Ms Shweta Aggarwal is a sought-after consultant oncoplastic surgeon based in London, who specialises in breast cancer, skin cancer and breast reconstruction alongside benign breast disease, breast lumps and fibroadenoma. She privately practises at The Skin Care Network, The Holly Private Hospital and Spire London East Hospital alongside her NHS base at Whipps Cross University Hospital.
Ms Aggarwal, who has 18 years of experience to date, is one of the few plastic surgeons in the UK who is fully trained to perform primary breast cancer surgery as well as reconstruction. Her dual practice provides her with a unique perspective in regards to aesthetic preservation while performing surgery.
Ms Aggarwal offers a full range of oncoplastic procedures including fat grafting, also known as fat transfer, which can be used in the treatment of contour deformities, scars and alongside reconstructive surgery to improve breast appearance following cancer treatment.
Ms Aggarwal has an MBBS from the University of Delhi, excelling in the Indian National Postgraduate Entrance Exam, and completed her higher plastic surgery training in London as part of the Pan Thames training programme.
Further to her clinical practice and educational achievements, Ms Aggarwal has an impressive research background and is actively involved in professional development. Her work has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals and she is the audit, quality improvement and research lead for the Breast Unit at Whipps Cross. She is also a member of iBRA net, a group for innovation and evaluation of new surgical techniques and products, and a principal investigator for two national studies on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) portfolio.
Ms Aggarwal is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England (FRCSEng (Plast)), and a member of the Association of Breast Surgery (ABS).