MBChB MRCS MPhil FRCS
"Spire Leeds provides comfortable clinic/ward environments, modern theatres and competitive cosmetic tariffs. The specialist nursing team are available to patients during their inpatient stay and post-discharge."
I am a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a specialist interest in hand surgery. I have a private practice at Spire Leeds Hospital.
The cosmetic operations I perform include breast augmentation, mastopexy (breast lift), breast reduction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), labiaplasty, brachioplasty (arm lift), blepharoplasty (eye bags), liposuction and correction of inverted nipples.
The hand surgery conditions I treat include carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, Dupuytren’s disease, ganglion and arthritis of the hand. Hand surgery is usually carried out under local / regional anaesthetic. Other procedures I perform include mole, cyst, skin tag, skin cancer excision and scar revision.
I perform over 1,000 cases a year between my NHS and private practice.
I have been in full-time NHS practice at Leeds General Infirmary since 2010 treating elective and emergency plastic and hand surgery patients. I am also actively involved in postgraduate surgical training and I am a member of the surgical team on the hand transplant programme.
I am the clinical lead for hand surgery at Leeds General Infirmary.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Daniel Thornton at Spire include:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Leeds Hospital.
MBChB / Leeds / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MRCS / England / 1999
Member, Royal College of Surgeons
MPhil / Sheffield / 2007
Master of Philosophy
FRCS / FRCS (Plast) / 2009
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons - Plastic Surgery
Diploma Hand Surgery / Manchester / 2010
Diploma in Hand Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
General Medical Council
Medical Defence Union
I am the clinical lead for hand surgery at Leeds General Infirmary
Consultant plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds
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