Mr Philip Hammond

Mr Philip Hammond

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

MBChB, MRCS(Ed), FRCS(Paed Surg)

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Following surgical training in Edinburgh, and a commission in the Royal Navy, I subsequently undertook specialty training in paediatric surgery in London, Newcastle, Glasgow and an international fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand. I was appointed as a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in 2010, initially at Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, before returning to Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital (now RHCYP) in 2015.

I enjoy the breadth of my paediatric surgery practice and have expertise in the general surgery of childhood such as tongue-tie, circumcision, umbilical and groin hernia/hydrocele, undescended testicles, constipation, upper GI endoscopy, ingrown toe nails and removal of minor skin lumps/moles tags. Having run a tongue-tie service throughout my consultant career, I am keen to support breastfeeding in this way.

My NHS practice also includes oncology, thoracic and complex gastro-intestinal surgery and I have an ongoing interest in developing trauma care in the UK as well as in humanitarian environments abroad.

Throughout my consultant practice I have exhibited excellent quality performance indicators and I now teach on national courses and mentor consultant colleagues.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Philip Hammond at Spire include:

Other treatments

Undescended testicles

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Paediatric surgery

Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Edinburgh.