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
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