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- Breast surgery
- Upper GI surgery
Mr Adrian Ball is an accredited consultant surgeon trained in oncoplastic breast surgery, thyroid and parathyroid 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 is a member of the breast faculty at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and teaches there regularly. He also lectures abroad. He has visited the USA and Germany to develop skills in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery and is co-author of a book on breast surgery techniques. He believes that breast surgery should take account of both aesthetic and oncological principles and that a multidisciplinary approach is essential for optimal results. He is part of the Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire (SWISH) Cancer Network.
Mr Ball has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, which he has practiced since the 1990's. As well as surgery for gallstones, 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; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Gall bladder; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Breast surgery; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'), including laparoscopic hernia repair
- Sharon Angel
- Spire Gatwick Park Hospital Povey Cross Road HORLEY RH6 0BB
- 01293 778969
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General Surgeon Surrey & Sussex Healthcare Trust
Conservative breast surgery and endocribe trials for breast cancer.
Mr Ball's chief interests apart from his family are history and painting. 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, emergency surgery 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
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- M.Chir. Cambridge University 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- LL.M., 2010
- Spire Gatwick Park Hospital, RH6 0BB
- 14:00 - 19:00
- 01293 778919
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)
Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (1-5)
Excision biopsy of breast lesion after localisation - (1-5)
Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - (1-5)
Removal of lipoma - (1-5)
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