Mr Neil Johns
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Mr Neil Johns

Mr Neil Johns
Neil
Johns
Intercollegiate FRCS Doctor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) BSc with Honors, Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

 Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast surgery

Interested in

He likes to spend time with his family and when time allows, he enjoys a variety of sports.

Overview

Centres

Elstree
Elstree

Unit 710, Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3SZ

51.63871711875925, -0.30600104421020885
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+44 (0)208 236 9040
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer

Treatments

Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy

Mr Neil Johns is a Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon at the QE2 Hospital, part of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.  Mr Johns treats all aspects of breast disease, benign or cancerous and patients with a family history of breast cancer.  He utilises the latest oncoplastic techniques such as therapeutic mammoplasty/mastopexy, partial breast reconstruction with implant, LD muscle flap and lipofilling techniques.

He is adept at incorporating the latest plastic surgical techniques in the management of breast disease, enabling the best cosmetic outcome after surgery.

Mr Johns completed his specialist breast surgery training, in the world renowned Edinburgh Breast Unity.  He went on to complete the prestigious National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowship, regarded as the gold standard for breast reconstructive training in the UK at the Royal Free Hospital plastic surgery department, London.

He feels passionate about being able to offer the most contemporary management of breast cancer to his patients and provides a clear, understandable and holistic approach to personalise each individual patient’s management plan.

Other specialist interests include screen-detected breast cancer, newer localisation techniques, patients with family history of breast cancer and risk-reducing surgery, benign breast conditions including all symptoms affecting women of all ages.  He is widely published in the field of cancer cachexia and aspects of breast disease.

Mr Johns offers a “One-Stop Diagnostic’ clinic and is happy to see all patients with breast symptoms with or without a referral, on an insured or self-funded basis.

Neil lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and 3 children.  He is a Parent Governor at his eldest son’s school.  He likes to spend time with his family and when time allows, he enjoys a variety of sports.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  •  Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon at the QE2 Hospital, part of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.  

Past position(s)

  • Past position goes here

Education

Universities

  • Edinburgh Breast Unity

Fellowship

  •  National Oncoplastic Breast Fellowship

Expertise and interests

Interests

  • Mr Johns completed his Doctorate of Medicine in the field of cancer associated with weight loss at the University of Edinburgh.  He is widely published in his field, as well as breast disease and other disciplines in surgery.  He has been a member of faculty at international conferences and has presented his work globally.  He has written contributions for peer reviewed textbooks and is a peer reviewer for a number of journals.

Awards received

  • Syme Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Publications & affiliations

  1. Johns N, Dixon JM et al Autologous Breast Reconstruction Using the immediately lipofilled extended latissimus dorsi flap PRS 2017
  1. Johns N, Dixon JM Should patients with early breast cancer still be offered the choice of breast conserving surgery or mastectomy? EJSO 2016
  1. Tsang S et al. Current margin practice and effect on re-excision rates following the publication of the SSO-ASTRO consensus and ABS consensus guidelines:  a national prospective study of 2858 women undergoing breast-conserving therapy in the UK and Ireland. Eur J Cancer. 2017
  1. Johns N, Dixon JM. Estimation of tumour size by imaging and excision in breast conserving surgery for breast cancer RAD Magazine

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Associate Member of the Association of Breast Surgery
  • Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers Edinburgh
  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators