Mr Simon Clarke

Mr Simon Clarke

BSc Hons. MBBS. FRCS(Eng) FRCS (Paed Surg)

Paediatric (Pediatric) Surgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
31 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

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“From the first clinic to the last phone call Mr Clarke was professional, present and thorough. “
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  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Urology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3333408
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £170

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,470 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    14:00 - 16:00
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    Mr Simon Clarke is a Consultant Paediatric surgeon with over 15 years experience and currently the clinical lead for surgery for North Thames . He was previously the Clinical Director for Children's surgical services at the Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust & The Royal Brompton Hospital, in West London.

    Mr Clarke completed his training in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital, St Georges and Chelsea & Westminster as well as holding an associate professorship in the academic unit in Hong Kong. Mr Clarke’s extensive training has led him to have over 45 published articles and 5 book chapters. Mr Clarke has an interest in training paediatric surgeons and has developed and runs courses both in the simulation of operations as well as minimal access surgical techniques.

    Mr Simon Clarke has been a board member on the national training committee for the UK and Ireland and has been awarded 9 clinical Excellence awards during his 13 years as a consultant.

    In 2017 he was elected President of the British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons.

    Mr Clarke has a busy practice in West London and specialises in minimally invasive surgery for procedures such as inguinal hernia but also gastro-oesophageal reflux and lower Gastrointestinal conditions.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Paediatric Surgery
    • Minimally invasive paediatric surgery
    • Inguinal herniotomy/hydrocele repair
    • Umbilical Hernia Repair
    • Circumcision (tight phimosis)
    • Orchidopexy (undescended testis)
    • Endoscopy
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Fundoplication
    • Splenectomy
    • Cardiomyotomy
    • Skin lesion
    • Lymphangioma management
    • Gastrostomy
    • Central line
    • Colostomy
    • Ileostomy
    • Ace procedure
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Hernia ( umbilical / inguinal)
    • Hydrocele
    • Circumcision
    • Undescended testis
    • anti-reflux surgery ( fundoplication)
    • achalasia
    • neonatal surgery

    It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.


    • Circumcision
    • Video Consultation
    • Gastrostomy-Jejunostomy Tube Insertion
    • Neonatal Surgery
    • Orchidectomy
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia
    • Undescended Testicle
    • Ano-Rectal Anomalies
    • Hydrocoele (Collection of Fluid around the Testicle)
    • Oesophageal Atresia
    • Varicocele
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    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1990 University of London

    Specialist Register entry date

    Paediatric surgery From 23 Nov 2005

    Professional Memberships

    • Past President British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons 2018 - 2020
    • Chairman of Education Committee British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
    • Member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Training Paediatric Surgeons in the UK
    • Simulation Lead for the National Training Committee
    • Co-Chair of the Clinical guidelines committee for the International Paediatric Endosurgery group (IPEG)
    • Member of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons ( BAPS)
    • Member of the Royal College Of Surgeons of England
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