Cutress, Professor Ramsey

Mr Ramsey CutressBM BCh BA PhD FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Gen Surg)

Specialty

General surgery

Sub-specialty

Breast surgery

Training and education

  • BA, Oxford University
  • BM BCh, Oxford University
  • PhD, University of Southampton
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • FRCS(Gen Surg), Intercollegiate Board  
  • CCT(Gen Surg), PMETB       

Experience

Professor Ramsey Cutress has worked as a consultant breast surgeon for the Trust since March 2009. Prior to this he trained on the Wessex general surgery specialist registrar programme, and won a national breast reconstructive and oncoplastic fellowship.

Prof Cutress was chair of the Trust's breast multidisciplinary team (MDT) for seven years until 2020. He is currently UHS's clinical lead for breast surgery. On a national level, he is the chair of the Association for Breast Surgery (ABS) academic and research committee.

He is course director for the ABS advanced skills in breast disease management course. In 2018, he was appointed professor of breast surgery by the University of Southampton.

Key achievements

  • Development of breast reconstructive and oncoplastic services in Southampton, including dedicated reconstructive clinics and breast reconstructive surgery
  • Member of writing group for the Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS) - National Oncoplastic and Breast Reconstruction Guidelines, second edition
  • Member of the writing group for the NICE guidance for Early and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer NG101

Awards and prizes

  • British Association for Cancer Research Hamilton Fairley prize
  • University of Southampton graduate conference prize
  • University of Oxford Radcliffe Infirmary prize for surgery
  • Jesus College Oxford – two prizes for examination performance
  • Alan Edwards prize from the British Association of Surgical Oncology

Research

Prof Cutress has produced over 80 peer reviewed publications.

He has carried out research on clinical aspects of breast cancer, breast cancer molecular biology, translational research and clinical trials.

For further details of Prof Cutress's research activities, please see his University of Southampton profile.