Mr Debashis Ghosh: General surgery

Mr Debashis Ghosh

General surgery


  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Video and telephone consultations
  • Breast specialist

About me

Mr Debashis Ghosh is a Consultant Breast & Oncoplastic Surgeon, based at the Royal Free London hospital & UCL Medical School that is one of the leading Breast Units in the world. He provides exemplary service to his patients and their families. Mr Ghosh is empathetic, understanding and along with his team creates a caring support structure for the patient.

His areas of expertise lies in treatment of breast cancer, screening, family history, benign breast disease, gynaecomastia, oncoplastic breast conservation, risk reducing surgery, revision, reconstruction, symmetrisation surgery, and intraoperative radiotherapy.

His medical background demonstrates his commitment to his career. 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 radiotherapy, radioactive iodine and seed localisation. He is currently working on the use of fluoroscence in cancer surgery. He has several publications and has written the chapter on Breast Surgery in Kirk’s Operative Surgery.

Mr Ghosh underwent Higher Specialist Training in Breast & Oncoplastic Surgery at University Hospitals of Leicester, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge & Peterborough. He then completed a one year post CCT Fellowship at the Royal Free Hospital London. He has also trained in leading European centres as a Visiting Fellow. He has the distinctive achievement of holding a dual qualification from the European Board of Surgery in Breast & Surgical Oncology.

Areas of interest

Treatment of breast cancer, screening, family history, benign breast disease, cosmetic breast surgery, gynaecomastia, oncoplastic breast conservation, risk reducing surgery, revision, reconstruction, symmetrisation surgery, intraoperative radiotherapy

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Procedures completed

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (5-50)

  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (5-50)


  • L9180

    Insertion of implantable central venous port (portacath) e.g Port-a-Cath under image guidance - (1-5)


  • B2780

    Simple mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - unilateral - (1-5)


  • B2760

    Skin/nipple sparing mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - (1-5)


  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)


  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)


  • T8780

    Sentinel node biopsy (except where otherwise listed) - (1-5)


  • B2800

    Excision of breast lump/fibroadenoma - (1-5)

  • B3130

    Unilateral mastopexy (following reconstruction) - (1-5)


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