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- Verified this account
- Breast surgery
I was appointed Consultant General Surgeon (with special interest in Endocrine and Breast Surgery) to Royal United Hospital Bath in 1994.
I work closely with multi-disciplinary members to ensure the highest quality of surgical practice in both my NHS and private work. I am passionate about surgical education and training and contribute at a national, regional and local level. In my local hospital RUH Bath, I am currently Surgical Speciality Tutor. I am a national JCIE Examiner for FRCS.
Welsh Travelling Scholarship for additional training in Endocrine Surgery excellence with Prof C Proye, Lille & Prof H Röher, Dusseldorf.
BAETS Travelling Scholarship for further training in Endocrine Surgery with Professor N Thompson, Michigan, and Dr J van Heerden, Mayo Clinic USA.
Areas of interest
• Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery
• Breast surgery
• General surgery
Areas of interest
Thyroid disorders; Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery; Benign and malignant breast disease; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and hernia surgery.
- Karen Firth
- BMI Bath Clinic Claverton Down Road Combe Down BATH BA2 7BR
- 01225 838862
Anaesthetists worked with
- Bath Anaesthetic Group LLP Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal United Hospital Foundation Trust, Bath.
I contribute to major national trials in both Breast and Thyroid surgery.
Arris and Gale Medal, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Intercollegiate Examiner for Part 3 FRCS
Past BAETS National Executive committee member and Endocrine Tutor/Director of Education
I have been the author of over 30 publications, mostly on breast disease, and have written several chapters on endocrine surgery in major surgical textbooks.
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly organise and present at regional GP PGEA Breast and Endocrine seminars
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://baets.e-dendrite.com/
I fully participate in the National Breast Cancer Audit (BCCOM) and the National Endocrine Audit (BAETS) which are publically available.
- MBBCh University of Wales College of Medicine 1980
- Master of Surgery (MCh) University of Wales College of Medicine 1990
Reference number 2638133
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS)
Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)
British Breast Group (BBG)
- BMI Bath Clinic, BA2 7BR
- 13:30 - 18:00
- 01225 838861
- Circle Bath, BA2 8SF
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01761 422236
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.