Mrs Claire Clark

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist

MBCHB, FRCS paed


Specialises in

After training in Sheffield, I moved to Scotland to do the rest of my surgical, neonatal and paediatric training. I have trained in Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, Simpson’s Neonatal Unit and Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow. I also did a laparoscopic fellowship in Brisbane, Australia.

Since 2012, I have been a consultant at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh (RHSC) where I undertake the full range of general paediatric surgery. I also run the tongue-tie service for the RHSC. I am lead surgeon for IBD and have a particular interest in lower GI and urology, especially continence.

I am also secretary to the Scottish Paediatric Surgical Society.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Claire Clark at Spire include:

Paediatrics

Other treatments

Paediatric surgery

  • Hypospadias surgery
  • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
  • Paediatric urology
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hernia repair
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Female urology
  • Hypospadias surgery
  • Incontinence

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Paediatrics
Hypospadias surgery
Paediatric gastroenterology
Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
Paediatric urology

Special clinical interest: I am a paediatric surgeon. My expertise lies in infants and children from birth to 16 years old. As a paediatric surgeon I see all aspects of general paediatric surgery. I have a particular interest in tongue-tie, lower GI surgery including inflammatory bowel disease and urology.

Research and publications

  • IBD
  • Continence urological and lower Gi
  • Tongue-tie
  • Clinical audit
  • Minimal invasive surgery in children

Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh.

Personal profile

Having spent many years living around the world, I chose to make Scotland my home, with my three boys and fellow surgeon husband. I actively enjoy crafting, baking and walking with our dogs. I enjoy architecture and spend as much time as possible in the garden.

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363