Picture of David Skidmore 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 Ltd and UK Surgical Consultants Ltd

Mr Skidmore has 35 years experience as a consultant cancer and general surgeon 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 1450 major medicolegal reports for Solicitors, insurers, NHSLA, Coroners and the Health Ombudsman. He has expertise of civil and criminal court attendance.

Training Mr Skidmore read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and Clinical Studies at Birmingham University Medical School. He subsequently worked in university hospitals in Birmingham, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Manchester (Christie Hospital), University College Hospital, London and in 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
Personal injury assessments and reports
Key published papers Relationship of benign and malignant breast disease
ITU management, surgical nutrition
Cancer demographics, ageing and implications of diagnostic delay in management of malignant tumours
MD thesis: Cardiac embryology (British Heart Foundation Research Fellow)
International Work Visiting Professor, Khartoum Breast Care Centre, Sudan
Appointments:+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
E-mail: dskidmore@doctors.org.uk
Correspondence: 2, The Close, London SE3 0UR
Clinics and Admissions: The Wellington Hospital, London NW8 9LE
Registered in England No: 5092034