Mr Debashis Ghosh

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon

M.S, FRCS (Edin), FRCS(Intercollegiate), FEBS (Breast), FEBS (Surgical Oncology)

Debashis Ghosh is one of London's prestigious breast surgeons. He works from the Royal Free Hospital in London and UCL Medical School which houses one of the world's foremost breast units.

Mr Ghosh graduated from Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India in 1991 with an MBBS (1st class honours). His Higher Specialist Training was completed in Breast & Oncoplastic Surgery at University Hospitals of Leicester, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge & Peterborough. His post CCT Fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Free Hospital London. He has spent time in many leading European centres training as a Visiting Fellow.

He has the distinctive honour of holding a dual qualification from the European Board of Surgery in Breast & Surgical Oncology.

Breast surgery offered

Debashis Ghosh is actively involved in breast surgery research, including the use of portable gamma camera for sentinel node biopsies. He is also involved in trials using intraoperative radiotherapy, seed localisation and radioactive iodine. He is currently working on the use of fluorescence in cancer surgery.


He specialises in the management and treatment of the following conditions:

  • Treatment of breast cancer
  • Screening
  • Family history of breast cancer
  • Benign breast disease
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Oncoplastic breast conservation
  • Risk reducing surgery
  • Revision
  • Reconstruction
  • Symmetrisation surgery
  • Intraoperative radiotherapy

Mr Ghosh sees all patients as part of the One Stop Breast Clinic. Consultations are carried out in excellent facilities where, for breast cancer, radiology and pathology is available in the same consultation. A Specialist Breast care Nurse will always be on hand to provide additional support to each patient.

All patients who are treated are discussed at the MDT.

One Stop Radiotherapy will be offered to all eligible patients.

BRCA genetic defects and risks of breast cancer can be tested for suitable patients.

Specialities

  • Breast Surgery

Special Interests

  • Treatment of Breast cancer
  • Screening
  • Family History
  • Benign breast disease
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Oncoplastic breast conservation
  • Risk reducing surgery
  • Revision
  • Reconstruction
  • Symmetrisation surgery
  • Intraoperative radiotherapy

Procedures Offered

Mr Ghosh performs a range of cosmetic and corrective breast surgery procedures including:

  • Wide local excisions (lumpectomy)
  • Sentinel node biopsies (all patients who undergo this procedure will have the benefit of one stop assessment. OSNA test is also available)
  • Axillary node clearance
  • Simple and skin sparing mastectomy
  • Risk-reducing breast surgery
  • Therapeutic mammoplasty
  • Oncoplastic procedures and breast remodelling
  • Nipple inversion
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Breast symmetrisation
  • Breast reduction