Ms Grainne Bourke


  • Specialities Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Body Contouring, Oncoplastic Surgery, Breast Surgery
  • Telephone 0113 388 2067
  • Year of first qualification 1993
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, French, German, Irish

  • GMC Number 4371584
  • Fax 0113 301 0245


Ms Grainne Bourke has been a consultant Plastic surgeon in Leeds since 2004. She has a broad experience in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She is active nationally and internationally in teaching, training and developing plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery.

She has specialist interested in Children’s Hand surgery, major nerve injury and microsurgery. She continues to publish her innovative work in peer review journals and is author to many book chapters including chapters in the Oxford Textbook of Plastic Surgery and the Oxford textbook of Neurosurgery. In 2017 she has been an invited speaker at national meetings for BAAPS, BAPRAS and BSSH.

Ms Bourke specialises in the following treatments, tests and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital:

For a complimentary 10 minute one to one with this consultant at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, please call our team on: 0113 388 2111 or email:


  • Weekly Wednesday daytime
  • Occasional Friday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
  • Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Leeds

Member of

  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • British Medical Association
  • Children’s Hand Surgery- Special Interest Group
  • British Brachial Plexus Group


Ms Bourke's research interests include children’s hand surgery, nerve injury and microsurgery. She is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Leeds. She is academic Supervisor to the first Academic Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery based at Leeds. She works in international collaboration with the Department of Anatomy at Norrlands University in Sweden in novel research to improve outcomes following nerve injury and nerve imaging. 


Ms Grainne Bourke works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Ms Grainne Bourke does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Ms Grainne Bourke does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Ms Grainne Bourke does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.