Mr. Chris Cartlidge Consultant Breast Surgeon

Mr. Chris Cartlidge Consultant Breast Surgeon

Mr. Chris Cartlidge

Mr Cartlidge is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon who is fully accredited on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Plastic Surgery.Whilst studying at Edinburgh University, Chris graduated with a first-class BSc (Hons) in pathology and in 2003 an MB ChB (Hons) in 2006. During this period, he won the gold medals in both Surgery and Medicine. His surgical training continued in southeast of Scotland including 2 years working under Prof Mike Dixon OBE at the Edinburgh Breast Unit.

Chris is currently a consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon working in NHS Fife and NHS Forth Valley, and he is on the GMC specialist register. Chris also has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh since 2018 and as part of his training completed a prestigious National Oncoplastic Fellowship at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.

As well as surgery for breast cancer and benign breast disease, he specialises in breast reconstruction, including implant reconstruction, pedicled flap (LD) and fat transfer. In his private practice Chris undertakes cosmetic breast surgery procedures including breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift (mastopexy), and nipple correction surgery.

Chris also offers secondary procedures for correcting asymmetry of the breasts following breast cancer treatment and revisional breast surgery. This includes corrective surgery of the breasts following surgical complications and removal of breast implants with total capsulectomy.

Chris has also had extensive training in chest wall reconstruction for gender reassignment, and he works to the guidelines of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH).

Chris is passionate about patient care and safety and ensuring that you get the right treatment so that you end up with a result that you are happy with.

In his NHS practice he is fortunate to work closely with colleagues in radiology, pathology and oncology, making key decisions about the surgical management of my patients.

In his private practice at La Belle Forme, he is also supported by a team of nurses and allied professionals in theatre and the outpatient clinics giving you the best care possible.

Chris is fully accredited and registered as a specialist in breast surgery with the General Medical Council.

Chris Cartlidge Breast Surgeon La Belle Forme at the Glasgow Day Surgery Centre

Mr. Chris Cartlidge

  • BSc (Hons) (Med Sci)
  • MB ChB (Hons)
  • FRCS (Ed) PhD
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