Lawson, Dr Anne

Mrs Anne LawsonConsultant Paediatric Surgeon

  • Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
  • Tel: 0191 282 0614
  • GMC Code: 2616144
  • Qualifications: MB ChB, FRCS, FRCS (Paed)
  • Special Interests

    Surgery of the newborn

    Bowel surgery including Hirschsprung’s disease and imperforate anus

    Short bowel syndrome and nutrition in surgical infants

    Tongue tie

  • Biography

    I graduated in Medicine from Manchester University in 1982 and trained at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and at the RVI, Newcastle. After a period of part-time training while my children were young, I was appointed as a full-time Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in 2001.


    I am a founder member of the Newcastle Paediatric Nutrition Team.


    I set up the service to provide treatment for babies throughout the North East who are unable to breastfeed due to tongue tie.


    I am the surgeon for the Newcastle Muscle and Mitochondrial Disease teams.


    I am a member of the RCS(Ed) Faculty of Surgical Trainers.

  • Directorate

    Children's Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children’s Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Anne Lawson 
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