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Professor Jayant Vaidya is a specialist in breast cancer surgery, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of all breast problems. He is highly knowledgeable and strongly believes that compassion and patient choice are paramount. His breast surgery practice is based on scientific evidence tailored for each individual patient.
He was declared a National Scholar at the age of 17. He has worked in premier institutes in India and the UK and is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London.
He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice. He is a skilful surgeon and a gentle oncologist. He receives excellent feedback from his patients.
He has conducted extensive world-renowned research in cancer and he leads several international research projects. His main area of interest is in breast cancer and during his PhD at University College London, he pioneered the treatment of intra-operative radiotherapy in breast cancer. This treatment of TARGIT or IORT enables suitable women to complete their radiation treatment for breast cancer in one sitting during the lumpectomy operation.
He has trained teams in several centres of excellence and this treatment is now offered to breast cancer patients in over 350 centres all over the world
Professor Vaidya has over 250 publications in high impact medical journals and has featured in the TIME magazine, radio and television programs and has been recipient of several awards nationally and internationally.
He runs a private breast clinic and performs operations at the King Edward the VII and London Clinic.
He offers one stop diagnostic breast clinic within a multidisciplinary team.
He believes strongly in carefully explaining the problem and solutions to patients, so they can make an informed choice. He is passionate about providing care to the whole person and their circumstance.
MB BS Bombay University, 1989
MS (Master of Surgery) Bombay University, 1991
DNB (Diplomate of National Board in Surgery), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1993
FRCS (Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons) 1999
PhD (University College London) 2002
FRCS (Speciality Board of the Surgical Royal Colleges) 2003
Association of Breast Surgeons of UK
British Association of Surgical Oncology