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- Breast surgery
Having studied Medicine at New College, Oxford University (BM, BCh, MA), Ms de Sousa returned to the North West, where she grew up, for her surgical training in 1996. Always with a focus on Breast Surgery, she has worked with some of the leading plastic and breast surgeons in the region. Between 2001 and 2003, she carried out molecular research into breast cancer at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne Australia, to gain a Doctorate of Medicine (DM), and has presented her work nationally and internationally. During her National TIG Fellowship at the prestigious Nottingham Breast Institute in 2013, Ms de Sousa worked closely with innovative, specialist breast and plastic surgeons. Following a successful time as Consultant Breast Surgeon at the Oxford University John Radcliffe Hospital, Ms de Sousa chose to return to the North West to pursue her career at home.
Areas of interest
All aspects of breast surgery provided. Includes New symptoms and lumps, Cancer treatment (Lumpectomy, mastectomy, Therapeutic mammoplasty and local tissue flaps), Breast Reconstruction, Benign breast disease, Congenital Asymmetry and deformity, Gynaecomastia, Breast Augmentation, Breast reduction, Breast lift /Mastopexy, Nipple surgery, Accessory breast tissue.
- Carole Tarrant
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital Mill Lane Cheadle SK8 2PX
- 0161 495 6814
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital NHS Trust
Ms de Sousa has an active role in training the next generation of breast surgeons and is Course Convenor for the RCS Specialist Skills in Breast Cancer Course, is a member of the selection panel for the TIG fellowships and National trainees.
Ms de Sousa is also engaged in maintaining national standards in Cosmetic Breast Surgery, as a member the Association of Breast Surgery Aesthetic committee.
Courses offered to GPs
Ms de Sousa is always happy to talk to GPs about the latest updates in management of breast problems, either benign, malignant or cosmetic.
- BM BCh BA Hons Oxford University 1996
- FRCS England Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- Doctor of Medicine (DM) Oxford University 2012
- TIG National Fellowship in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Nottingham Breast Institute 2013
Reference number 4331036
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery with an interest in Breast Surgery, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Breast Surgeons
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Manchester Medical Society
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Donn or Janet, the Breast Care Nursing team at the Alexandra Hospital 0161 428 3656