Mr Peng Tan

Mr Peng Tan


General Surgery

23 years of experience
8 years as a specialist


  • Breast Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4258223
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    198 reviews


    Mr Peng Tan is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Whittington Hospital and The Breast Unit at The Wellington Hospital.

    Mr Tan graduated in Medicine (MBBS/MSc) from Imperial College in 1995. He went on to complete his Basic Surgical Training Programmes in Cambridge and London, which lead to a MRCS Diploma. He then undertook a MRC (UK) Fellowship where he undertook research into genetic manipulation of immune and vascular cells.  For this work he was awarded PhD and MD degrees by the University of London.

    Following this, he became a Lecturer in Surgery at Oxford University and completed his Higher Surgical Training Programmes with the Oxford School of Surgery. Here he established his research programme on the development of a vaccine for breast cancer. He went on to complete further sub-speciality training in Oncoplastic Surgery at the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust and the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He then undertook further General Surgery and Oncoplastic Breast Training, leading to his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons.

    His work has been recognised by British Transplantation Society and the International Transplantation Society, receiving the Roy Calne Young Investigator’s Award and the New Key Opinion Leader of Tomorrow Award. He was also given the Syme Medal from The Royal of Surgeons and multiple travelling awards with the British Immunology Society and Pfizer’s Academy.

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    Medical procedures

    • Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
    • Breast Lump Investigation and Removal 
    • Breast Reconstruction 
    • Implant Reconstruction 
    • Mastectomy 
    • Nipple Reconstruction 
    • Oncoplastic Surgery 
    • Single-dose intraoperative radiotherapy (SD-IORT) for early stage breast cancer

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    Special interests

    • Breast Cancer 
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    MBBS Imperial College London 1995

    MSc Immunology Imperial College London 1998

    PhD Pathology Imperial College London 2004

    MD Medicine University of London 2006

    Fellow (2012)/Member (1999) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 

    Fellow Royal College of Surgeons 1998

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