Name and Position

Mr Simon Wemyss-Holden
General Surgery

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287583


Department page: General Surgery

Sub-speciality: Laparoscopic surgery

Special clinical interests: Liver and pancreatic resection. Advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Research interests: Ablation of inoperable liver and pancreatic tumours. Liver regeneration.

Secretary: Karen Turner

GMC Number: 3289327

Professional profile: Mr Wemyss-Holden qualified from Nottingham University in 1988 and spent his years as a junior doctor in the Trent region. Having decided upon a career in General Surgery, he did the majority of his specialist surgical training in the Leicester area but also spent nearly 3 years in Adelaide, South Australia. This has enabled him to develop a very wide experience in his chosen surgical speciality, particularly in the fields of complex liver and pancreatic surgery, as well as advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Wemyss-Holden performs a variety of operations for patients with cancer of the liver and pancreas as well as a range of laparoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic cholecystectomy and hernia repair.

Personal profile: Mr Wemyss-Holden enjoys the outdoor life and is a keen mountaineer and scuba diver. He combines both of these activities with his other great love – photography. He also actively participates in motorsport and prepares and maintains his own vehicles.

During his more relaxed moments he enjoys cooking and carpentry.