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I am a senior endocrine surgeon with a large experience of all aspects of endocrine surgery. I am a general surgeon and undertake laparoscopic cholecystectomy and remove lumps and bumps.
I am immediate past president of the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid surgeons.
Areas of interest
Adrenal surgery; Endocrine surgery; Parathyroid gland surgery; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Gall bladder surgery; Lumps and bumps
- Emma Scott-Coombes
- 07526 234033
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Endocrine and General surgery at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
I have written chapters about all aspects of endocrine surgery in major postgraduate and undergraduate textbooks. My research is clinically based from outcomes in endocrine surgery.
I have published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, my most recent include:
Does elective parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism affect renal function? A prospective study.
Rgan RJ, Dewi F, Arkell R, Ansell J, Zouwail S, Scott-Coombes D, Stechman M.
International Journal of Urology 2016 (in press)
Imaging of the parathyroid glands in primary hyperparathyroidism.
Minisola S, Scott-Coombes D.
European Journal of Endocrinology 2015;174:1-8
Changing uptake of parathyroidectomy in England and Wales over the last decade – analysis by linear regression.
Evans LM, Owens D, Scott-Coombes DM and Stechman MJ
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons 2014; 96: 339-42
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MB BS University of London 1985
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1990
- Master of Surgery University of London 1994
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President BAETS 2013
- Assistant Medical Director - professional affairs Cardiff and Vale Healthboard 2015
- Executive council member European Society of Endocrine Surgery 2010
Post treatment communication
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Fine needle aspiration of thyroid gland - (5-50)
Total thyroidectomy/near total thyroidectomy - (1-5)
Parathyroidectomy - (1-5)
Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - four or more, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)
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