Mr Simon Thomson

Consultant General Surgeon
MD, MBChB, BSc(Hons), FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCSEd

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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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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Professional profile

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.

Clinical Interests

General surgery
Breast surgery

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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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Lead Clinician, West Hertfordshire Breast Care Unit

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Personal Profile

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

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Private contact details

Telephone Appointments: 0800 585 112, Breast Care Nurse (support and other enquiries): 01582 714 407; 07525 812361
Private secretary Charlotte Tyler
Private secretary telephone 07564 515324