Consultant Profile

Miss Claire Zweifel

Miss Claire Zweifel MD, FMH (Plastic Surgery), EBOPRAS, EDHS
Practicing at:
Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
      • Dermatological surgery
      • Hand Surgery
      • Skin cancer
    Special clinical interests:

    Hand surgery (including: Dupuytren's disease, Arthritis, Injuries to the hand), Cosmetic Surgery (Breast, Body, Ears, Eyes, non-surgical procedures), Skin cancer and minor lesion surgery.

    Research interests:

    Arthritis and small joint replacements
    Secondary tendon surgery

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon, St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital MEHT, Chelmsford.

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

    Member of the British Association for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS)

    Member of the British Society for surgery of the Hand (BSSH)

    Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

    Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (EBOPRAS)

    Member of the Swiss Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (SGPRAC)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01702 447 921
    Private secretary:
    Alison Anslow
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07598 888 638. For account queries please call Elaine on 01702 445768 or email
    Miss Zweifel is available for appointments on Friday afternoons.
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Miss Zweifel is a consultant plastic and hand surgeon at the St. Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery in Chelmsford, one of the largest hand trauma units in the UK. She also works at Braintree community hospital, where she runs a clinic and performs day case procedures, including hand and skin cancer surgery. Her NHS work includes hand trauma, elective hand surgery and general plastic surgery, with special interests in osteoarthritis, paediatric hand surgery and secondary trauma surgery.

    Claire Zweifel completed her basic surgical training, followed by specialist plastic surgery training at the University Hospital of Zurich. This included training in areas of plastic surgery such as burns surgery, reconstructive surgery after massive weight loss, cosmetic surgery and maxillofacial surgery. She underwent specialist hand surgery training during her fellowship at St. Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery in Chelmsford and at Southend University Hospital. After completion of her plastic surgery training (FMH), Miss Zweifel was appointed as a consultant plastic surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.

    Miss Zweifel has published in international journals and given lectures at a variety of national and international meetings. She is a Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and holds the European Hand Surgery Diploma (EDHS). She is a member of both the British Association for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS) and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

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    Miss Claire Zweifel

    Miss Zweifel welcomes appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP's letter of referral.

    Please call 01702 447 926

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