surgeons and admitted to the GMCs specialist register (Registration Number 3333666). He is a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and BAPRAS. He is an experienced Plastic Surgeon and runs a well established private practice. All surgical procedures are performed at The King Edward VII Private Hospital which has for several years received awards for being the cleanest hospital in the UK and the only one where no patient has ever acquired MRSA or C. Diff infection since records began.

During his career he has been awarded several national and international prizes. These include awards from the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS medal 1996 and 1999) and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS Gold medal 2000). For his work in the field of Aesthetic Surgery he has twice been awarded the Hackett Memorial Prize by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). In 2001 Mr Grover was awarded the Mentor Prize in Aesthetic Surgery by The British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS) for his published work on improving safety in the field of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.

Mr Grover has published widely in the international literature (over 60 scientific publications) and has a number of papers in the UK and USA on improving safety and enhancing outcome after cosmetic surgery. In 2004 he was invited to sit on the council of The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and has served as Secretary of the Association from 2006 to 2010, Vice President of BAAPS from 2010 to 2012 and the President of the Association from 2012 to 2014. 

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) based at the Royal College of Surgeons

Mr Grover always aims to achieve a natural look after surgery by combining an artistic eye with his surgical technique for facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement and body contouring. He is particularly known for this and has been invited to lecture on the unique balance of art and surgery both at the Royal College of Art in London and at The Louvre in Paris (Guggenheim Lecture 2009).

The Louvre in Paris. Venue of Rajiv Grovers Guggenheim Lecture in 2009

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