Consultant Profile

Mr David Scott-Coombes

Mr David Scott-Coombes FRCS - Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
MS - Master of Surgery
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Thyroid disease
Special clinical interests:

Endocrine surgery
Lymph node surgery

Research interests:

Endocrine surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal Society of Medicine
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 5515
Tuesday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

David Scott-Coombes is a consultant in endocrine and general surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He provides a comprehensive service for all aspects of endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal) working in a multidisciplinary team with endocrinologists, radiologists and oncologists. In addition he undertakes elective general surgery including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia surgery, lymph node surgery and 'lumps and bumps'.

David Scoot-Coombes qualified from Westminster Hospital, London and trained in Chester, Oxford and London. He obtained an MS thesis and then received his specialist training at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London. He was appointed as a consultant in endocrine and general surgery at King's College Hospital, London in 1996 and moved to Cardiff in 2002. He has published chapters in major surgical textbooks on endocrine and gall bladder surgery. He has lectured widely on parathyoid surgery.

Personal profile:

Mr Scoot-Coombes' hobbies include photography and golf.

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Mr David Scott-Coombes

Mr David Scott-Coombes Consultant General Surgeon at Spire Cardiff Hospital Wales

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