Mr Arunmoy Chakravorty is an experienced Consultant Breast Surgeon with a special interest in breast aesthetics, breast diseases and surgical oncology. As a specialist in oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery, his practice ethos is to ensure optimal oncological clearance of breast cancer with best possible cosmetic outcomes following surgery. Mr Chakravorty has a tertiary referral practice for complex corrective breast surgery, cosmetic corrections, symmetry surgery, immediate and delayed breast reconstruction. He is Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College, London and is committed to teaching and training.
Mr Chakravorty qualified with honours in 1992 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999. Having spent time in research, looking at the effect of vitamin A and corticosteroids in wound healing, he completed his higher specialist training in General Surgery in 2009 (South West Thames London rotation) with special interest in breast and reconstructive surgery. He obtained specialist breast training at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford and The Royal Marsden Hospital, UK. He complemented his training further with an Oncoplastic Fellowship at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London. His plastic surgery experience includes Senior Residency at Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India (tertiary center for burns and plastic surgery). He has further consolidated his international experience by attending workshops and master classes in breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery in Germany and Austria.
After completing oncoplastic fellowship at The Royal Marsden, Mr Chakravorty took up a substantive position at Colchester University Hospital as a ‘Consultant Breast Surgeon with special interest in Oncoplastic Surgery’. Having worked there for nearly five years establishing the breast oncoplastic service in North Essex, he has now moved to the Breast Unit, Hillingdon Hospital NHS foundation Trust, London with a view to improve oncoplastic breast services at his NHS hospital. He also holds an Honorary contract with The Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust.
He has made several presentations in national and international breast meetings. He has been actively involved with research in intra-operative molecular assessment of sentinel lymph node biopsy. Mr Chakravorty has published extensively on oncological outcomes of oncoplastic breast surgery, axillary nodal yields, comparison between primary clearance and completion clearance after SLN biopsy, axillary anatomy and management of breast cysts.
He has actively promoted the sub-specialty of oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery and is a tutor in MS Oncoplastic Course, East Anglia University. He is also an examiner in The Royal College of Surgeons and University of East Anglia. He is involved in charity work in India. With his contribution to teaching and academics, he has been awarded Honorary Adjunct Title of International Professor by AHERF, India. He is an ABS member and firmly believes in delivery of a evidence based high-quality breast service.