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Mr Peach qualified from University of Bristol Medical School in 1989, continuing his surgical training in Bristol, the South West and New Zealand, a country with one of the world’s highest rates of skin cancer. At the end of his training he completed a fellowship at the internationally renown Melanoma Institute of Australia (Sydney Melanoma Unit, as it was known then). This experience in Sydney was inspirational to his practice and significantly shaped how he approaches the many different challenges people with all types of skin cancer have.
In 2003 he was appointed as a consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust with a specific role to support the melanoma and skin cancer services.
Mr Peach does not perform cosmetic surgery. Whilst trained in this area of surgery, he decided to focus his expertise in providing a comprehensive skin cancer service. He is a nationally recognised expert in the diagnosis, management and follow up of all types of skin cancer. He is the only Plastic Surgeon in Leeds to be a core member of both the regional skin cancer services and is frequently consulted by his colleagues, who have patients with difficult skin cancers to manage.
He has been principally involved with developing the first national skin cancer royal college of surgeons fellowship, for UK trainees with an interest in Skin Cancer. He is one of the main authors of the 2010 UK Melanoma Study Group guidelines on management of melanoma.
Consultations are all conducted at the Spire Hospital and all examinations will be carried out in the presence of a chaperone. In addition to general information relating to your diagnosis, Mr Peach routinely copies you in on any correspondence with your GP. This will provide you with a summary of the consultation and a record of what has been discussed. You are encouraged to ask questions either during the consultation or if they appear afterwards to contact Mr Peach via his secretary and he will then clarify any concerns or questions you may have.
He has had successful annual appraisals and revalidation since starting as a consultant in 2003.
Areas of interest
Melanoma Skin Cancer; Non-melanoma Skin Cancer; Sun damaged skin; Skin Oncology; Skin cancer dermatology; Benign skin lesions; Lipomas and Cysts; Scar revision; General reconstructive plastic surgery; Abdominal wall reconstruction
- Sheree Duncan
- Spire Leeds Hospital Jackson Avenue LEEDS LS8 1NT
- 0113 218 5913
- 07542 638331
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Stephen Dean Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Excision margins for melanoma
Surgical option for skin cancer
Reconstruction following resection of skin cancers
Follow up schedules for people with skin cancers
Management of recurrent skin malignancies
Cycling, Walking, Cooking
See website for details of all publications and invited lectures
Courses offered to GPs
Diagnosis and Management of skin cancers
Overview of treatment options for patients with skin cancer
Skin cancer prevention and awareness
Non-surgical treatment of skin cancers
Current appraisal 2017/18
- No areas of concern raised.
- Quality indicators (Dr Foster - all above average)
- Patient feedback excellent and available on website
- MB ChB University of Bristol 1989
- BSc University of Bristol 1986
Reference number 3310597
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman BAPRAS Skin Cancer Specialist Interest Group 2017
- Clinical Lead Melanoma Service - Leeds (15yrs) Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 2019
- Chairman Yorkshire Cancer Network 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS (Plast), 2002
Affiliations / memberships
PRASIS (Medical Indemnity Insurance)
BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
RCS (Eng) - Royal College of Surgeons
- Jackson AvenueRoundhayLEEDSLS8 1NT
- 08:30 - 20:00
- 07542 638331
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.