Mr Walid Sasi

Qualifications

MBChB, MRCSI, MSc (Surgical Practice), MD (Research), Dip Leb Board (General Surgery), FEBS (General Surgery), FRCS Eng (General and Breast Surgery) (Distinction), FEBS (Breast Surgery) (Distinction), FEBS (Surgical Oncology) (Distinction), FRCS Edin, FFCBS

GMC number: 7008636

Practicing since: 1995

Specialties

General Surgery

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About

Mr Sasi is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. His specialist area is breast cancer surgery, breast reconstruction, cosmetic and oncoplastic breast procedures. His aim has always been to preserve and enhance aesthetic outcomes without compromising disease control. 

He completed his Oncoplastic Breast Surgical Fellowship training in Edinburgh under the tutorage of the leading breast surgeon Professor J Michael Dixon. 

Mr Sasi is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He is also a Fellow of the European Boards of General Surgery, Breast Surgery (Third Prize), and Surgical Oncology (Second Prize and ESSO Silver Medal). 

His research interests include the molecular biology of breast cancer. He was awarded his research doctorate (MD) by the University of London in 2015 for his thesis into the role of the SOCS tumour suppressors in breast cancer.  He has published and presented his research at a national and international level. He is an active trainer, teaching breast surgeons at a national and local level. He is also currently the Interim Breast Surgery Undergraduate Educational Lead for Leicester Medical School and the University 


Languages spoken

English, Arabic

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Walid Sasi at Nuffield Health

  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Capsulectomy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Mammogram (breast screening)
  • Breast reduction
  • Areola reduction
  • Gynaecomastia (male breast reduction)
  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)

Locations Mr Walid Sasi works with

Related experience

Research

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Sasi+W

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh by Nomination in recognition of surgical career achievements
  • Fellow of the European Board of Surgery in the Division of General surgery, Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes, Brussels, Belgium
  • Fellow (with Distinction) of the European Board of Surgery in the Sub-specialty Division of Breast surgery, Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes, Brussels, Belgium
  • Fellow (with Distinction) of the European Board of Surgery in the Sub-specialty Division of Surgical Oncology, Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes, Brussels, Belgium
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA),
  • Member of the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS
  • Member of the Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeons Network (ARBSNet)
  • Founding Fellow of the Confederation of British Surgery (F.F.C.B.S.)
  • Member of the International Oncoplastic Breast Consortium (OPBC)
  • Member of the UK Breast Cancer Group (UKBCG)

Other post held

  • Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Walid Sasi works with

Mr Walid Sasi works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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