Dr Raghavan Vidya

Consultant General Surgeon

MS, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg)


Specialises in

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 Honorary lecturer at University of Birmingham.
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Raghavan Vidya at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Axilla- sentinel node biopsy, axillary clearance
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast cancer treatment - lumpectomy, mastectomy
  • Breast lipomodelling
  • Breast oncoplasty 
  • Breast reconstruction

All breast surgery expect microvascular surgery for being breast disease and breast cancer

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Benign breast problems
Breast
Breast cancer
Breast care
Hernia repair surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MD / Madras University, India / 1990
Qualified from Madras University Higher Surgical Training in Wessex and West Midlands


Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

Association of Breast Surgeons, UK

British Association of Surgical Oncology

Member of British Hernia Society

Royal College of Surgeons of England


Professional leadership

National Member of Chemotherapy & Pharmacotherapy Group, NCRI, UK
National Member of Academic Group Breast Group, ABS, UK

Research and publications

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.

Current NHS posts

Hon Senior Lecturer, Birmingham University
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and General Surgeon, Royal Wolverhampton Hospital

Personal profile

I enjoy walking, playing and watching cricket.

Contact information

Private secretary email missrvidya@gmail.com