Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Miss Deepika Akolekar

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic surgeon
FRCS, MD

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Deepika Akolekar at Spire include:

Breast care and surgery

Other treatments

  • Breast cancer treatment
  • Breast lump
  • Breast pain management
  • Family history
  • Local flaps for breast conservation
  • Nipple discharge
  • One stop breast clinic

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon and my NHS practice is based at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

I undertook my higher surgical training with the South-East Scotland rotation. I trained at the Edinburgh Breast Unit at Western General Hospital and subsequently continued my training in Breast Surgery at South East London and Kent Hospitals. On completion of my higher specialist surgical training, I was selected for the National Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Fellowship at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guilford and Queen Victoria Hospital at East Grinstead.

I specialise in the management of benign breast conditions and breast cancer. I work with an excellent team of Radiologists, Pathologists, Oncologists and Breast Clinical Nurse Specialists offering a rapid access One Stop clinic for the assessment of breast concerns.

I am fully trained in advanced breast conservation and breast reconstruction. As a female breast surgeon, I am passionate about conserving the breast whenever possible and using plastic surgical techniques to ensure that women undergoing breast surgery have good aesthetic outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Breast care
Breast cancer
Benign breast problems

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Breast Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons England

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Current NHS posts

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741 150
Website https://www.breastclinickent.com/
Private secretary Laura Hollick
Private secretary telephone 01732 207 003
Private secretary email laura.hollick1@nhs.net