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Mr Kasem is working as a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast at the King's College Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a special interest in Breast care (lumps, discharge), Breast Cancer and Breast Oncoplastic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction Surgery.
He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the King’s College Medical School – University of London. He is one of the oncoplastic breast consultant surgeons at the London Breast Institute.
He had his training and experience within the Oncoplastic Breast Unit at the Princess Royal University Hospital. Mr Kasem spent 18 months as part-time secondment with the oncoplastic breast surgery team at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He joined South-East London Breast Cancer Screening at the King's College University Hospital and the oncoplastic surgery team at St Thomas' Hospital to perform the breast oncology procedures for breast cancer patients.
Mr Kasem has been to many international breast care and breast surgery centres participating in breast surgery master-classes and workshops. This has helped in mastering and refining his oncoplastic breast skills.
The surgical experience and training at these different breast surgery centres have given Mr Kasem the golden opportunity to gain high expertise and skills in the breast care and breast surgery and the management of breast cancer. His Breast Surgery and Breast Oncoplastic Reconstruction skills include all breast cancer surgery procedures, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast mastopexy (uplift), breast lipomodelling and lipofilling with fat grafting, immediate and delayed breast reconstruction and nipple reconstruction.Mr Kasem has been to the European Institute of Oncology in Milan and many international breast surgery centres to expand his skills of oncoplastic breast surgery. Mr Kasem is on the specialist GMC register as an accredited consultant surgeon.
Mr Kasem has published many original articles in peer-review journals covering different hot topics of breast care, breast surgery and breast cancer management.
Mr Kasem is one of the first certified cosmetic breast surgeons in the UK, by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Mr Kasem is an editor of the journal of Annals of Breast Cancer in the USA.
Areas of interest
Benign breast problems
Breast diseases and breast pain
Breast reconstruction; Oncoplastic breast surgery; Breast surgery
Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
Breast Mastopexy (Breast Uplift)
Breast Lipofilling and lipomodelling
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Surgeon at Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College Medical School - University of London
Breast Cancer, Reconstruction and Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Cosmetic Breast Surgery
Tennis, Walking and Cycling around the Kent countryside.
WOW! Award for Patients Outstanding Experience October 2015
Annual WOW 2014 Award for Patients Outstanding Experience
WOW! Award October 2014
WOW! Award March 2014
Nominated for the Hospital Hero Award 2014
Merit Diploma in Surgical Practice
WOW Award August 2013
WOW! Award June 2013
WOW! Award June 2013
WOW! Award June 2012
WOW! Award June 2012
WOW! Award May 2012
WOW! April 2012
I have been nominated by breast cancer patients for the Pride in Medway Award 2013
Is sentinel lymph node biopsy a viable alternative to complete axillary dissection following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with node-positive breast cancer at diagnosis? An updated meta-analysis involving 3,398 patients. Am J Surg.
Oncological Safety of Lipofilling in Patients with Breast Cancer: A Meta-analysis and Update on Clinical Practice.. Anticancer Res.
Nipple-sparing mastectomy using a hemi-periareolar incision with or without minimal medial-lateral extensions; clinical outcome and patient satisfaction: a single centre prospective observational study. Am J Surg.
The Oncological Safety of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: A Systematic Review of the Literature with a Pooled Analysis of 12,358 Procedures. Arch Plast Surg.
Clinical outcome and patient satisfaction with the use of bovine-derived acellular dermal matrix (SurgiMend™) in implant based immediate reconstruction following skin sparing mastectomy: A prospective observational study in a single centre. Surg Oncol.
Surgical treatment of the primary tumour improves the overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mol Clin Oncol.
Biological and synthetic mesh use in breast reconstructive surgery: a literature review. World J Surg Oncol.
UK national survey of management of breast lobular carcinoma in situ. Journal of Annals Royal College of Surgeon of England.
Capsular Contracture after Breast Augmentation: An Update for Clinical Practice. Arch Plast Surg.
Lipofilling: a review of current practice. Arch Plast Surg.
The clinical implications of poly implant prothèse breast implants: an overview. Arch Plast Surg.
The role of death-associated protein 3 in apoptosis, anoikis and human cancer. Cancer Cell Int.
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction: An Update for Clinical Practice. Journal of Cancer Therapy
Evolving role of skin-sparing mastectomy. Editorial Article. World J Clin Oncol.
mRNA expression of DOK1-6 in human breast cancer. World J Clin Oncol
A single institution experience with skin sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction. Original Article. Annals of The Royal college of Surgeons of England
Bone Scan and Liver Ultrasound Scan in the Preoperative Staging for Primary Breast Cancer. Original Article. The Breast Journal,
Skin sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: is it safe? Abstract. European Journal of Surgical Oncology
Courses offered to GPs
Management of breast symptoms and best practice pathway for breast diseases.
- FRCS (Gen-Surg) Intercollegiate Fellowship Specialty Examination in General Surgery Intercollegiate Specialty Boards & Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations 2009
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002
Reference number 5197138
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO)
Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Medical Association
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association