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Mr Ashok Chouhan

Consultant breast surgeon
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FRCS

Practising at

The Montefiore Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ashok Chouhan at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Oncoplastic and reconstruction surgery
  • Immediate breast reconstruction with implant and biological mesh
  • Total Immediate breast reconstruction with LD muscle +/_
  • Implant lipomodelling
  • Symmetrisation surgery – breast reduction, augmentation

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Professional profile

I was awarded my MBBS and Master of Surgery in India. After obtaining an FRCS in Edinburgh, I worked in both general surgery and breast surgery. However, for the past 15 years I have concentrated on breast care, involving both screening and symptomatic patients.

For the past five years I have been a consultant breast oncoplastic and reconstructive surgeon at Morecambe Bay University Hospitals NHS Trust, Lancaster. I have recently moved back to the south coast and currently holds a similar position with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton.

As an oncoplastic surgeon, I incorporate a wide range of procedures to achieve good cancer and aesthetic outcomes when performing breast cancer surgery. I perform primary breast reconstruction following mastectomy with implant and biological mesh. When patient choice and clinical indication allows, I performs LD muscle based reconstruction with or without implant and lipomodelling. For symmetrisation and also for aesthetic reasons, I perform breast reduction, augmentation and lipo-modelling.

I regularly attends national and international conferences in my special interest areas to keep abreast with innovative techniques and new developments. I have a passion for teaching the next generation of doctors and was previously an honorary lecturer at Lancaster Medical School.

I aim to provide care in personal and holistic way. I discuss cases in multidisciplinary team meetings in order to provide patients with a tailored and effective management plan to achieve excellent long-term outcomes. I pay meticulous attention to minor details and my patients, staff and colleagues appreciate my good aesthetic outcomes.


Clinical Interests

Breast care
Breast surgery
Cosmetic breast surgery


Private contact details

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Breast Surgery
British Medical Association
General Medical council – On specialist register
Medical Protection Society

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Current NHS posts

Current: Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton

Previous: Morecambe Bay University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I live in Worthing with my wife and has two grown up daughters. I enjoy dancing and dances as if no one else is watching. I spend my spare time swimming and golfing. My approach to surgery is similar to my approach to golf: head down, concentration and with a good follow through.

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