Mr Ashu Gandhi

Personal profile

Mr Gandhi is a Specialist Consultant Surgeon at the Nightingale Breast Cancer Centre, an internationally recognised centre of excellence based at Wythenshawe Hospital. This is one of the largest units in the UK and also one of the busiest breast screening units.

Mr Gandhi has experience and expertise in the diagnosis and management of all aspects of breast disease, receiving referrels from widely across the North West and the Midlands. He works with Radiologists and Pathologists who are recognised experts in their field. This ensures that women get top quality assessment and advice about their symptoms and can fully participate in the decision making around their own care.

In addition Mr Gandhi is a member of the Breast Cancer Family History service at the Nightingale & Genesis Centre and member of the Medical Board of Prevent Breast Cancer Charity.

Mr Gandhi is also fully trained and accredited in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. He runs a busy Endocrine Surgery practice at Wythenshawe Hospital and is a core member of the Greater Manchester & Cheshire Thyroid Cancer Team. He has performed hundreds of thyroid and parathyroid operations.

He is active in cancer research and is a member of the Institute of Cancer Studies at the University of Manchester. He has published many research papers in breast cancer care and thyroid cancer.

In his spare time Mr Gandhi enjoys riding his bike and playing his guitar. 

Clinical Interests

  • All aspects of breast disease eg breast cancer, breast surgery, diagnosis of breast symptoms, breast reconstruction, family history care

  •  Thyroid and Parathyroid gland surgery


Professional Membership



  • Association of Breast Surgery

  • British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons

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