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Miss Rachel Bright-Thomas

Miss Rachel Bright-Thomas

Breast Surgeon
MA hons (Cantab), MD, FRCS (Gen Surgery)

Practising at

Spire South Bank Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Rachel Bright-Thomas at Spire include:

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Professional profile

Miss Rachel Bright-Thomas obtained a first in medical sciences at Cambridge University and then did her clinical training at Oxford University. Rachel spent the next 13 years in surgical training, largely in London teaching hospitals, before moving home to the West Midlands. As part of her training she did a masters degree looking at gene therapy in the prevention and treatment of cancer. In 2006 Rachel was appointed as a Consultant Breast and General Surgeon at Worcestershire Royal Hospital and has been MDT and clinical lead. All her elective work is breast surgery as outlined above.

On the clinical front she spent her penultimate year in training in 1 of only 9 National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowships, learning how to use plastic surgical techniques to complement and enhance the results of breast cancer surgery. Rachel is fully trained in breast reconstruction and offers this as part of her regular NHS practice.


Clinical Interests

Breast cancer
Breast care

Breast Disease, Breast Cancer (Oncoplastic breast cancer surgery, sentinal lymph node biopsy, risk reducing breast surgery, nipple reconstruction), Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Breast Surgery (augmentation, reduction, Coleman fat transfer).

Private contact details

Telephone 01905 362220
Private secretary telephone 07761 241219
Private secretary email Allie.medsec@googlemail.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Breast Surgeons.
the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Women in Surgery

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Breast Surgeon, Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

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Personal Profile

Rachel is married with two young children. She enjoys spending time with her immediate and extended family and socialising with friends. She has recently taken up playing the piano.

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