Professor Kefah Mokbel, Consultant Breast Surgeon
Professor Kefah Mokbel is Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon at St George's Hospital, London; Professor of Breast Cancer Surgery at the Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics and Pharmacogenomics, London; and is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at the London Breast Institute at The Princess Grace Hospital. Prof Mokbel has been ranked as one of the top 5 breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. specialists in the UK and amongst the top 25 in the world.
In addition to his expertise in breast cancer surgery, Prof Mokbel founded, and is the president of, Breast Cancer Hope, a UK-based charity aimed to improving the quality of life in women with breast cancer. Alongside his interest in all types of breast surgery, Prof Mokbel has a specialist interest in the prevention of breast cancer including geneticRelating to the genes, the basic units of genetic material. predisposition, as well as the management of benignNot dangerous, usually applied to a tumour that is not malignant. conditions such as breast cysts and fibroadenomas.
Prof Mokbel graduated in 1990 from the London Hospital Medical College with several awards and the highest score of the year. In 1994 he received Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, England and was awarded a Master of Surgery degree in 2000 by the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine for his exceptional research into the molecular biology of breast cancer.
He says that the reason why he has such a good level of treatment outcome is because of his attitude to the care of his patients.
Personal treatment philosophy: I have a great passion for my work. I strive for excellence and perfection in the management of breast disease.