Mr Mohammed Absar

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon

MBBS MS FRCS (Edin) FRCS (Gen Surgery)

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgery, Edinburgh

Clinical Interests

  • Any Breast condition - diagnosis and management
  • Breast cancer - diagnosis and management
  • Therapeutic mammoplasty and immediate and delayed reconstructions using expanders and lattisimus dorsi flap
  • Lipofilling for correction of breast/chest wall deformity
  • Breast assymetry corrective surgery
  • Breast reduction for large breasts
  • Breast augmentation, small breast and difficult cases requiring breast surgical expertise

Personal profile

Mr Mohammed Absar is a Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon working in a busy breast unit in Manchester. He is also the Clinical Director of Breast Surgery and the Research Lead in the unit. In addition he is also the Pathway Board Director for Breast in Greater Manchester, and has vast experience in cancer surgery including immediate and delayed reconstruction along with oncoplastic resection.

Mr Absar also undertakes complex cosmetic surgery for asymmetry as well as breast augmentation and reduction.

Mr Absar completed his higher surgical training under the North Western Deanery from 2002 to 2008. He completed his FRCS in General Surgery in 2007. To further enhance his experience and oncoplastic skills he spent a year out at the Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.

Mr Absar then took a Consultant post at the North Manchester General Hospital. He has published a number of papers in journals and regularly presents at national and international conferences.

Since joining the Pennine Acute NHS Trust he has started the sentinel lymph node biopsy for axillary staging in early breast cancers. As a senior surgeon he has extensive experience of complicated cases as well as in management of non cancer cases including breast assymetry, cosmetic correction using implants and breast reduction and mastopexy.

He provides a breast service for both benign and malignant breast conditions including cosmetic and corrective breast surgery which include:

  • Diagnostic service
  • Surgery for benign and malignant breast conditions
  • Breast reconstruction – expander and flap procedures
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast augmentation and symmetrisation procedure


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