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Nathan Coombs

BM, BSc, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Nathan Coombs was appointed as a consultant surgeon at Swindon’s Great Western Hospital in June 2007. He has a particular interest in day-case surgery, and this includes day case hernia surgery and breast cancer surgical procedures. He performs over 300 day-case procedures each year. He has a specialist interest in laparoscopic hernia repairs, having performed over 1000 keyhole hernia operations in the last decade. In his spare time Mr Coombs works with the medical charity, Mercy Ships. This involves teaching and training West African surgeons in safe surgical and theatre techniques.

Selected Career Highlights

Performs over 300 day-case operations per year.

Specialises in laparoscopic hernia repair and local anaesthetic open hernia operations.

One of a handful of UK based surgeons trained to offer intra-operative radiotherapy for day-case breast cancer treatment

Consultant Surgeon since 2007

Member of

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Breast Surgeons


BSc (Hons), Molecular Cell Biology, (Southampton University) 1991

BM, (Southampton University) 1992

FRCS (London) 1997

FRCS (General Surgery) 2006

Nathan Coombs works at the following clinics:

Nathan Coombs performs the following services:



Hernia Surgery