Dr. Christina Choy is a Breast Specialist Consultant Surgeon currently working at the private practices at the London Clinic, King Edward VII Hospital, Princess Grace Hospital and The Harley Street Diagnostic Centre, the Lister Hospital and the Chiswick Medical Centre. She is a very experienced Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon specializing in Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstruction. Her areas of interest include breast conservation surgery with oncoplastic technique, mastectomy with skin and nipple-sparing with reconstruction, fat transfer, sentinel node biopsy with dual localization, wire-guided, and the new wireless localization procedure, breast reduction, augmentation, and uplift. Miss Choy is very experienced in offering breast screening and assessment procedures for breast pain, nipple discharge, mastitis, and lumps. She also offers family history clinic, other breast cancer risk assessments, and genetic testing.
Dr. Choy graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the University of Sydney in 1986. Choy undertook her postgraduate speciality training across well-known countries such as Australia and Hong Kong. Dr. Choy also worked as a fellow in the UK in St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital before taking on consultant post as a locum at St Bartholomew's, King's College and Newham General Hospital. She worked as a substantive consultant Oncoplastic breast surgeon at Homerton University Hospital for over 14 years. Dr. Choy worked in a multi-disciplinary team in the London Breast Institute for over 10 years with breast care nurses, pathologists, oncologists, and radiologists.
Dr. Christina Choy is also interested in research regarding the genetic aspect of breast cancer by studying gene arrays and studying data of Afrocarribean young women with breast cancer. She also studies ethnic barriers affecting women in accessing early breast cancer diagnosis and aims to resolve barriers to allow easier access to medical care. She has published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Choy is an Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon fully registered with the General Medical Council. She also holds medical board registrations in Hong Kong and Australia. Choy is also a member of the Association of Breast Surgeons in the UK and Breast Surgeon International. Dr. Choy is fluent in English, Chinese - Cantonese.