Consultant Profile

Mr Simon Pain

Mr Simon Pain MB BChir FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Endocrine surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Thyroid disease
Special clinical interests:

Breast surgery: management of breast cancer, benign breast lumps, breast pain, family history, screening in younger women and gynaecomastia in men
Immediate breast reconstruction - jointly with plastic surgeons
Endocrine surgery: thyroid and parathyroid, thyroid disease and minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
General Surgery: hernia repair, lumps and bumps, in-growing toe nails

Research interests:
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer
Breast cancer-related lymphoedema
Ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS)
Hormonal therapy in management of breast cancer
Breast reconstruction
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia (UEA)
Honorary Associate Professor, St George's University of the Carribean
Chair of Anglia Cancer Network Breast Group
Core Committee Member of Online MS degree in Onco-plastic Breast Surgery at the UEA
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons
Position on the advisory panel for NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence), and reviewed Breast Units at other hospitals as part of the National Peer Review process.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01603 255574
Private secretary telephone number:
01603 866130
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Pain completed his training at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge prior to taking up a consultant post at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital in 2003.

Breast Disease: Mr Pain believes strongly in the multi-disciplinary management of breast disease. All breast cancer cases presenting to him at Spire Norwich Hospital are fully discussed in team meetings at the University Hospital site. He is a strong advocate of introducing new techniques such as sentinel lymph node biopsy and immediate breast reconstruction (performed jointly with the plastic surgeons).

Endocrine Surgery: Mr Pain offers the full range of management to surgical problems affecting the thyroid and parathyroid glands, including minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.

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Mr Simon Pain

Mr Simon Pain Breast care & General surgery Consultant, Norwich, private hospital specialist.

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