Bruce Braithwaite

Mr Bruce Braithwaite

Medical Director, Responsible Officer and Caldicott Guardian
Consultant Surgeon

Bruce Braithwaite was appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Nottingham University Hospitals in August 2000.

He has a particular interest in day-case surgery including day case hernia repair and varicose vein surgery, particularly, under local anaesthetic. Each year, he treats over 250 people as a day-case.

He is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and has been Medical Director at one of Europe’s largest Daycase and outpatient hospitals.

Mr Braithwaite is lead of Clinical Governance for one of the UK’s largest partnership of Doctors and is committed to ensuring the highest standard of care for patients he treats. He is proud to work in a team that delivers an efficient, patient-centred treatment pathway. Mr Braithwaite regularly asks for, receives, reflects on and publishes patient feedback.

Selected Career Highlights

Performs over 250 daycase operations, including hernia repairs, each year.

Patient Feedback rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 469 reviews

Consultant surgeon, since August 2000

Associate Professor, University of Nottingham since 2012

Secondary Care Doctor, Governing Body, Derbyshire CCG since 2013Member of Independent Health Group, since October 2019

Member of

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland

Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Member of the British Hernia Society


BA Medical Sciences, Cambridge University (1985)

MB BChir Cambridge University (1988)

F.R.C.S. England (1992)

MChir Cambridge University (1996)

FRCS Intercollegiate (1999)

Mr Bruce Braithwaite works at the following clinics:

Mr Bruce Braithwaite performs the following services:


Earl Shilton

Merlyn Vaz Health


Hernia Surgery