Mr David Scott-Coombes

Consultant General Surgeon
MS, FRCS, EBSQ (Endocrine)

Specialises in

  • Thyroid management
  • Parathyroid management
  • Adrenal disease
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Tuesday: 5pm - 7.30pm

An initial consultation with Mr David Scott-Coombes is from £150.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Scott-Coombes at Spire include:

Other treatments

Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.

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Professional profile

I have been providing a specialist service in endocrine surgery for 19 years. I am an expert in the surgical management of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disease. Please be certain that you wish to see a surgeon and not an endocrinologist.

I am an experienced general surgeon and undertake hernia and gallbladder operations.

To date I have undertaken over 1,000 thyroid and 1,000 parathyroid operations and more than 200 adrenal operations (mainly laparoscopically).

I am Assistant Medial Director for professional affairs at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

General Medical Council Number: C3079960

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Endocrine surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Parathyroid disease
Thyroid disease

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of London / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Past president of British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS)
Executive committee member of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES)
Member of the Moynihan Chirurgical Club


Professional leadership

Assistant Medial Director for professional affairs at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Research and publications

I review papers submitted to a number of surgical journals including:

  • European Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • British Journal of Surgery

See an example of one of the most recent journal articles that I contributed to below.


Articles

Does elective parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism affect renal function? A prospective study
March 2016

Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Personal profile

My hobbies include photography and golf.

Contact information

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