Mr Rajiv Vashisht

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"He can remove a tumour and perform reconstruction in one procedure. 'It avoids the patient having to have multiple surgeries, and has physical and psychological benefits".

Mr Rajiv Vashisht is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London and Head of General Surgery at West Middlesex Hospital. He offers private appointments at both BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, Harrow and BMI Syon Clinic, Brentford.

He runs a Rapid Access Breast Clinic available to anyone who may require assessment of breast symptoms. The clinic aims to ensure that anyone who is concerned about symptoms is seen as soon as possible. Consultant Breast and General Surgeon Mr Rajiv Vashisht specialises in the management of breast disease and is supported by a dedicated breast care nurse, radiographers, pathologists and where necessary, input from our local consultant oncologists, chemotherapy team and plastic surgeons.

In addition he also carries out a wide variety of general surgical procedures including, Laparoscopic Hernia, Gallbladders, Appendix procedures, closure of Hartmans, varicose vein surgery, elective and emergency abdominal surgery and gastro-intestinal surgery.

Special Interests:

  • Breast surgery, benign and malignant
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • General surgery including laparoscopic surgery
  • Gall bladder and hernia repair
  • Varicose vein surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
  • The Association For Cancer Surgery (BASO)
  • SMIGS
  • Medical Protection Society (MPS)

Clinical Interests

  • Emergency surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Gall bladder
  • Hernia
  • Varicose vein surgery
  • Breast surgery - benign and malignant and reconstructive surgery

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