A leading specialist surgeon for over 10 years

Mark Tomlinson has provided Private surgical consultations, procedures and surgery since his  appointment as a Consultant on the Specialist Register commencing NHS Consultant practice at Lancaster & Kendal in 2005.

For Mark, private consultations offer the opportunity to provide a more personal and less time-pressured environment to patients, in quieter more refined environments than busy NHS clinics. Private surgery provides expert and experienced specialist Consultant surgeons and anaesthetists, in more restful and individually provided facilities.


Tomlinson Surgical Ltd was incorporated in 2005, offering private Consultant surgical services to the North Lancashire & South Cumbria population, working at the local Nuffield Hospital in Lancaster. In 2010 The Nuffield Hospital was bought by the BMI group and named “BMI The Lancaster Hospital”, and services were maintained throughout this changeover and currently.

From 2013 Tomlinson Surgical expanded to provide services to the Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre community, working with Spire Fylde Coast Hospital. In addition to private surgical services, a limited volume of contracted NHS capacity has also been provided. Both aspects of the business have grown steadily since inception.

In 2016, further development opportunities arose, and a decision made to develop a more independent, patient focused private surgical service, with a supporting team of allied health professionals and administrative staff.

Our latest development

Mark Tomlinson aims to provide easier, faster and more direct access for both patients and GPs to the private surgical service, with enhanced customer service dealing with inquiries, appointments, confirmation of services, information and communication, availability of appointments and costs.

There is more opportunity to be able to really listen to you, the patient; to explore not only your symptoms, but also your individual personal, family or business considerations, and any anxieties or concerns that you may have. Private Consultations enable time for more discussion and information about the variety of potential treatment options available to you, and enabling you, the patient, to come to decisions about which option is best for you, personally, with guidance from an experienced professional Consultant. Consultations enable us to discuss test results, and what your chosen treatment plan will actually mean for you in terms of the logistics, timescales, actual procedure and recovery phases of your treatment.

Areas We Cover

We cover a large area throughout Cumbria and Lancashire. To find out more, visit the Contact Us page.

"Mark Tomlinson diagnosed my DVT and blood clots on my lung just talking to me. Urgent scans confirmed this, I was treated immediately, and I’ve been fine ever since. Not just a great surgeon, but a great Doctor too." - Ian Armour, Wennington

"I have an appointment to see you soon, but I cannot wait until then to thank you. All the planning, arrangements, and of course your surgical expertise and aftercare – I have so much to be grateful for. Thank you for my hernia operation and the very best possible care." - Mrs T. Churchill

"Mark Tomlinson has introduced several new surgical “keyhole” techniques and always aims to give great care. He has been a leading surgeon for years, and performs complex emergency surgery as well as routine procedures. " - Ian Armour, Wennington

"Mark Tomlinson for me was the way forward to renewed health and a more vigorous life style" - Terry Churchill

"I was extremely happy with the results of my vein radiofrequency ablation, and I am now happy to wear dresses and skirts again whenever I choose." - Miss T. Bessant

"My hernia repair was amazing –no pain or bruising, I’m delighted. I feel like a new woman!" - M.Holmes

"He conveys confidence, and is very approachable with his calming manner" - Terry Churchill

"I am so pleased with my varicose vein procedure: no bleeding, no pain, and a fantastic result – what more could I ask for?" - A.Holden

"At all stages during consultation, surgery and recovery I found Mr Tomlinson and his staff to be very professional and caring, and consequently I could not have asked for more from either" - P.Mckeever

"A more competent and caring surgeon would be hard to find, and I was most fortunate to have been introduced to him" - Terry Churchill

"After recuperation in accordance with all the written information I had received, my final consultation was a doddle. Being free of pain is one thing, but having no visible scars or marks etc. is fantastic." - R. Burnett

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    Mark Tomlinson has been a leading specialist surgeon in Lancashire and Cumbria for over 10 years.

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