Professor Simon Holmes
Lead Cranio-Facial Trauma Surgeon, Barts Health
Simon is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal London Hospital with a practice exclusively dedicated to managing Craniofacial trauma. He led to the development of the Craniofacial MDT in partnership with allied clinical specialties. He had popularised the extended management of major craniofacial trauma patterns since his appointment in 2003. He designed, wrote and implemented the distance learning MSc in Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction at Queen Mary University of London, and has edited with Mike Perry two major textbooks, one on the management of acute craniofacial trauma – which won ‘best surgical textbook’ in 2014 in the BMJ awards, and the second on revision trauma was published this year. He has been specialty lead for BAOMS in trauma and has published widely in scientific journals and delivered invited keynote presentations internationally. He is Professor of Craniofacial Traumatology at QMUL.