A plastic surgeon from Stroud has bagged a prestigious award for the sixth year in a row.

Dalvi Humzah, the award-winning plastic and dermatological surgeon said he was 'honoured' to be announced the winner at the Aesthetics Awards.

"I am absolutely delighted and very proud to have been given this prestigious award," said Dalvi.

"It is my hope to educate and inspire many more practitioners in the future."

The award recognises the important role that campaigns play in promoting consumer education and patient safety.

As the Stroud-based surgeon claimed the award, he was congratulated by around 800 guests at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, in London.

"I have always been really passionate about training and teaching others about the industry," added Dalvi.

He has been hailed as an expert anatomist and consultant plastic surgeon, and his training programme runs a range of multi-award-winning training courses around the country.

Dalvi Humzah scooped the award for initiative of the year.

After the honours, Dalvi was said to deliver outstanding service.

The Aesthetics Awards event acknowledges and rewards those who demonstrate 'unprecedented skill and robust ethics'.

Among his services, he offers eyelid reductions, face lifts and tummy tucks.