Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu
Consultant Breast Surgeon
MBBS, MS, General Surgery FRCS
I have worked in the breast unit at Southmead hospital for the past 12 years and maintained the highest possible standard of care for patients, always seeking to improve the experience of patients.
Experienced in performing diagnostic breast and axillary ultrasound. Experienced in performing diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided interventional procedures increasing accuracy. Experienced in ultrasound guided minimally invasive procedures for therapeutic excision of non cancerous lumps using vacuum assisted procedure and radio frequency ablation minimising the scar length to less than quarter of an inch as opposed to 1-2 inches with open surgery.
Experienced in localising small lesions with ultrasound before surgically removing them. Lattismus dorsi breast reconstruction. All implant based reconstructions including use of acellular dermal matrix as a sling to achieve symmetry. Breast reduction and augmentation. Symmetrisation procedures and other onco-plastic procedures. Family history of breast cancer assessment.
With continuing interest in research, publications and lecture tours maintained high standards of care for patients. Faculty of the national ultrasound course and Faculty of the National vacuum assisted mammotome training course. National peer review panel. Faculty National Survivorship Programme. As a clinical audit lead of the breast unit always passionate about standards and excellence of care.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu at Spire include:
Breast care and surgery
Patient information & users lead site specific group Avon, Somerset & Wiltshire
Representative Surgeon Steering and Implementation Group Bristol Breast Unit
Policies and Protocol Lead Since July 2008
Panel for Equality Evaluation of Foundation Programme
Quality Improvement Team Leader For Foundation Doctors
Consultant Breast Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust
Honorary Clinical lecturer, Bristol University