Alistair Cobb - "Ali" - is a consultant Maxillofacial surgeon in Bristol. His work is focused on the face.
Ali has an independent private practice in Aesthetic facial surgery including face lifting and rhinoplasty at the Nuffield Hospital, Clifton.
He is the Surgical Lead for the South West UK Cleft lip & palate service and is a national trainer for cleft surgery. He has clinics with the multidisciplinary cleft team throughout the southwest for this. He collaborates with Neurosurgical colleagues at Bristol Royal Children's hospital and Southmead Hospital for craniofacial disorders and complex facial injuries. He leads the Children's facial injuries team and is a member of the Adult Craniomaxillofacial Trauma service, for the South West Level I trauma service. Weekly multidisciplinary meetings are held with colleagues in Oculoplastic surgery.
He sees children and adults for all manner of general facial and oral problems.
Ali's research interests are in surgery for facial differences in adults and children, orbital trauma management and the development of 3D imaging and engineering techniques for the improvement of safety and quality outcomes for surgery. He is a surgical advisor to the Cleft Care UK Research group.
He is committed to training and continued professional development and regularly runs national and international courses in facial surgery. He is the President of the Maxillofacial Surgery section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Bristol University.