International Faculty

Background

Benign and malignant breast diseases their management and treatment constitutes a significant part of any general surgeons’ work practice. The clinical spectrum varies as well as the diagnostic and treatment options.

Clinical exposure and opportunities to attend postgraduate courses offers an opportunity to acquire and share knowledge and experience.

BSI has a body of highly experienced breast surgeons who have agreed to contribute to education and training of colleagues in the field of breast surgery.

Certain conditions apply for the individual centres. Applicants are advised to correspond directly with the contact persons to ensure that conditions are met. Please note that this faculty is entirely on voluntary basis.
Should any one wish to be part of the international faculty by offering training possibilities please contact BSI secretariat at bsisecretary@yahoo.com

The following faculty members are listed geographically:

Country
Contact Person
France
Dr. Krishna B. Clough
Germany
Director, a.r. Prof. Dr. med. Werner Audretsch
Hong Kong
Dr. Sharon Wing Wai Chan
India
Dr. Gaurav Agarwal
Malaysia
Dr. Hisham Abdullah
Mexico
Dr. Ernesto R. Sanchez-Forgach
Norway
Professor Jan Erik Varhaug
Sweden
Professor Kerstin Sandelin

France
The Paris Breast Centre-L’Institut du Sein
Contact person: Dr Krishna B. Clough
7 Av Bugeaud
75 116 Paris
Tel : +33 (0)1 45 63 00 00 / 06 07
Fax : +33 (0)1 45 63 06 07

Conditions on site
BSI member can stay for a shorter period minimum of 2 weeks. The work may imply research activities.
Possibilities to have faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast surgery on a philanthropic basis at minimal cost.

Germany
Marien Hospital Duesseldorf Cancer Center -MHDCC
Department of Senology and Breast Surgery – Breast Center
Rochusstrasse 2
D-40479 Duesseldorf

Contact person: Director, a.r. Prof. Dr. med. Werner Audretsch
  Tel : +49 211 4400-2761
Fax : +49 211 4400 2762

Conditions on site
The centre offers an Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellowship Training Programme to BSI members from a minimum of two weeks to one year. The fellowship is self funded. There is no tuition fee to the facility and no remuneration for fellows. The fellowship training is based on intensive bed-side teaching, clinical and surgical observation of patient management, live surgeries, MDM-s and lectures. Physicians holding an European licence may be allowed to participate also actively in some interventions. The training is also intended to prepare the physician for the UEMS Examination in Breast Surgery according to EUSOMA guidelines.

Hong Kong
Kowloon East Cluster Breast Centre, Department of Surgery, United Christian Hospital
130, Hip Wo Street
Kwun Tong
Hong Kong

Contact person: Dr Sharon WW Chan
Tel: +852-39494869
Fax: +852-39495679

Conditions on site
The centre offers fellowship training based on observation of live surgeries, MDTs and clinical patient management.  The BSI member can stay for a minimum period of 1 week with possibilities of prolongation. The work may imply research activities. Possibilities to have a faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast surgery on a philanthropic basis at minimal cost.

India
Department of Endocrine & Breast Surgery
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Raebareli Road, Lucknow – 226014

Contact Person: Dr. Gaurav Agarwal,
MS, DNB, PDC, C-RACS (EndocrSurg), FACS
Professor of Endocrine & Breast Surgery
Phone: Work +91-522-2494160
Mobile: +91-8004904646
Fax: +91-522-2668017

Conditions on site
BSI member/ non member can stay for a shorter period minimum of 2 weeks.
Possibilities of enrolling in short term (3 months) to long term (1 year) training program in Endocrine & Breast Surgery some of which involve a nominal fee. Funded fellowship positions may be available for Indian nationals and citizens of SAARC countries. In-campus Guest house or Hostel accommodation can be arranged on nominal payment. Faculty member can visit a unit for clinical, operative, teaching and training work on a philanthropic basis, at lowest expenses.

Malaysia
Department of Breast Endocrine and General Surgery
Putrajaya Hospital, Precinct 7, 62250
Federal Territory
Contact person: Dr. Hisham Abdullah, Head and Consultant Surgeon

Conditions on site
BSI member can stay for a minimum period of 2 weeks with possibilities of prolongation. The work is purely clinical and does not imply research activities.
Possibilities to have faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast/endocrine surgery on a philanthropic basis at minimal cost.

Mexico
Mastologica Lomas Breast Center
Ave. Paseo de la Reforma 155-A1
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 México, D.F.

Contact person: Dr. Ernesto R. Sánchez-Forgach (Medical and Research Director)

Conditions on site
BSI member can stay for a period minimum of 2 weeks with possibilities of prolongation. The work is purely clinical and does not imply research activities.
It is possible to have faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast surgery on a philanthropic basis at minimal cost.

Norway
Haukeland University Hospital

Contact person: Professor Jan Erik Varhaug

Conditions on site
BSI member can stay for a minimum period of 2 weeks with possibilities of prolongation. The work may imply research activities.
Possibilities to have faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast/endocrine surgery a philanthropic basis at minimal cost.

Sweden
Dept of Breast and Endocrine Surgery
Karolinska University Hospital P9:3
S 171 76 Stockholm 

Contact person: Kerstin Sandelin MD PhD FRCS FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery
Tel : + 46 851779179
Fax: + 46 8331587

  Conditions on site
BSI member can stay for a minimum period of 2 weeks. The work may imply research activities.
Possibilities to have faculty member visit a unit for performing on site/teaching breast surgery on a philanthropic basis at minimal cost