Consultant Profile

Mr Daniel Thornton

Mr Daniel Thornton MBChB MRCS (Eng) MPhil FRCS (Plast) Diploma (Hand surgery)
Practicing at:
Spire Ilkley Clinic, Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Genitals
    • Non-surgical procedures
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
      • Breast surgery
      • Cosmetic breast surgery
      • Hand Surgery
      • Reconstructive surgery
      • Skin cancer
    Special clinical interests:

    Breast enlargement and reduction
    Breast uplift
    Tummy tuck
    Mole/skin lesion removal
    Eye lid surgery
    Prominent ear correction
    Hand surgery
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Cubital tunnel syndrome
    Dupuytren's disease
    Arthritis in the hand

    Research interests:

    Wound healing and reduction of scar contraction

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

    Royal College of Surgeons of England
    British Association of Plastic, Reconstructice and Aesthetic Surgeons
    British Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0113 218 5908/9
    Private secretary:
    Ms Claire Herbert
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0113 218 5971
    Private secretary fax:
    0113 266 3686
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Daniel Thornton is a consultant plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, based at Leeds General Infirmary. He is also an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Leeds.

    Mr Daniel Thornton graduated from the University of Leeds Medical School and completed his specialist training in plastic surgery in the Yorkshire region. Following this, he undertook further training in hand surgery, comprising two nationally recognised advanced training fellowships in hand surgery (Pulvertaft Centre, Derby; Leeds General Infirmary). He also successfully passed the Diploma in Hand Surgery.

    Mr Daniel Thornton's interests include medical education and he regularly teaches on postgraduate hand surgery and advanced trauma and life support courses run by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in addition to regionally organised courses in hand and plastic surgery.

    Mr Daniel Thornton offers a comprehensive range of plastic, hand and aesthetic surgery procedures. His private practice mirrors his NHS specialist interests of hand surgery, skin cancer, breast surgery, abdominoplasty and body contouring surgery following excess weight loss. 


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    Mr Daniel Thornton

    Mr Daniel Thornton Cosmetic Surgery, Hand and Wrist Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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