Consultant Profile

Mr Adrian S Ball

Mr Adrian S Ball MA, MChir, LLM, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Endocrine surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Breast Care
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for gallstones
  • Surgery for hernias (including minimally invasive)
  • Paediatric gynaecomastia
  • Pilonidal sinus
Research interests:
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General Surgeon Surrey & Sussex Healthcare Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Member, Association of Breast Surgeons
  • Member, British Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Fellow, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Member, Royal Marsden Surgical Society
  • British Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Member, British Hernia Society
  • Member, Expert Witness Institute


Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Wednesday afternoon and evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Adrian Ball is a consultant general surgeon at Spire Gatwick Park private hospital in Horley, Surrey offering private appointments to patients in Surrey and Sussex in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Mr Ball is an accredited consultant surgeon trained in oncoplastic breast surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. He graduated from Cambridge and has held appointments as a lecturer in surgery at The London Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hospital (Institute of Cancer Research).

Mr Ball is a member of the breast faculty at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and teaches there regularly. He also lectures abroad. He has visited the USA and Germany to develop skills in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery and is co-author of a book on breast surgery techniques. He believes that breast surgery should take account of both aesthetic and oncological principles and that a multidisciplinary approach is essential for optimal results. He is part of the Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire (SWISH) Cancer Network.

His breast surgery portfolio includes:

  • Oncoplastic breast surgery: pedicled TRAM flaps, LD flaps, tissue expansion, miniflaps, oncoplastic conservative breast surgery, sentinel node biopsy
  • Cosmetic breast surgery: breast reduction, breast augmentation

Mr Ball has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, which he has practiced since the 1990's. As well as surgery for gallstones, he specializes in minimally invasive hernia repair and uses the extraperitoneal (TEPS) approach recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Mr Ball also has an interest in thyroid and parathyroid surgery (including experience in focussed parathyroidectomy) since he worked on the academic surgical unit at the London Hospital.

His surgical portfolio includes:

  • Laparoscopic surgery: cholecystectomy, hernia repair (TEPS) and appendectomy
  • Endocrine surgery: thyroidectomy, parathyroid exploration and focussed parathyroidectomy
  • Hernia repair: Lichtenstein mesh repair
Personal profile:

Mr Ball's chief interests apart from his family are history and painting. He was awarded the Nationa Bronze Clinical Excellence Award 2008

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Mr Adrian S Ball

Mr Adrian S Ball Breast care & General surgery Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital's One Stop Breast Clinic

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To book an appointment: 

Self-funding: 01293 778 906

Insured: 01293 778 919

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“Dear doc, I am 37 years old, I have found a lump in my breast and it’s worrying me. I've got a family history of breast cancer. How can I go about getting this checked? What tests would need to be done"?

Read Mr Ball's response, which was featured in the local newspaper

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