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- Breast specialist
- Breast surgery
- Breast specialist
I graduated medicine from a distinguished London Medical School and then underwent my Basic Surgical Training in London where I grew a passion for General Surgery especially in cancer treatment. This passion led me to seek a career based on Breast Cancer. I completed my Higher Surgical Training in The Sheffield Teaching Hospitals with a keen interest in Breast Surgery. I had also taken several years away from surgery to undertake a Doctorate Degree at Nottingham University where I was fortunate to be taught by the great late Professor Roger Blamey.
Having gained my CCT in General Surgery with specialist interest in Breast Surgery I was appointed Consultant Breast and General Surgeon at a large University Hospital in the West Midlands. During my period there I underwent a years mentorship with a Plastic Surgeon in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery.
I am now currently a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at a mid sized district hospital. I am committed to the complete wellbeing of my patients and treat well over 100 breast cancers a year with a significant number undergoing major reconstructive breast surgery. I also provide a high level of care for patients with all types of hernia with a very high level of satisfaction.
Areas of interest
All patients with benign and malignant breast conditions. I am in the forefront in the initial diagnosis, investigation and management decisions via the multidisciplinary team meeting (MDT). I perform all the procedures necessary to help the patient through their surgical treatment. The procedure can vary from simple day case diagnostic excisions to major mastectomy and pedicled reconstruction.
I have a very keen interest in the surgical management of hernias of all forms from simple umbilical to large and complex recurrent incisional hernia requiring abdominal wall reconstruction. I perform significant volumes of all forms of hernia yearly.
- Moira Hillman
- BMI Three Shires The Avenue Cliftonville Northampton NN1 5BT
- 01604 885010
- 07913 898085
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Northampton General Hospital
I have a Doctorate Of Medicine (MD) degree from Nottingham University where I spent several years researching autoantibodies in the early detection of breast cancer. My published Thesis is now archived at the University. I have published multiple papers in international peer reviewed journals and continously undertake many audits and research throughout my professional life to help in the management of patients.
I have a huge interest in football and actively support a well known North London team. I also participate in local football club where I am trying to acheive FA recognised coaching certificates to coach junior boys. I am very family orientated and spend my free time with my children and interest they have.
As undergraduate I acheived several awards and during my training I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Bengali - Conversational
I have published significantly throughout my career on various subjects and can be referenced on PubMed under Khan HN. I feel privileged to have written an editorial for the distinguished BMJ and was once named and cited for my research on gynaecomastia by the Los Angeles Times. That particular research is still cited by many publications.
Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to provide any free talks or seminars to GPs on subjects such as management if hernias ir breast benign and malignant cases.
- BSc University of London 1993
- MB BS University of London 1996
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 1998
- MD University of Nottingham 2009
- FRCS Intercollegiate Royal Colleges of Surgeons 2008
- Oncoplastic Mentorship University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire 2009
Reference number 4358563
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT General Surgery With Special Interest Breast, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Royal College of Surgeons
Fellow of Intercollegiate Royal Colleges of Surgeons
- BMI The Meriden
- 09:30 - 11:00
- 024 7664 7000
- BMI Three Shires
- 14:30 - 17:00
- 01604 620311
- Linford Wood Medical CentreSunrise...
- 15:30 - 18:00
- 01908 467700
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.
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