Professor Kefah Mokbel
Consultant Breast Surgeon
Qualifications: MBBS, MS, FRCS
Professor Mokbel is the Lead Breast Surgeon at the London Breast Institute of The Princess Grace Hospital. He is also an Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon at St George's Hospital, London, and Professor of Breast Cancer Surgery at the Brunel Institute of Cancer Genetics and Pharmacogenomics, London.
Professor Mokbel was named in The Times magazine's list of Britain's Top Doctors (2010). He was also named in Tatler magazine's Best Doctors Guide as one of the featured "Top Breast Surgeons" in 2006, 2007 and 2013.
Professor Mokbel is considered a key opinion leader in the field of breast cancer and breast surgery and has featured in leading national and international media including The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, BBC, ITV, NBC and Sky News.
Professor Mokbel graduated (MB,BS) from the University of London in 1990 and was awarded several prestigious prizes during his undergraduate medical training and achieved the highest score in General Medicine (MB,BS finals) at The London Hospital Medical College. He qualified as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS, England) in 1994. He was granted the Master of Surgery degree in 2000 by The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine for his research in the field of molecular biology of breast cancer.
Professor Mokbel's clinical interests in the field of breast surgery include the early detection of breast cancer, minimally-invasive breast surgery, oncoplastic breast surgery, skin and nipple sparing mastectomy, intraoperative radiotherapy, breast reconstruction using implants, flaps and fat transfer, cosmetic breast surgery including breast reduction, breast augmentation, and mastopexy (breast lift), prevention of breast cancer, genetic predisposition including BRCA genes, and the management of benign conditions including breast cysts, mastitis, gynecomasta, mastalgia and fibroadenomas. His main research interest lies in the field of molecular biology and the clinical management of breast cancer. His prolific research output includes over 300 published papers in medical literature. He has also written 14 books in various disciplines including surgery, oncology, breast cancer, and postgraduate medical education and is a member of the editorial board of several international medical journals.
Prof Mokbel has supervised a significant number of higher postgraduate degrees in the field of breast cancer including PhD, MSc, MD and Master of Surgery degrees.
In addition to his expertise in breast cancer surgery, Prof Mokbel is the founding president of Breast Cancer Hope, a UK-based charity aimed at improving the quantity and quality of life in women with breast cancer.