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Mr Ian Laidlaw
MBBS, MD, FRCS, FRCSEd
Breast Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

General Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 2570628

LANGUAGES

english

About

Mr Ian Laidlaw qualified from Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1982. Following that, he undertook his specialist training at Christie Hospital, Manchester and the Royal Marsden, London. He also trained as a General Surgeon with a special interest through research and subspecialty training in breast surgery.

Currently, Mr. Laidlaw works in acute and elective General Surgery at a large District General Hospital and is a lead clinician in the Breast Unit. This provides comprehensive breast diagnostics, oncological surgery, reconstructive surgery, and cosmetic and oncology services. Furthermore, he takes a special interest in communication skills in medicine.

 

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Medical Procedures

Breast surgery

  • Breast reconstruction following mastectomy
  • Breast enlargement
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast health risk assessment
  • Breast implant removal
  • Breast lump investigation
  • Breast lump removal
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Cancer tests
  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Male breast reduction surgery (gynaecomastia)
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole, cyst, wart and skin tag removal
  • Pectoral implants (chest implants)
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy and lymph node removal

General surgery:

  • Hernia surgery
  • Colonoscopy

Radiology 

  • Mammogram (mammography)
  • MRI scan (magnetic resonance imaging scan)
  • Ultrasound scan

 

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Special Interests

  • Breast cancer 
  • Breast care 
  • Minimal access surgery 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Laparoscopic surgery 
  • Benign breast problems 
  • Aesthetic dermatology 
  • Dermatological surgery 
  • Dermatopathology 
  • Skin cancer 
  • Hernia repair surgery 
  • Cosmetic breast surgery 
  • Dermatolocial surgery 
  • Reconstructive surgery 
  • Skin cancer 
  • Breast imaging 

 

Education

Education:

  • MB BS (1982) - University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Memberships:

  • Fellow Of Royal College of Surgeons 
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
  • Member of Association of Surgeons 
  • Member of British Association of Surgical Oncologist