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Mr Sunil Amonkar

Mr Sunil Amonkar

Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS (Ed), Cert Ed

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sunil Amonkar at Spire include:

General surgery

Breast care and surgery

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Professional profile

I qualified from Newcastle University in 2001 and then went on to complete my basic and higher surgical training where I specialised in breast and reconstructive surgery. I trained in all the major breast screening units in the North East, gaining great experience in the management of breast cancer.

Prior to becoming a consultant, I was appointed to a national advanced reconstructive/cosmetic fellowship at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. I commenced practice as a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in breast and reconstructive surgery in 2013 at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. I was appointed as a consultant at Gateshead Health NHS foundation trust in 2016.

I specialise in all conditions related to benign and malignant breast disease. I incorporate techniques from cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to improve cosmetic outcome following surgery.

Clinical Interests

Breast care
Benign breast problems
Breast cancer
Breast surgery
Hernia repair surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of Newcastle / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

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Personal Profile

I live in Newcastle with my wife and 2 children. I enjoy sports, particularly running and cycling.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 415 1272