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Dr Christina Choy
MBBS, FRACS, FRCSEd, FCSHK
Breast Surgery
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About

Dr Christina Choy is a very experienced Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon specialising in Breast Surgery. Dr Choy graduated with an MBBS degree from the University of Sydney in 1986. Choy undertook her postgraduate speciality training across well-known countries such as Australia and Hong Kong. Dr Choy also worked as fellow in the UK in St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital before taking on consultatn post as locum at St Bartholomew's, King's College and Newham General Hospital. She worked as a substnetivconsultant Oncoplastic breast surgeon at Homerton University Hospital for over 14 years. Currently, Dr Choy is now in private practices including Harley Street Clinic, HCA Chiswick Outpatient and Diagnostic Center, the Portland Hospital and the Princess Grace Hospital. Dr Choy worked in a multi-disciplinary team in the London Breast Institute over 10 years with breast care nurses, pathologists, oncologists and radiologists.

Dr Christina Choy performs a huge variety of medical procedures for her breast patients including breast conservation surgery with oncoplastic technique, mastectomy with skin and nipple sparing with reconstruction, fat transfer, sentinel node biopsy with dual localisation, wire guided procedure, breast reduction, augmentation and uplift. Choy is very experienced in offering breast screening and assessment procedures for breast pain, nipple discharge, mastitis and lumps. She also offers family history clinic, other breast cancer risk assessments and genetic testing. 

Dr Christina Choy has involved in researches on the genetic aspect of breast cancer by studying gene arrays and studying data of Afrocarribean young women with breast cancer. She also studies ethnic barriers affecting women in accessing to early breast cancer diagnosis and aim to resolve barriers to allow easier access to medical care.

There are publications by Dr Choy.  These can be reviewed on pubmed on topics on DCIS, breast reconstruction with ADM and implant after skin and nipple sparing mastectomies, surgical technique on nipple sparing mastectomy, comparison of breast weight and volume correlation

 

Choy is an Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon fully registered with the General Medical Council. She also holds medical board registrations in Hong Kong and Australia. Choy is also a member the Association of Breast Surgeons in UK and Breast Surgeon International. Dr Choy is fluent in English, Chinese - Cantonese.

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Medical Procedures


  • Mastectomy
  • Skin and Nipple sparing mastectomy with reconstruction
  • sentinel lymph node biopsy with dual localisation
  • Axilla nodal clearance
  • Breast conservation surgery with oncoplastic technique
  • Microdochectomy
  • Milk duct excision
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Fat transfer liporemodelling
  • Nipple recontruction
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast screening and assessment
  • Breast health counselling
  • Genetic testing for breast cancer
  • Excision of breast lump
  • Fine needle aspiration cytology
  • Core biopsy
  • Removal and insertion of prosthesis into the breast 
  • Mastopexy 
  • Drainage of breast abscess (e.g. haematoma and seroma)
  • Surgery for male breast lump, gynacosmastia

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Special Interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancerous breast lumps
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast reduction and augmentation
  • Breast screening
  • Breast health and risk counselling
  • Breast pain
  • Nipple discharge
  • Breast lump
  • Family history of cancer
  • Breast assessment
  • Male breast lump and breast pains
  • Genetic testing for breast cancer
  • Mastitis

Education

  • Graduated with MBBS from the University of Sydney in 1986
  • Awarded FCSHK from the College of Surgeons Hong Kong in 1993
  • Awarded FRCSEd from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1993
  • Awarded FRACS from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1998

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