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Mr Chinedu Chianakwalam

Consultant Breast & General Surgeon

MB ChB, MSc, FRCSI

Practices at: The Chaucer Hospital

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Personal Profile

Chinedu graduated in 1980 and undertook specialist training leading to the FRSCI in 1990. Following research in the application of Artificial Neural Networks in Breast Cancer Prognosis he was awarded an MSc degree by the University of Kent in 2004. He is on the General Medical Council specialist register. He is a Consultant at the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust.

Chinedu has vast experience in the management of breast cancer and benign breast disease and several publications and presentations at meetings. He is interested in the genetic profiling of breast cancer, sentinel node biopsy and the development of community breast care services.

He has a special interest in the open tension-free mesh repair of hernias and day case surgery.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests



  • Breast Surgery

  • Breast cancer

  • Benign breast disease

  • General Surgery

  • Open mesh repair of all hernias

  • Emergency surgery

  • Day case surgery

Professional Memberships

Professional Membership



  • Association of Breast Surgeons

  • British Association of Surgical Oncology

  • European Society of Surgical Oncology

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

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