- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Breast specialist
- Breast surgery
- Breast specialist
- Video and telephone consultations
Miss Akolekar is a Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon whose NHS practice is based at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
She undertook her higher surgical training with the South-East Scotland rotation. She trained at the Edinburgh Breast Unit at Western General Hospital and subsequently continued her training in Breast Surgery at South East London and Kent Hospitals. On completion of her higher specialist surgical training, she was selected for the National Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Fellowship at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guilford and Queen Victoria Hospital at East Grinstead.
Deepika has keen interest in clinical academics and education. She underwent a dedicated period of full-time research at the University of Edinburgh which led to the award of a research MD. She has presented her work in national and international meetings and published her work in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She is currently the Specialty Tutor for General Surgery supporting doctors in surgical training.
Areas of interest
Deepika specialises in management of benign breast conditions and breast cancer. She works with an excellent team of Radiologists, Pathologists, Oncologists and Breast Clinical Nurse Specialists.
She is fully trained in advanced breast conservation and breast reconstruction. As a female breast surgeon, she is passionate about conserving the breast whenever possible and using plastic surgical techniques to ensure that women undergoing breast surgery have good aesthetic outcomes.
Her areas of interest are-
One stop breast clinic
Breast pain management
Breast cancer treatment
Mastectomy and breast reconstruction
Local flaps for breast conservation
Breast cancer family history
Gene testing for breast cancer
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- Genesis Care 17 Kings Hill Avenue Kings Hill West Malling ME19 4UA
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Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Trudie Phillips Fee Assured
- Dr Michael Browning Fee Assured
- Dr Arun Kochhar Fee Assured
- Dr Henry Boyle Fee Assured
- Dr Robert A Horsley Fee Assured
- Dr Bruce Young Fee Assured
- Dr Andrew Moran Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeon of England 2015
- Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Fellowship Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead and Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford 2014
Reference number 6109944
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of Association of Breast Surgeons
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (5-50)
Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (5-50)
Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (5-50)
Therapeutic mammoplasty for breast cancer - (1-5)
KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)
Re-excision of lesion of breast if resection margins are not clear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
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