Name and Position

Mr Simon Pain MB BChir FRCS
General Surgery

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286430


Department page: General Surgery

Sub-speciality: Breast surgery, Endocrine surgery

Special clinical interests: Breast cancer management. Sentinel lymph node biopsy. Immediate breast reconstruction – jointly with plastic surgeons. Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery. Thyroid disease.

Research interests: Breast cancer-related lymphoedema. Ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS). Sentinel lymph node biopsy in malignant melanoma

Secretary: Andrea Pridmore

GMC Number: 3583382

Professional profile: Mr Pain completed his training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge prior to taking up a consultant post at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2003. Breast Disease: Mr Pain believes strongly in the multi-disciplinary management of breast disease. He is a strong advocate of introducing new techniques such as sentinel lymph node biopsy and immediate breast reconstruction (performed jointly with the plastic surgeons).

Endocrine Surgery: Mr Pain offers the full range of management to surgical problems affecting the thyroid and parathyroid glands, including minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.