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Miss Harleen K Deol - Breast Surgery

Miss Harleen Deol is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at Pinehill Hospital in Hitchin, Hertfordshire who specialises in diagnosis and management of breast cancer and Oncoplastic Breast Surgery.

Based at: Pinehill Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

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

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, she incorporates the latest plastic surgery techniques in the management of breast cancer, (Oncoplastic Breast Surgery) 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.

Miss Deol treats breast problems of any nature, benign or cancerous and patients with a family history of breast cancer. She performs immediate & delayed breast reconstructions and symmetrisation surgery (breast reduction or augmentation) in patients with breast cancer.

Further specialist interests: patients with Family History of Breast Cancer & Risk-Reducing Surgery, Screen-detected breast cancer, management of the range of benign breast conditions and lumps affecting women of all ages. Male breast cancer & lumps.


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 (Sutton), prior to being awarded a prestigious British Association of Surgical Oncology Oncoplastic Breast Surgery National Fellowship.

In addition, Miss Deol has presented her research work at National & International medical conferences, as well as being a contributing author of a chapter in a Surgical Oncology textbook.

Miss Deol is an active trainer for junior surgeons and medical students, specialising in the teaching of clear communication to patients, women’s health, Breast surgery and General Surgery. (University of Cambridge, University College Hospital London, Barts and The Royal London Hospital Medical Schools and London Deanery senior Surgical Trainees).

2016 - Miss Deol was elected as Chairwoman for the Beds & Herts Breast Network Cancer Group.

Professional Memberships

Association Of Breast Surgeons
British Association of Surgical Oncology


NHS base

QEII Hospital and East and North Herts Trust

Clinic Times

Thursday am and Tuesday am

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01462 410 002