Mr Farrokh Pakzad: General surgery

Mr Farrokh Pakzad

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Farrokh Pakzad joined the team team at Royal Surrey County Hospital in June 2012 as Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and Skin Cancer Surgeon. He completed his higher surgical training in London, during which he was selected onto the highly competitive National Oncoplastic Fellowship program. This unique background in both plastic and oncological surgery enables him to provide he most effective treatments for both breast and skin cancer, while minimising the impact of surgery on cosmetic and functional outcomes.

He is currently the clinical lead for the regional specialist cancer multidisciplinary team and the Alliance Skin Cancer Network.

His areas of clinical expertise include;
- the management of all aspect of benign and malignant breast disease
- breast disease in men
- oncoplastic breast conservation
- immediate and delayed breast reconstruction
- correction of breast asymmetry
- use of Intraoperative Sentinel Node Analysis using the OSNA system
- the management of skin cancers including melanoma

Areas of interest

Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery; Melanoma Surgery; Skin Cancer Surgery

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Procedures completed

  • S0605

    Secondary excision of malignant lesion - trunk & limbs - (5-50)


  • S1500

    Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (5-50)


  • S0603

    Primary excision of suspicious/malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (5-50)


  • B2820

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


  • B3310

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


  • S4910

    Adjustment to skin expander in subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)


  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (1-5)

  • B3034

    Removal and/or reinsertion of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - unilateral - (1-5)


  • B3140

    Therapeutic mammoplasty for breast cancer - (1-5)


  • B2780

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


  • B3580

    Nipple areola complex reconstruction +/- liposuction and fat transfer - (1-5)

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)

  • B2913

    Reconstruction of breast using latissimus dorsi including implantation of prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)


  • S0643

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - four or more, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)


  • L9181

    Removal of Portacath/Port-a-Cath/Vasoport Unit - (1-5)


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