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Mrs Jagdeep K Singh

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2020

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  • Breast surgery

About me

TRAINING & APPOINTMENTS:
Mrs Jagdeep K Singh read Medicine at Somerville College, University of Oxford and graduated from University College London in 2005. She completed her Higher Surgical Training in the West Midlands and undertook specialist breast training at major university teaching hospitals including University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She was awarded her Certificate of Completion of Training in 2018 and worked as a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, between June 2018 and July 2020. She was the Breast Angiosarcoma Lead for the West Midlands and established the regional Electrochemotherapy service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for breast cancer patients with skin metastases. She was awarded the Silver Medal in the European Board of Surgery Examinations in Breast Surgery in 2018. She relocated to Guildford in July 2020 and was appointed as a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust in August 2020.

Research:
Mrs Singh has a strong academic background. She undertook 2 years of research at the internationally renowned Paterson Institute of Cancer Research and The Christie NHS Trust, Manchester between 2010 and 2012. Her research focused on developing novel treatments to stop the growth of breast cancer stem cells and she was awarded an Medical Doctorate (MD) from the University of Manchester in 2012. She was awarded a Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Research Fellowship (2010) and the Royal College of Surgeons Stefan Galeski Travelling Fellowship (2011). He research led to several high impact factor publications, international presentations and she was presented with the Allen Edwards Research Prize at the British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) Scientific Conference in 2011.

She was selected to join the National Cancer Research Institute Breast Clinical Studies Group through the Trainee Scheme in 2016 and she has continued to engage in clinical research. She was the Chief Investigator of the National Mastectomy Decisions Audit (MasDA) and she is on the steering group of other collaborative studies including the Neoadjuvant Systemic Treatment (NeST) study and the Breast Angiosarcoma Surveillance Study (BRASS). She is committed to improving the lives of breast cancer patient through research and is the Research Lead at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

Areas of interest

Breast cancer; family history; risk reducing surgery; benign breast disease; breast screening; oncoplastic breast surgery; breast reconstruction.

Breast cancer operations:
Wide local excision (lumpectomy); therapeutic mammoplasty (cancer surgery combined with re-shaping of the breast to give optimal cosmesis); mastectomy (simple, skin-sparing, skin-reducing, nipple-sparing, risk-reducing); sentinel lymph node biopsy; axillary node clearance; immediate implant-based breast reconstruction; immediate-delayed breast reconstruction utilising expanders; nipple reconstruction.

Benign breast operations:
Symmetrising mammoplasty; mastopexy (breast uplift); removal of implant; capsulectomy; lipomodelling (fat transfer); excision of benign breast lesions; diagnostic excisions; duct surgery; scar revision surgery; diagnostic biopsy of axillary lymph nodes.

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