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I work as a Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Breast Surgery at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Both privately and in the NHS I work in close cooperation with my radiology colleagues to provide a one-stop breast diagnostic service. For those patients with breast cancer I concentrate on providing aesthetic breast conservation surgery and isotope guided minimal axillary dissection where appropriate. I trained as a General Surgeon and worked as a Consultant General, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon at Warrington General before taking my teaching hospital post on the Wirral in my preferred specialty.
I live with my wife and daughters in North Cheshire and enjoy the life our region has to offer. Following my graduation from Manchester I travelled to support my training. I worked as an expedition doctor in the Antarctic, pursued research at Surrey University before completing my surgical education and specialisation in South Yorkshire. My first consultant post was in Warrington and I have progressed to a University Teaching Hospital position where I am also the Clinical Lead for Breast Surgery.
Areas of interest
Oncoplastic breast surgery; sentinel node axillary surgery; primary and delayed breast reconstruction; lipomodelling of the breast.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and
Clinical Lead for Breast Surgery
Wirral University Hopsitals NHS Foundation Trust
New developments in Oncoplastic surgical techniques and adjuvant breast cancer treatments.
- BSc Manchester University 1989
- MBChB Manchester University 1994
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001
- MSc Plymouth Postgradulate Medical School 1999
- FRCS (Gen Surg) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- NICE Health Technology Adoption Panel Member NICE 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Registration as General Surgeon, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons
Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (ASGBI)
- Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral, CH61 1AU
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0151 929 5181
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.