Miss Rachel L O'Connell

Miss Rachel L O'Connell

General surgery 06156596


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Breast specialist
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

Miss Rachel O’Connell is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at The Royal Marsden and Parkside in Wimbledon. She specialises in oncoplastic breast surgery, combining the removal of breast cancers with plastic surgery, with the aim of achieving the best cosmetic appearance following treatment. Rachel works in collaboration with plastic surgeons at The Royal Marsden and Parkside to provide the full range of reconstructive options. In addition, she has a holistic approach to patient care and works closely with her oncology colleagues at the Royal Marsden and Parkside to ensure the highest quality of care for her patients.

Rachel qualified from the University of Bristol Medical School in 2007. She completed her surgical training within the London Deanery and a Royal College of Surgeons of England funded MD research degree at The Royal Marsden/Institute of Cancer Research, investigating improving cosmetic outcomes after breast cancer surgery. She completed an Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellowship at The Royal Marsden in 2020/1.

Rachel’s research interests include improving surgical outcomes in breast cancer to improve the lives of women living with and beyond breast cancer. She has published over 40 peer reviewed articles and been invited to presented her work internationally. Rachel has won national and international prizes for her research.

Areas of interest

Rapid assessment and diagnosis of breast related symptoms
Treatment of benign (non cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) lesions of the breast
Oncoplastic breast surgery (removal of the tumour with use of plastic surgical techniques to achieve the best possible appearance after treatment
Breast reconstruction

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