Mr Farrokh Pakzad: General surgery
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Mr Farrokh Pakzad

General surgery

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  • Breast specialist
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  • Breast surgery
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  • 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 works within a expert multidisciplinary team, incorporating state of the art surgical and oncological treatment for both breast cancer and melanoma. He is the chair of the private breast cancer multidisplinary team. He has also been the clinical lead for the Surrey wide Specialist Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Team and the Alliance Skin Cancer Network.


Some of his areas of clinical expertise include:

Breast disease
- Dedicated one-stop breast assessment clinics
- Management of all aspect of benign and malignant breast disease
- Breast disease in men
- Molecular diagnostics and genetics of breast cancer
- Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery for breast cancer
- Correction of breast asymmetry
- Cosmetic surgery especially breast reduction surgery


Skin cancer
- Assessment and diagnosis of skin cancer
- All aspects of melanoma management including sentinel node biopsy and lymphadenectomy
- Molecualr diagnostics and targeted therapy for melanoma

Mr Pakzad has a wide and active academic interest in cancer biology, stemming back to his undergraduate training. He completed his post graduate M.D. thesis in molecular imaging of cancer and continues to be involved in both translational and clinical research.

Areas of interest

Benign and malignant breast disease; Breast cancer; Breast oncology; Onco plastic surgery; Breast reconstruction; Skin cancer surgery; Surgical management of melanoma; Sentinel node biopsy; Cosmetic breast surgery; Targeted therapy; Immunotherapy; Molecular diagnostics; Cancer genetics

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