Mr Debashis Ghosh MS FRCS FRCS

Mr Ghosh graduated from Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India in 1991 with an MBBS (1st class honours). Further surgical training and qualifications include Master of Surgery (MS),including 4 years of surgical residency ; 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 learning special techniques in oncoplastic surgery. He has the distinctive honour of having a dual qualification from the European Board of Surgery in Breast & Surgical Oncology.

He is especially interested in: treatment of breast cancer; screening; family history; benign breast disease; gynaecomastia; oncoplastic breast conservation; risk reducing surgery; revision; reconstruction; symmetrisation surgery and intraoperative radiotherapy.

He is a co-author of the chapter on breast and oncoplastic surgery, in Kirk’s Operative Surgery.

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.