Mr Tim Davidson

Mr Tim Davidson

General surgery 02432533


  • Not Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
  • Breast specialist
Not Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network
Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery
  • General

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Mr Davidson qualified from Cape Town Medical School and undertook his general and plastic surgical training, and subsequent oncoplastic training at St George’s, Mount Vernon, Westminster, Kingston and Royal Marsden Hospitals. His research thesis in the field of cancer was conducted at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

He is a Consultant General, Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon in full-time private practice, and was Clinical Lead for Breast Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital, where he was appointed in 1997. He is an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Free and was previously Senior Lecturer in Surgery at UCL Medical School.

Mr Davidson’s major clinical interests are in breast, oncological and oncoplastic surgery including reconstruction, breast augmentation and breast reduction surgery. He has interests in surgery for lymph node problems and soft tissue tumours, lumps and bumps, skin cancers and day case surgery, and has expertise in central venous access and medicolegal aspects of surgery.

He is a member of the Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) where he chaired the Medico-legal Subcommittee, and the Oncoplastic Breast Consortium (Switzerland) and was on the teaching faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons postgraduate breast course. He has written peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters and has attended the Royal College of Surgeons Professional Behaviours Masterclass. He contributes to national audits including PHIN and the National Breast Implant registry. He is currently in full-time private practice in central London and is supported by a team of accredited breast care nurses, pathologists and radiologists to allow provision of same-day triple assessment.

Mr Davidson attends and contributes to postgraduate conferences and meetings as part of continuing medical education (CME). He is a core breast MDT member at the London Clinic. He has had training in plastic surgery and is fully trained in intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT), breast reconstruction and intra-operative sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques for breast cancer.

Areas of interest

Management of the full spectrum of breast disease; benign breast problems; developmental breast conditions in young women; gynaecomastia and male breast disorders;

breast cancer diagnosis, surgery and multidisciplinary treatment; breast cancer in younger women including pregnancy-associated cancers; oncoplastic breast conservation and intra-operative radiotherapy for early tumours;

reconstructive surgery including implant and myocutaneous flap techniques; risk-reducing surgery for patients with BRCA gene alterations and high-risk women; breast augmentation, breast uplift (mastopexy), reduction mammoplasty and symmetrisation surgery;

breast screening and family history / high risk surveillance;

treatment of skin cancers, soft tissue lumps and lymph node surgery; second opinions, treatment reviews and tertiary referrals for complex medical situations.

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Procedures completed

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (5-50)

    London Clinic (5-50)

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • S0603

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • B2760

    Skin/nipple sparing mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • T9000

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye or radioactive probe for breast cancer - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • B3100

    Reduction mammoplasty - unilateral - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • B2800

    Excision of breast lump/fibroadenoma - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

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