Consultant Profile

Mr David Browell

Mr David Browell MB BS, BSc, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of Breast disease including one stop diagnostic clinics/Breast screening.

  • Primary Surgery for Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Breast reconstruction, both immediate and delayed
  • Symmetry surgery with breast reduction and nipple reconstruction


Diagnosis and treatment of Gastrointestinal disease.

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery


General Surgery.

  • Hernia's
  • Gall Bladder Disease
Research interests:

Hormonal dependant Breast Cancer
Biological markers and Breast Cancer development

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Surgeon/Divisional Director at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.

Clinical Research Supervisor at the Institute of Cellular Medicine Newcastle Upon Tyne Medical School.

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)
Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Member of the British Association of Surgical Oncology
Member of the Council Association of Breast Surgeons
Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons
Member of the Association ofColoproctology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Jan  Webster
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4151272 Ext: 2293
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Monday evening 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.Friday afternoon 2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Browell has been a consultant surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead since 1996, having qualified in medicine at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, and is currently the Divisional Director of Surgical Services.

Mr Browell's main clinical interest is to provide a high quality of clinical care relating to breast and colorectal diseases. This has progressed over recent years with breast reconstruction and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Personal profile:

I am married to Janet who works as a General Practitioner and have two grown up sons both studying at University.

In my spare time I love to walk our 3 spaniels, I also enjoy gardening and like using the produce in preserves and jams.

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Mr David Browell

Mr David Browell Breast care & General surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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