Mr Simon Thomson

Consultant General Surgeon

MD, MBChB, BSc(Hons), FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCSEd

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Mr Thomson graduated in medicine from the University of Manchester. He continued general surgical training in the Home Counties, his final year including breast surgery attachments at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and at the Christie and South Manchester Hospitals.

He obtained his Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training in 2002. He has been awarded two research degrees, MD for breast cancer work and BSc(Hons) in Anatomy.

In the breast clinic he provides a one stop service with imaging and biopsies if needed at the first visit. For patients needing surgery he employs the latest oncoplastic techniques for optimising cosmetic result whilst removing disease with a safe margin.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Thomson at Spire include:

Breast care and surgery

Other treatments

Consultant breast and reconstructive surgeon

  •     Symptomatic breast conditions
  •     Oncoplastic breast conserving surgery
  •     Breast reconstruction
  •     Family history of breast cancer

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Additional information

Clinical interests

General surgery
Breast surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Breast Surgery

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons

Current NHS posts

Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Lead Clinician, West Hertfordshire Breast Care Unit

Personal profile

I am a keen traveller and enjoy hiking. I am also a classically trained pianist.

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