The London Breast Care Centre: Breast surgery and breast clinic in London
The London Breast Care Centre at The London Breast Institute of the Princess Grace Hospital is a comprehensive, multi disciplinary breast clinic and breast care program, offering a full spectrum of breast care services, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and counselling. The centre provides innovative, integrated, high quality and cost-effective breast services to women in a caring and compassionate manner. This involves demonstrable and audited excellence of the three essential components required - medical staffing, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, and research activity.
Breast surgery clinic in London
The centre has been founded by Professor Kefah Mokbel, an esteemed specialist in the field of breast cancer, and is located in a suite of offices in the Princess Grace Hospital Outpatient Department. Patients who visit the breast centre have access to the most advanced tests and therapies available anywhere.
Since being the first breast unit in the UK to install and use full digital mammography, the Princess Grace Hospital has maintained its leading position in the equipment field and is regularly visited by other UK centres. Platinum levels of required standards have been set for eligibility of staff to work in the unit as well as volume levels of unit throughput to maintain skill and expertise.
With such unparalleled levels of dedicated staff and superior technology, The London Breast Care Centre strives to contribute to the future of breast care by carrying out properly conducted and meaningful research.
Facilities and services provided
The centre provides access to comprehensive care that extends from screening to reconstructive surgery:
- BUPA accredited diagnostic centre
- Quick response to referral and appointment requests
- Appointments to suit individual needs (evening appointments available)
- Experienced, professional and caring team
- All results available within 24 hours
- Breast awareness advice and information
- Patients can self refer
- A comprehensive approach to breast care
- GPs kept informed of patients' diagnosis and treatments
- Nurse counsellor
Treatment for breast problems
The oncoplastic breast surgeons and interventional breast radiologists at The London Breast Care Centre offer cutting edge treatments including minimally invasive removal of benign lesions, sentinel node biopsy using the dual localization technique, skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction and breast ductoscopy.
Patients requiring chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy will be treated by internationally renowned breast oncologists in an innovative and patient-orientated environment at The London Oncology Clinic or The Harley Street Clinic.
Experienced and qualified professionals
Professor Kefah Mokbel (MBBS, MS, FRCS) is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at St. George’s Hospital and Professor of Breast Cancer Surgery at The Brunel lnstitute of Cancer Genetics and Pharmacogenomics. He is also The Lead Breast Surgeon at The London Breast Institute and the founding president of Breast Cancer Hope Charity.
His main clinical interests lie in the field of breast surgery including the early detection of breast cancer, minimally-invasive breast surgery, the sentinel node biopsy, skinsparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction, breast ductoscopy, cosmetic breast surgery (breast enlargement, breast reduction and mastopexy), breast cancer prevention, genetic predisposition and the management of benign conditions such as mastalgia, breast cysts and fibroadenomas.
Dr Nick Perry (MBBS, FRCS, FRCR) is a world-renowned breast radiologist and is The Director of Breast Imaging at The London Breast Institute and has been the Director of the Central and East London Breast Screening Programme from 1993 - 2008.
Professor Mokbel and Dr Nick Perry are supported by a highly dedicated clinical team and several of the staff affiliated with the centre already have major international profiles.