Miss Christina Choy

Miss Christina Choy

MBBS, FRACS, FRCSEd, FCSHK

Breast Surgery, General Surgery

35 years of experience
27 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Very kind and empathetic.“
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3553082
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £220

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1238 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    986 reviews

    About

    Dr. Christina Choy is a Breast Specialist Consultant Surgeon currently working at the private practices at Princess Grace Hospital,The Harley Street Diagnostic Centre, the Lister Hospital and the Chiswick Medical Centre. She is a very experienced Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon specializing in Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstruction. Her areas of interest include breast conservation surgery with oncoplastic technique, mastectomy with skin and nipple-sparing with reconstruction, fat transfer, sentinel node biopsy with dual localization, wire-guided, and the new wireless localization procedure, breast reduction, augmentation, and uplift. Miss Choy is very experienced in offering breast screening and assessment procedures for breast pain, nipple discharge, mastitis, and lumps. She also offers family history clinic, other breast cancer risk assessments, and genetic testing. 

    Dr. Choy graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the University of Sydney in 1986. Choy undertook her postgraduate speciality training across well-known countries such as Australia and Hong Kong. Dr. Choy also worked as a fellow in the UK in St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital before taking on consultant post as a locum at St Bartholomew's, King's College and Newham General Hospital. She worked as a substantive consultant Oncoplastic breast surgeon at Homerton University Hospital for over 14 years. Dr. Choy worked in a multi-disciplinary team in the London Breast Institute for over 10 years with breast care nurses, pathologists, oncologists, and radiologists.

    Dr. Christina Choy is also interested in research regarding the genetic aspect of breast cancer by studying gene arrays and studying data of Afrocarribean young women with breast cancer. She also studies ethnic barriers affecting women in accessing early breast cancer diagnosis and aims to resolve barriers to allow easier access to medical care. She has published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals. 

    Choy is an Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon fully registered with the General Medical Council. She also holds medical board registrations in Hong Kong and Australia. Choy is also a member of the Association of Breast Surgeons in the UK and Breast Surgeon International. Dr. Choy is fluent in English, Chinese - Cantonese.

     

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

     

    • Mastectomy
    • Skin and Nipple-sparing mastectomy with reconstruction
    • sentinel lymph node biopsy with dual localization
    • Axilla nodal clearance
    • Breast conservation surgery with oncoplastic technique
    • Microdochectomy
    • Milk duct excision
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Fat transfer lip remodeling
    • Nipple reconstruction
    • Breast reduction
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast screening and assessment
    • Breast health counseling
    • Genetic testing for breast cancer
    • Excision of breast lump
    • Fine needle aspiration cytology
    • Core biopsy
    • Removal and insertion of prosthesis into the breast 
    • Mastopexy 
    • Drainage of a breast abscess (e.g. hematoma and seroma)
    • Surgery for a male breast lump, gynecomastia
    • Lipoma Removal

     

    • Breast Cancer
    • Cancerous breast lumps
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Breast reduction and augmentation
    • Breast screening
    • Breast health and risk counselling
    • Breast pain
    • Nipple discharge
    • Breast lump
    • Family history of cancer
    • Breast assessment
    • Male breast lump and breast pains
    • Genetic testing for breast cancer
    • Mastitis

     

     

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    Procedures

    • Breast Consultation
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    Education

    • Graduated with MBBS from the University of Sydney in 1986
    • Awarded FCSHK from the College of Surgeons Hong Kong in 1993
    • Awarded FRCSEd from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1993
    • Awarded FRACS from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1998
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