Miss Nicola Roche

Consultant Breast Surgeon MB BCh MCh FRCS

Specialism: Breast

Available at: Cavendish, Chelsea

Special interests:

  • oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer
  • breast reconstruction
  • family history of breast cancer (advice, screening and risk-reducing surgery)
  • one-stop breast clinic for assessment and investigations


Nicola Roche qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1989. She was appointed as a consultant Breast Surgeon in 2001, initially at the Royal Free Hospital and in 2005 moved to The Royal Marsden hospital.

Nicola specialises in the management of all aspects of breast disease. She provides an oncoplastic approach to surgery, which combines plastic surgical techniques with oncological principles. She works in close collaboration with expert Medical Oncology, Genetic and Plastic Surgical Colleagues.

Nicola is particularly interested in reducing variation in care and ensuring equitable access to best practice for all patients. She sits on the practice and standards committee of the Association of Breast Surgery and on the Breast Clinical Expert Group which advises Cancer Alliances on best practice. She is regularly featured in Tatler's top 250 consultants.

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