Dr Raghavan Vidya
Consultant General Surgeon
MS, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg)
I have worked as a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon since the completion of higher surgical training in 2006 and I have expertise in the management of benign and malignant breast diseases. I have excellent feedback from patients demonstrating the high-quality service which I deliver as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
I specialise in benign breast diseases (breast pain, nipple discharge etc.); breast cancer; breast reconstruction including new methods of muscle sparing reconstruction; breast oncoplasty (breast reshaping, augmentation, reduction, Lipofilling); axillary disease (sentinel node biopsy) and hernia (all types).
I work at Royal Wolverhampton Hospital and practice at Spire Hospital (Little Aston) treating full array of breast diseases. I perform breast surgery incorporating oncoplastic techniques and breast reconstruction in my practice. My specialist interests includes Oncoplastic Breast surgery & Minimal axillary surgery.
I have been part of a multi-centre European Group in pioneering new method breast reconstruction which I call the 'Muscle sparing Breast reconstruction (Flip and Flop Technique)' which is relatively painless. I regularly attend local, national and international breast meetings to keep up with the developments in the field. I also have special interest in breast cancer research.
I am proud to work as an Honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Raghavan Vidya at Spire include:
Breast care and surgery
All breast surgery expect microvascular surgery for being breast disease and breast cancer.
Spire Little Aston Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MD / Madras University, India / 1990
Qualified from Madras University Higher Surgical Training in Wessex and West Midlands
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
British Association of Surgical Oncology
Member of British Hernia Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
National Member of Chemotherapy & Pharmacotherapy Group, NCRI, UK
National Member of Academic Group Breast Group, ABS, UK
Iqbal FM, Basit A, Salem F, Vidya R. Feeling blue, going green and finding other attractive alternatives: a case of biphasic anaphylaxis to patent blue and a literature review of alternative sentinel node localisation methods. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 15;2015. pii: bcr2015213107. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-213107.
Smith IE, Johnson L, Prasad M, Absar S, Vidya R, et al On behalf of the POETIC Trialists. Trial of perioperative endocrine therapy: Individualizing care (POETIC). J Clin Oncol 29: 2011.
Fakeye VO, John AR, Jambulingam PS, Vidya R. Pre-operative diagnosis of obturator hernia: a report of two cases. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Jan;92(1):W1-2. doi: 10.1308/147870810X476601.
Hon Senior Lecturer, Birmingham University.
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and General Surgeon, Royal Wolverhampton Hospital.
I enjoy walking, playing and watching cricket.