• Breast units for training
  • Breast units requirement
  • Breast units for training

    The following units are BRESO approved and deliver training to an approved standard.  Some of these units may offer fellowships to external candidates, either salaried or unsalaried and others are closed units which only offer training to existing local or National trainees.  

    The list is not exhaustive and new breast units will be added progressively.

    BELGIUM

    Leuven University Hospital

    Contact: Prof. Ann Smeets

    Noorderhart Mariaziekenhuis & Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Sint Jan

    Contact: Dr. Jos Vlasselaer, Dr. Kaat Verbeke

    FRANCE

    Breast Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Institut Curie, Paris

    Contact: Fabien Reyal, Head of breast & gynecological cancer & reconstructive surgery team

    GERMANY

    Interdisciplinary Breast Centre, Esslingen

    Contact: Thorsten Kühn, Head of Breast Centre

    HUNGARY

    Dept of Breast and Sarcoma Surgery, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest

    Contact: Zoltan Matrai, Head of the Centre of Surgical Oncology and Head of the Department of Breast and Sarcoma Surgery

    IRELAND

    Regional Cancer Centre Cork University Hospital, Ireland

    Contact: Mike Corrigan, Clinical Lead Regional Cancer Service

    ITALY

    Breast Unit, University and Research Hospital, Milan

    Contact: Oreste Gentilini, Head of Breast Surgery And Head of Breast Unit

    Breast Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center - IRCCS

    Contact: Corrado Tinterri, Head of Breast Unit

    POLAND

    Breast Cancer Unit, Medical University of Lodz, Cancer Center Copernicus Memorial Hospital, Lodz

    Contact: Agnieszka Kolacinska, Professor of Surgery

    PORTUGAL

    Breast Unit, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon

    Contact: Maria Joao Cardoso, Head Breast Surgeon

    SWEDEN

    Breast Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburgh

    Contact: Riccardo A. Audisio, Professor of Surgery

    Breast Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital

    Contact: Andreas Karakatsanis, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon 

    SWITZERLAND

    Breast Unit, Centro di Senologia della Svizzera Italiana, CSSI

    Contact: Francesco Meani, Head of Breast Unit, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale EOC

    TURKEY

    Breast Surgery Unit, Marmara University Pendik Training & Research Hospital

    Contact: M. Umit Ugurlu & Bahadir M. Gulluoglu, Professors of General Surgery, Breast Center, Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of General Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine

    UKRAINE

    LISOD Hospital of Israeli Oncology

    Contact: Andrii Zhygulin, Head of Breast Unit

    UNITED KINGDOM

    Breast Unit, Guy's and St. Thomas’ Hospital', London

    Contact: Ashutosh Kothari, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

    Breast Unit, The Royal Marsden Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London

    Contact: Fiona McNeill, Consultant Breast Surgery

    Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Unit, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

    Contacts: Riccardo Bonomi, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Consultant Surgeon & Fabio Rapisarda, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Consultant Surgeon
    6/12 months accommodation offered to trainees

    University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

    Contact: Emanuele Garreffa, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon