Professor Gordon C Wishart: General surgery
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Professor Gordon C Wishart

Cambridge Breast Clinic

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

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;

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Procedures completed

  • B2820

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

  • T9000

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

  • B3220

    Core biopsy of lesion of breast - (1-5)

  • B2780

    Simple mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (1-5)

  • B3032

    Removal of prosthesis from breast (including capsulectomy) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital (1-5)

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