Mr Paul Thiruchelvam

Mr Paul Thiruchelvam


General Surgery


  • Breast Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 4729606

Practices worked at

Chiswick Medical Centre

Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
68 reviews

New Victoria Hospital

184 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom, KT2 7EG
858 reviews

Imperial Private Healthcare

Floor 15, Thames View, Fulham Palace Road, London, United Kingdom, W6 8RF
7 reviews

Charing Cross Hospital | Private Patients

Charing Cross Hospital Fulham Palace Road, London, UK, W6 8RF
0 reviews


Mr Paul Thiruchelvam is a Consultant Breast Surgeon practising at Imperial College NHS Trust in London. As an oncoplastic breast surgeon, his specialist interests are the treatment of breast cancer, breast cancer risk reduction surgery, familial breast cancer, partial breast reconstruction and breast cancer-related lymphodema. He also has an interest in benign breast disease. Mr Thiruchelvam obtained his medical degree from Imperial College London in 2000. He underwent his surgical training at a number of specialist breast units in London hospitals including The Royal Marsden, North West Thames and Imperial College. His surgical training was completed during his fellowship at the National Oncoplastic Group at the Nottingham Breast Institute. During this time, he conducted research mapping the anatomy of chest wall perforators flaps in breast reconstruction. He also completed a PhD in Molecular Oncology at Imperial College London in 2010. Mr Thiruchelvam has also completed travelling fellowships to world-class hospitals such as the Mayo Clinic and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the USA. In 2016, he was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship, during which he travelled to Japan, the USA, and the Netherlands to study specialist breast cancer treatment techniques. He is a member of the expert panel on breast cancer-related lymphoedema and helped to compile the American Society of Breast Surgeons’ best practice guidelines. Away from the clinic, he enjoys rugby and travelling.

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Medical procedures

  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Axillary Clearance
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
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Special interests

  • Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Familial Breast Cancer
  • Partial Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Cancer Related Lymphodema
  • Translational Breast Cancer Research
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MBBS, BSc, Imperial College, 2000

PhD, Imperial College, 2010


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