Mr Agrawal trained in breast surgical oncology and advanced Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Nottingham-Derby complemented by fellowships in Paris and Brussels. Since his appointment in Addenbrooke’s hospital, he 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 implant reconstruction) locally. He is the founder-director of a national level reconstruction dissection skills course that attracts national & international Consultants.
Additionally, as 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 mechanisms in a new endocrine drug called Faslodex led to award of DM research degree. He lectures nationally and internationally and has 80+ papers and presentations in both the science of breast oncology as well as on breast surgical techniques.
- Monday, 15.00 - 17.00, Weekly
- Cambridge University Hospitals, Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgeon
He is Audit Lead in the Cambridge Breast unit ensuring quality and leads by regularly seeking Patient feedback on Oncoplastic procedures. He is a faculty member in the Oxford Oncoplastic course and faculty-examiner in the MSc/MS Oncoplastic Breast Surgery degrees (UeA).
- Association of Breast Surgery, UK
- European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists
- British Breast Group
- Bristish Medical Association
He completed research in breast oncology as clinical lecturer in breast surgery (University of Nottingham) and acquired a DM degree following collaborative laboratory based research with the universities of Cardiff and Sheffield. He has authored around 70 publications and presentations.
DeclarationMr Amit Agrawal works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP International
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health
- Universal Provident
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.