Consultant Profile

Mr Arikoge Ogedegbe

Mr Arikoge Ogedegbe MD, MBBS, FRCS (Gen), FRCS (Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital
  • Breast care
    • General surgery
      • Breast surgery
    Special clinical interests:
    Oncoplastic breast surgery, gallstone surgery, abdominal wall hernia, laparoscopic hernia repair, endoscopy
    Research interests:
    Angiogenesis in breast cancer
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Consultant General Surgeon, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    Member of British Association of surgical oncology
    Member of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8709 7878
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01708 384254/07749 426246
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Arikoge Ogedegbe is a consultant general and oncoplastic breast surgeon at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood, Essex and Spire Roding private hospital in Redbridge, Essex, offering general and breast surgery in our clean and comfortable hospitals.

    Breast surgery

    As an oncoplastic breast surgeon, Mr Ogedegbe is able to offer immediate reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer.

    The national Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Audit* confirmed the take up of reconstructive surgery is low. Several factors account for this including information, awareness and availability of skilled surgeons. Commenting on the Audit, Mr Ogedegbe said "Breast cancer diagnosis is increasing with more young and fit women been affected with the disease. We now live in an era where we are extremely concious about our body image. All women being treated should ask their surgeon or breast care nurse about reconstructive surgery."

    * Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Audit

    Adult general surgery

    Mr Ogedegbe specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery including gallbladder removal (laparoscopic cholecystecomy) and laparoscopic hernia repair.

    Paediatric surgery for children from age three years

    Mr Ogedegbe sees children from the age of six months in our out-patient clincs and is able to offer surgery for children from three years at Spire Hartswood and Spire Roding hospitals, with ward care provided by our specialist paediatric nurses. The procedures he performs for children include:

    hernia repair (inguinal and umbilical)
    orchidopexy for undescended testicles
    release of tongue tie
    removal of skin lesions, lumps and bumps
    removal of ingrown toe nails  

    Personal profile:
    I am married with two children. I enjoy swimming and playing squash.

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    Mr Arikoge Ogedegbe

    Mr Ogedegbe, breast surgeon, Spire Roding Hospital, Essex, East London, North London.

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