Mrs Claire Clark

Mrs Claire Clark

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

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


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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Professional profile

Availability - Shawfair: Friday 2pm-3pm.

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.

Clinical Interests

Hypospadias surgery
Paediatric gastroenterology
Paediatric laparascopic surgery
Paediatric urology

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.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Secretary to the Scottish Paediatric Surgical Society
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant paediatric surgeon and urologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

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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 her dogs. I enjoy architecture and spend as much time as possible in the garden.

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