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About Sheikh Ahmad

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Mr Sheikh Ahmad, MB, MCh, FRCS, FRCSI, FRCS Gen Eng (breast) Private practice at Duchy hospital, Truro and Riverside hospital, London

Mr. Sheikh Ahmad has worked in the UK since gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993. He is currently working as a consultant surgeon at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Cornwall reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgeon and also has a substantial cosmetic surgery practice in London.

His private practice in fields of cosmetic breast surgery (breast enlargement, breast reduction, breast lift with implants, breast enlargement with fat), tummy tuck and liposuction. His private clinics are in Truro, Cornwall and London at Riverside hospital. he also has a private clinic in Bristol. He see both regional and national referrals.

Mr. Ahmad has over 30 years of surgical experience. During his extensive training he has gained a wide range of experience in the field of breast surgery, covering all aspects including cancer and reconstructive surgery as well as cosmetic breast surgery. During his training years he worked in some of the most prestigious institutions in the UK.

He spent three years in St. James’s University hospital in Leeds, working in an extremely busy dedicated breast unit gaining experience in breast cancer surgery and cosmetic procedures including breast augmentations and breast reductions. In recent years,

His private practice is mainly in Truro and London but he sees patients from all over the country on their request, especially for complex operations.

The most common cosmetic operations he performs are breast enlargement, breast reduction, simultaneous augmentation+masotpexy (lift with breast implant), abdominoplasty, excision/liposuction for gynaecomastia and corrective surgery for Pectus Excavatum.

He provides a full bio-dimensional planning service with 3D imaging (Crisalix); an essential service to any person having breast enlargement this gives customer a tremendous help in making decision regarding choice of implant size.

Mr Ahmad has extensive experience in Breast Augmentation and Breast Reductions. Mr Ahmad uses variety of techniques, which are tailored to individuals’ needs and demands, achieving very satisfying results. He has special interest in correction/revision surgery for breast augmentation with outstanding results. He uses variety of breast implants, considering patients’ requirements and desires. More recently he has started using B-Lite implants, which are 30% lighter than other available implants.

He has performed more than 1000 breast augmentation/breast enlargement and breast reductions. He has an extensive experience in abdominoplasties (tummy tuck) and liposuction using high definition technique with VASER liposuction. Mr. Ahmad also specialises in the assessment of male breast problems. Male breast tissue excess (gynaecomastia) and fatty male breast tissue (usually called pseudo-gynaecomastia) requires particular expertise to treat.

He has a keen interest in research and has many presentations at yearly scientific conferences, e.g. ORBS and ABS.

Mr. Ahmad gained significant experience in autologous reconstruction techniques both at the University of Wales Hospital, Cardiff where he worked with professor Robert Mansel, who holds an international reputation for his contribution towards modernizing the field of breast surgery,

Following this, Mr. Ahmad undertook a fellowship (All Wales Oncoplastic Fellowship) in oncoplastic breast surgery at Singleton University Hospital in Swansea, working alongside plastic surgeons to consolidate and further develop techniques for reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery.

Mr. Ahmad continually updates his surgical knowledge and is an innovative surgeon. He was first to successfully perform one-stage delayed beast reconstruction with a permanent implant using StratticeTM(developed from porcine skin), achieving excellent cosmetic results. This technique has the advantage of preventing further operations following surgery for breast cancer. He has one of the largest series of therapeutic mammoplasty procedures in the region.

He uses ADM (acellular dermal matrix)/mesh in cosmetic breast surgery. He is one of very few surgeons in cosmetic surgical speciality who have expertise of using this device as internal bra in cosmetic breast surgery. This is very useful technique to prevent capsular contractors, breast ptosis (drop) after breast lift and breast enlargement with moderate to large size implants.

Mr Ahmad has also helped the Mermaid unit in introducing and establishing the OSNA service in Cornwall. This rapid molecular technique  prevents a second operation in breast cancer patients by allowing the surgeon to assess axillary nodal status at the time of the first surgery. He is able to perform an axillaryclearance if indicated during the same operation thus preventing a second operation – and saving the patient a longer wait for results.

Mr Ahmad offers a full spectrum of Oncoplastic surgery, including Lattisimus Dorsi andpedicle TRAM flap either as immediate or delayed methods of breast reconstruction and has extensive experience in ADM based beast recosntruction. He has a special interest in revisional/correction breast surgery. He accepts referrals from other centres for a second opinion.

Mr. Ahmad is an expert in cosmetic and  oncoplastic breast surgery. He has vast experience in breast augmentation, breast reductions with minimal scarring (mammoplasty), breast uplift (mastopexy), asymmetry correction, nipple reconstruction, lipo-filling (to transfer fat from unwanted areas to the breast), therapeutic mammoplasties for breast cancer, breast reconstructions (using the patient’s own tissue or implant) and operations for gynaecomastia (male breast enlargement). He keeps up-to-date with modern practice by attending national and international conferences.

His academic achievements include papers and abstracts on breast disease management and he also has been awarded a Masters Degree in Surgery from Cardiff University in 2003 and passed an intercollegiate exam in June 2006. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a member of the Association of Breast Surgeons at the British Association of Surgical Oncology (ABS @ BASO).

He has a keen interest in teaching and training and is committed to educating forthcoming trainers in the art of modern oncoplastic techniques. He is registered on the General Medical Councils (GMCs) specialist register and his GMC number is 4286992.

He has a keen interest in research and has many presentations at yearly scientific conferences, e.g. ORBS and ABS.

Mr. Ahmad understands the impact of breast problems and his aim is to offer women and men in Cornwall the most up to date surgical techniques to ensure an excellent result.

Mr Ahmad offers following procedure in his private practice:

Mr Ahmad also offers very specialist cosmetic procedures:

Mr Ahmad also offers aesthetic procedures:

To make as appointment for consultation please contact his secretary on: 01872 248325