Mr Mark Devlin

Consultant Cleft and Maxillofacial Surgeon

BDS, FDSRCPS, MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), CSIG, FRCS (Ed) (OMFS)

Year qualified:1995

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Mark Devlin works as one of three Cleft Lip and Palate surgeons in Scotland. He is based at both the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow. He is part of a team providing multidisciplinary care to children and adults with facial disfigurement.

Mr Devlin qualified in both Medicine and Dentistry from the University of Glasgow and trained in Surgery before entering a Specialist Surgical Training based at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow. During this training he was appointed to a 2-year Clinical Research Fellowship by the Chief Scientist’s Office. The focus of the research was the assessment of facial form and the changes taking place after surgery.

At the end of his Oral and Maxillofacial training Mr Devlin was appointed to an Advanced Training Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery. This was based in London at the South Thames Cleft Unit. He was appointed as a Consultant Cleft Surgeon to the West of Scotland Cleft Service and is currently the Clinical Lead for the service and the Clinical Lead for the National Managed Clinical Network for Cleft Care in Scotland.

His clinical training has been comprehensive in the management of facial disfigurement and aesthetic dissatisfaction. He works as part of a team within BMI Ross Hall Hospital that endeavours to provide a safe, comprehensive and high quality service to patients.

His areas of specialist interest encompass all aspects of facial surgery as well as oral surgery. He also has a particular interest in Paediatric oral and Facial Surgery.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association

  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • Scottish Oral and Maxillofacial Society

  • The Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons

  • The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

  • The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • The Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland

  • The European association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons

  • The Royal Society of Medicine

  • The British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

Clinical Interests



  • Facial Deformity and Aesthetic Surgery

  • Facial Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Dentoalveolar Surgery

  • Facial Pain

  • Paediatric Head/Neck and Oral Disease

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