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Mr Vassilis Pitsinis

Professional Description:

Consultant Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon


MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng.), EBSQ

22 Orchard Road South
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Mr Vassilis Pitsinis is a Consultant Breast Surgeon in NHS Tayside (Ninewells Hospital and Medical School) with an interest in Oncoplastic Surgery. He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the University of Dundee Medical School.

Following his graduation from medical School in 2000 he completed his MD thesis in experimental surgery in the University of Athens medical School in 2004. His surgical training took place in London and in East Anglia as well as in the University hospitals in Athens and Strasbourg's Louis Pasteur University. He has completed a breast surgical fellowship in Cambridge and in Paris.

He has been involved in modernizing and streamlining the breast diagnostic and surgical service in his home country and led a major project to secure funding, build, set up and operate the Cambridge Breast Clinic in Athens, a purpose-built diagnostic and therapeutic facility founded in 2010 in the largest maternity hospital on the country.

His current research into breast cancer is focused on in a novel technique of replacing radioisotope and blue dye with fluorescence as localization for sentinel lymph node biopsy in early breast cancer. 

He has been elected as a Tayside Academic Health Science Partnership Clinical Fellow.  

He is the British Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) representative for Scotland and Medicolegal lead. 

Mr Pitsinis is proficient in all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He has considerable experience in breast ultrasound and performs his own ultrasound-guided needle core biopsies. He is experienced in skin-sparing mastectomy with a keen interest in oncoplastic breast surgery. He performs all the repertoire of breast surgery from mastectomy to breast conservation with oncoplastic principles (all type of mammoplasties and symmetrising breast reductions and mastopexy), axillary procedures (sentinel node biopsy and axillary clearance). He provides and has established the service of partial breast reconstruction with perforator flaps (LiCAPs). He also provides nipple local flap reconstruction, correction of nipple inversion and medical micropigmenation (tattooing).


General Medical Council (Specialist Register G. Surgery), British Association of Breast Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of England, European Society of Surgical Oncology, GRETA (Group for the Reconstructive and Therapeutic Advancement)

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