Mr Paul Drake

Consultant Plastic Surgeon and clinical burns lead

Mr Paul Drake

Specialist interests: the treatment of burns, skin cancer and complex lower limb injuries.

Mr Paul Drake was appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at QVH in January 2018 and became clinical lead for burns in June 2022.

He is a graduate of both the University of Glasgow and University College London. Mr Drake trained throughout Scotland, completing his higher training in the Canniesburn Unit in Glasgow.

Mr Drake first came to QVH as a Senior Hand Surgery Fellow in 2014 before taking up the role as a Senior Burns Fellow at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust. He returned to QVH as a Senior Trauma & Reconstructive Fellow in 2016, before becoming a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (now known as University Hospitals Sussex).

Mr Drake is a member of the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and the British Burn Association.

Mr Drake has a keen interest in informatics, clinical audit, and data analysis. He is the Chief Clinical Information Officer for Queen Victoria Hospital and is a member of the Faculty of Informatics. He is also part of the prestigious NHS Digital Academy Leadership Programme.