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F. David Skidmore OBE MA MD (Cantab) FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Eng)

Consultant Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist
Former Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer, Dept of Surgery, University College London Medical School
Former Examiner in Surgery, London University
Chief Medical Adviser, UK Medical Consultants

Mr Skidmore has 36 years experience as a cancer and general surgical consultant and has worked in London and South East England since 1980. He has been a national committee member of the British Association of Surgical Oncology. He has provided more than 1200 major medicolegal reports for Solicitors, insurers, NHSLA, Coroners and the Health Ombudsman. He has experience of civil and criminal court attendance.

Training He read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and Clinical Studies at Birmingham University Medical School and subsequently worked in university hospitals in Birmingham, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Manchester (Christie Hospital) and the USA.
Principal Fields of Expertise Medical negligence assessment and reports
Breast and endocrine cancer surgical management
Colorectal cancers and associated bowel conditions
Major trauma and intensive care management
Key published papers Relationship of benign and malignant breast disease
ITU management, surgical nutrition
Cancer demographics, ageing and diagnostic delay
MD thesis: Cardiac embryology (British Heart Foundation Research Fellow)
Languages spoken English
International Work Visiting Professor, Khartoum Breast Care Centre, Sudan
Routine:+44(0)20 8318 6923
24 hour answer phone:+44(0)20 8297 2929
Mobile: 07836 714137 (urgent calls only)
Fax:+44(0)20 8852 6919
Private Office: 2, The Close, London SE3 0UR (all correspondence)
Hospital Appointments and Admissions: The Wellington Hospital, London NW8 9LE
Registered in England No: 5092034