Mr Simon Pain
Consultant General Surgeon
MB BChir FRCS
Mr Pain completed his training at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge prior to taking up a consultant post at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2003.
Breast Disease: Mr Pain believes strongly in the multi-disciplinary management of breast disease. All breast cancer cases presenting to him at Spire Norwich Hospital are fully discussed in team meetings at the University Hospital site. He is a strong advocate of introducing new techniques such as sentinel lymph node biopsy and immediate breast reconstruction (performed jointly with the plastic surgeons).
Endocrine Surgery: Mr Pain offers the full range of management to surgical problems affecting the thyroid and parathyroid glands, including minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Pain at Spire include:
Breast care and surgery
Spire Norwich Hospital is only able to provide COVID-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons
Position on the advisory panel for NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence)
Reviewed Breast Units at other hospitals as part of the National Peer Review process
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer Breast cancer-related lymphoedema Ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) Hormonal therapy in management of breast cancer Breast reconstruction
Consultant Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia (UEA)
Honorary Associate Professor, St George's University of the Carribean
Chair of Anglia Cancer Network Breast Group
Core Committee Member of Online MS degree in Onco-plastic Breast Surgery at the UEA