Mr Patrick Gillespie

Plastic Surgeon in Exeter

MA(Cantab) BM BCh(Oxon) FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Plast) EBHT

Mr Patrick Gillespie areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Mr Patrick Gillespie is a distinguished consultant plastic and hand surgeon based in Exeter. With over 30 years of experience, his areas of expertise include carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, skin cancer, cysts, hand arthritis and trigger finger.

Mr Gillespie has a wide practice covering hand and wrist surgery, plastic surgery for burns and scars, aesthetic breast and abdominal surgery (male and female), cosmetic surgery after weight loss and cosmetic or reconstructive surgery for skin cancer and benign lumps and bumps. He is formally trained in minimal access techniques such as endoscopic carpal tunnel release and the needle techniques for Dupuytrens, including needle fasciotomy and collagenase (Xiapex) enzyme injection.

Mr Gillespie currently practises privately at Exeter Medical. He is also a member of the prestigious Exeter Plastic Surgeons group.

Mr Gillespie trained as a medical student in Cambridge and Oxford, qualifying in 1993. Over his career Mr Gillespie has acquired extensive training in hand and wrist surgery. He was awarded British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Overseas Fellowship and then a Hand Surgery Interface Fellowship, working with internationally recognised surgeons in the UK and overseas. Later, in 2007, Mr Gillespie was awarded the overall prize in the examinations for the European Diploma in Hand Surgery.

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Gillespie is actively involved in hand surgery research in collaboration with Cambridge University and an ongoing international study in tendon healing. He has a particular interest in wound and scar healing, and his research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals including the British Journal of Plastic Surgery and the European Journal of Hand Surgery. Mr Gillespie travels regularly throughout Europe, visiting and operating with leading surgeons in order to keep up to date with the latest improvements in surgical techniques.

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