Kevin Hancock began his medical career in 1980, qualifying from St Bartholomew's Hospital in London. After initial training in orthopaedics he completed his plastic surgery training in England, Europe and the United States. This included BAPS scholarships to train firstly in Sweden and Austria then later in the United States in New York, Dallas and Miami.
In England his training included working at major plastic surgery centres including a period at the well known Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital in London. He still regularly attends meetings and conferences both abroad and in the UK, often as a speaker or chairperson, to keep up to date with advances in plastic surgery.
He has been an NHS Consultant Plastic Surgeon based at Whiston Hospital on Merseyside for over 20 years. He remains Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery for The University of Liverpool and is a member of a range of regional and national associations and bodies. These include:
- The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons BAAPS
- British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons BAPRAS
- Regional Specialty Advisor in Plastic Surgery for Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Member of Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery for Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Member of Specialist Surgery Group in Plastic Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Advisor in Cosmetic Surgery to Spire Healthcare
- Medical Protection Society MPS
- Royal Society of Medicine RSM
- British Medical Association BMA
- General Medical Council (Specialist Register) GMC
Mr Hancock is also involved in training aesthetic surgery to future plastic surgery consultants. Trainees from Liverpool and Manchester spend some of their time with him in his private practice, benefitting from his years of experience in this field.