Mr Sankaran Chandrasekharan - Consultant General and Breast Surgeon

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Mr Sankaran ChandraSekharan - Breast Surgery

Mr Sankaran Chandrasekharan is a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in breast cancer.

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr ChandraSekharan is a specialist breast surgeon with clinical interests in oncology, the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, and breast disease and oncoplastic breast surgery.

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Academic background

Mr ChandraSekharan qualified from the University of Madras, India in 1984 where he also completed his masters in surgery.

On arrival in the United Kingdom, he completed his FRCS and trained in general surgery in Huddersfield. Subsequently, he trained extensively in breast surgery by working at the specialist breast units of both Colchester General Hospital and Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford for over ten years. He completed his MSc in Clinical Oncology from Birmingham University in 2001. 

He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and currently is a medical staff governor for  Colchester Hospital. 

Mr ChandraSekharan is particularly involved in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, running the Reconstructive Clinic with the plastic surgeons at Colchester. With a keen passion for cancer research, he is actively involved in clinical trials and laboratory research both at Essex University and the Helen Rollason lab at Anglia Ruskin University. His roles include being a clinical and educational supervisor for the trainees and he is an examiner for the College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Professional Memberships

Mr ChandraSekharan is a member of the General Medical Council, British Medical Association, Association of Breast Surgery at BASO and a Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board panel member.


NHS base

Mid Essex Hospitals Trust

01245 200307