- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Breast surgery
Fiona has wide experience of all modern cosmetic, oncoplastic and reconstructive breast techniques, including minimally invasive techniques, fat grafting, implant surgery, breast reduction and breast uplift, the use of breast implants, expanders, BREFORM™ and Strattice™.
She has completed the following;
Donald McNeill Oncoplastic Travelling Fellowship 2010
National Oncoplastic Fellowship, RVI Hospital, Newcastle, 2007-2008
Frenchay Breast Ultrasound Course 2007
Frenchay Mammotome Course 2008
Fiona has contributed as a breast expert on Channel 4’s Embarassing Bodies and has been quoted on breast related topics in both National and local newspapers.
The Department of Health recently asked Fiona to edit the NHS Choices breast implant patient information webpage. Along with her colleagues Charlie Chan and James Bristol, Fiona was one of the first surgeons in the UK to train in and offer the innovative cosmetic breast lift technique using BREFORM™.
Areas of interest
Breast surgery; Oncoplastic breast surgery; Cosmetic surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant, Cheltenham General Hospital
Thirlestaine Breast Centre, Cheltenham
Fiona has a research background in liver surgery for cancer and has published widely in this field as well as a number of publications on improving the experience for breast cancer patients undergoing breast reconstruction.
In her spare time Fiona enjoys regular creative pursuits with water colour painting, sculpture and pottery. She loves live music, especially jazz. She finds travel a great way of broadening her experience of different cultures, finding inspiration and learning new skills and uses every opportunity to visit new parts of the globe either with work or in her leisure time.
Fiona has a very caring, open and approachable attitude, which she utilises to the full in caring for her patients.
Courses offered to GPs
GP talks available by arrangement.
Confidence in breast examination, how to deal with breast pain, nipple discharge, abscesses and gynaecomastia.
- BMSc, MBChB (Dundee 1996, MD, FRCS Dundee University 1996
Reference number 4316006
Affiliations / memberships
•Association of Breast Surgeons
•British Association of Surgical Oncologists
•Royal College of Surgeons
•British Medical Association
- Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital, GL51 6SY
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 01242 246524
Post treatment communication
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Fine needle aspiration cytology - (1-5)
Ultrasound guided biopsy(ies) - (1-5)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Insertion of guidewire and/or marker into breast lesion under imaging control - (1-5)
Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)
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