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In private practice I specialise in modern Varicose Vein treatments, Hernia repair & Gallbladder surgery, removal of skin lumps or cysts & injection treatments for thread veins or excessive sweating, though a range of other procedures are offered.

I provide outpatient assessment of thyroid neck lumps, vascular problems and leg ulcers, and longer more complex consultations for difficult abdominal problems if requested.

As an NHS Consultant I also perform Thyroid, Parathyroid & Adrenal surgery, as well as emergency surgery. Most of my surgery uses minimally invasive (“keyhole”) or laparoscopic techniques.

I am currently Lead for General Surgery, Thyroid Cancer Surgery, as well as Surgical Royal College Tutor. I was Lead for Vascular surgery for 7 years.

I trained in London and have been a Consultant in Lancaster & Kendal since 2005.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Member of The Vascular Society of GB & Ireland
  • Member of The British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons

Professional Memberships

  • Day case General & Laparoscopic abdominal surgery (Hernias, Gallstones, Cholecystectomy, Appendicectomy, Adhesions)
  • General & Dermatological Surgery (removal of skin tags, moles, lumps, bumps, cysts, lipomas etc), & Lymph node removal / biopsy
  • Varicose Veins; Endovenous & Venous surgery,  Vein injections (micro & Foam Sclerotherapy), venous ulceration
  • Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
  • Thyroid diagnostic assessment
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid & Adrenal Surgery - minimally invasive, laparoscopic & open surgery for cancer, hyperactive glands & benign conditions)
  • Vascular arterial assessment e.g. leg pain, claudication, & Temporal artery biopsy

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