- Oncoplastic Breast Surgery & Breast Reconstruction
- General surgery
- Surgical and Patient related outcome measures (PROMS)
- Undergraduate medical education
- Postgraduate medical education
- Nurse education
Appointments, Major Contributions and Innovations:
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor of Surgery.
UK and International trainer for Consultants and Surgical Trainees on Oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstruction for many years and a teacher in the Department of Education at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Convenor and Trainer for Surgical masterclasses in breast surgery worldwide.
Lead surgeon, instrumental in developing and delivering the UK National Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Audit Programme. This is the first national study in the world looking at outcomes of breast cancer surgery, leading to the publication of “Best practice national guidelines for Oncoplastic breast surgery” (2012).
Course Director for award winning Masters in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (2011 – 2018), University of East Anglia, the highest specialist qualification in the UK for breast surgery.
Programme Director for multiple Specialist e-Learning Mastership Programmes at the University of East Anglia, Norwich:- MS Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, MCh Breast Oncoplasty, MCh Coloproctology, MSc Regional Anaesthesia, and Post-graduate Diplomas in Aesthetic Breast Surgery and Onco Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast, currently recruiting candidates from over 30 countries. MCh Breast Oncoplasty has been widely adopted in India and the South East Asian countries.
Programme Director for multiple blended learning courses in nursing, midwifery and specialist nursing, for programmes commissioned by Norfolk & Waveney Healthcare Partnership.
Leading innovation in development of online technical and surgical training, using the latest technology including 360D and 2D high-definition filming for medical students, doctors and nurses.
Founder member of Norwich Medical School, established undergraduate training programme at the James Paget Hospital leading to University hospital status for the Trust.
Director of Health Education England commissioned award winning blended education programmes for delivering ISCP emergency surgery curriculum (2016 – 2019).
Member of MED Teaching Executive Committee, Norwich Medical School.
As Bernard Sunley Research Fellow at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, pioneered a peripheral nerve reconstruction technique for restoring of protective sensation in Leprosy.
Examiner for the European Breast Specialist Examination Board (EBSQ), MD and MSc degree programmes.
Ex-Member of the Editorial Board of the “European Journal of Surgical Oncology” and author of multiple peer reviewed publications in breast, peripheral nerve reconstruction surgery and surgical audit.
Invited National and International speaker delivering over 200-lectures including key-note addresses.
Member of the International Forum of the Association of Breast Surgery, UK, involved in providing Oncoplastic surgery training for the African continent.