Consultant Profile

Mr Avi Agrawal

Mr Avi Agrawal MB, BS, MSc, FRCSEd, FRCS(Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Breasts
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Endocrine surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Thyroid disease
  • Oncology
    • Breast cancer
    • Breast disease
Special clinical interests:

Assessment of breast lumps/nipple discharge/pain
Rapid detection and treatment of Breast Cancer
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery(optimising scar/cosmetic outcome of all breast surgery)
Reconstructive Breast Surgery
Family History Breast Cancer
Screen Detected Breast Cancer
Male Breast Assessment
Cosmetic Breast Surgery (Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction & Mastopexy/Uplift)
Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery
Melanoma Surgery

Research interests:

Cancer gene therapy
Family history screening
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Intra-operative Sentinel Node Assessment

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Head of Department/Clinical Lead Breast & Endocrine Surgery, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Lead Clinician for Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Breast cancer Multidisciplinary Team Lead and Chairman
Lead Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Educational Trainer, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 
Faculty on National Breast Oncoplastic/Reconstructive courses at The Royal College of Surgeons of England

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

Member of BASO - The Association of Cancer Surgery
Member of European Society Surgical Oncology
Member of the Association of Breast Surgery
Member of the British Medical Association
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons
Member of British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01329 511101
Private secretary:
Denise Plunkett
Private secretary telephone number:
01329 511101
Private secretary fax:
02030 513585
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Agrawal graduated from the London Hospital Medical College, University of London. His general surgical training was based around several centres of excellence in managing breast diseases including Guys Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hospital where he learnt oncoplastic techniques to optimise the cosmetic outcome of breast surgery. He has always been interested in cancer surgery and as part of his higher surgical training at the University College London, he was awarded a masters degree for his research into the possibilities of gene therapy in the prevention and treatment of cancer.

In 2007 Mr Agrawal was appointed as Consultant Surgeon at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust. As a fully trained Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, he carries out a full range of breast surgery including sentinel node biopsy, oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstruction. He is currently the Clinical Lead/Head of Department for Breast & Endocrine Surgery for Portsmouth. Mr Agrawal also has a specialist interest in and undertakes surgery for thyroid, parathyroid, hernia and melanoma conditions.

Personal profile:

Mr Agrawal is married and has four young children. He likes to spend time with his family and socialising with friends.

Mr Agrawal also enjoys playing football, tennis and squash.

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Mr Avi Agrawal

Mr Avi Agrawal Breast care, Cosmetic Surgery, General surgery & Oncology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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