Mr C Dawson, Consultant Urological
Surgeon/Urologist, is employed by North West Anglia
Foundation Trust, and also sees Private
Patients at the Fitzwilliam Hospital, Peterborough.
He trained at University College, London and qualified in 1986
having taken an intercalated BSc in Immunology. Following his FRCS
examination in 1990 he undertook a surgical registrar rotation in
Portsmouth before starting his MS thesis at St Bartholomew's Hospital
in London working for Mr HN Whitfield.
On completion of his MS thesis he began his higher training in
Urology at the Battle Hospital, Reading, moving on to the Institute of
Urology in London, and then to Peterborough. During his time as a
Senior Registrar in Peterborough he co-authored the ABC of Urology with
Chris was appointed Consultant Urologist at the Edith Cavell
Hospital Peterborough in December 1996. He was Lead Clinician for
the Department from 2003 to 2016, and remains Cancer Lead Clinican and Audit and Governance Lead for the Department.
Chris has a wide range of sporting and leisure interests;
He has run both the Madrid and Paris Marathons and competed in 4
Olympic-distance Triathlons. On 11th May 2013 Chris completed the
Mallorca 70.3 Half Ironman Triathlon in a time of 7hrs 23mins and 32
seconds. This was repeated in May 2014 with an improved swim and bike
time. Chris has since competed in the Austria Half Ironman in August
On 19 July 2015 Chris became an Ironman in Zurich, Switzerland
completing the 3.8k swim / 112 mile bike / 42 k Run course in 14hrs
41mins 19 seconds.
Chris is now training for the Ironman in Maastricht in August 2018.
Chris holds a first dan black belt in Aikido and a brown belt (1st Kyu) in Shotokan Karate.
Chris successfully completed his Private Pilot's licence with NSF Sibson near Peterborough in July 2008, and passed the IMC instrument rating in November 2011.
Chris has recently re-kindled his sailing career (RYA level 2 Dinghy) and did the Competent Crew course in November 2013 with his wife.
Chris also likes playing the Drums and is working on the Rock School Grade 3 syllabus, and trying to keep up with his son! Both of them are working on their Music Production Skills using Cubase.