Breast cancer surgery using Oncoplastic techniques which minimise post-operative cosmetic issuesRisk-reducing mastectomyBreast reconstruction with implantsLipomodelling (fat transfer) to improve cosmesis after breast surgerySymmetrisation surgery following breast cancer treatment (breast reduction or implant augmentation)
Breast cancer treatment in women aged 70 and overImproving quality of oncoplastic breast surgery training globally
Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, James Paget Hospital, Great YarmouthHonorary Consultant Breast Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University HospitalHonorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandMember of Association of Breast SurgeryChair of the Anglian Strategic Clinical Network Breast Group
Miss Sue Down is a Consultant Breast Surgeon, trained in the art of oncoplastic surgery which combines breast cancer surgery with plastic surgery techniques to provide a better cosmetic outcome for her patients.
Miss Down graduated from the University of Manchester, and subsequently completed a PhD in Cancer Studies at the University of Birmingham. During higher surgical training in the Eastern Deanery, she was awarded a prestigious National Oncoplastic Fellowship, enabling her to gain experience in advanced oncoplastic techniques. In addition Miss Down is a Course Director of the award winning Masters degree in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery at the University of East Anglia and co-Chair of the Anglian Breast Cancer Network group.
Miss Down's specialist skills include:
Miss Sue Down enjoys teaching, and regularly provides practical oncoplastic workshops for breast surgeons around the world, including in Europe, India and Australia.
Miss Down also enjoys running and taking part in the annual CRUK Race for Life with staff and patients from her breast unit.
Outside work Miss Down is married with a young son and several cats who all keep her busy! She enjoys travelling in the UK and abroad, trying local delicacies and tackling new activities.
NHS site: http://www.jpaget.nhs.uk/departments-services/consultants-a-z/sue-down/UEA position: https://www.uea.ac.uk/esurgery/facultyAssociation of Breast Surgery: http://www.associationofbreastsurgery.org.uk/
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