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- Breast specialist
- Breast surgery
- Breast specialist
Professor Gordon Wishart studied at Edinburgh University Medical School and trained in general, breast & endocrine surgery in the West of Scotland deanery. He completed a Cancer Research Campaign Research Fellowship at the CRC Beatson Laboratories in Glasgow in 1989 leading to award of a MD entitled “Aspects of multidrug resistance in breast cancer” in 1992. Following his initial appointment as a consultant breast & endocrine surgeon in Sussex in 1995, he moved to Cambridge in 1998 to develop the breast unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, now known as the Cambridge Breast Unit. As clinical director of the Cambridge Breast Unit (CBU) from 2005-2010 he played a significant role in developing the CBU as a breast centre with a national and international reputation for research and clinical excellence. He was appointed as visiting Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University in 2008 and has an international reputation in the field of clinical breast cancer research. He recently led a team that developed and validated the new PREDICT breast cancer survival and treatment benefit model (www.predict.nhs.uk). He is founder and CMO of Check4Cancer Limited, an early cancer detection company.
Areas of interest
One-Stop diagnostic breast clinics; Breast cancer surgery; Sentinel node biopsy with IndoCyanine Green; Immediate breast reconstruction with plastic surgery colleagues; weekly multidisciplinary meetings with oncology; access to genetic testing & counselling;
Current NHS consultant posts held
breast cancer survival; Predict prognostic and predictive model (www.predict.nhs.uk); Targeted breast radiotherapy (member of Cambridge IMRT & IMPORT trial groups). Visiting Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
Travel, keen rugby and athletics supporter.
Bronze Clinical Excellence Award 2007
ICG with PDE camera and blue dye for sentinel lymph node biopsy in early breast cancer
B. Braun Award for best surgical technique, European Society for Surgical Research (ESSR), May 2013
Diagnostic Provider of the Year at Health Investor Awards 2018
Rising Star Finalist at Laing Buisson Awards November 2018
For a comprehensive list of all my publications, please vita my website at www.gordonwishart.co.uk
Re-admission rate (2010-2014) 0%
Surgical site infection rate (2010-2014) 0.6%
Complaints (2010-2014) 0%Serious adverse events (2010-2014) 0%
Average patient satisfaction 4.88 (out of 5) based on survey of 89 patients with 12 different questions, as part of 360 degree appraisal in 2013.
5-year local recurrence rate after wide local excision & radiotherapy = 1.1% (Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2010; 92: 562-568)
Diagnostic accuracy of triple assessment at one-stop clinic = 99.6% (Br J Cancer 2009; 100" 1873-1878)
Personal 10-year relative survival 91% based on data from 1392 patients provided by Eastern Cancer Registration & Information Centre.
- MB ChB University of Edinburgh 1983
- MD University Of Edinburgh 1992
- MA University of Cambridge 2006
- FRCS (Glasgow) Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow 1987
- FRCS (England) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
Reference number 2849852
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Professor of Cancer Surgery Anglia Ruskin University 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 1995
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the British Breast Group
Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons
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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
Call 01223 370933 (secretary to Prof. GC Wishart)
Call 01223 370920 (Cambridge Nuffield Hospital nurses station)