Mr Naren Basu

Personal profile

Mr Naren Basu is the Lead Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. His specialist area is exclusively breast disease, breast cancer surgery and all breast related problems. As an Oncoplastic Surgeon, he integrates plastic surgery techniques into breast cancer surgery to preserve and enhance aesthetical outcomes without compromising disease control.

He completed the prestigious National Oncoplastic Fellowship in Manchester - under the tutorage of leading Plastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeons. This fellowship,1 of only 9 GMC recognised posts in the country, was carried out at the UK's largest screening breast unit.

Mr Basu holds degrees from Bart’s & the London, Imperial College & St. Mary’s and a First Class degree from University College London. He trained at several prestigious units throughout the world: Harvard Medical & Dana Faber Cancer Institute (Boston, USA), Institute Curie (Paris), The Christie and UHSM. He was awarded the Ronald Raven Award from the Royal College of Surgeons, England and gained the highest marks at the European Board of Breast Surgery exams in Vienna, Austria.

His growing research profile includes risk-reducing surgery and familial breast cancer. Currently, he is completing an MD degree investigating Contralateral Breast Cancer in high-risk patients (including BRCA1/2 mutation carriers). He continues to publish and present his work at a national and international level. He is an active trainer participating in teaching plastic surgeons and breast surgeons at a national and local level.

Naren has benefited from a diverse up-bringing having lived in Zambia, been educated in the UK with the majority of his training in London. He is excited by his recent move to the Midlands where he hopes to spend time outside work with his young family. He is participating in the Birmingham Fun Run to raise money for Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer appeal and hopes that this worthy cause will rekindle his love for outdoor sports including cricket, golf and football.  

Professional Membership

  • General Medical Council

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Association of Breast Surgery

  • British Association of Surgical Oncologists

Clinical Interests

  • Breast Cancer

  • Breast Reconstruction

  • Breast Conserving Surgery – “Therapeutic Mammaplasty”

  • Family History Breast Cancer

  • Axillary Surgery – Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

  • Cosmetic Outcomes following Breast Cancer Surgery

  • Breast Enlargement

  • Breast Reduction

  • Breast Uplift

  • Benign Breast Disease

  • Breast Asymmetry/under development

  • Male Breast Reduction

  • Nipple Correction

  • Secondary or Revision Breast Surgery

  • Breast Lump Excision

  • Fat transfer/ lipomodelling

  • Breast Reconstruction using Implant/strattice/acellular dermal matrix

  • Latissimus Dorsi Flap

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