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- Breast surgery
- Upper GI surgery
Mr Adrian Ball is an accredited consultant surgeon trained in oncoplastic breast surgery and minimally invasive surgery. He graduated from Cambridge and has held appointments as a lecturer in surgery at The London Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hospital (Institute of Cancer Research).
Mr Ball was Breast Tutor and Course Director at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has taught there regularly.
Mr Ball has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, which he has practiced since the 1990's. He specializes in minimally invasive hernia repair and uses the extraperitoneal (TEPS) approach recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Areas of interest
Breast Reconstruction; Breast Cancer Surgery; Implant Reconstruction with Acellular Dermal Matrix;Latissimus Dorsi Flap breast reconstruction;Therapeutic Mammoplasty; Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy.
Hernias, including Inguinal Hernia; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'), Epigastric Hernias, Umbilical Hernias; including Laparoscopic Hernia Repair; Recurrent Groin Hernias.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General Surgeon Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth
Conservative breast surgery and endocrine trials for breast cancer.
Mr Ball's chief interests apart from his family are history and music. He is an accredited expert witness for medico-legal cases and a member of the Expert Witness Institute.
He was awarded the Nationa Bronze Clinical Excellence Award 2008
32 papers, 3 book chapters, 1 book (jointly) and Royal College of Surgeons Handbook.
Courses offered to GPs
Talks on breast cancer, hernias, surgical history and medico-legal aspects of surgery, organised through Spire Gatwick Park Hospital.
- M.B., B.Chir. Cambridge University 1978
- F.R.C.S. Royal College of Surgeons of England 1983
Reference number 2445117
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- M.Chir. Cambridge University 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- LL.M., 2010
Affiliations / memberships
Member Association of Breast Surgery
Fellow Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Member Expert Witness Institute
- Spire Gatwick Park Hospital, RH6 0BB
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 01293 778919
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