Professor Kefah Mokbel

Professor Kefah Mokbel

London Breast Institute

General surgery 03493616


  • 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

About me

Professor Kefah Mokbel FRCS is the lead consultant breast surgeon and chair of the multidisciplinary breast cancer program at the London Breast Institute of the Princess Grace Hospital, Professor (Honorary) of Breast Cancer Surgery at Brunel University London, UK, an honorary consultant breast surgeon at St. George's Hospital. Kefah Mokbel is the founder and current president of Breast Cancer Hope; a UK-based charity "dedicated to improving the quantity and quality of life in women diagnosed with breast cancer". He was appointed as a substantive consultant breast surgeon at St. George's Hospital NHS trust in February 2001. He was named in Tatler magazine's Best Doctors Guide as one of the featured "Top Breast Surgeons" in 2006, 2007 and 2013. In November 2010 he was named in the Times magazine's list of Britain's Top Doctors. Professor Mokbel's clinical interests in the field of breast surgery include the early detection of breast cancer; breast lumps; breast pain; mastectomy; nipple discharge; minimally-invasive breast surgery; sentinel node biopsy; skin-sparing mastectomy; breast reconstruction; cosmetic breast surgery; prevention of breast cancer; genetic predisposition; BRCA1 BRCA2 and the management of benign conditions including breast cysts; breast pain and fibroadenomas; Prof. Mokbel has extensive experience in the field of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.
Kefah Mokbel's main research interest lies in the field of molecular biology and the clinical management of breast cancer in addition to aesthetic breast surgery including breast reconstruction following mastectomy and augmentation mammoplasty using implants and fat transfer. His prolific research output includes over 350 published papers in medical literature. According to Google Scholar Kefah Mokbel has 350 publications which have been cited more than 8000 times with a H-index of 51 and an i10-index of 170. He has also written 14 books in various disciplines including surgery, oncology, breast cancer, and postgraduate medical education. Mokbel is a member of the editorial board of several international medical journals and a peer reviewer for leading medical journals including The Lancet. Mokbel has supervised and examined a significant number of higher postgraduate degrees in the field of breast cancer including PhD, MSc, MD and Master of Surgery degrees.

Areas of interest

Early detection of breast cancer; breast screening; oncoplastic breast surgery ; breast pain ; breast mouse; breast cyst ; breast lumpectomy; breast wire-guided excision; Savi Scout ; Magseed ; breast fine needle aspiration biopsy; breast core biopsy; 3D mammography ; breast ultrasound; breast MRI ; nipple discharge ; mastalgia; breast lump; breast abscess; inflammatory breast cancer; triple negative breast cancer; invasive lobular cancer; mastectomy; sentinel node biopsy; skin-sparing mastectomy; breast reconstruction; mastitis ; Oncotype; ALCL ; microdochectomy; breast implants ; breast fat transfer; breast infection; DCIS; cosmetic breast surgery; breast augmentation; breast reduction; breast asymmetry; breast lift; breast cancer prevention ; BRCA1; BRCA2; PALB2; papilloma; radial scar; fibroadenoma; Paget’s disease; pleomorphic LCIS; sclerosing adenosis; bio identical HRT; prepectoral breast reconstruction; ADM; biological mesh; inverted nipple; painful nipple; breast feeding

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (5-50)

    Princess Grace Hospital (5-50)

  • B2880

    Excision biopsy of breast lesion after localisation - (5-50)

    Princess Grace Hospital (5-50)

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (5-50)

    Princess Grace Hospital (5-50)

  • XR110

    Ultrasound guided biopsy(ies) - (5-50)

    Princess Grace Hospital (5-50)

  • B3037

    Removal and replacement of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • XR936

    Insertion of guidewire and/or marker into breast lesion under imaging control - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • B3130

    Unilateral mastopexy (following reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • B3440

    Microdochotomy - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • B3015

    Reconstruction of breast using fixed prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • B3310

    Drainage of breast abscess (including haematoma and seroma) - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • T8520

    Block dissection of axillary lymph nodes (axillary clearance) levels 1 to 3 - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • B3036

    Removal and replacement of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • S1500

    Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)

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