Debashis Ghosh is a Consultant breast surgeon based in London. He is actively involved in breast surgery research including the pioneering use of a portable gamma camera for sentinel node biopsies. As a member of the Breast Team of the Royal Free and UCL medical School, he is involved in trials in the use of intraoperative radiothearapy, radioactive iodine and seed localisation. He is currently working on the use of fluoroscence in cancer surgery. He is the co-author, chapter on breast and oncoplastic surgery, Kirk’s Operative Surgery.
Mr Ghosh sees NHS patients and private patients in the settings of a One stop breast clinic, all his consultations for breast cancer are carried out in world class facilities where one stop service of all radiology and Pathology is available in the same consultation. He is always accompanied by a Specialist Breast care Nurse who is able to counsel and meet the holistic needs of a patient.
Genetic tests for Risks of Breast cancer for BRCA genetic defects are available for suitable patients.
All patients who have Sentinel Node Biopsy will have intra operative testing for presence of Cancer Cells. OSNA and imprint cytology is performed as a routine hence avoiding two operations in certain cases.
All patients and their management is always discussed at the multi-disciplinary team that are attended by the leading radiologists, Oncologists and pathologists of London.
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Debashis Ghosh graduated from Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India with an MBBS (1st class honours). Further surgical training and qualifications include Higher Specialist Training in Breast & Oncoplastic Surgery at University Hospitals of Leicester, Peterborough and University Hospitals, Cambridge; post-CCT Fellowship at the Royal Free Hospital London; and Visiting Fellow at The Paris Breast Institute: to learn special techniques in oncoplastic surgery.