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Mr Lester Barr

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
BSc, MB ChB (Hons), FRCS, ChM

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Lester Barr at Spire include:

General surgery at Spire Manchester Hospital

Other treatments

One stop breast clinic
Breast cancer second opinion
Delayed breast reconstruction

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Professional profile

I am a breast cancer specialist and I have particular expertise in breast reconstruction and in oncoplastic surgery. I came to Manchester in 1993, having trained in surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and St George's Hospital. My research interests are in breast cancer prevention strategies.

I run a One Stop Breast Clinic at Spire Manchester Hospital twice a week and see patients with a wide range of breast problems. If you have a concern about a breast symptom or wish to seek advice about breast health, breast screening, your family history of cancer or on ways to reduce your risk, then please arrange an appointment.

I am the chairman of Prevent Breast Cancer, which has planned and built Europe's first Breast Cancer Prevention Centre. The Genesis Prevention Centre is in Manchester at Wythenshawe Hospital and opened in 2007.

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Media Coverage

Preventing Breast Cancer

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB (Hons) / Manchester / 1978
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons, London / 1982
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons


Professional leadership

Chairman, Prevent Breast Cancer

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Current NHS posts

Associate Hospital Dean, Wythenshawe Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am married to Nicky and we have three daughters.

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Private contact details

Website http://www.lester-barr.co.uk
Private secretary Georgina Allen
Private secretary telephone 0161 447 6764

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