Consultant Profile

Mr Patrick Cullen

Mr Patrick Cullen MD, FRCS (Ed), MB BCh, BAO
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Vascular surgery
Special clinical interests:

Vascular surgery.
Keyhole surgery for Gall stones and groin hernias i.e. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic repair of gilmores groin.
Surgery for Varicose Veins.
VNUS - ie radiofrequency ablation of Varicose Veins
Keyhole surgery for sweaty hands and blushing.
Lumps and bumps.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General Surgeon at The University Hospital of North Durham

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

Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
North of England Vascular Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4151272 Ext 2380
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday 5 pm - 8 pm/Friday 9 am - 12 noon
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Cullen is a Consultant General Surgeon with an interest in Laparoscopic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

He qualified as a medical doctor from Trinity College Dublin in June 1979. He was awarded his surgical fellowship by The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1984 and his doctorate in Medicine by Trinity College Dublin in 1994.

His surgical training was carried out in Dublin, Durham, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Carlisle and Melbourne, Australia. In his General Surgery practise, laparoscopic procedures predominate including laparoscopic cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration, laparoscopic groin hernia repair including inguinal, femoral and obturator hernia repair and also laparoscopic repair of Gilmore's chronic groin strain. He also carries out Thorascopic Sympathectomy for excessive sweating of the hand and armpit and for phobic facial blushing.

He is a member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

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Mr Patrick Cullen

Mr Patrick Cullen General surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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