Ms Christina Choy
Miss Christina Choy is an experienced female oncoplastic breast surgeon with specialist expertise in one-stop rapid assessment for various breast conditions, family history risk assessment and genetic testing, and breast screening. Miss Choy provides state-of-the-art management with a top service multidisciplinary team for both benign breast disease and breast cancer.
Breast conservation surgery (lumpectomy)
When the tumour or lump is benign and the patient wishes to have it removed.
Breast conserving surgery
The expert breast surgeons at The London Clinic are able to carry out breast surgery to remove tumours and conserve the shape of your breasts.
Breast reconstruction surgery
Most women are offered a breast reconstruction at the time of their mastectomy.
Mastectomy (preventive) and breast reconstruction
The London Clinic provides a full breast care service for women who are worried about their breast health or who have developed breast cancer.
Miss Christina Choy qualified from the Medical School of the University of Sydney in 1986 and undertook her postgraduate training in surgery in Hong Kong, Australia and in the UK at St Barts Hospital and at The Royal Marsden Hospital.
She has worked in private sector since 2003. She has been a substantive consultant breast surgeon at the Homerton University Hospital within the MDM network with St Bartholomew's and Newham General Hospitals over 13 years before coming into full time private practice in 2017.
In conjunction with the pathology dept. at St Barts Hospital Miss Choy previously had conducted a breast cancer research study of the gene arrays and demographic data of young women, with a particular focus on Afro-Caribbean women and other ethnic groups, and other research projects into barriers to women accessing early diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer in various ethnic groups in conjunction with King's College London.
The research was presented in Parliament for Black Afro-Caribbean and Ethnic Minority Group (BAEM). She has been involved in trialling an establishment of tissue bank in the private sector to facilitate translational breast cancer research.
Miss Choy has publications on topics including mastectomy with oncoplastic reconstruction, DCIS, NHS predict versus Endopredict genomic test, periareolar surgical approach to skin sparing mastectomy, comparing mastectomy weight and volume in implant reconstructive oncoplastic surgery.
Miss Choy enjoys socialising with friends, going out dining, to musicals, ballet, opera and concerts. She loves her two cats - a Serrengetti with his tail removed due to a low grade sarcoma and a tabby girl cat.
20 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6BW
- Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
The London Clinic
- Year qualified 1986
- University of Sydney 1981 - 1986
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