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Consultant Profile

Mr Michael Carr

Consultant breast and general surgeon

Mr Carr 's areas of speciality are the diagnosis and surgical management of benign and malignant breast disease.

He is the clinical lead for breast services.

After qualifying in medicine from Newcastle University in 1985, Michael was trained in general surgery in and around the North East. He specialised in breast and thyroid surgery during the latter stages of his training and was appointed as consultant general surgeon with special interest in breast and thyroid surgery in 1997.

Since early 2018, he has focused on breast disease as his specialist interest.

Mr Carr has been instrumental in developing the breast team at Northumbria. It is now a large team consisting of healthcare professionals from many disciplines, including specialist nurses and physiotherapists, working across several of our hospitals. This ensures equality of access to excellent standards of care across the trust’s catchment area.


Mr Carr holds one-stop urgent breast clinics at Wansbeck and Hexham general hospitals.

He also sees follow up breast patients and patients at Wansbeck General Hospital and Berwick and Alnwick infirmaries. Carr.JPG