Mr Douglas McWhinnie

Mr Douglas McWhinnie

MB.,ChB, MD, FRCS.

General Surgery

Recommended by 1 specialist
45 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Mr McWhinnie is a great surgeon, ready to have a laugh, but keep you at ease, take time to explain things and most importantly look after you. I chose Mr McWhinnie as I felt comfortable with him and his wealth of experience for my hernia operation. “
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Subspecialties

  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2329310
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150-200

    Follow-up appointment: £100-125

    Practices worked at

    The Saxon Clinic

    Chadwick Drive Saxon Street Eaglestone West, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, MK6 5LR
    251 reviews

    About

    Professor McWhinnie is a Consultant Vascular, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Milton Keynes University Hospital. He trained in Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow University and continued in Oxford. He is a past president of the British Association of Day Surgery, currently President of the International Association for Ambulatory Surgery and Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Ambulatory Surgery.

    Professor McWhinnie is Post-Graduate Dean of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Buckingham. He has over 100 publications on patient safety, ambulatory surgery and the treatment of varicose veins. He has authored and contributed to over 25 chapters in surgical textbooks including Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery, Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Surgery and The Oxford Textbook of Surgery. In 2012 He co-edited the popular specialist handbook ‘Day Case Surgery’ for Oxford University Press.

    Professor McWhinnie is a senior examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for the MRCS national and international examinations and is an Intercollegiate examiner for the FRCS final examinations.

    As a surgeon with over 40 years of surgical practice, his areas of clinical expertise include general abdominal surgery, all types of hernia repair, both laparoscopic and open, laparoscopic gallbladder procedures, varicose vein surgery, minor surgery and removal of lumps and bumps.

    Professor McWhinnie is currently Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) at The Saxon Clinic.

     

     

     

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

     

     

     

     

    Procedures

    • Varicose Veins Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Painful Legs
    • Varicose Veins
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Leg Ulcers
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Swollen Legs
    • Thread Veins
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    Education

     

     

    MB., Ch.B. (Commendation)

    (University of Glasgow, 1977)

     

    M.D. (Honours)

    (University of Glasgow, 1989)

    F.R.C.S.

     

    (Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, 1981)

     

    F.R.C.S.

    (Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1997)

     

    F.R.C.S.

    (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002)

     
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Hernia
    20/56
    Inguinal Hernia
    13/56
    Varicose Veins Surgery
    7/56
    Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    6/56
    Open Hernia Repair
    5/56
    Lipoma Removal
    3/56
    Painful Legs
    3/56
    Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
    2/56
    Varicose Veins
    2/56
    Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    1/56
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr McWhinnie is a great surgeon, ready to have a laugh, but keep you at ease, take time to explain things and most importantly look after you. I chose Mr McWhinnie as I felt comfortable with him and his wealth of experience for my hernia operation.
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    Nice friendly manner. Clear and informative. All very good in fairness
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    Excellent
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    Very thorough informative and friendly would recommend him to anyone
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    Excellent. The real deal
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    The service was excellent.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Mr McWhinnie Makes you feel, you are in good hands, from the minute you walk into his clinic, all aspects are fully explained, and the operation with in his care and team have been excellent, amazing, three operation over ten years, have been perfect, I am grateful of his care, and by doing so, freed me of pain, Thank you
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    Very friendly and very informative
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    Great bedside manner, explains everything clearly, thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Mr McWhinnie was wonderful. Gave me plenty of easy to understand information and we had a few laughs to which puts you at ease. Thank you to Mr McWhinnie and his team.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Bruce Braithwaite
    Mr Bruce Braithwaite
    Vascular Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Great Vascular Surgeon and Trainer"

    17-06-2020

    Recommended for:
    Varicose Veins, Carotid Artery Disease

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