Consultant Profile

Mr Gordon A Mackinlay

Mr Gordon A Mackinlay MB BS, LRCP, FRCSEd, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Paediatric surgery
    • Paediatric urology
Special clinical interests:

Minimally invasive surgery; paediatric surgical oncology; paediatric urology. Paediatric gastroenterology.

Research interests:

Minimally invasive surgery; liver tumours in childhood.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

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

Felllow of Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England
Committee Member, British Association Paediatric Endosurgeons
Member of British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am senior surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh and a general paediatric surgeon. As such, my surgical practice is confined to the paediatric age group rather than to an organ specialty. I have more than 20 years' experience in paediatric surgery dealing with patients from the neonatal period to the late teens. I have a major interest in minimally invasive surgery, believing in the importance of minimal scarring but safe surgery. A large proportion of my workload is urological and these techniques of minimal access surgery are used in that area too.

Personal profile:

I have three children of my own and am well aware of parental anxieties when their children require surgery. My spare time is devoted to my family and I am also a church elder.My wife and I enjoy travel and fine food and wine.

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Mr Gordon A Mackinlay

Mr Gordon A Mackinlay Paediatric surgery Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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