Neill PataniĀ 

MBBS(Hons) BSc(Hons) PhD FRCS


Professional Profile

Neill Patani is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the London Breast Institute at The Princess Grace Hospital and the Macmillan Cancer Centre at University College London Hospital, with expertise in the management of breast cancer and all aspects of breast disease, including infection, benign conditions, and risk-reduction.

He has a particular interest in extending the scope of breast conserving surgery with oncoplastic techniques, including therapeutic mammoplasty and in the de-escalation of breast and axillary surgery, including targeted axillary dissection, after neo-adjuvant therapy.

Neill has experience with a range of breast reconstruction techniques, including nipple-sparing approaches and one-stage pre-pectoral implant reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix, in addition to lipo-modelling, nipple reconstruction and symmetrisation surgery.

Training & Education

Neill is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons. He completed his training at the Royal Marsden Hospital with a National Oncoplastic Fellowship in Breast Surgery.

His Higher Surgical Training was undertaken in the London Deanery and North-West Thames region, including Charing Cross, Northwick Park, Hillingdon, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, leading to the award of his Certificate of Completion of Training in General Surgery with a specialty interest in Breast Surgery.

Neill completed his Basic Surgical Training at UCLH and the Royal Free Hospital. He graduated from UCL Medical School with Honours and was awarded undergraduate numerous prizes and distinctions in Medicine and Surgery.

Neill plays an active role in teaching and training, including Faculty Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and National Representative for General Surgery Trainees at the Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Training Interface Group. He was a Surgical Teaching Fellow for Imperial College & Anatomy Demonstrator at UCL Medical School.

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