Mr Charalampoudis MD PhD FRCS FEBS CEBS

Mr Charalampoudis is an expert Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon with particular interest in the treatment of breast cancer and benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions. He manages all aspects of breast disease and offers the latest evidence-based techniques and approaches in a tailored, individualised fashion.

Mr Charalampoudis' ethos is pivoted around patient-centred care. Breast cancer is a long journey, which is why Mr Charalampoudis and his team believe it is crucial for patients to feel that they are in good hands and are being treated by a team with expertise and compassion.

Mr Charalampoudis has accrued over 15 years of experience in medical and surgical training before becoming a fine clinical consultant surgeon with a strong research and teaching portfolio. He holds a Medical Degree and a PhD in Breast Cancer from Athens University Medical School. He has also completed a prestigious Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Fellowship at Guy’s Hospital Breast Unit and King's College London, where he was also appointed Consultant and Honorary Clinical Lecturer. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the European Board of Breast Surgery.

Mr Charalampoudis currently treats patients at University College London Hospitals and Whittington Health (NHS) as well as privately at the HCA Wellington Breast Unit, King Edward the VII Hospitals and The Breast Wellness Institute at 99 Harley Street. As of 2021 he works in Greece in the capacity of Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Prolipsis Breast Unit in central Athens.

He collaborates with a fine team of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Radiologists, Pathologists, Oncologists and Plastic Surgeons, in order to offer his patients a truly individualized, teamed approach.

  • PhD in Breast Cancer Endocrinology, University of Athens
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and European Board of Breast Surgery
  • Specialist Examiner for the European Board of Breast Surgery
  • Key Opinion Leader in wireless breast conservation therapy (use of innovative wire-free techniques in localising small non-palpable breast cancers)
  • Expert in implant based breast reconstruction with use of acellular dermal matrix
  • Expert in advanced oncoplastic breast conservation surgery
  • Very low re-excision rates for breast cancer against national thresholds (only about 4% of his patients require repeat surgery for margins after breast conservation, against the national 20% threshold)
  • Individualized, team-based and compassionate approach to patients with breast cancer
  • Expert in young women with breast cancer and family history counselling
  • High rates of patient satisfaction following surgery for breast cancer
  • Extensive experience in education and teaching of aspiring breast oncoplastic surgeons
  • Rapid access diagnostic assessment of all breast symptoms with results on same day and biopsy results in 48-72 hours

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