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- Breast specialist
- Breast surgery
- Breast specialist
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the Nightingale & Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre, in the University Hospital of South Manchester. The Nightingale Centre is nationally recognised as a centre of excellence for breast cancer treatment and is one of the largest units in the UK.
National Fellowship in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery in 2010, under the tutorage of Plastic and Breast Reconstructive Surgeons in Sheffield.
He completed his surgical training in 2012 and was appointed as a Consultant in Breast and Breast Cancer Surgery at the University Hospital of South Manchester. His specialist area within the NHS is exclusively breast disease and breast related problems, i.e. breast cancer surgery, breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery and lipomodelling/fat transfer. Experienced in the use of Polyurethane coated breast implants for the prevention of capsular contracture in breast augmentation or revision surgery.
Mr Harvey is an invited speaker at International Breast Reconstructive meetings including the Amsterdam Bioskills training course on the use of Strattice in Breast Reconstruction.
Mr Harvey is an active trainer, participating in the teaching of trainee breast and plastic surgeons at both local and national levels. Mr Harvey is author of the Oxford Handbook of Breast Disease Management and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. He is head of patient safety at the Nightingale Breast Unit.
Areas of interest
Breast cancer; breast reconstruction; triple assessment; breast reduction; breast augmentation; breast lumps; Lipomodelling; gynaecomastia; risk reducing mastectomy; mastopexy; breast uplift; therapeutic mammaplasty; lipoaugmentation
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant breast surgeon, University Hospital of South Manchester
Patient outcomes in breast reconstruction.
Magnetic seed localisation of Breast Cancers
Polyurethane breast implants
Strattice Breast Reconstruction
Total Strattice Cover Breast Reconstruction
Ultramarathons, relaxing in the Peak District
AACR Scholar in Training
George Feggerter Medal
Systematic review of the effectiveness of polyurethane-coated compared with textured silicone implants in breast surgery
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2016, 69(4), 452-60January 2016
Infection Prevention in Breast Implant Surgery – A Review of the Surgical Evidence, Guidelines and a Checklist Review Article
European Journal of Surgical OncologyFebruary 2016
A randomised pilot study comparing 13 G vacuum-assisted biopsy and conventional 14 G core needle biopsy of axillary lymph nodes in women with breast cancer
Clinical RadiologyApril 2016
One-stage breast reconstruction using the inferior dermal flap, implant and free nipple graft.
Shiffman MA (ed), Breast Reconstuction: Art, Science and New Clincal Techniques, Springer, Berlin 2015December 2015
Current attitudes to breast reconstruction surgery for women at risk of post-mastectomy radiotherapy: A survey of UK breast surgeons
The Breast -Breast. 2015 Aug;24(4):502-12June 2015
Pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast: Can the evidence guide practice?
World Journal of Clinical OncologyAugust 2014
One-Stage Breast Reconstruction Using the Inferior Dermal Flap, Implant, and Free Nipple Graft
Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryJanuary 2014
Therapeutic mammaplasty - impact on the delivery of chemotherapy
International Journal of SurgeryNovember 2013
doi:pii: S1743-9191(13)01088-1. 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.10.013.
Size does matter: High volume breast surgeons accept smaller excision margins for WLE – a national survey of the surgical management of WLE margins in UK breast cancer patients.
Oxford Handbook of Breast Disease Management- in Press
Oxford University PressOctober 2013
The role of therapeutic mammoplasty in breast cancer surgery – a review.
GPs have an important role in caring for women with early breast cancer.
Guidelines in practice 2011
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in early breast cancer surgery – Working with the risks of vital blue dye to reap the benefits.
Inhibition of CXCR4-mediated breast cancer metastasis: a potential role for heparinoids?
Clinical Cancer Research
FAQs: Breast Pain and Fibroadenosis
Chemokines and Breast Cancer: a gateway to revolutionary targeted cancer treatments?
Current Medicinal Chemistry2003
Clinical and radiological presentation of pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in-situ and its association with invasive malignancy
Cancer Treatment CommunicationsAugust 2015
Breast reconstruction implant loss rate 4%
Breast augmentation implant infection rate 0%
Average patient rating on 360 degree feedback 5/5
- Mbbs University of Newcastle u Tyne 1998
- PhD University of Newcastle u Tyne 2006
- FRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2010
- National TIG oncoplastic breast and plastic reconstructive fellowship Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield 2010
Reference number 4539463
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Academic and Research Committee Association of Breast Surgery 2016
- NIHR Clinical Research Network NIHR Clinical Research Network Surgery Subspecialty Lead for Breast -Greater Manchester NIHR Clinical Research Network NIHR 2016
- Director of Medical Advisory Board Genesis/ Prevent Breast Cancer 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- General surgery - breast specialty interest, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Association of Breast Surgery
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, SK8 2PX
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