Mr Haresh Devalia


MBBS, MS, DNB, MSc (Cardiff), FRCs ced, FRCS

GMC number: 5201586

Practising since: 1995


General Surgery

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Mr Devalia is a fully accredited breast and oncoplastic surgeon and is on the GMC's Specialist Register. his papers on clinical management of breast cancer and techniques, have been published in several medical journals.

He commenced his higher surgical training in Oxford Deanery and continued as a specialist registrar in the London Deanery. he trained at various hospitals including St. Georges Hospital (London), Ashford & St.Peter's Hospital (Chertsey), the Royal Surrey County hospital (Guildford), and worked as a senior registrar in the oncoplastic breast unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital (Sutton).

After the completion of his training, he was appointed as a Locum Consultant at the Royal Marsden Hospital before his substantive appointment at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust as the 'Consultant breast and oncoplastic surgeon'.

Mr Devalia was certified as 'Best student at National Level in General Surgery' (August 1997) and was awarded a Gold Medal in the final examination for the Diploma of National Board, India.

Mr Devalia specializes in the following procedures at Nuffield Health Hospital Tunbridge Wells:

Special interests

Mr Devalia's main clinical interests lie in the field of breast surgery including the early detection of breast cancer, minimal, access breast surgery, the sentinel node biospy, skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction, delayed reconstruction, breast enlargement, breast reduction, mastopexy and nipple reconstruction. He also performs breast lipomodelling (fat transfer).

Personal interests

Golf and swimming.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Haresh Devalia at Nuffield Health

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast oncology
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)
  • Lateral intercostal artery perforator (LICAP) Flap breast reconstruction

Locations Mr Haresh Devalia works with

Related experience


Mr Devalia has published in various peer-reviewed and international literatures. He carries out his research at London Research Institute on oncological safety of preserving the skin envelope in patients undergoing mastectomy and immedicate breast reconstruction for breast cancer. It was subsequently evaluated by a prospective patient survey which showed extremely high statisfaction.


  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Ed)
  • British Association of Surgical Oncologists

Other posts held

  • Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • Breast cancer lead and MDT Chair

Insurers Mr Haresh Devalia works with

Mr Haresh Devalia works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Aviva Health
  • WPA
  • Health-on-Line