Yazan Masannat is an award-winning Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon specialising in Breast Cancer Surgery. His NHS practice is based at Broomfield Hospital in Essex and his private practice is in the London Breast Institute at Princess Grace Hospital in Central London and Springfield Hospital, in Chelmsford, Essex. He has many areas of specialist interest in Breast Cancer Surgery including Breast Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery using the different techniques like therapeutic mammoplasty and Chest Wall Perforator Flaps when indicated to conserve the Breast and Revision Surgery after breast cancer treatment.
Yazan has more than 60 peer reviewed publications and has been awarded numerous research grants. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen/Scotland and an E-Tutor with the University of East Anglia/England. He is the Meetings Secretary and an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Breast Surgery, in addition to being an examiner at the European Board of Surgical Oncology and the European Board of Breast Surgery exams (UEMS).
He is also the creator of www.iBreastBook.com which is a free online resource with contributions from many of the leading Breast and Plastic surgeons across the world. The iBreastBook Webinar series, which he started during the covid pandemic with the support of colleagues has been a huge international success. As a result, Yazan is regularly invited worldwide as an international expert to lecture and teach on the different Oncoplastic Breast Surgical Techniques.
Mr. Masannat has expertise in the following areas:
Breast Cancer Surgery (Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, etc…)
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (Mammoplasty, Chest Wall Perforator Flaps, etc…)
Axillary Surgery (Sentinel Node Biopsy, Targeted dissection, and axillary clearance)
Symmetrisation Surgery after breast cancer
Lipomodelling (Fat Grafting) to improve symmetry after breast cancer surgery
Benign Breast Conditions
Breast Pain Management
MBBS Jordan University of Science and Technology (2000)
MRCSEd (Edinburgh) The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Elected in February 2005
MRCSI (Dublin) The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Elected as a member in July 2006
PG Dip, Post Graduate Diploma in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair, Wound Healing Research Unit, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK. Sept 2005
P/G Cert Post Graduate Certificate in Health Research University of Leeds, 2007
MD, Doctor of Medicine by thesis, Research in Breast surgery University of Leeds (2009)
FRCSEd General Surgery Intercollegiate Speciality Board, Sept 2011
FEBS Breast Surgery European Board of Surgery Qualification Exam, 2013
National Oncoplastic Fellowship in Breast Surgery 2013
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in General Surgery CCT, Joint Committee in Surgical Training, February 2014
Diploma in Breast Reconstructive Microsurgery, DBRM, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2015-2017
FEBS Surgical Oncology, Honorary Degree European Board of Surgery Qualification Exam, 2020