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Miss Harleen Deol - Breast Surgery

Miss Harleen Deol is a Consultant Breast Surgeon specialising in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer at Rivers Hospital.

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Clinical interests

Miss Harleen Deol is a Breast Surgeon specialising in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. Miss Deol treats breast problems of any nature, benign or cancerous and patients with a family history of breast cancer. She performs immediate and delayed breast reconstructions and symmetrisation surgery (breast reduction or augmentation) in patients with breast cancer.

Further specialist interests include patients with a family history of breast cancer and risk-reducing surgery, screen-detected breast cancer, management of benign breast conditions and lumps affecting women of all ages. Male breast cancer and lumps. Breast problems in young women and children.

Miss Deol will see patients from 14 yrs+

Academic background

Having qualified as a doctor from Barts and the Royal London in 1997, she was the first woman to enter the Royal London Hospital General Surgical Rotation in over 20 years. Further senior specialist general surgical training was in the highly regarded North-East Thames rotation in London, where she also undertook a Paediatric Surgery fellowship at the Royal London Children’s Hospital.

Specialising in breast surgery, she gained extensive training in numerous London Breast Units and the Royal Marsden Hospital prior to being awarded a prestigious British Association of Surgical Oncology Oncoplastic Breast Surgery National Fellowship.

Miss Deol has presented her research work at National and International medical conferences, as well as being a contributing author of a chapter in a Surgical Oncology textbook.  She is an active trainer for junior surgeons and medical students.

Her approach is to provide clear and concise information/ explanations to her patients, up-to-date and evidence-based treatment focusing on the medical management of breast cancer, psychological support for patients through their treatment and a range of innovative surgical methods appropriately.

As a Consultant Breast Surgeon, Miss Deol incorporates the latest plastic surgery techniques in the management of breast cancer allowing for an improved cosmetic outcome and breast appearance after surgery. These have the proven benefit of better psychological recovery from the impact of breast surgery.

Professional Memberships

Association Of Breast Surgeons, British Association of Surgical Oncology


NHS base

East & North Herts NHS Trust

01279 212952