Professor Philip Drew has been a Consultant General Surgeon at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust since 2008, and he is also the Honorary Chair in Surgery from Hull York Medical School. He specialises in many aspects of breast surgery, including breast cancer, breast pain, breast reconstruction and gynaecomastia.
Professor Drew graduated from Medicine at Imperial College London in 1990. He subsequently undertook surgical training in London, Yorkshire and Wales and in 2000 he became Senior Lecturer in Surgical Oncology at Hull York Medical School. Then in 2005, he was appointed Professor of Tissue Engineering.
Apart from his MBBS degree, he has obtained two further medical degrees of Master of Surgery and Doctor of Medicine with Honours. Furthermore, he has a certificate of completion of training (CCT) in general surgery, and has published numerous books and articles in breast cancer and breast reconstruction.
He is an examiner for Imperial College London examinations and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has also been awarded with a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons and the Patey prize from the Surgical Research Society.