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Professor Kefah Mokbel: Consultant Cancer Specialist, London

Consultant Cancer Specialist, London: Professor Kefah Mokbel
Consultant Cancer Specialist, London: Professor Kefah Mokbel

An internationally-renowned breast cancer specialist offering expert diagnosis and management of invasive and non-invasive breast cancer, including breast lump investigation, oncoplastic breast surgery and reconstructive breast surgery, based in Central London.

Professor Kefah Mokbel is Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon at St George's Hospital, London and Professor of Breast Cancer Surgery at the Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics and Pharmacogenomics.  He provides private breast cancer treatment at the London Breast Institute.

A leading London breast cancer specialist

Professor Mokbel graduated from the University of London in 1990 and undertook his basic and higher surgical training at a number of London's prestigious teaching hospitals, including specialist breast surgery training at St Mary's, St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals.  He was appointed as a Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon to St George's Hospital, London in 2000.  His extensive involvement in research into the molecular biology and clinical management of breast cancer was recognised with a Professorship at the Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics and Pharmacogenomics in 2002 and an appointment as Reader in Breast Surgery at St George's University of London in 2005.

In November 2013 the American clinical rankings website Expertscape ranked Professor Mokbel number 1 breast expert in London and among the top 25 breast cancer experts worldwide.  He has featured in top doctor guides produced by Tatler and the Times magazine, and is regularly called upon to comment on matters concerning breast cancer in the national and international media.

The London Breast Institute

As Lead Breast Surgeon at The London Breast Institute, Professor Mokbel works with an expert mulit-disciplinary team of surgeons, radiologists, oncologists and pathologists to provide the very highest standards of breast care.  Based at the independent Princess Grace Hospital in London's famous medical district, The London Breast Unit was the first in the UK to offer full digital mammography, and continues to lead the field in terms of quality of staff, equipment and research.

Rapid assessment of breast symptoms in London

With a special clinical interest in the early detection of breast cancer, Professor Mokbel offers fast-track assessment of breast symptoms such as breast lumps, nipple discharge, skin puckering and unilateral breast enlargement using the very latest diagnostic technology and techniques, including:

  • Full field digital mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Stereotactic-guided needle biopsy
  • Suros vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
  • MRI scanning
  • Fast track cytopathology

Expert treatment of breast cancer

Professor Mokbel is highly skilled in modern surgical techniques to treat breast cancer, including breast-conserving surgery, skin sparing mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy.  Offering both immediate and delayed reconstruction using the most up-to-date oncoplastic and reconstructive techniques, such as breast reduction, fat grafting, implants and skin flaps from the back or abdomen, he puts the individual at the heart of the decision-making process to provide the best cosmetic outcome possible.


Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals

Professor Kefah Mokbel is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals, including HCA Hospitals

HCA admitting rights



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Professor Kefah Mokbel

The London Breast Institute, The Princess Grace Hospital
, 42-52, Nottingham Place, London, W1N 5FD

Tel:   0207 908 2040

Fax:  0207 908 2275

Email: kefahmokbel@hotmail.com

Web: www.breastspecialist.co.uk


Areas of expertise

  • Early breast cancer detection
  • Breast cancer treatment
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Breast augmentation
  • Mastopexy (breast uplift)
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast implants (replacement and removal)
  • Nipple-Areola surgery 

Treatments offered

  • Breast screening

  • Investigation of breast lumps and breast symptoms

  • Sentinel node biopsy

  • Breast cancer surgery, including lumpectomy, breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Genetic testing and advice for women with a strong family history of breast cancer
  • Specialist second opinion service



Qualifications and memberships


  • Graduated from the University of London
  • MS
  • FRCS

Places of work

The Princess Grace Hospital, 42-52 Nottingham Place, London, W1N 5FD
St. George's Hospital (University of London), London, UK
                                                                  Parkside Hospital, Wimbledon, London, UK