Mr Anil Desai is a Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon. He graduated from the MS University of Baroda in India before embarking on a surgical career in the UK. He has more than 25 years of experience in breast surgery and acquired his specialist training within the North West London training program in reputable hospitals including The Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals. He obtained an MPhil from the University of London for his molecular research on a variant oestrogen receptor. He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon in 1999 by Bromley Hospital which is now part of the Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust.
His passion is oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstruction. He has performed more than a thousand oncoplastic and reconstructive procedures on the breast. He was the Quality Assurance Lead Surgeon for the entire London Breast Screening Program for 7 years and part of a national working group on developing guidelines on indeterminate breast lesions. He reviews publications on implant based breast reconstruction.
His expertise includes diagnosis and management of benign and malignant breast conditions. He uses various oncoplastic techniques when treating breast cancer and has extensive experience in breast reconstruction using implants, Surgimend and Braxon mesh, muscle transfer (latissimus dorsi). He has a busy aesthetic breast practice performing numerous breast augmentations, mastopexies (uplift), breast reductions.
He has been mentioned as one of the top 250 UK consultants in The Tatler magazine in 2013. He believes in striving for perfection and his high standards are widely acknowledged