Simon Harries is a consultant Breast and General Surgeon who has been practising at the Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital since 1996. He is senior Consultant General and lead Breast Surgeon at Warwick Hospital. Simon trained at The Royal Free Hospital in London where he qualified in 1985 and has undertaken surgical training in many of the large teaching hospitals including Royal Marsden, the world renowned cancer hospital and University College Hospital, London.
He undertook a two year research project entitled Interstitial laser photocoagulation of breast cancer culminating in being awarded a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1995. A high point of research was presenting his work at the Royal Society in London and being visiting professor at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Prior to his appointment at Warwick he was Lecturer in surgery at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff. In 1997 he was awarded the coveted Ethicon travelling scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England where he spent some time at the world renowned Memorial Slone Kettering hospital in New York.
Simon has treated well over 2000 women with breast cancer and specialises in reconstructive breast surgery. In addition, he has one of the busiest cosmetic breast surgery practises at the Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital. He also undertakes general surgical procedures such as hernias as well as having an interest in the treatment of malignant melanoma.
Mr Harries specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital:
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife Jan and family. He also likes fine Bordeaux wines, country and coastal walking and enjoys rugby (watching only these days!) especially seeing Wales win at the Millennium Stadium!
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Simon Anthony Harries at Nuffield Health
- Breast uplift (mastopexy)
- Family history screening
- Open surgery groin hernia repair
- Breast reconstruction
- Umbilical hernia repair
- Gynaecomastia (male breast reduction)
- Breast oncology
- Breast augmentation (enlargement)
- Hernia repair
- Inverted nipple surgery
- Mastectomy (breast removal)
- Breast reduction
- Bilateral (inguinal) hernia repair
- Hernia unilateral
Mr Harries sits on the national council of the Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) at the Royal College of Surgeons as West Midlands representative and has in the past been on the core writing committee of this association involved in writing the national guidelines for the management of breast cancer in the UK (the BASO guidelines). He has been on the editorial panel of the Journal CME-Breast.
Together with colleagues at Warwick he undertakes regular research projects which have been presented at national and international meetings as well as having several publications in scientific journals.
He currently holds the post of Lecturer in Oncoplastic Surgery at the University of East Anglia Master of Surgery course.
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Association of Breast Surgery at BASO
Other post held
- Consultant Surgeon, Warwick Hospital
Mr Simon Anthony Harries does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Simon Anthony Harries does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Simon Anthony Harries does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.