Consultant Profile

Mr Philip Brookes

Mr Philip Brookes MBChB FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Breast care
    • General surgery
      • Breast surgery
    Special clinical interests:
    Assessment and treatment of the full range of benign and malignant breast disease.
    Investigation and management of common general surgical conditions. Development of sentinel node biopsy of the axilla as a method of staging breast cancer.
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Walsall Manor Hospital NHS Trust
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    British Medical Association
    West Midlands Chapter of Breast Surgeons

    Member of the ABS @ BASO (the Association of Breast Surgeons @ British Association of Surgical Oncology).

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0121 580 7487
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:
    Mr Brookes qualified from Birmingham University Medical School and trained in general surgery largely in the West Midlands region. He undertook additional training in Western Australia, prior to commencing his NHS consultant post. This exposed him to educational opportunities not available in the UK, such as the routine performance of sentinel node biopsy, a procedure which is only now becoming standard NHS practice. Philip subsequently became the lead clinician for the development of this service in Walsall, he was appointed Consultant General and Breast Surgeon in Walsall Manor Hospital in May 2005 and since then have been instrumental in the reorganisation of the Breast Service and represent Walsall at the Network Site Specific Group for Breast Cancer. He has now the Lead Clinician for Breast Cancer at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust. Philip maintain's his general surgical skills with a regular outpatient clinic, operating list and on-call commitment. He offer's a full range of breast and general surgical procedures.
    Personal profile:
    Mr Brookes is married to Isobel, a paediatric specialist registrar at Birmingham Children's Hospital, and they have three children, Thomas, James and William. Philip's interests include sport, cooking, cinema, scuba diving and travel.

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    Mr Philip Brookes

    Mr Philip Brookes Breast care & General surgery Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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