Lead Breast International Surgical Training Programme
Founder Innovations and Advances in Breast Surgery
Former National member of ABS breast academic Group
Dr Dinesh Thekkinkattil MS, MD,FRCS
aka: the data master - uk
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
MDT Lead (Lincoln & Grantham)
Teaching Practitioner (Lincoln Medical School)
Prof Diptendra K Sarkar
aka: the ambassador -India
Chief of the Breast Surgery and Research Unit at IPGMER, Kolkata, India
Past President , ABSI
Honorary Secretary, Asian Society of Mastology
Sectional nominee, Governing Council, ASI
Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology
Professor and Incharge, Breast Service,IPGME&R
Dr Jill Dietz MD, MHCM, FACS
Aka: your MC- USA
President of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS)
Chair of the Standards and Accreditation Committee of the National Accreditation Program
Founder COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium
Nationally recognized leader in value-based care
Professor Ava Kwong –Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong, Chief of Division of Breast Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital,
First female Clinical Professor in Surgery in Hong Kong.
Chairman of the Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer, Family registry
Co-leader of the Cancer Work Group
Deputy Chief and Committee Member Cancer Society, China
Received various awards Internationally
Dr Adil Aljarrah AlAjmi
FRCSI, FRCS (Glasgow) MD(Edinburgh), AFSA ( Paris )- Oman
President and principal founder of Oman Breast Cancer Society (OBCS)
Head of Surgical Oncology Division at Sultan Qaboos university Hospital.
Researcher in IPRI, International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon. France
Senior Consultant Breast Reconstructive Surgeon working in Sultan Qaboos university Hospital (SQUH) Breast Unit, Department of surgery.
Prof Bahadir M. GULLUOGLU- Turkey
Marmara University School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery
co-founder of Marmara University Hospital, Breast Center (2001)
President of SENATURK (Senology Academy-Turkey)
Deputy secretary of UEMS European Board of Surgery, Division of Breast Surgery
Member BRESO (European Breast Surgical Oncology Certification)
Prof. Deo S.V.S.- India
Head, Department of Surgical Oncology
Institute Rotary Cancer Centre & National Cancer Institute (NCI)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi-110029 ,India
Head - Delhi Cancer Registry
President Elect - Association of Breast Surgeons of India
Treasurer - Breast Surgery International
Prof Eisuke Futama- Japan
Board Certified Physician, Certified Specialist and Advanced Certified Specialist of Japan Surgical Society
The Central Committee on Quality Control of Mammographic Screening-Licence of Interpretation of Radiogram: Approved doctor to interpret mammography
Board Director of Association of Japan Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Prof Elisabeth Elder- Australia
President of the Australasian Society of Breast Disease
Clinical leads to the Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR).
Member of Breast Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand
Chair of the oncoplastic committee.
Council member of Breast Surgeons International
Prof Eduardo González-Argentina
Head of the Department of Mastology
Professor of Surgical Oncology of the Institute of Oncology “Ángel H Roffo”.
Past President of the Argentine Society of Mastology
Chairman of the XIV National and International Congress of Mastology 2019
Author of more than 200 articles and 25 book chapters
Prof Fredrik Wärnberg- Sweden
Gothenburg University, Sweden
Board member of the Swedish Breast Cancer Group
Chairman of the Swedish Society of Breast Surgeons
board member of UEMS accrediting European breast surgeons.
Research interests -DCIS and magnetic technique for sentinel node detection
Dr Iness Buccimazza – South Africa
Senior - Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.
Chairperson of the Breast Cancer Forum for KZN (KwaZulu-Natal)
Executive committee ISW and Breast Surgery International
Executive committee of the Association of Surgeons of South Africa.
Prof Owen A Ung- Australia
Professor of Surgery, University of Queensland
Director of the Metro North Comprehensive Breast Cancer Institute
Federal Council for the Australian Medical Association (AMA)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) – Director Medical Insurance Australia (MIGA)
President Elect Breast Surgery International (BSI)
Miss Melanie Walker- Aus/New Zealand
Current President of BreastSurgANZ
Founding member of the executive committee of BreastSurgANZ
Executive Council of the Breast Section of RACS
Chair the Education, Training & Research Subcommittee
Dr Maria del Mar Vernet-Tomas- Spain
Hospital del Mar University Hospital, in Barcelona, Spain.
Vice president of the Spanish Association of Breast Surgeons (AECIMA)
Research -breast cancer risk in patients), DCIS (with IMIM group) and axillary node clearance (with GEICAM group)
Prof Marie-Jeanne Vrancken Peeters- Holland
Department of Surgical Oncology,
Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Board member - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Amsterdam IKNL Breast Cancer Group.
President of the NBCA and board member of the NABON.
Co-founder of the Dutch Working group of Breast Cancer Surgeons
Dr Miriam Mutebi- Nairobi
Consultant Breast Surgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Co-founder of the Pan African Women’s Association of Surgeons
Nominated to the board of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Dr Nathalie Johnson, MD, FACS- USA
Practicing surgical oncologist and Medical Director of the Legacy Cancer Institute. Portland, Oregon.
Leadership of Legacy Health Systems Cancer Institute
Served on the Oregon Medical Board and the American Board of Surgery
Served Board of Care Oregon
Served - Susan G Komen Oregon/SW Washington
Prof Paolo Veronesi- Italy
Professor of Surgery at the University of Milan author of 231 scientific publications.
His personal clinical cases are among the widest in Europe
His contribution to clinical and research activities has been critical to the innovations developed at IEO in the care of breast cancer, representing the most important advances in breast oncology on an international level.
Prof Régis Paulinelli, MD, Ph.D - Brazil
Works at the Federal University of Goiás and at the Araujo Jorge Cancer Hospital in Brazil.
Vice-president of the Oncoplasty Department of the Brazilian Society of Mastology.
Co-founder of the Oncoplastic Academy.
Prof. Dr. Saif Uddin Ahmed- Bangladesh
Founder President, Association of Breast Surgeons of Bangladesh (ABSB)
Life Member ,Endo laparoscopic society of Asia(ELSA)
Vice President, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Bangladesh (SLSB)
Life Member, Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI)
Founder Treasurer, Asian Society of Mastology (ASOMA).
Life Member, Society of Surgeons of Bangladesh (SOSB).
Prof Thorsten Kühn - Germany
Senior physician - Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Ulm, Germany.
Member of the surgical sub-board of the GBG (German Breast Group)
Expert committee for the development of the interdisciplinary German S3 guideline entitled “Diagnostics and treatment of breast cancer”.
Member of the Executive Board of AGO-B
Founding member & Chairman of the European Breast Cancer Research Organisation of Surgical Trialists (EUBREAST).