Mr Paul Thiruchelvam

Mr Paul Thiruchelvam


Breast Surgery, General Surgery

21 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

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Top feedback

“Both Mr Thiruchelvam and Mr Daniel Leff were excellent surgeons. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my operation.“
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4729606
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £500

    Follow-up appointment: £300

    Practices worked at

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    213 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    14:00 - 20:00
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    17:30 - 20:00
    16:30 - 20:00
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    Mr Paul Thiruchelvam is a Consultant Breast Surgeon practising at Imperial College NHS Trust in London. As an oncoplastic breast surgeon, his specialist interests are the treatment of breast cancer, breast cancer risk reduction surgery, familial breast cancer, partial breast reconstruction and breast cancer-related lymphodema. He also has an interest in benign breast disease. Mr Thiruchelvam obtained his medical degree from Imperial College London in 2000. He underwent his surgical training at a number of specialist breast units in London hospitals including The Royal Marsden, North West Thames and Imperial College. His surgical training was completed during his fellowship at the National Oncoplastic Group at the Nottingham Breast Institute. During this time, he conducted research mapping the anatomy of chest wall perforators flaps in breast reconstruction. He also completed a PhD in Molecular Oncology at Imperial College London in 2010. Mr Thiruchelvam has also completed travelling fellowships to world-class hospitals such as the Mayo Clinic and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the USA. In 2016, he was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship, during which he travelled to Japan, the USA, and the Netherlands to study specialist breast cancer treatment techniques. He is a member of the expert panel on breast cancer-related lymphoedema and helped to compile the American Society of Breast Surgeons’ best practice guidelines. Away from the clinic, he enjoys rugby and travelling.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Breast Cancer Surgery
    • Mastectomy
    • Axillary Clearance
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Treatment of Breast Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
    • Familial Breast Cancer
    • Partial Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Cancer Related Lymphodema
    • Translational Breast Cancer Research



    MBBS, BSc, Imperial College, 2000

    PhD, Imperial College, 2010


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