Mr Patrick Gillespie
MA, BM BCH, FRCS (Plast), European Diploma in Hand Surgery.
Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon

 

Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and Spire St Anthony's Hospital

Specialties:
Cosmetic Surgery
Body
Breasts
Ears
Genitals
Dermatology
Skin cancer
Hand and Wrist Surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Hand Surgery
Medico-legal
Wrist surgery
Plastic Surgery
Breast surgery
Cosmetic breast surgery
Dermatological surgery
Hand Surgery
Reconstructive surgery
Skin cancer
Soft tissue injuries
Dupuytren's disease - non-surgical treatment for Dupuytren's Conracture and painful or arthritic joints
Skin Cancer
Burns and Scars
Breast and Cosmetic Surgery
Medicolegal Reporting

Research interests:
Actively involved in hand surgery research in collaboration with Cambridge University and an ongoing international study in tendon healing. Wound healing and scar formation.

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Plastic, Hand and Wrist Surgeon - Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant Plastic, Hand and Wrist Surgeon - Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
1993

Background Information
Professional profile:
Mr Patrick Gillespie is a consultant plastic and hand surgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital. His practice includes hand and wrist surgery, plastic surgery for burns and scars, aesthetic breast and abdominal surgery (male and female), cosmetic surgery after weight loss and cosmetic or reconstructive surgery for skin cancer and benign lumps & bumps. He trained in medicine and surgery at Cambridge and Oxford Universities until 1993, then in Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford and London. After full UK-based plastic surgery training, his fellowship training involved working with internationally recognised surgeons in the UK and overseas. He was awarded a British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) overseas Fellowship and then a Hand Surgery Interface Fellowship working with five leading plastics and orthopaedic surgeons for 18 months prior to becoming a consultant.

Mr Gillespie travels regularly throughout Europe to visit and operate with leading surgeons in order to keep up to date with the latest improvements in surgical techniques, including Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon and Barcelona in the last three years. He was the clinical governance lead for the plastic surgery department in Addenbrookes Hospital for four years and hence has a formal role as well as professional responsibility for the safety and quality of surgery.

Personal profile:
After sailing and rowing competitively for 15 years, I now enjoy running, cycling, skiing and trips to the beach with family and dog.

Contact Details:
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990

Availability:
Mr Gillespie can offer consultations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday afternoons/evenings via his private secretary

Special clinical interests:
Hand & Wrist Surgery including nerve problems