Meet the team
Our team includes a range of specialist clinicians, including
- oncological (cancer) surgeons
- plastic and reconstructive surgeons
- medical oncologists (supervising chemotherapy)
- radiation oncologists (supervising radiotherapy)
- histopathologists and cytopathologists
- breast care nurse specialists.
Professor Ramsey Cutress
Prof Cutress is a consultant breast surgeon, and professor of breast surgery at the University of SouthamptonRead full profile
Mr Fayyaz A. K. Mazari
Mr Mazari provides a full range of oncoplastic breast services including breast conservation surgery, partial breast reconstruction, total breast reconstruction after mastectomy, revision and symmetrisation surgery. Read full profile
Mr David Rew
Mr Rew specialises in hernia surgery and disorders of the breast and endocrine system (glands that produce hormones to regulate functions like mood, growth and sexual function).Read full profile
Dr Tracey Simoes
Dr Simoes is an associate specialist breast surgeon.
Miss Christina Summerhayes
Miss Summerhayes has a sub-specialty interest in breast reconstruction and oncoplastic surgery. She is currently the service improvement lead for the breast unit.Read full profile
Mr Bashar Zeidan
Mr Zeidan is an oncoplastic breast surgeon. He is experienced in the management of all aspects of breast disease, particularly in the restoration of shape and form following breast surgery, breast reconstruction after cancer operations and breast cosmesis (improving the appearance of the breast).Read full profile
Consultant medical oncologists
Dr Ellen Copson
Dr Copson specialises in the medical management of early and metastatic breast cancer. She has a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of familial breast cancer.Read full profile
Dr Hugo De La Peña
Dr De La Peña is a medical oncologist who specialises in treating breast cancer and cancer of unknown primary.Read full profile
Dr Peter Simmonds
Dr Simmonds has extensive experience in the non-surgical management of breast cancer, bone and soft tissue sarcomas and testicular cancer.Read full profile
Consultant clinical oncologists
Dr Diana Ayres
Dr Ayres is a clinical oncologist, with a sub-specialty interest in breast cancer and lymphoma.Read full profile
Dr Clare Crowley
Dr Crowley has extensive experience of skin and breast malignancies including systemic treatments and technical radiotherapy developments, particularly intensity modulated and image guided radiotherapy.Read full profile
Dr Jennifer Marshall
Dr Marshall has experience in chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapy for treatment of early stage and metastatic breast cancer, as well as radioiodine therapy and external beam radiotherapy for thyroid cancer.Read full profile
Dr Sanjay Raj
Dr Raj is experienced in treating early stage and advanced breast cancer using chemotherapy, radiotherapy and endocrine and biological agents.Read full profile
Dr Charles Hamilton
Dr Hamilton is a consultant clinical oncologist.
Dr Caroline Rubin, director of breast screening
Dr Rubin is a consultant radiologist, with sub-specialty interests in breast imaging and ultrasound.Read full profile
Dr Michaela Stahnke
Dr Stahnke has experience in all aspects of breast imaging including breast MRI and vacuum assisted core biopsy as well as routine and emergency greneral radiology.Read full profile
Dr Rachel Oeppen
Dr Oeppen is a consultant radiologist with a sub-specialty interest in breast imaging and screening.Read full profile
Dr Charis Brook
Dr Brook is a consultant radiologist.
Our team is supported by a range of specialist allied health professionals, including breast radiographers and x-ray support staff.
You can contact Shannon Goss, Macmillan support worker, on 07775691993.
We work closely with other specialist teams in Southampton and across the region, which helps to support patients to be transferred where appropriate.
We meet once a week to review the diagnosis and treatment of all current patients.