Mr Farrokh Pakzad

Mr Farrokh Pakzad

General surgery 04634090

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Breast specialist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Farrokh Pakzad is an established UK trained surgical oncologist with a dedicated interest in Oncoplastic Breast and Skin Cancer surgery.

He joined the team at Royal Surrey County Hospital in 2012 and is currently the clinical lead for skin cancer surgery. Previously, he held positions as the clinical director of breast and unit and chair of the Network Specialist Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary team.

He completed his higher surgical training in London, during which he was selected onto the highly competitive National Oncoplastic Fellowship program. This unique background in both plastic and oncological surgery enables him to provide he most effective treatments for both breast and skin cancer, while minimising the impact of surgery on cosmetic and functional outcomes.

He works within a expert multidisciplinary team, incorporating state of the art diagnostics and treatment of breast cand skin cancer.

Some of his areas of clinical expertise include:

Breast disease
- Rapid access one-stop breast assessment clinic
- Management of all aspect of benign and malignant breast disease
- Breast disease in men including gynaecomastia
- Molecular diagnostics and genetics of breast cancer
- Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery for breast cancer
- Correction of breast asymmetry
- Cosmetic surgery especially breast reduction surgery

Skin cancer
- Mole checks
- Assessment and diagnosis of skin cancer
- All aspects of melanoma management including sentinel node biopsy and lymphadenectomy
- Molecular diagnostics and targeted therapy for melanoma

Mr Pakzad has a wide and active academic interest in cancer biology, stemming back to his undergraduate training. He completed his post graduate M.D. thesis in molecular imaging of cancer and continues to be involved in both translational and clinical research.

Mr Pakzad is married with 3 young sons. He enjoys playing tennis and basketball. He is fluent in Farsi and English.

Areas of interest

Rapid access one-stop breast clinic; Breast cancer; Mammogram, Tomosynthesis; Breast ultrasound; Breast MRI; Breast biopsy; Breast lump; Breast pain; Benign breast disease; Breast cysts; Gynaecomastia; Male breast cancer; Skin and nipple sparing mastectomy; Breast reconstruction; Breast reduction; Family history; Genetics;

Skin cancer (Malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma); Mole check, Skin cancer surgery; Skin grafts; Sentinel lymph node biopsy; Axillary and groin lymph node dissection; Targeted therapy; Immunotherapy; Molecular diagnostics;

Benign lump and bumps; Lipomas; Benign skin cysts

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