breast surgeon

breast surgeon

A surgeon who primarily or exclusively performs surgery on the breast. Most breast surgeons are general surgeons who have taken a year of sub-specialty training in breast procedures.

breast surgeon

 A general surgeon specialized in breast surgery
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BPF urges women to insist their breast surgeon recognize the importance of preserving the breast which can improve their quality of life after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis.
CONSULTANT breast surgeon Steve Parker will be among the models strutting their stuff at a fashion show to raise cash for a cancer charity in Coventry tonight.
A CONSULTANT, banned from operating amid claims he had endangered lives, has quit his job as a breast surgeon.
The BPF advocates that women insist their breast surgeon recognize the importance of preserving the breast which can improve their quality of life after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis.
BOSSES at Coventry's Walsgrave Hospital are already recruiting to fill the post left vacant with the departure of breast surgeon Briony Ackroyd.
The long-running suspension of a pioneering breast surgeon is unlikely to be resolved until at least the end of this year, hospital officials admitted yesterday.
BPF urges women to insist their breast surgeon recognize the importance of preserving the breast, which can improve their quality of life after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis.
During the three years that Miss Ackroyd was suspended the breast cancer service had been effectively running on a senior consultant surgeon down, although the shortage was filled at times by using a retired surgeon and a breast surgeon from Nuneaton's George Eliot.
Breast surgeon Briony Ackroyd and cardiologist Raj Mattu have been suspended since February 2000 and seven months ago respectively.
The hospital announced today that the breast surgeon will now have to face an independent disciplinary panel - but not until the end of December.
FOUR Coventry and Warwickshire MPs are again calling on the government to intervene in the saga of suspended breast surgeon Briony Ackroyd.