Mr William Van Niekerk

Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

GMC Number : 4362791


  • MB ChB – University of Pretoria (1996)
  • MSc – University of Oxford (2000)
  • MRCS- Royal College of Surgery (2002)
  • FRCS (Plast)- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (2010)
  • FCMI
  • RAF (qs)

Mr William Van Niekerk is a consultant plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic, and burn surgeon with over 20 years of medical experience. Mr William Van Niekerk trained and qualified as a medical doctor in Pretoria (South Africa) in 1996. He then went on to complete his surgical training and postgraduate research training in Anatomy and Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Oxford. Mr Van Niekerk served as an officer in the Royal Air Force for 14 years, and was one of the handful of Armed Forces surgeons responsible for treating all British service personnel as part of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine – initially at Selly Oak Hospital and later the New Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Mr Van Niekerk’s clinical interest is in all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery as well as in Complex Military Trauma Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery, and Burn Surgery.

Mr Van Niekerk’s passion for perfection is reflected in his uncompromising results and his reputation amongst his peers and patients.

Mr William Van Niekerk consults from our Harley Street clinic.

See Mr William Van Niekerk’s Tummy Tuck FAQs including information on his Brazilian Tummy Tuck procedure.

Professional Memberships

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC Number 4362791) with a license to practice and an entry on the Specialist Register as Plastic Surgeon
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • Member of the Combined Services Plastic Surgery Society (CSPSS)
  • Member of the British Burn Association (BBA)
  • Member of the European Burn Association (EBA)
  • Member of the Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons’ Indemnity Scheme (PRASIS)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)



Mr Van Niekerk is the recipient of a number of awards including:

  • The Dooley Prize in Anatomy
  • Twice won the University of Oxford Trinity College Graduate Prize.

For bookings please call  

Get In Touch

Read Reviews

In The News

    Because it’s your body

    Book a consultation