Consultant Profile

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown MBBS, FRCS, MPhil, MS
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

He has a major subspecialist interest in upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery including the management of benign and malignant oesophago-gastric disorders, gall bladder and benign biliary surgery and anti-reflux surgery. He also has an interest in abdominal wall and groin hernias. 

Research interests:

Surgical assessment
Oesophago-gastric disorders
Emergency surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Past President, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons, Great Britain & Ireland
Fellow and Council member, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Member Association of Surgeons, Great Britain & Ireland
Chairman Patient Safety Board, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary email address:
Wednesday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Paterson-Brown is a Consultant General Surgeon with a major sub-specialty interest in oesophago-gastric disorders, both benign and malignant. He has had a long term interest in laparoscopic surgery, particularly related to treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux, gall stones and abdominal wall hernias. In addition to these elective interests he also has an interest in emergency surgery and have contributed towards the re-organisation of emergency surgical services in the UK. He is currently on the Patient Safety Board of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and has helped to develop training courses to improve patient safety in the peri-operative period.

Personal profile:

In addition to his professional interests around surgery, teaching and patient safety, Mr Paterson-Brown enjoys music, golfing, fishing, skiing and running.

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Mr Simon Paterson-Brown

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown General surgery Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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