Consultant Profile

Mrs Claire Clark

Mrs Claire Clark MBCHB FRCS paed
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • General surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
    • Paediatric urology
  • Urology
    • Female Urology
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Incontinence
Special clinical interests:

I am a paediatric surgeon. My expertise lies in infants and children from birth to 16 years old.  As a paediatric surgeon I see all aspects of general paediatric surgery. I have a particular interest in Tongue-tie, lower Gi surgery including inflammatory bowel disease and Urology.

Research interests:

Continence Urological and lower Gi
Clinical Audit
Minimal invasive Surgery in Children

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh.

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

Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Secretary to the Scottish Paediatric Surgical Society
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
General Medical Council

Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
07472 081185
Private secretary email address:
Shawfair: Friday 2pm-3pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Trained in Sheffield. I moved to Scotland to do the rest of my surgical, neonatal and paediatric training. I have trained in Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, Simpson’s Neonatal Unit and Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow. I did a laparoscopic fellowship in Brisbane Australia.

I am currently a consultant in RHSC Edinburgh since 2012. I undertake the full range of general paediatric surgery.  I run the Tongue-Tie service for the RHSC. I am lead surgeon for IBD. I have a particular interest in lower GI and urology especially continence. 

Secretary to the Scottish Paediatric Surgical Society.

Personal profile:

Having spent many years living around the world, I have chosen to make Scotland my home, with my three boys and fellow surgeon husband. I actively enjoy crafting, baking and walking with my dogs. I enjoy architecture and spend as much time as possible in the garden.

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