Miss Kalliope Valassiadou
Consultant Breast Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
I am the most senior Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon in the Breast Unit – University Hospitals Leicester with over 25 years experience in breast cancer surgery and 14 years experience at Consultant Surgeon level, with particular interest in preventative breast surgery, surgical standards in breast screening and individualising cancer treatment to include patient choice and patient information.
At an early stage as a consultant and subsequently as Head of Service in Breast Surgery and Cancer Lead of the Breast Multidisciplinary Team in UHL 2006 - 2012 I have been involved in strategic change and implemented new surgical techniques in breast surgery UHL.
I have been a Surgical Professional Clinical Advisor for Public Health England Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) in the East Midlands 2011 - 2017, introducing and developing surgical performance indicators in the East Midlands QA, which now form established national surgical performance indicators in Breast Screening SQAS, Public Health England.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Kalliope Valassiadou at Spire include:
Breast care and surgery
MD / Aristoteleion University of Thessalonica, Greece / 1991
Doctor of Medicine
PhD / University of Crete, Greece / 1999
Doctor of Philosophy
Association of Breast Surgery UK
Women in Surgery – Royal College of Surgeons
I am committed to the inclusion and equality for women in surgery as well as all other aspects of life. I enjoy playing tennis at my local tennis club where I am also the safeguarding and diversity officer.