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Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu

Consultant Breast Surgeon
MBBS MS General Surgery FRCS

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Sasirekha Govindarajulu at Spire include:

Other treatments

Breast care: Breast cancer Benign breast problems General surgery: Breast surgery Oncology: Breast cancer Plastic Surgery: Breast surgery

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Professional profile

I have worked in the breast unit at Frenchay and 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. Clinical interests: Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, including surgery for breast cancer and reconstructive surgery. Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer assessment. Diagnosis and management of all non-cancerous breast problems (breast pain, breast infections, Breast Abscess, nipple discharge). 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. Policies and Protocol Lead since July 2008. Panel for quality evaluation of foundation programme. Quality improvement team leader for foundation doctors.

Policies and Protocol Lead since July 2008. Panel for quality evaluation of foundation programme. Quality improvement team leader for foundation doctors.


Clinical Interests

Breast care
Benign breast problems
Breast surgery
Breast cancer
Breast surgery

Breast ultrasound Interventional breast ultrasound and excision of non cancerous lumps with a small scar as opposed to open surgery and oncoplastic breast reconstruction. Male patients with breast problems.

Private contact details

Website http://www.mybreastcare.org/
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh.
Association of breast Surgeons
Patient information & users lead site specific group Avon, Somerset & Wiltshire
Representative Surgeon Steering and Implementation Group Bristol Breast Unit.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Breast Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust

Honorary Clinical lecturer Bristol University.

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Personal Profile

Married with one child.

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