Mr Rhodri Williams

Mr Rhodri Williams

Consultant Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rhodri Williams at Spire include:

Other treatments

Breast surgery, vascular surgery

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Professional profile

At Spire Cardiff Hospital, I normally provide a one-stop breast service in conjunction with my colleague Dr Kate Gower-Thomas (a leading expert breast radiologist). Our aim is to provide rapid, accurate and sympathetic diagnosis. We work in a multidisciplinary team that provides all facets of clinical management, from specialist counselling to surgical and other treatments. The cosmetic surgical techniques I provide include reduction, augmentation and reshaping aesthetic techniques, leading to the best and maximal use of breast conserving cancer surgery, together with a range of reconstructions when mastectomy is occasionally required.

I have been working as a surgeon for nearly 30 years. After breast surgical and cancer research at The Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, I became Clinical Lecturer in Surgery at Imperial College School of Medicine and then Senior Registrar at University College and The Middlesex Hospitals, London.

I returned to South Wales as a consultant in 1994. At the Royal Glamorgan Hospital I have built up and lead a very busy and go-ahead Breast Unit that now treats about 1/3 of the screen-detected breast cancers in Wales.

In addition to breast surgery, I am a fully trained vascular and general surgeon and continue to operate on a wide range of conditions.

Clinical Interests

Breast care
Breast surgery
Vascular surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)
All Wales Breast Group
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon at Breast Test Wales.

Consultant Surgeon at Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

Breast Cancer Lead Clinician SE Wales Cancer Network.

Breast Cancer Lead Clinician at Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

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Personal Profile

Originally from Ceredigion, my interests include classical music and playing the piano. I enjoy gardening, sailing and skiing and continue to play squash (occasionally for a local team).

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011