Consultant Profile

Mr Lester Barr

Mr Lester Barr BSc, MB ChB (Hons), FRCS, ChM
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Breast care
    • General surgery
      • Breast surgery
    Research interests:

    Strategies for cancer prevention

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester

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

    Chairman, Breast Cancer Prevention Centre Project Team, Manchester

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0161 232 2261
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0161 232 2299
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Lester is a Breast Cancer Specialist and has particular expertise in breast reconstruction, and in oncoplastic surgery.

    He runs a One Stop Breast Clinic at the Spire Manchester Hospital twice a week and will see patients with a wide range of breast problems.

    If you have a concern about a breast symptom or wish advice about breast health, breast screening, your family history of cancer or on ways to reduce your risk then please arrange an appointment. Lester also runs a clinic at the Christie Hospital for rare soft tissue tumours and sarcoma.

    Lester is chairman of the Genesis Appeal, which has planned and built Europe's first Breast Cancer Prevention Centre. The Genesis Prevention Centre is in Manchester at Wythenshawe Hospital and opened in 2007. Lester's research interests are in breast cancer prevention strategies.

    To find out more information about the Genesis Prevention Centre please click on the link at the bottom of this page.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Barr came to Manchester in 1993, having trained in surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and St George's Hospital.

    He is married to Nicky and they have three daughters.

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    Mr Lester Barr

    Mr Lester Barr Breast care & General surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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