Mr. Amit Agrawal

 

Qualifications

 

MBBS

MS (Master of Surgery)

FRCS Ed

DM (Breast Cancer Endocrine therapy research)

FRCS Surgery 

 

Positions

 

Committee Member, Asso. of Breast Surgery

Founder-Director, Cambridge Chest wall perforator flap and Breast Reconstruction 

Faculty and Examiner, MSc & MS Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Uni. of East Anglia 

Lead for Surgical Audit, Cambridge Breast Unit

Faculty, Oxford Oncoplastic Course

Expert Reviewer, NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK) Interventional Technology

Ex-Lecturer in Breast Surgery, University of Nottingham and has ~100 publications and presentations

 

Specialist in 

 

Benign Breast Conditions - breast pain, lumps, cysts, nipple discharge, infections

Breast Cancer - Surgical Oncology

OncoPlastic And Reconstructive Breast Surgery - Surgical treatment of breast cancer and at the same time, maintaining and improving Breast aesthetics and cosmetic outcome 

 

Quality Improvements 

 

He transformed Cambridge "Breast" Unit into an "OncoPlastic Breast" Unit by introducing:

 

Advanced OncoPlastic Breast Preserving Surgical techniques

Reconstructive Surgery service (previously only by plastic surgery)

Breast Surgery Audit mechanisms and meetings

PROMS - now spearheading regularisation of "Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMS)", a measure of ensuring the highest possible quality of surgery as reported by women themselves.

 

New Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Techniques that Mr. Agrawal introduced in Cambridge include

 

Therapeutic Mammaplasty - cancer lumpectomy with Breast Reduction

Therapeutic Mastopexy - cancer lumpectomy with Breast Lift

LiCAP / LTAP /TDAP flaps - partial breast reconstruction with fat-only flap

Goldilocks Breast Reconstruction - using spare breast skin without the need for a major implant, back flap or abdominal tissue surgery 

Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction - muscle-less, mesh-only wrap, implant reconstruction

TDAP Breast Reconstruction - muscle-less, fat-only whole breast reconstruction - this is the latest surgery Mr. Agrawal has introduced in Cambridge

 

New Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Techniques pre-existing in Addenbrookes but introduced in the Breast Unit include

 

Lipomodelling / Fat grafting - liposuction or lipo-grafting for lumpectomy defects

Symmetrising (matching) surgery - reduction or augmentation to enhance match with the previously treated breasts

Breast Reconstruction - full breast reconstruction with an implant and ADM (Acellular Dermal Matrix -  animal derived mesh) and is adept in LD (back muscle) flap 

 

Training

 

He has had training in Breast Surgical Oncology and advanced OncoPlastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery at internationally leading Breast Centres (Nottingham, Derby) complemented by fellowships in Paris and Brussels. 

 

Research & Teaching

 

He earned DM (Doctor of Medicine) degree (University of Nottingham) following laboratory-based research in Breast Cancer in collaboration with the Universities of Cardiff and Sheffield.

 

Further, he has PGCHE credits (Higher Education Academy, UK) following formal training in Teaching Methods and Project

 

He has ~100 publications/presentations in National & mostly International Learned Breast Societies

 

Memberships  

 

Association of Breast Surgery (ABS), UK

British Breast Group (BBG)

European Society of Surgical Oncologists (ESSO)

Association of Breast Surgeons of India

Co-Founder, Bengal British Breast Group (B3G)

 

Private Contact

 

Secretary: Pippa

Phone: +44(0)7411 027 388

E-mail

cambridge.breast@gmail.com

 

Or use our contact form.

 

Spire Lea Cambridge Hospital,

30 New Road, Impington,

Cambridge, CB24 9EL

Amit Agrawal

 

Nuffield Cambridge Hospital,

4 Trumpington Road,

Cambridge, CB2 8AF

Amit Agrawal

 

BUPA

Amit Agrawal

 

NHS

 

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Box 97, Cambridge Breast Unit,

Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

Amit Agrawal

 

Secretary: Karrie

Phone: +44(0)1223 216 315

 

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