Mr. Charalampoudis is an Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Cancer Surgeon and is passionate about dedicated patient-centred breast care. He obtained his Medical Degree from Athens University, where he also read for a PhD in Breast Cancer Endocrinology. He is Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery, where he standard-sets in the capacity of Board Examiner.
Mr. Charalampoudis completed his higher surgical training in Greece and Belgium and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training in Surgery with Honours by the Athens Prefecture. He then went on to accomplish a 26-month comprehensive Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Fellowship at Guy's Hospital in London, where he was subsequently appointed Consultant in 2016. He also held an Honorary Clinical Lectureship with King's College London, Division of Cancer Studies from 2015 until 2017. His current substantive Consultant post is with University College London Hospitals and Whittington Hospital.
Mr. Charalampoudis manages all aspects of benign breast disease and breast cancer and he offers the full range of contemporary breast cancer surgical treatment, including advanced oncoplastic breast conservation, sentinel node biopsy and axillary dissection, complex therapeutic mammoplasty, symmetrization surgery, therapeutic breast reduction and skin/nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate sub-pectoral and pre-pectoral implant-based breast reconstruction with use of acellular dermal matrices. He has particular interest in neoadjuvant strategies, sentinel lymph node biopsy after chemotherapy and advanced oncoplastic breast conserving therapy. He has extensively published internationally in the field of Breast Cancer Management (2 book chapters and 40 peer-reviewed journal papers) and has been substantially involved in Oncoplastic Training and Education.
One Stop Clinic and assessment of breast symptoms with imaging and biopsy on the same day
Oncoplastic breast surgery
Level I and II therapeutic mammoplasty
Sentinel lymph node biopsy
Axillary clearance/lymph node dissection
Breast pain management
Family risk counselling
Skin sparing mastectomy
Nipple sparing mastectomy
Immediate implant based breast reconstruction
Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction
Reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix
Skin reducing mastectomy with inferior dermal sling
Advanced Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (Level I and Level II Mammoplasty); Therapeutic Reduction; Immediate sub-pectoral and pre-pectoral implant-based and acellular dermal matrix reconstruction; Risk-reducing strategies; Management of mastalgia; Sentinel lymph node biopsy; Neoadjuvant strategies; Family history risk.
Medical Degree, University of Athens
Certificate of Completion of Training (Honours), Athens Prefecture and Catholic University of Louvain
PhD in Breast Cancer, Athens University
Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Fellowship, Guy's Hospital, London, UK
Fellowship of the European Board of Breast Surgery
Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow and Board Examiner, European Board of Breast Surgery
Full registration with license to practise, Specialist Register for Surgery, General Medical Council (GMC 6154338)