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Professor Philip Drew is a highly-experienced and revered consultant breast surgeon specialising in breast cancer, breast reconstruction and gynaecomastia alongside transgender chest surgery, breast reduction, augmentation and breast implants and mastopexy (breast lift). Professor Drew privately practices at Duchy Hospital in Truro, Cornwall and The London Breast Clinic on Harley Street in central London. He also works for the NHS at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. 

Professor Drew's expert knowledge in the field of breast surgery and oncology, demonstrated via regular invitations to lecture on breast issues nationally and internationally, is reflected in his top capabilities. He is involved in the treatment of over 500 new patients with breast cancer every year for his NHS trust and The London Breast Clinic specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all benign and malignant breast disease delivered by a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, including Professor Drew.

Professor Drew qualified from Imperial College London with a BSc MBBS in 1990 and went on to be awarded two higher medical degrees; a Master of Surgery and Doctor of Medicine with Honours. Following his further training in London, Yorkshire and Wales, Professor Drew was appointed a senior lecturer role in Surgical Oncology at the Hull York Medical School in 2000. His academic career continued to flourish and in 2005 he became Professor of Tissue Engineering at the esteemed institution, where he is now an Honorary Chair in Surgery.  
Professor Drew's clinical research only cements his excellent reputation. He has published several books and over 100 scientific articles. He also gives back to the profession by being actively involved in teaching and examination work. He was a senior course director, co-director of the Advanced Management of Breast Disease course and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He also does examination work for Imperial College alongside several other national and international universities.    

Furthermore, he was the UK Senior Course Director for the Association of Breast Surgery and was on the executive council of the Association of Breast Surgery and the Society of Academic and Research Surgery. He is also an active member of the British Association of Surgical Oncology,  is an inter-speciality member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and certified in cosmetic breast surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Especialista en

Breast cancer

Index: What is breast cancer?...

Breast surgery



What is gynaecomastia? Gynaecomastia, occasionally referred to as ‘man boobs’, is the medical term for enlarged mal...

Breast reduction

What is breast reduction?  Breast reduction is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of the breasts. The operation is performed ...

Breast augmentation with implants

Breast augmentation Breast augmentation involves an operation where implants are inserted into you...

Breast lift or mastopexy

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Breast asymmetry
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast augmentation with implants
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast fat transfer
  • Breast implant illness (BII)
  • Breast implant removal surgery
  • Breast lift or mastopexy
  • Breast lumps
  • Breast pain
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast surgery
  • Gender reassignment surgery
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Lipoma
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple reconstruction
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery
  • One Stop Breast Clinic
  • Prepectoral breast reconstruction
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Surgical oncology
  • Tuberous breast

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