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Professor Ernest A Azzopardi  
MD. MSc Surg, PhD, MRCSEng, MRCS Ed, MFSTEd Dip Spec Laser, FRSB, FRCSEd Plast
Consultant plastic surgeon & leading laser specialist

Professor Ernest Azzopardi is a leading authority in cutaneous laser surgery, accepting referrals from Europe, UK and beyond, from both NHS and private sector colleagues and directly from patient inquiries.


After completing consultant training, Ernest Azzopardi pursued prestigious UK-GMC approved fellowships in Swansea, London, Milan and further afield. His experience extends to more than 10,000 cases' experience in this field, coupled with publication of key texts and scientific papers. Ernest Azzopardi is UK laser lead for the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. When he is not lasering patients, Ernesto is busy pushing the boundaries of science through an extensive research network, or advising Industry. His research interests ensure his practice is always at the cutting edge of evidence based surgery. Read about his research here. 


Awards and Prizes


Professor Ernest Anthony AZZOPARDI
MD, PhD, MSc Surg, MRCSEd,
MRCSEng (Ad Eundem), Dip Spec Laser FRSB, FRCSEd (Plast) CCST Plast

Ernest is the recipient of multiple awards, grants, international prizes and is committed to teaching the next generation of clinicians and paying forward the skill and education he was fortunate to receive.

Professor Azzopardi is the recipient of the Hunterian, Syme, Edwards and BAPRAS President’s Medals, the Royal College of England’s Hunterian Professorship, the Jackson, Unilever, BAAPS, TSS awards and past -recipient of the Price-Thomas, BAAPS, Laserplast and UK TIG superspecialist fellowship awards. He is a validated laser specialist and a key opinion leader in the field. He was born in Qrendi, Malta and attended St Aloysious' College in B'kara before embarking on his medical career. 


Joint BAPRAS/BAAPS Fellowship. The British Associations of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

BAAPS Travelling Fellowship 2018 British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Onorificenza Hidma Medika 2018 -Kunsill Lokali Qrendi Malta

Price-Thomas Travelling Fellow 2017 Travelling Surgeons’ Association of GB &NI

The Hunterian Medal 2015 Royal College of Surgeons in England

The Syme Medal 2014 - Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

BAPRAS Presidents’ Medal 2014-2015 - British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Jackson Prize in Burn Surgery 2013 - Society for Academic Research Surgery, British Burns Association, London.

Unilever Corporation Poster Prize 2011 - Sheffield University, the Royal College of Surgeons in England.

First Prize, All Wales Research Registrar Competition 2011 - Cardiff Medical Society, Cardiff.

Best Oral Presentation 2009 - Royal Society of Medicine, London UK

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