Therapeutic Use of Lasers

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr P Spraggs

College Contact: Megan Warde, Specialty Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 3

Length of fellowships: 4 months

Commencing: 1st February - 1st June - 1st October

Parent Specialties: Dermatology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery

Training Centre: University Hospitals of Swansea

3 fellows are appointed annually to advanced training positions in Therapeutic Use of Lasers. Training is based at the University Hospitals of Swansea. Trainees have the opportunity to preference the start dates of the fellowship as part of the application process. When the positions are allocated trainees preferences are taken into account but cannot be guaranteed.



Recruitment to these four-month fellowships is held alongside interviews for Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, and Management of Skin Cancer and will all be recruited to as part of a single process. There are 3 funded fellowships available each year, which are staggered across the 3 start dates above.


All advertisements will be posted on our Sub-Specialty Recruitment page shortly before they open. If they are not listed and you would like to find out the next opening dates please email us or phone us on 01454 252610.


The window for application is usually 4 weeks in length. It is important to check the closing date as late applications are not accepted. All applications are completed online through the national system, Oriel. Applications to this sub-specialty come under the overarching training programme "Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery", you will have a chance to specify which sub-specialties you want to apply to on the "Preferences" page of the application form.


As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to bring two references with them to the interviews; one of these must be from the Training Programme Director.


The dates for the next interviews can be found by clicking on the vacancy on our Sub-Specialty Recruitment Page. If the vacancy is not posted on this page, please feel free to email us or phone on 01454 252610.