Frearson, Dr Richard

Dr Richard FrearsonConsultant Geriatrician

  • Consultant Geriatrician
  • Tel: 0191 223 1683
  • GMC Code: 4305974
  • Qualifications: MBBS FRCP(UK) CertClinEd
  • Special Interests

    General medicine for older people

    Pre-operative assessment for older people undergoing surgery

    Undergraduate medical education

  • Biography

    I am originally from Hull, East Yorkshire but moved to the North East for Medical School and graduated from Newcastle University in 1996.  Much of my undergraduate and postgraduate training took place in Newcastle Hospitals before becoming a Consultant here in 2005.

  • Directorate

    Medicine

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    General medical clinic Wednesday afternoons at Melville Day Unit, Freeman Hospital.

    Medically led Multidisciplinary Day Hospital Clinic Thursday mornings at Melville Day Unit, Freeman Hospital.

  • Name of Secretary
    Angela Wilkinson
  • Richard Frearson 
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