Mr Daniel Thornton

Mr Daniel Thornton

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon
MBChB MRCS MPhil FRCS

Specialises in

  • Cosmetic breast surgery
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Skin cyst and mole removal
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Friday (alternate): 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday (alternate): 6pm - 9pm

An initial consultation with Mr Daniel Thornton is from £150.

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Professional profile

I am a consultant plastic surgeon with a specialist interest in hand surgery. I have a full-time NHS practice at Leeds General Infirmary since 2010 where I see and treat patients with both emergency and elective plastic and hand surgery conditions. My private practice at Spire Leeds mirrors my NHS experience of general plastic surgery, body contouring following weight loss, and hand surgery.

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 am the audit and clinical governance lead for plastic surgery, Leeds General Infirmary.

I am a member of the surgical team for the hand transplant programme at Leeds General Infirmary.

Medical / Surgical Education / Teaching: Faculty member for Practical Skills in Hand Surgery Course (Royal College of Surgeons of England, London), ATLS (Advanced Trauma & Life Support) Provider, Reverification & Instructor Courses (Royal College of Surgeons of England, Harrogate).

General Medical Council Number: C4311135

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cosmetic surgery
Non-surgical procedures
Body
Breast
Ears
Eyes
Genitals
Aesthetic dermatology
Skin cancer
Plastic surgery
Cosmetic breast surgery
Dermatological surgery
Hand surgery
Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
Reconstructive surgery
Skin cancer

Dupuytren's disease Nerve decompression (carpal tunnel/cubital tunnel syndrome)

Qualification and professional memberships

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


Professional memberships

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


Professional leadership

Audit and clinical governance lead for plastic surgery, Leeds General Infirmary

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Current NHS posts

Consultant plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds

Contact information

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
Email info@spireleeds.com
Website http://www.leedscosmeticsurgeon.co.uk/
Private secretary Claire Herbert
Private secretary telephone 0113 218 5971
Private secretary email claire.herbert@spirehealthcare.com
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