Mr Nigel Horlock was a medical student at St Marys Hospital Medical School, Paddington. He trained in General Surgery at Queens Medical Centre and City Hospital, Nottingham. He wrote his thesis while at Mount Vernon Hospital on the genetic abnormalities of skin cancers. Mr Horlock's plastic surgical training was at Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood, Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead, The Royal Marsden and the Wellington Hospital.
His plastic surgery training was broad based in all aspects of burns, reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, hand surgery and cosmetic surgery. He now specialises in cosmetic surgery and recronstructive micro surgery of the face head and neck and breast.
Mr Horlock was an aesthetic fellow (Cosmetic) at the Wellington Hospital London and covered all aspects of aesthetic surgery. He also studied microsurgical breast reconstruction at the University of Ghent, Belgium.
Mr Horlock has further developed his skills in head and neck oncology and reconstruction at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
His NHS practice is based in the regional plastics unit at Salisbury District Hospital. He covers Salisbury, Southampton and Dorchester.