Mr Francis Dix


BSc, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Gen.Surg), MD

GMC number: 3687004

Practicing since: 1992


General Surgery

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Mr Francis Dix qualified from the Middlesex Hospital, London with a BSC in anatomy (1989) and an MBBS (1992). He did his basic surgical training in the South West and his higher surgical training in the North West. He passed his FRCS (London) in 1997. He did an MD in venous disease at the University of Manchester  (2005) and his part III FRCS in 2005 with a vascular specialty. He gained his CCST in November 2006. In October 2007 he was appointed to Plymouth Hospitals as a Vascular Surgeon.

He deals with all forms of vascular disease but has particular interests in endovascular techniques, venous disease, varicose vein treatment and rib resection.

Special interests

Endovascular Surgery

Other interests

  • Endovascular techniques
  • Venous disease
  • Rib resection

Personal interests

Trail running, cycling and motorbiking.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Francis Dix at Nuffield Health

  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins

Locations Mr Francis Dix works with

Related experience


MD – "The role of chronic venous insufficiency in leg ulceration", (University of Manchester – Dec 2005).


  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
  • European Society of Vascular Surgery
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapists
  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Other post held

  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Francis Dix works with

Mr Francis Dix works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • WPA


Mr Francis Dix does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Francis Dix does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Francis Dix does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.