About this event

  • Date and time Tue 13 Dec 2022 from 6:00pm to 7:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Surgery

Join us for the next webinar in the popular masterclass series. Hear Miss P.G Roy, Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon at Oxford University Hospital Breast Unit, who will be providing a valuable overview of the role of chest wall perforator flaps in breast reconstructive surgery. This webinar event will provide a wealth of knowledge and insights from Miss Roy including key techniques, decision making, and lessons learnt in over a decade of performing this approach to breast surgery.

Benefits of attending: 

  • Gain knowledge of indications, contra-indications and patient selection
  • Review the anatomy of the lateral chest wall perforators 
  • Build your understanding of the different types of chest wall perforator approaches 
  • Review the key/typical operative approach
  • Understand the challenges and rewards of the technique in practice  

This webinar is part of the RSM Surgery Section Masterclass series hosted by international experts in their fields. The Masterclass series is intended to teach trainees and established surgeons complex decision-making and techniques in a variety of specialist areas. Specific to this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to engage, interact and ask one of the UK’s leading surgeons in this technique questions. This webinar has free CPD accreditation.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 60 days for those that watch the recording. A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued 7 days after the event.


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Key speakers

Miss Pankaj Gupta Roy

Professor Pankaj Gupta Roy

Associate Professor and Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals

Speaker's biography

Professor Pankaj Gupta Roy is an Associate Professor at University of Oxford, Retained Lecturer at Pembroke College, Oxford and Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals in UK. She has established a high quality oncoplastic unit in Oxford for treatment of breast cancer with active engagement in clinical trials and research. She graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India and obtained MD degree in research from Dundee University, UK focusing on molecular markers in breast cancer. She did her higher surgical training in Oxford followed by National Oncoplastic Breast fellowship in Nottingham, UK. She is the principal investigator for several national and international trials in breast surgery and has published several papers and book chapters on Oncoplastic breast surgery. She is the Surgery Specialty lead for NIHR Thames Valley and South Midlands cancer research network. She is a tutor for ABS breast surgery courses, course director of OOPS (Oxford Oncoplastic Breast Surgery course) and an examiner for UK Intercollegiate FRCS exam. She has trained several national and international fellows and colleagues in oncoplastic breast surgery and has a focus on improving breast cancer care globally. Professor Roy is very passionate about holistic care for patients undergoing cancer treatment. She is the founder trustee of Oxford Breast Buddy Group, a registered Charity in UK, to facilitate emotional and psychological support to women with breast cancer.


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Welcome and introduction

Miss Rachel Hargest, Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer, University Hospital of Wales and Miss Catherine Zabkiewicz, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Royal Gwent Hospital Wales

A masterclass on chest wall perforator flaps for partial breast reconstruction

Professor Pankaj Gupta Roy, Associate Professor and Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals

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Close of meeting




Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.
Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.
This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.