Appointments at

205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH


Simon Clarke

Paediatric Surgery

34 years of experience
34 years of experience



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Mr Simon Clarke is a Consultant Paediatric surgeon with over 15 years experience and currently the clinical lead for surgery for North Thames . He was previously the Clinical Director for Children's surgical services at the Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust & The Royal Brompton Hospital, in West London.

Mr Clarke completed his training in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital, St Georges and Chelsea & Westminster as well as holding an associate professorship in the academic unit in Hong Kong. Mr Clarke’s extensive training has led him to have over 45 published articles and 5 book chapters. Mr Clarke has an interest in training paediatric surgeons and has developed and runs courses both in the simulation of operations as well as minimal access surgical techniques.

Mr Simon Clarke has been a board member on the national training committee for the UK and Ireland and has been awarded 9 clinical Excellence awards during his 13 years as a consultant.

In 2017 he was elected President of the British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons.

Mr Clarke has a busy practice in West London and specialises in minimally invasive surgery for procedures such as inguinal hernia but also gastro-oesophageal reflux and lower Gastrointestinal conditions.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Minimally invasive paediatric surgery
  • Inguinal herniotomy/hydrocele repair
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Circumcision (tight phimosis)
  • Orchidopexy (undescended testis)
  • Endoscopy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Fundoplication
  • Splenectomy
  • Cardiomyotomy
  • Skin lesion
  • Lymphangioma management
  • Gastrostomy
  • Central line
  • Colostomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Ace procedure
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Hernia ( umbilical / inguinal)
  • Hydrocele
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended testis
  • anti-reflux surgery ( fundoplication)
  • achalasia
  • neonatal surgery

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.


Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, General Paediatric Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Urology

All procedures

  • Circumcision
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Video Consultation
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Repair
  • Frenuloplasty (Penis)
  • Gastrostomy-Jejunostomy Tube Insertion
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Orchidectomy
  • Robotic Surgery

All conditions

  • Hernia
  • Paediatric Hernia
  • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia
  • Undescended Testicle
  • Ano-Rectal Anomalies
  • Foreskin and Scrotal Conditions
  • GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Gallstones
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
  • Hydrocoele (Collection of Fluid around the Testicle)
  • Ingrown Toenail (Onychocryptosis)
  • Oesophageal Atresia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Testicular Lumps & Swellings
  • Varicocele




BSc Hons. MBBS. FRCS(Eng) FRCS (Paed Surg)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 3333408


205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

  • Tuesday:
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £275

Follow-up appointment: £185


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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