Mr James Harvey

General surgery


  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

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

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Procedures completed

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S4910

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • B3012

    Mastectomy and immediate reconstruction of breast using expandable prosthesis - (1-5)

  • B3100

    Reduction mammoplasty - unilateral - (1-5)

  • B2880

    Excision biopsy of breast lesion after localisation - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • T9000

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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