Mr Alex Karidis

Mr Alex Karidis

Cosmetic Surgeon Mr. Alex Karidis is one of the UK’s most well-known and respected Cosmetic Surgeons. With a career spanning over 18 years, Mr Karidis is a leader in the field of cosmetic surgery and cosmetic enhancements. Mr Karidis was born in Montreal, Canada and from a young age had always wanted to work as a surgeon. His hard work and determination began to pay off when in 1986 he earned his medical degree at the Aristotlian University of Salonika, Greece. After successfully attaining his medical degree, Mr. Karidis then went on to complete his general surgical training in the UK working within several accredited NHS posts. After successfully passing all the necessary examinations Mr. Karidis became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. After becoming a fellow, Mr. Karidis continued his training and went on to complete advanced training in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, areas that he had always wanted to work within. The areas of study were fully accredited by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS) and training included extensive experience in Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Mr. Karidis passed all the necessary examinations and was granted the Certificate of Specialisations by the Hellenic Board of Plastic Surgery. After several years working for the UK's National Health Service (NHS) Mr. Karidis made the decision to establish his own private practice and in 1997 this became a reality allowing him to focus on his area of specialism, Cosmetic Surgery.

Videos by this author

Should Young People Have Cosmetic Surgery

A video discussion by Mr Alex Karidis on the appropriate age for young people to undertake certain surgical cosmetic procedures.

Is Cosmetic Surgery Right for You

A video discussion by Mr Alex Karidis on the right time to start contemplating a cosmetic treatment, and whether a surgical or non-surgical solution would be a more appropriate solution.

Recovering from Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Cosmetic Surgeon Mr. Alex Karidis reveals the truth about recovery times for common surgical procedures including liposuction, breast augmentation and facelifts.