Consultant Profile

Mr John Murphy

Mr John Murphy MBChB, PhD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Breasts
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
Special clinical interests:

Breast Cancer
Breast Reconstruction
Cosmetic Breast Surgery
Male Breast Surgery

Research interests:

Risk reducing surgery
Aesthetic Outcomes following Breast Surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Breast Surgeon, Nightingale Breast Unit, University Hospital South Manchester

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

Association of Breast Surgery (ABS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 232 2577
Private secretary fax:
0161 232 2506
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Murphy is a Consultant Breast Surgeon in the Nightingale & Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre, based at the University Hospital of South Manchester. This is one of the largest Breast Units in the UK and also one of the busiest breast screening units.

He graduated in 2000, commencing his career in Breast Surgery in 2001. During his training, he completed prestigious TIG National Fellowships in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (Newcastle) and Cosmetic Reconstructive Surgery (Chester & Liverpool), under the tutorage of leading Plastic and Breast Reconstructive Surgeons. He completed his surgical training in 2013 and was appointed as a Consultant in South Manchester immediately following this.

His specialist area within the NHS is exclusively breast disease and breast related problems, i.e. breast cancer surgery, breast reconstruction, fat transfer and aesthetic breast surgery as well as complex revision breast surgery.

He is also an active trainer, participating in the teaching of trainee breast and plastic surgeons at both local and national levels. Mr. Murphy has also completed a period of research in surgery culminating in the award of a PhD and has written numerous research papers on breast surgery and presented his work at many national and international conferences.

Personal profile:

In his spare time, Mr Murphy enjoys spending time with his wife and young son. He also plays football for a local team regularly and plays golf when he can. He is also an active member of a local gym.

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Mr John Murphy

Mr John Murphy Breast care, Cosmetic Surgery & General surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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