Miss Deepika Akolekar

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon


Miss Deepika Akolekar is a Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon at LycaHealth Orpington, who specialises in management of benign breast diseases and breast cancer. Miss Akolekar works within the breast centre with an excellent team of Radiologists, Pathologists, Oncologists and Breast Clinical Nurse Specialists to diagnose and treat breast lumps, breast pain, nipple discharge, family history concerns and breast cancer.

Miss Deepika Akolekar is fully trained in advanced breast conservation and breast reconstruction. She is passionate about conserving the breast where possible using plastic surgical techniques to ensure that women undergoing breast surgery have good clinical and cosmetic outcomes.

She undertook her higher surgical training with the South-East Scotland rotation. She trained at the Edinburgh Breast Unit at Western General Hospital and subsequently continued her training in Breast Surgery at South East London and Kent Hospitals. On completion of her higher specialist surgical training, she was selected for the National Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Fellowship at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guilford and Queen Victoria Hospital at East Grinstead.

Deepika has keen interest in clinical academics and education. She underwent a dedicated period of full-time research at the University of Edinburgh which led to the award of a research MD. She has presented her work in national and international meetings and published her work in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has organised and conducted many events in association with patient participation groups offering advice regarding breast self-examination, lifestyle modifications and family history.

Miss Deepika Akolekar NHS practice is based at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Miss Deepika Akolekar works at the following clinics


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