Consultant Profile

Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu

Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu MBBS MS General Surgery FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
  • Oncology
    • Breast cancer
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
Special clinical interests:

Breast ultrasound, Interventional breast ultrasound and excision of non cancerous lumps with a small scar as opposed to open surgery and oncoplastic breast reconstruction. Male patients with breast problem.

Research interests:

Clinical trials in breast cancer, use of LASER in excision of breast cancer and Use of radiofrequency baskets in excision of indeterminate breast lesions.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Breast Surgeon North Bristol NHS Trust  
Honorary Clinical lecturer Bristol University

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh
Association of breast Surgeons
Patient information & users lead site specific group Avon, Somerset & Wiltshire
Representative Surgeon Steering and Implementation Group Bristol Breast Unit

Contact Details 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

She has worked in the breast unit at Frenchay and Southmead hospital for the past 12 years and maintained the highest possible standard of care for patients, always seeking to improve the experience of patients.

Clinical interests:
Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, including surgery for breast cancer and reconstructive surgery
Sentinel  node biopsy for breast cancer assessment
Diagnosis and management of all non-cancerous breast problems (breast pain, breast infections, Breast Abscess, nipple discharge)
Experienced  in  performing diagnostic breast and axillary ultrasound
Experienced in performing diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided interventional procedures increasing accuracy
Experienced in ultrasound guided  minimally invasive procedures for therapeutic excision of non cancerous lumps using vacuum assisted procedure and radio frequency ablation minimising the scar length to less than quarter of an inch as opposed to 1-2 inches with open surgery
Experienced in localising small lesions with ultrasound before surgically removing them
Lattismus dorsi breast reconstruction
All implant based reconstructions including use of acellular dermal matrix as a sling to achieve symmetry.
Breast reduction and augmentation
Symmetrisation procedures and other onco-plastic procedures
Family history of breast cancer assessment
With continuing interest in research, publications and lecture tours maintained high standards of care for patients
Faculty of the national ultrasound course and
Faculty of the National vacuum assisted mammotome training course
National peer review panel
Faculty National Survivorship Programme
As a clinical audit lead of the breast unit always passionate about standards and excellence of care.
Policies and Protocol Lead       since Jul 2008
Panel for quality evaluation of foundation programme    
Quality improvement team leader for foundation doctors 

Personal profile:

Married with one child.

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Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu

Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu Breast care, General surgery, Oncology & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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