Mr Arunmoy Chakravorty is a Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon with special interest in breast aesthetics, breast diseases and surgical oncology at the Breast Unit in Hillingdon Hospital, London.
As a Specialist in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, his practice ethos is to ensure optimal oncological clearance of breast cancer with best possible cosmetic outcomes following surgery. He has a tertiary referral practice for complex corrective breast surgery, cosmetic corrections, immediate and delayed breast reconstruction.
Mr Chakravorty qualified with honors in 1992 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999. Having spent time in research, looking at the “Effect of Vitamin A and Corticosteroids in wound healing”, he completed his higher specialist training in General Surgery in 2009 (South West Thames London rotation) with special interest in breast and reconstructive surgery. He obtained his specialist training at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford and The Royal Marsden Hospital, UK. He complemented his training further with an Oncoplastic Fellowship at The Royal Marsden Hospital, Fulham road, London.
His plastic surgery experience includes Senior Residency at Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India (Tertiary centre for Burns & Plastic Surgery). He has further consolidated his international experience by attending workshops and master classes in breast reconstruction and cosmetic corrective surgery in Germany and Austria.
After completing his oncoplastic fellowship at The Royal Marsden, he took up substantive position at Colchester University Hospital as ‘Consultant Breast Surgeon with special interest in Oncoplastic Surgery’. Having worked there for nearly five years establishing the breast oncoplastic service in North Essex, he has now moved to The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust with a view to take the breast services forward. He also has Honorary contract with The Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust.
He has made several presentations at national and international breast meetings. He has been actively involved with research in intra-operative molecular assessment of sentinel lymph node biopsy. Mr Chakravorty has published on “Oncological outcomes of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery”, “Axillary nodal yields: comparison between primary clearance and completion clearance after SLN biopsy”, Axillary anatomy and Management of Breast Cysts.
He is keen to promote the sub-specialty of oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery and remains highly committed to teaching and training. He is a Tutor in MS Oncoplastic Course, East Anglia University.
Mr Chakravorty is known for his compassionate, friendly manner and is regularly recommended by patients and their relatives. He makes sure he takes time to explain things clearly so that patients fully understand the treatments options available to them. He strives to communicate swiftly and effectively with GPs to ensure the patient has the best outcome and the GP has a reliable source of help.