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.