Mr Pittathankal is a specialist breast oncoplastic surgeon dealing with breast problems and breast cancer including breast reconstruction. He is the lead surgeon and clinical lead for Breast Services at Queen’s, King George and Victoria Hospitals and is the surgical lead for breast cancer for “London Cancer”, the new network organisation that oversees cancer services for over 3 million people in North, North East London and West Essex.

He has a keen interest in breast care and has appeared on TV and community health programmes to promote breast cancer awareness and breast health.
Mr Pittathankal trained within the London Deanery for higher surgical training.  His Endocrine Surgery training was at Hammersmith Hospital, an eminent centre in the UK for Endocrine Surgery.

He underwent training within the prestigious UK National Breast Oncoplastic Fellowship programme and has also qualified in the European Board of Surgery Breast Surgery sub-speciality.

Contact details:
Tel: 01277 695 695

Queens, King George and Victoria Hospitals

Brentwood, Nuffield Hospital

Areas of expertise:
Breast Surgery, General Surgery and Oncoplastic Surgery

Conditions treated:
Breast Augmentation (Enlargement), Breast Cancer, Breast Lumps,Breast Reconstruction (using implant), Breast Reconstruction (using latissimus dorsi flap), Gall Stones, Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair, Parathyroid Glands, Parathyroidectomy, Thyroid, Thyroid Disorders, Thyroid Surgery

Medical qualifications:
MB BS, MS, FRCS (Ed), DNB (Gen Surg), FRCS (Gen Surg), EBS (Breast Surgery)

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Member of:

  • British Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Association of Breast Surgery
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons