Dr. Simon Myers

Acting Chair, Burns Division and Professor, Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Simon Myers, PhD, MBBS, FRCS (Plast), is the acting chair of the Burn Division and plastic surgery professor at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Possessing over 20 years of extensive experience, Dr. Myers graduated from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School and trained as a plastic surgeon in London and the Southeast of England, after which he earned a PhD from the University of London in skin repair, regeneration and engineering. As a clinical academic at Queen Mary University, he became a substantive professor of Plastic Surgery after directing London’s Burn Centre at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Until recently, he was the head of the local Group for Academic Plastic Surgery (GAPS), which directed MSc courses in burn care, reconstructive microsurgery, aesthetic medicine and a microsurgery simulation center. Additionally, Dr. Myers established the International Microsurgery Simulation Society [IMSS] and was a Burn Consultant at the internationally renowned St. Andrew’s Burn Center in Broomfield, Essex.

Doctor can help with

  • Burn care
  • Scar management
  • General plastic and reconstructive surgery


  • Member - The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS)
  • Member - British Burn Association (BBA)
  • Member - British Academy of Forensic Science (BAFS)

Licences and certifications

  • Registered Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon - General Medical Council (GMC), UK

Training and work experience

  • Acting Chair, Burns Division and Professor, Plastic Surgery

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Burn Consultant

    St. Andrew's Burn Centre, UK

  • Calman Trainee

    Pan-Thames, UK

  • Burn Fellowship

    St. Andrew's Burn Centre, UK


  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS - Plast), UK

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Queen Mary University, UK
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS), UK

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    University of London, UK

Awards and recognitions

  • Simulation & Technology-Enhanced Learning Initiative [STeLI] Innovation Award (2011 & 2012)

  • E-Learning Fellowship (2006)

    Queen Mary College - University of London, UK
  • Award of Merit (2004)

    NHS Champions (Evening Standard/King’s Fund/London Tonight)
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