Consultant Profile

Mr Haresh Devalia

Mr Haresh Devalia MBBS, MS, DNB, MSc (Cardiff), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • Breast care
    • Cosmetic Surgery
      • General surgery
        • Breast surgery
      • Oncology
        • Breast disease
      • Plastic Surgery
        • Breast surgery
        • Reconstructive surgery
      Special clinical interests:
      • Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, including breast reconstructive surgery
      • Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer
      • Expert in offering various types of breast reconstruction tailored to patient’s individual need  e.g. simple implant based reconstruction, latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction and autologous extended LD flap reconstruction without implant.
      • Breast reduction and enlargement
      • Nipple reconstruction
      • Management of breast pain and benign lumps 
      • Risk management strategies for patients at increased risk from genetic or familial factors
      • Breast lipomodelling –fat transfer
      • Please visit for various breast conditions and the treatment options.
      Research interests:

      Mr Devalia has published research on ‘Oncological safety of skin-sparing mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction’

      Current NHS and /or university posts:

      Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon - Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

      Breast Cancer Lead & MDT Chair Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon - Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

      Year of first medical qualification:
      Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
      • British Medical Association
      • British Association of Surgical Oncologists (BASO)
      • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
      Contact Details 
      Telephone number to make a private appointment:
      01892 741150
      Private secretary fax:
      01890 230340
      Private secretary email address:
      Tuesday morning - One stop breast service
      Background Information 
      Professional profile:

      Mr Devalia leads breast cancer team and chairs the multidisciplinary team at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

      Mr Devalia was certified as “Best student at National level in General Surgery” (August 1997) and was awarded a Gold Medal in the final examination for the Diploma of National Board, India.

      He commenced his higher surgical training in Oxford Deanery and continued as a specialist registrar in Southwest Thames surgical rotation in the London Deanery. He trained at various hospitals including St. Georges Hospital (London), Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospital (Chertsey), the Royal Surrey County Hospital (Guildford) and worked as a senior registrar in the oncoplastic breast unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital (Sutton).

      After the completion of his training, he was appointed as a locum Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic surgeon at the Royal Surrey County Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital before his substantive appointment at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust as the ‘Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon’.

      Personal profile:

      Mr Devalia is a fully-accredited breast and oncoplastic surgeon and is on the GMC’s  Specialist Register . He has published as first or senior author in journals on clinical management of breast cancer and techniques.

      He is a dedicated breast surgeon who takes special interest in teaching various oncoplastic procedures for breast conservation  and avoid mastectomy in selected patients with breast cancer.

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      Mr Haresh Devalia

      Mr Haresh Devalia - Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon - Breast Cancer - Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital - Fordcombe, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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