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Mr Naren Basu is the Lead Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. His specialist area is exclusively breast disease, breast cancer surgery and all breast related problems. As an Oncoplastic Surgeon, he integrates plastic surgery techniques into breast cancer surgery to preserve and enhance aesthetical outcomes without compromising disease control.
Areas of interest
Breast Cancer Surgery; Oncoplastic Breast Surgery; Cosmetic Outcomes following Breast Surgery; Benign Breast Diseases; Familial Breast Cancer; Risk-Reducing Breast Surgery; Reconstructive Breast Surgery; Therapeutic Mammaplasty
- Brenda Shepherd
- Department Of Breast Surgery Queen Elizabeth Hospital Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM B15 2TH
- 0121 371 5037
- 07914 833971
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lead Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Research profile includes risk-reducing surgery and familial breast cancer. Currently, completing an MD degree investigating Contralateral Breast Cancer in high-risk patients (including BRCA1/2 mutation carriers). Publishes and presents research work at a national and international level. Active trainer participating in teaching plastic surgeons and breast surgeons at a national and local level.
Naren has benefited from a diverse up-bringing having lived in Zambia, been educated in the UK with the majority of his training in London. He is excited by his recent move to the Midlands where he hopes to spend time outside work with his young family. He is participating in the Birmingham Fun Run to raise money for Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer appeal and hopes that this worthy cause will rekindle his love for outdoor sports including cricket, golf and football.
First Class Honours - BSc Tumour Biology (University of London)
European Board of Breast Surgery - First Place
Ronald Raven Award - Institut Curie, Paris
Lynn Sage / Chicago Sister Winner - USA
Threshold for genetic testing in women with breast cancer needs to be determined.
Basu NN, Barr L, Evans DG, Ross GL.
BMJ. 2014 Mar 6;348:g1863
Prophylactic mastectomy and breast cancer-- reply.
Basu NN, Evans DG, Barr L.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2013 Oct;74(10):595
Mastectomies of healthy, contralateral breasts in patients with breast cancer.
Basu NN, Littlechild S, Evans DG, Ross GL, Barr L.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2013 Sep;74(9):486-7
An unusual case of rectal perforation resulting in extensive surgical emphysema.
Lee YJ, Basu NN, Parampalli U, Birch D.
BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Feb 10;2012
Morphine delays discharge following ambulatory surgery: a prospective institutional study.
Basu NN, Kald B, Heath D.
J Perioper Pract. 2009 Aug;19(8):254-6
Isolated duodenal rupture due to go-karting accidents--braking news.
Thomas M, Basu NN, Gulati MS, Seager R, Oke T, Constantinescu G, Siddiqui M.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2009 May;91(4):340-3
Tooth crown foreign body appendicitis.
Basu NN, Doddi S, Turner L, Sinha PS.
Dig Surg. 2009;26(1):22-3
Mobility one year after unilateral lower limb amputation: a modern, UK institutional report.
Basu NN, Fassiadis N, McIrvine A.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2008 Dec;7(6):1024-6
The use of Seamguard to buttress the suture repair of a staple line leak following laparoscopic gastric bypass for obesity.
Basu NN, Leschinskey D, Heath DI.
Obes Surg. 2008 Jul;18(7):896-7
A stranger in the heart: vena caval stent migration.
Basu NN, Motallebzadeh R, Wendler O.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Nov;28(5):770
Courses offered to GPs
Free courses and GP seminars on Management of Breast Cancer - contact for details.
- BSc(Hons) - First Class University College London, University of London 1998
- MBBS Bart's and the Royal London Medical School, University of London 2001
- MSc Imperial College London, University of London 2007
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons England 2005
- MRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2005
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons England 2011
- FEBS (Breast) European Board of Breast Surgery 2012
- Institut Curie - Travelling Fellowship - Ronald Raven Award Institut Curie, Paris 2012
- Travelling Fellowship Harvard Medical / Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA 2013
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons England 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Breast Surgery
British Association Surgical Oncology
- BMI The Priory Hospital, B5 7UG
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 0121 371 5037
- Spire Little Aston Hospital, B74 3UP
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 0121 371 5037
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.
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