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Mr Brendan Smith

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Specialist Oncoplastic Breast Surgery consultant for 13 years.

I am an experienced breast and reconstructive surgeon who specialises in mammoplaty techniques to try and avoid mastectomy when possible. Including partial breast reconstruction using LICAP flaps. Implant and ADM total breast reconstruction. LD flap and implant reconstructions

I have a strong background in teaching reconstruction techniques and am Course Director for Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction level 2 course at the Royal College of Surgeons. In addition I am a faculty member and teach on the Level 1 course also.

I have set up the breast reconstruction service in Reading

I gained my Masters Thesis from the University of London with research into micrometastases detection in breast cancer. Specialty Breast surgery training and TIG oncoplastic fellowship.

Areas of interest

Breast Cancer treatment; Breast conservation surgery; Therapeutic mammoplasty; Breast Reconstruction, Risk Reducing Surgery; Benign Breast disease, Breast Reduction, Breast Symeterisation, Correction of Breast distortion; Breast augmentation;

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Procedures completed

  • S4760

    Fine needle aspiration cytology - (>50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (5-50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (5-50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • S4910

    Adjustment to skin expander in subcutaneous tissue - (5-50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B3034

    Removal and/or reinsertion of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - unilateral - (5-50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • B2912

    Mastectomy and immediate reconstruction of breast using latissimus dorsi - (5-50)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • B2820

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

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B2700

    Subcutaneous mastectomy with immediate implant - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • S4930

    Removal of skin expander or valve - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B3140

    Therapeutic mammoplasty for breast cancer - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B3015

    Reconstruction of breast using fixed prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • S1500

    Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B2915

    Reconstruction of breast using extended latissimus dorsi flap (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B3033

    Simple removal of prosthesis from breast - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • B2830

    Re-excision of lesion of breast if resection margins are not clear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • S4740

    Drainage of large subcutaneous abscess/haematoma - (1-5)

  • B2831

    Re-excision of lesion of breast if resection margins are not clear with local mobilisation - (1-5)

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