Mr Chandrasekharan is a specialist breast surgeon with clinical interests in oncology, the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, and breast disease and oncoplastic breast surgery.

Academic background Mr Chandrasekharan qualified from the University of Madras, India in 1984. He also completed his Masters in Surgery there winning a prestigious Gold medal in Physiology, Microbiology, Gynaecology and Urology.

On arrival at the United Kingdom, he completed his FRCS and trained in general surgery in Huddersfield. Subsequently, he trained extensively in breast surgery by working at the specialist breast units of both Colchester General Hospital and Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford for over ten years. He completed his MSc in Clinical Oncology from Birmingham University in 2001.

He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and currently is a medical staff governor for the Colchester hospital.

Mr Chandrasekharan has much experience in all aspects of breast diseases and also expertise in general surgery.  He is particularly involved in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, running the Reconstructive Clinic with the plastic surgeons at Colchester.

With a keen passion for cancer research, he is actively involved in clinical trials and laboratory research both at Essex University and the Helen Rollason lab at Anglia Ruskin University.

His roles include being a clinical & educational Supervisor for the trainees and he is an examiner for the college of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Contact details:

Mid Essex Trust – Colchester General Hospital

Ramsay Springfield Hospital
Tel: 01245 234110/234036

Areas of expertise:
His special interests include breast cancer in the elderly, role of complimentary therapy in reducing breast cancer treatment related side effects.

Member of:
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
The Association of Breast Surgery at BASO
Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board panel member