Ms Claire Jane Zweifel

Ms Claire Jane Zweifel

MD, FMH (Plastic Surgery), EBOPRAS, EDHS

Plastic Surgery

19 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very friendly simple advice. Everything explained in detail in simple to understand terms“
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Subspecialties

  • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7008130
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Spire Wellesley Hospital

    Eastern Avenue, Southend-On-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom, SS2 4XH
    86 reviews

    Southend Private Hospital

    15-17 Fairfax Drive, WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA, United Kingdom, SS0 9AG
    0 reviews

    About

    Ms Claire Zweifel is a consultant plastic and hand surgeon at St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery, Chelmsford. She is available for private consultations at Spire Wellesley Hospital and BMI Southend Hospital. 

    Ms Zweifel's scope of practice covers elective hand surgery, hand trauma surgery and general plastic surgery, including cosmetic surgery.  She has a special interest in osteoarthritis and joint replacement in the hand, paediatric hand surgery, and secondary hand trauma surgery.

    Ms Zweifel's basic surgical training and specialised plastic surgery training were undertaken at the University Hospital of Zurich, at Southend Univeristy Hospital and St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, where she pursued a specialist hand surgery fellowship. After completing her plastic surgery training (FMH), she was appointed as a consultant plastic surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.

    Ms Zweifel has published work in international publications and holds both a European Hand Surgery Diploma (FESSH) and is a fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS). She is a member of the British Association for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS) as well as the British Society for Hand Surgery (BSSH).

    Procedures

    • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
    • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
    • Excision of Benign Lesions
    • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Joint Injection
    • Liposuction
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Trapeziectomy
    • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
    • Ear lobe reduction
    • Hand & Wrist Surgery
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Excess Skin Removal
    • Inverted nipple surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Ear Lobe Reconstruction
    • Scar Revision Surgery
    • Pinnaplasty
    • Otoplasty
    • Breast Implant Exchange
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Mole Removal
    • Limb Reconstructive Surgery
    • Breast Implant Removal
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    Special interests

    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Trigger Finger
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Dupuytren's disease
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Fracture
    • Hand Injury
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Skin Cancer
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Finger Injury
    • Hand Fractures
    • Arthritis
    • Hand Deformities
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    Education

    MD, University of Zurich - 2003

    FMH (Plastic Surgery)

    EBOPRAS, European Board Examination in Plastic Surgery

    EDHS, European Diploma in Hand Surgery (FESSH)

    Professional memberships:

    British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

    Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

    European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (EBOPRAS)

    Swiss Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (SGPRAC)

    British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
    1/4
    Basal Cell Carcinoma
    1/4
    Breast Implant Exchange
    1/4
    Hand & Wrist Surgery
    1/4
    Lipoma Removal
    1/4
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    Very friendly simple advice. Everything explained in detail in simple to understand terms
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    Ms.Zweifel is Simply THE BEST!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional, approachable and understanding. She was thorough and explained things well.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Excellent surgeon, she cared most on her patient in my experience with her , lovely person to xxx
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