Mr Amit Agrawal

MBBS, MS, FRCSEd, DM (Breast), FRCS Surgery


  • Specialities Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Oncoplastic Surgery, Women's Health
  • Telephone 07411 027 388
  • Year of first qualification 1996
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Bengali

  • GMC Number 6025539
  • Website www.thecambridgebreast.com

Profile

Since his appointment in Addenbrooke’s hospital 5 years ago as a formally trained Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, Mr Agrawal has transformed Cambridge breast unit into a modern Oncoplastic breast unit (confirmed by the QA review in May 2018) and a leading breast surgical unit attracting international surgical fellows.

He introduced latest Advanced Oncoplastic breast-preserving operations (therapeutic mammaplasty, mastopexy, partial breast reconstruction with chest-wall perforator flap) & Reconstructive techniques (muscle-avoiding mesh-based implant reconstruction) locally.

Mr Agrawal is the founder-director of an International level  breast reconstructive dissection skills course that attracts national & international Consultants. He himself trained in breast surgical oncology and advanced Oncoplastic and Reconstructive breast surgery in Nottingham-Derby complemented by fellowships in Paris and Brussels. 

He lectures nationally and internationally and has nearly 90 papers and presentations in both the science of breast oncology as well as on breast surgical techniques.  



Clinics

  • Monday, 15.00 - 17.00, Weekly

Locations

Current posts

  • Cambridge University Hospitals, Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

Interests


Other interests

He is Audit Lead in the Cambridge Breast unit ensuring quality and leads by regularly seeking Patient feedback (PROMS) on all Oncoplastic & Reconstructive procedures.

He is a faculty member in the Oxford Oncoplastic course and faculty-examiner in the MSc/MS Oncoplastic Breast Surgery degrees (UeA).




Member of

  • Association of Breast Surgery, UK
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology
  • British Breast Group
  • Bristish Medical Association

Research

As Clinical Lecturer in the University of Nottingham, he performed clinical and laboratory research in Endocrine therapies deciphering mechanisms of resistance to endocrine therapy in breast cancer (collaborations with the Universities of Sheffield and Cardiff). His original work on such resistance mechanisms in a new pure anti-oestrogen drug called Faslodex led to the award of DM research degree. 



Declaration

Mr Amit Agrawal works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Universal Provident
  • SecureHealth

Mr Amit Agrawal does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Amit Agrawal does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Amit Agrawal does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.