Zoe Barber was awarded the Phebe Todd scholarship to study medicine at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2009. She undertook her surgical training with a specialist interest in oncoplastic breast surgery in Oxford, the South West of England and Wales before taking up her consultant post in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. In 2019, she was awarded the ASGBI (Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland) Gold Medal for the best performance in the FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons) examination, a prestigious national award. In 2015, she took up a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship to work with the LA-based charity Project AngelFood.
She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and regularly teaches as an Associate Clinical Tutor for Cardiff University and as an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She was previously a tutor in both pre-clinical medicine and Tutor in Surgery at the University of Oxford.
Miss Barber offers a full range of breast assessment and oncoplastic treatment to both women and men. www.zoebarber.co.uk
Breast lump investigation
Breast lump removal
Oncoplastic breast surgery
Wide local excision (lumpectomy)
Mastectomy (with or without reconstruction)
Surgery for breast asymmetry
She represented the University of Oxford at athletics, cross country and cycling and, whilst at medical school, won the national duathlon championships, resulting in her representing Great Britain at the World Championships.
She lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with her husband (who is also a surgeon) and her twin daughters so most of her running these days is done with a double running buggy!
Treatments and tests offered by Miss Zoe Barber at Nuffield Health
- Mastectomy (breast removal)
- Gynaecomastia surgery (male breast reduction)
- Breast reduction
Miss Barber holds an MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Oxford.
She has published a book, in numerous medical journals and presented nationally and internationally. She was awarded the Medical Women’s Federation Research Prize, the Ethicon Prize and was a finalist for the Royal Society of Medicine’s Adrian Tanner Prize.After suffering an eclamptic seizure following the birth of her twins and having her driving licence revoked for 6 months as a result, she undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of seizure recurrence following eclampsia. She presented this research to the DVLA who have changed their national guidance as a result, meaning no other eclamptic woman will have her driving licence revoked in the future.
- Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)
- Associate Fellow, Higher Education Authority
Other posts held
- Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Princess of Wales Hospital
Insurers Miss Zoe Barber works with
Miss Zoe Barber works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
Miss Zoe Barber does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Miss Zoe Barber does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Miss Zoe Barber does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.