Mr Thakur

Surgeon

  • Breast cancer
  • Breast surgery
  • Mastalgia
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Mastitis
  • Breast cancer surgery

Mr Kislaya Kumar Thakur

GMC: 4463898


Mr Kislaya Thakur is an experienced consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in breast surgery. Practising at BMI The Blackheath Hospital, Mr Thakur provides attentive and expert advice on all benign and malignant breast disease, including problems with breastfeeding and lactation, inflammatory disease, skin lesions and lumps. He is a strong advocate of greater patient awareness around breast cancer symptoms and runs a comprehensive screening service, covering family history and genetic testing. Mr Thakur also runs a wide general surgical practice covering hernias, haemorrhoids, fissures, and hydrocele.

Mr Thakur graduated in medicine from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1988, then was awarded an MS-Masters in Surgery at the same institute in 1992, for his thesis on major trauma outcomes. In 1995 he moved to the UK and pursued specialist training at the Hedley Atkins Breast Unit, Guy’s Hospital and the HPB Unit at King’s College Hospital. He has been practising at consultant level since 2003. He is the lead for his local breast cancer MDT-Multi-Disciplinary Team and the Clinical Director for Cancer at his NHS Trust. In addition to his long experience as a surgical oncologist (cancer surgeon ) he has past experience of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, thus providing holistic advice pertaining to all aspects of breast cancer care. He also leads on the local LWABC-Living with and beyond cancer agenda.

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Thakur has presented on related subjects at various national and international scientific meetings. He remains committed to teaching & training of undergraduates from GKT medical school and postgraduates from the London Deanery.
  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Breast & General Surgeon, Clinical Director - Cancer, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (2013 - present)
    • Consultant Breast & General Surgeon, BMI The Blackheath Hospital (2003 - present)
    • Consultant Breast & General Surgeon, Clinical Director - Cancer, South London Healthcare NHS Trust (2009 - 2013)
    • Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust (2003 - 2009)
  • Public positions

    • Chairman & Trustee Company NameFOJSS-UK, FRIENDS OF JAN SWASTHYA SAHYOG IN UK Dates volunteered Sep 2015 – Present Volunteer, duration 3 yrs 11 mos Cause Social Services http://www.fojss.org.uk
  • Education

    • FRCS(Gen Surg), Royal College of Surgeons (2002)
    • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow (1995)
    • MS (General surgery), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Dehli (1992)
    • ​MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1988)
  • Professional membership

    • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG)
    • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
    • Association of Breast Surgery (ABS)
    • European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
    • British Medical Association (BMA)
    • British Association of Surgical Oncologists (BASO)
  • Publications and conferences

    • Click here to view Mr Thakur's publications on ResearchGate
    • BE AWARE What is breast cancer? Symptoms, signs and treatment – here’s all you need to know. Mar 28, 2017 publication description The Sun (and The Scottish Sun)
    • Outcomes following B3 / B4 needle core biopsy in south East London Breast Screening Service 2000-2010. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Vol 38 , Issue 9, Sept 2012: page 736
    • Does the ‘two week wait’ target improve survival in patients with breast cancer? Eur J of Surgical Oncology. Vol 36 , Issue 9, Sept 2010: page 849
    • Does the ‘two week wait’ target improve the waiting times for specialist review and waiting time between first seen by specialist and diagnosis of breast cancer? European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Vol 36 , Issue 9, Sept 2010: page 861
    • The Predictive value of borderline B3 and B4 breast core needle biopsy for picking up Malignancy- results of a large retrospective study in a Cancer Centre. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Vol 34 , Issue 9, Sept 2008: page 1028
    • Risk factors for negative breast cytology. Br J Surg. Vol.89, Suppl.1, June 2002, ASGBI : Breast 13-24 : 7
    • Cavity biopsies increase the detection of residual disease following conservative surgery for breast cancer. British Journal of Surgery. Vol.89, Suppl.1, June 2002, ASGBI : Moynihan 01-08 : 37
    • Do primary tumour characteristics predict axillary nodal status in breast cancer? British Journal of Surgery. Vol.89, Suppl.1, June 2002, ASGBI : Breast 13-24 : 75
    • Sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer: a complete immunohistochemical study. British Journal of Surgery, Vol.89, Suppl.1, June 2002, ASGBI : SARS : Breast 01-05 : 49
    • Adjuvant Breast Cancer (ABC) Trial: patterns of recruitment. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. 1995 ;16:A-4
    • Pilot study of Anterior Chemotherapy with Cisplatinum and Etopside in Squamous Cell Carcinoma Oesophagus. UICC XVI International Cancer Congress, Abstract book I 1994, PSG 12-14:174
    • Preliminary Results of a Prospective Randomised Three - Arm Trial of Multimodal Therapy in Carcinoma Oesophagus. UICC XVI International Cancer Congress, Abstract book I 1994, PSG 12-14:174.
    • Evaluating Trauma Care: the Triss method. DGHS, Ministry of Health & Finance, Government of India [ supported by and financial assistance provided for publication ] Chapter in the book ' Trauma Management and Prevention Strategies' Editor M C Misra 1st edition, April 1993
    • Is Microdochectomy a procedure of relevance in diagnosing early breast cancer in an era of ‘high-tech diagnostics'? Eur J of Surgical Oncology. Vol 40, Issue 11, November 2014:page S79-80
  • Prizes and awards

    • All India Merit List - Class XII ( UK 'A' Level equivalent ) honor dateApr 1983 honor issuerCentral Board of Secondary Education, India honor description10th position, AISSCE - All India Senior School Certificate Examination ( UK 'A' Level equivalent )
    • President's Medal for Biology honor dateDec 1983 honor issuerCentral Board of Secondary Education, India honor descriptionTop position in Biology in India, AISSCE - All India Senior School Certificate Examination ( UK 'A' Level equivalent )
    • All India Merit List - Class X ( UK 'O' Level equivalent ) honor dateApr 1981 honor issuerCentral Board of Secondary Education, India honor description10th position

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Anal fissure
  • Benign breast lumps
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph nodes
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Mammography
  • Mastalgia
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastitis
  • Metastasis
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Sentinel node
  • Skin lesions
  • Umbilical hernia

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Contact

  • BMI The Blackheath Hospital
    40-42 Lee Terrace SE3 9UD - London (South London)
    (+44) 02076618342


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