Mr Kailas Munot


MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FRCS (Ed), MD, FRCS (Gen)

GMC number: 5200285

Practising since: 1995


General Surgery

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Kailas Munot is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at York Hospital (since 2009) and sees private patients at the Nuffield Hospital In York.  He trained in General Surgery, specialising in Breast Surgery in the major centres of Leeds,  Bradford and Hull. He was successful in obtaining a coveted National Oncoplastic and Breast Reconstructive Fellowship.

Mr Munot works exclusively in the field of breast surgery, both for breast cancer and cosmetic breast surgery. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease, both benign and malignant and performs  specialist breast conservation techniques for cancer patients including therapeutic mammoplasty.

Mr Munot uses a variety of techniques for breast reconstruction including implants and latissimus dorsi flap, including  newer techniques with implant reconstruction such as autologous dermal sling and acellular dermal matrix. He teaches regularly as invited faculty on Breast implant reconstruction courses.

He has extensive experience in aesthetic breast surgical practice and believes that accurate planning and attention to detail are vital to get the best cosmetic outcome.

He is an expert in the use of minimal scar techniques in breast reduction and mastopexy (breast lift) and was invited to edit content for “Breast Reduction Surgery” on the government's NHS Choices website.

Special interests

His main interests are as follows:

  • Breast surgery
  • Oncoplastic surgery
  • Cosmetic breast surgery

Personal interests

Mr Munot has a very caring and approachable attitude and will endeavour to provide a service that is tailored to individual patient's requirements. He is also a big sports enthusiast, especially cricket and tennis

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kailas Munot at Nuffield Health

  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Mastectomy (breast removal)
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast ultrasound

Locations Mr Kailas Munot works with

Related experience


Mr Munot pioneered a novel innovative therapeutic treatment for granulomatous mastitis of breast, which is a rare, benign but disfiguring inflammatory breast condition. He has devised a completely novel treatment for this complex condition using ultrasound guided aspiration of inflammatory cavity contents followed by instillation of long acting steroids into the inflammatory breast cavity. This has revolutionised the management of this disfiguring condition.

Mr Munot was awarded MD for research in the genetics and epigenetics of breast cancer - ‘Pattern of expression of genes linked to epigenetic silencing in breast cancer – is there evidence for an epigenetic phenotype?’


  • Association of Breast Surgery
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Medical association
  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Other posts held

  • Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, York Hospital

Insurers Mr Kailas Munot works with

Mr Kailas Munot works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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