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Mr David Nott, Consultant General Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr David Nott




Consultant General Surgeon


Vascular surgery, Gastro-intestinal (upper) surgery, General Surgery

Site specialisation
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Clinical interests

Laparoscopic Surgery - laparoscopic aortic aneurysm repairs, laparoscopic distal arterial bypasses, laparoscopic hernia repairs (femoral / inguinal / umbilical) and laparoscopic appendicectomy / cholecystectomy.  Specialist in vascular surgery - varicose veins (ligation / stripping / multiple avulsions) and can use sclerotherapy / veinwave treatment in outpatient appointments.  General Surgery - removal of lipomas / haemorrhoids.  Specialist in War Surgery - trauma / gun shot wounds.

Background Information

David Nott gained his medical degree at Manchester University.  He later attended the Royal College of Surgeons in London to become a Consultant Surgeon in 1992.  He has been a Consultant Surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for nearly 15 years.  Mr Nott is also specialised within vascular surgery and is an authority in laparoscopic surgery - in particular AAA repairs and distal arterial bypasses.  He is the first surgeon to combine laparoscopic and vascular surgery.  In addition, he spends a few months every year working for Medecins Sans Frontieres and the British Red Cross to do war surgery in areas such as Darfur / Afghanistan and Iraq. 
General Interests: Flying - Mr Nott is a qualified flying instructor and holds a Commercial pilot's licence and Lear jet pilot's licence.  He also has a helicopter licence. 
Aid work - Working in war-torn countries such as parts of Africa / Afghanistan and Iraq.

Languages spoken

English, French

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: pmThurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



The Vascular Society, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS), British Medical Association, Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS), Médecins Sans Frontières and the British Red Cross.

NHS hospitals

Chelsea and West/Imperial


The Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, The Royal Brompton Harefield NHS Trust and Honorary Consultant at The Royal Marsden Hospital.

Research interests

Mr Nott has a keen interest in laparoscopic surgery and was the first surgeon in the world to perform a totally laparoscopic arterial distal bypass (femoral-popliteal bypass in 1999).  He was also the first surgeon in Europe to perform a laparoscopic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  His interest also lies in radial arterial bypasses and diabetic vascular research.

Key published papers

Over 100 publications in academic journals regarding vascular research.  He is currently writing a book on war surgery.


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.