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Expert in: Plastic Surgery
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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery , Breast Surgery , Skin Cancer + 2 more

Mr William Townley is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon specialising in Cosmetic, Plastic, Reconstructive and Head and Neck Surgery.

Following his graduation from Oxford University in 2001 he went on to complete his specialist training in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. His training was completed between London, Oxford and Toronto, Canada before accepting a working post in British Columbia, during this time he gained excellent experience in facial reconstruction and all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He has been involved in international rugby games as a pitch-side surgeon, on hand suturing wounds and managing complex facial injuries for athletes.

 He has undertaken a two-year research degree at the RAFT Institute (University College London) which resulted in the award of MD. Mr Townley is on the Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery as well as an active member of British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS).

Mr Townley strives to achieve optimum care for all patients by using modern technologies to accurately plan surgeries’ and introducing modern techniques to best reduce scarring and morbidity.  He is highly experienced in undertaking a variety of cosmetic procedures including all breast procedures, abdominoplasty, liposuction and facial surgery.

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Mr Neeraj Garg is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon based at King's College Hospital, London.

Mr Garg qualified in Medicine in 1987 and completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Allahabad, India before moving to the UK to begin postgraduate training. He completed his higher surgical in General and Breast Oncoplastic surgery in the South East Thames rotation of the London Deanery. Following this, he undertook a year-long fellowship in Australia where he learnt a variety of techniques. He has a wealth of experience, having trained all across the world. He has trained in England, Australia, Italy, Austria, Spain and Japan. Upon completion of his training he worked for the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. Six years later he moved on to work at King’s College Hospital, London.

Mr Garg uses novel techniques to achieve optimal clearance of breast cancer while ensuring the best possible cosmetic result. Mr Garg follows his patients through from their first consultation to the end of their treatment, which explains his excellent patient reviews. 

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Tena Walters is a highly qualified and accomplished consultant Breast Surgeon. She undertook her medical training at the Medical College of St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1983. She was appointed Lecturer in Anatomy, and subsequently lecturer in Surgery on the Professorial Surgical Unit at Barts where she completed an MS thesis studying smooth muscle cell proliferation. She has worked in Breast Test Wales and in the Royal National Hospital of Wales, the Heath Cardiff.

In 1996 she was appointed as a Consultant in Breast and Colorectal Surgery at Queen Mary's Hospital Sidcup and became Lead Clinician of the Breast Unit in 1998 and Lead Clinician in Oncology in 2002. In the same year she was nominated for the Hospital Doctor of the year award and gained proxime accessit in the oncology category. She also joined the London Breast Clinic team back in 1996.

Her special interests include family history of breast disease, the effects of HRT on breast tissue and the management of breast pain as well as the early diagnosis and management of breast cancer. 

Miss Walters is an exceptionally well qualified practitioner providing only the highest standards of treatment and care to her patients. 


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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery

 

Mr Anil Desai is a Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon. He graduated from the MS University of Baroda in India before embarking on a surgical career in the UK. He has more than 25 years of experience in breast surgery and acquired his specialist training within the North West London training program in reputable hospitals including The Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals. He obtained an MPhil from the University of London for his molecular research on a variant oestrogen receptor. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 1999 by Bromley Hospital which is now part of the Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust.

His passion is oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstruction. He has performed more than a thousand oncoplastic and reconstructive procedures on the breast. He was the Quality Assurance Lead Surgeon for the entire London Breast Screening Program for 7 years and part of a national working group on developing guidelines on indeterminate breast lesions. He reviews publications on implant based breast reconstruction.

His expertise includes diagnosis and management of benign and malignant breast conditions. He uses various oncoplastic techniques when treating breast cancer and has extensive experience in breast reconstruction using implants, Surgimend and Braxon mesh, muscle transfer (latissimus dorsi). He has a busy aesthetic breast practice performing numerous breast augmentations, mastopexies (uplift), breast reductions.

He has been mentioned as one of the top 250 UK consultants in The Tatler magazine in 2013. He believes in striving for perfection and his high standards are widely acknowledged 

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Professor Jayant Vaidya is a specialist in breast cancer surgery, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of all breast problems. He is highly knowledgeable and strongly believes that compassion and patient choice are paramount. His breast surgery practice is based on scientific evidence tailored for each individual patient. 

He was declared a National Scholar at the age of 17. He has worked in premier institutes in India and the UK and is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London.

He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice. He is a skilful surgeon and a gentle oncologist. He receives excellent feedback from his patients. 

He has conducted extensive world-renowned research in cancer and he leads several international research projects. His main area of interest is in  breast cancer and during his PhD at University College London, he pioneered the treatment of intra-operative radiotherapy in breast cancer. This treatment of TARGIT or IORT enables suitable women to complete their radiation treatment for breast cancer in one sitting during the lumpectomy operation. 

He has trained teams in several centres of excellence and this treatment is now offered to breast cancer patients in over 350 centres all over the world   

Professor Vaidya has over 250 publications in high impact medical journals and has featured in the TIME magazine, radio and television programs and has been recipient of several awards nationally and internationally. 

He runs a private breast clinic and performs operations at the King Edward the VII and London Clinic.

He offers one stop diagnostic breast clinic within a multidisciplinary team.  

He believes strongly in carefully explaining the problem and solutions to patients,  so they can make an informed choice.  He is passionate about providing care to the whole person and their circumstance.

Contact: Secretary - Shona Brogan 07306 444 066 and profvaidya.pa@londonbreastcancer.com 
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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery

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.

 

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery

Professor Kefah Mokbel plays a leading role in Princess Grace Hospital world-renowned London Breast Institute as a recognized cancer surgeon and researcher who specializes in the multidisciplinary care of patients with breast cancer.

He has a clinical interest in the early detection of breast cancer, rapid assessment of breast lumps, management of breast pain, DCIS, LCIS, nipple discharge, minimally-invasive breast surgery, sentinel node biopsy, wireless breast localisation, oncoplastic breast surgery, breast lipofilling and fat grafting, skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction, prevention of breast cancer, genetic predisposition, and the management of benign conditions including breast cysts, mastalgia and fibroadenomas. He also has extensive experience in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.

Professor Mokbel is actively involved in research into molecular biology and the clinical management of breast cancer, as well as aesthetic breast surgery including breast reconstruction following mastectomy and augmentation mammoplasty using implants and fat transfer. He has authored or coauthored over 400 scientific papers and 14 books. He is on the editorial board for several international medical journals and is a peer reviewer for a number of medical journals including The Lancet. He has also supervised and examined a number of postgraduate degrees and PhDs.

He is the founder and current president of Breast Cancer Hope, a charity dedicated to “improving the quantity and quality of life in women diagnosed with breast cancer". He was featured in Tatler magazine’s Best Doctor’s Guide as one of the ‘Top Breast Surgeons’ in 2006, 2007 and 2013. He was also named in Times magazine's list of Britain's Top Doctors in 2010.

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Expert in: Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic Plastic Surgery , Breast Surgery , Hand Surgery + 1 more

Miss Hunter has a special interest in all forms of breast surgery, specialising in free tissue transfer, DIEP Flap breast reconstruction and TUG Flap breast reconstruction, she has performed around 300 DIEP Flap breast reconstructions over the past few years, thus finessing her cosmetic surgery work in her private practice, for which she is known for her natural results.  Miss Hunter has performed around 1000 breast reductions over the last few years; she also regularly performs mastopexies (breast uplift); breast augmentation (breast enlargement)  - both implants and fat transfer; augment mastopexy (breast enlargement and uplift) and removal of implants and capsulectomies & exchange.  

Miss Hunter also regularly performs body contouring surgery, including abdominoplasty (tummy tuck); brachioplasty (arm lift) and inner thigh lift, combining these procedures with liposuction.  

Miss Hunter graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First Class Honours degree; she trained for over 10 years in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Cambridge, London and Australia. In 2011, she attained her FRCS (Plast) and in 2013, her specialist registration in plastic surgery. She has been a Senior Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust since January 2015 where she holds a senior teaching post. 

Miss Hunter has undertaken three microsurgery fellowships, at the Royal Marsden and St Thomas's Hospitals in London and a year in Australia, for which she was awarded the Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship from the Royal Society of Medicine. Miss Hunter carried out her research degree into the early detection of skin cancer and is a Senior Consultant for SkinHealth UK. 

Miss Hunter has set up a new breast reconstruction spoke clinic at Northwick Park Hospital Harrow HA1 with fellow breast surgeons, easing the pathway for patients in North West London. Miss Hunter is a member of the General Medical Council (GMC); BAPRAS (the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons), with whom she teaches; PLASTA Medical Protection Society; the Royal Society of Medicine (Council Plastic Surgery section). 

Miss Hunter works with all the major insurance companies for her breast reconstruction work.  


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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery

Debashis Ghosh is a Consultant breast surgeon based at The Royal Free London Breast Unit that is considered one of the leading breast units in the world. He is actively involved in breast surgery research including the pioneering use of a portable gamma camera for sentinel node biopsies. As a member of the Breast Team of the Royal Free and UCL medical School, he is involved in trials in the use of intraoperative radiothearapy, radioactive iodine and seed localisation. He is currently working on the use of fluoroscence in cancer surgery. He is the co-author, chapter on breast and oncoplastic surgery, Kirk’s Operative Surgery.

Mr Ghosh sees NHS patients and private patients in the settings of a One stop breast clinic, all his consultations for breast cancer are carried out in world class facilities where one stop service of all radiology and Pathology is available in the same consultation. He is always accompanied by a Specialist Breast care Nurse who is able to counsel and meet the holistic needs of a patient.

Genetic tests for Risks of Breast cancer for BRCA genetic defects are available for suitable patients.

All patients who have Sentinel Node Biopsy will have intra operative testing for presence of Cancer Cells. OSNA and imprint cytology is performed as a routine hence avoiding two operations in certain cases.

All patients and their management is always discussed at the multi-disciplinary team that are attended by the leading radiologists, Oncologists and pathologists of London.

All operations are performed at the leading Hospitals of the world that include The Harley Street Clinic, Hospital of St Johns & Elizabeth and The Wellington Hospital.

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Expert in: Breast Surgery

Mr Simon Marsh trained at Trinity College Cambridge and the Clinical School, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and was one of the few students to be awarded the William Harvey Studentship in consecutive years.  His MD thesis, from the University of Cambridge focused on the role of growth factors in breast cancer.  

The Gilmore Groin and Hernia Clinic has treated more than 8000 people for groin problems, including over 400 internationals, since it was founded in 1980. It pioneered the team approach to diagnosis and treatment of groin problems and is part of the London Sports Injury Clinic. The standard anatomical repair of Gilmore’s Groin is now termed the Marsh Modification of the Gilmore Technique, reflecting the adaptations that have been made since 2010.

It is this combination of research and clinical excellence that ensures that Mr Marsh is able to provide the best standards of treatment and care to his patients. 


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What is a Breast Surgeon? 

Breast surgeons are surgical specialists who operate and investigate breast pathology. Breast cancer is a major proportion of their work and these may require surgical removal and subsequent breast reconstruction. Breast surgeons and plastic surgeons may both be involved with breast augmentation (Breast enlargement or reduction surgery) for cosmetic appearances.

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When to see a Breast Surgeon?

Any condition or abnormality of the breast should be seen as soon as possible by a breast surgeon as this may require prompt investigation. Common procedures performed by breast surgeons include breast cancer removal and reconstruction (post-removal) and breast augmentation.

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What conditions does a Breast Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Breast surgery clinic? 

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