Mr Anil Desai

Mr Anil Desai

MB BS, FRCS (Eng.),MPhil (Lon), FRCS (Gen.Surg)

General Surgery

30 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Excellent “
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Subspecialty

  • Breast Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3535028
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £280

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1802 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1564 reviews

    About

     

    Mr Anil Desai is a Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon. He graduated from the MS University of Baroda in India before embarking on a surgical career in the UK. He has more than 25 years of experience in breast surgery and acquired his specialist training within the North West London training program in reputable hospitals including The Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals. He obtained an MPhil from the University of London for his molecular research on a variant oestrogen receptor. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 1999 by Bromley Hospital which is now part of the Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust.

    His passion is oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstruction. He has performed more than a thousand oncoplastic and reconstructive procedures on the breast. He was the Quality Assurance Lead Surgeon for the entire London Breast Screening Program for 7 years and part of a national working group on developing guidelines on indeterminate breast lesions. He reviews publications on implant based breast reconstruction.

    His expertise includes diagnosis and management of benign and malignant breast conditions. He uses various oncoplastic techniques when treating breast cancer and has extensive experience in breast reconstruction using implants, Surgimend and Braxon mesh, muscle transfer (latissimus dorsi). He has a busy aesthetic breast practice performing numerous breast augmentations, mastopexies (uplift), breast reductions.

    He has been mentioned as one of the top 250 UK consultants in The Tatler magazine in 2013. He believes in striving for perfection and his high standards are widely acknowledged 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction
    • Wire guided wide local excision
    • Revision surgery
    • Breast implants
    • Breast Pain Management
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
    • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
    • Implant Reconstruction
    • Mammoplasty
    • Mastectomy
    • Neoadjuvant
    • Nipple Reconstruction
    • Oncoplastic Surgery
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Cosmetic breast surgery
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Breast Cancer
    • Gynaecomastia
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    Procedures

    • Breast Pain Management
    • Breast Genetics
    • Acellular Dermal Matrix
    • Axillary Clearance
    • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
    • Breast Implants
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
    • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
    • Implant Reconstruction
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Mammoplasty
    • Mastectomy
    • Neoadjuvant
    • Nipple Reconstruction
    • Oncoplastic Surgery
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Surgery for Gynaecomastia (Breast Development in Men)
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    Special interests

    • Breast Cancer
    • Gynaecomastia
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    Education

    • MBBS- M.S.University of Baroda, India 1981
    • FRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of England 1991
    • MPhil - University of London 1997
    • FRCS (Gen.Surgery)- Intercollegiate Specialty Board- 1999
    • Memberships:
    • Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Association of Breast Surgeons
    • Registration:
    • Specialist Register General Medical Council 
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