Mr Farrokh Pakzad

MBBS, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

  • Specialities General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Telephone 07399 871133, 03001311401
  • Year of first qualification 1999
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4634090


Farrokh Pakzad joined the team at Royal Surrey County Hospital in June 2012 as Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and Skin Cancer Surgeon. He studied at Sherborne School before starting his medical degree at Barts and Royal London Medical School.

He completed his higher surgical training in London, during which he was selected onto the highly competitive National Oncoplastic Fellowship program. This unique background in both plastic and oncological surgery enables him to provide the most effective treatments for both breast and skin cancer, while preserving cosmetic and functional outcomes wherever possible.

He has expertise in the management of all aspects of benign and malignant breast disease, oncoplastic breast conservation, immediate and delayed breast reconstruction and correction of breast asymmetry. He has wide expertise in the use of Intraoperative Sentinel Node Analysis using both the Metasin and the OSNA systems.

His other area of clinical expertise is in male breast reduction surgery and the management of skin cancers, particularly and melanoma. He is currently the clinical lead for the regional specialist skin cancer multidisciplinary team.


  • Wednesday afternoon
  • Thursday morning


Current posts

  • Royal Surrey County Hospital


Personal interests

He recently moved from London to Surrey with his wife and 3 energetic young sons, who keep invigorated, challenged and on his toes!

Member of

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons


Mr Pakzad has a strong academic background in cancer biology and surgical oncology.  He completed a 2-year full time postgraduate research post and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) from University College London for his thesis in the role of Molecular Imaging Solid Cancers.

He has published and presented his work at a number of national and international forums, and has co-authored a number of book chapters relating to molecular imaging as well as breast cancer. He is passionate about innovation and continually strives to remain at the cutting edge of modern surgery.


Mr Farrokh Pakzad works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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