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Last updated: 8 Jun 2020
- Breast surgery
- Breast specialist
Anthony Peel M.Chir., FRCS, is a Senior Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon.
He was formerly a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the Royal Marsden Hospital and St Bartholomews Hospital London, where he was the Lead Consultant in the Breast Surgical Unit for a number of years.
He specialises in the management of Malignant and Benign Breast conditions including non-cancerous conditions such as Breast Lumps; Breast Pain; Breast Nodularity; Breast Mastitis; Abscess, Nipple Discharge and Axillary (arm pit) swellings and Genetic Advice.
For Malignant conditions he specialises in Breast Conservation, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Skin Sparing Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction in conjunction with Mr Kelvin Ramsey Plastic and Reconstruction Specialist at The Royal Marsden Hospital Chelsea, London.
He is a recognised British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) specialist treating both symptomatic and screen detected cancer patients.
He provides a one stop diagnostic service combing with leading London Radiologists.
For patients with Breast Cancer he works closely with renowned and progressive Clinical and Medical leading Oncologists. He also works alongside Internationally renowned Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons at The Royal Marsden Hospital as a Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon, as well as at The London Clinic, accepting referrals for diagnosis, treatment, second opinion and recurrence.
As a private patient you will have direct access to experienced cancer specialists, leading-edge diagnostic techniques and treatments, and individualised techniques and treatment plans based on the latest research.
He was awarded an MBE for services to medicine and humanitarian issues and for his charitable relief work abroad. He established a Women's Cancer Unit in the North East of England, and chaired a group of 80 surgeons who created the MRC examination at The Royal College of Surgeons.
A founder trustee of HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust), a former trustee of The Trust House Charitable Foundation and a long time Programme Director of MAP (Medical Aid to Palestinians),
He has published widely; with 62 surgical publications in postgraduate medical education literature and has written various chapters in standard surgical textbooks.
He sat on the Editorial Board of International Medical Journals; and has been a regular reviewer for leading international surgical journals; The British Journal Of Surgery and The World Journal of Surgery. He is actively involved in maintaining high surgical standards, was an examiner at The Royal Colleges of Surgeons both in the UK and Ireland, and was Chairman of The Court of Examiners. He also works with The General Medical Council of England, The Medical Council of Ireland and The Isle of Man Government where he provides medical expert opinions and reports relating to the standard of surgical care, helping to keep both Patients and Doctors safe.
Areas of interest
Breast Pain; Breast Lump; Breast Cyst; Breast Mouse; Fibroadenoma; Breast Infection; Breast Abscess; Breast Swelling.
Breast Imaging including Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI; CT Scan; PET CT Scan;
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology; Breast Core Biopsy; Breast Conserving Surgery including; Lumpectomy; Wide Local Excision with Remodelling; Image Wire Guided Excision; Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy; Axillary Lymph Node Clearance; Mastectomy; Skin Sparing Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction; Breast Implants.
The conditions include DCIS; LCIS; Invasive Ductal Cancer; Invasive Lobular Cancer; Inflammatory Breast Cancer; Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Nipple discharge; Microdochectomy or Total Duct Excision. Papilloma;
Breast Genetics; Cancer Prevention; Gene Mutation; BRCA1, BRCA2; Family History Risk; Preventative Dietary Advice and Exercise. Traumatic Fat Necrosis; Radial Scar; Axillary Lumps; Axillary Lymph Glands; Chest Wall Lumps.
Male Breast Conditions; Gynaecomastia.
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- The London Clinic 20 Devonshire Place London W1G 6BW
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Road
Kingston upon Thames
Anthony Peel has a special interest in reducing the incidence of positive margins following Wide Local Excision, with particular reference to developing the 'Clear Edge Technique' which relies on measuring malignant cell electrode potential difference, as compared with benign cells at the margin.
He is working with colleagues across the disciplines to develop a CT based technique to analyse the resected tissue margins, during the surgical procedure.
Fell Walking in The Lake District and Travel.
The Hallet Prize awarded by The President of The Royal College of Surgeons.
MBE for services to Women's Cancer and Humanitarian Charitable work overseas.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
62 Publications in Peer Review Journals and Chapters in Surgical Textbooks.
- M.Chir University of Cambridge 1977
- FRCS Edinburgh The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1969
- FRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of England 1969
- MA University of Cambridge 1972
- The Mayo Clinic Rochester USA 1971
- The Erlangen Clinic Erlangen Germany 1972
- The Lahey Clinic Boston USA 1971
Reference number 0660622
Details of entry to specialist register
- The General Medical Council, 1976
Affiliations / memberships
A former Trustee of The Trust House Charitable Foundation.
A former Trustee of Medical Aid to Palestinians.
Programme Director for Medical Aid to Palestinians.
A Founder Trustee of Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART).
A former Chairman of The Court of Examiners for The Royal College of Surgeons.
A former Board Member for the UK Northern Region Merit Awards.
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20 Devonshire Place
0207 935 4444
The Royal Marsden Hospital
020 7811 8111