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Specialities

  • Breast

Biography

Loraine Kalra qualified from King Georges Medical College in 1987, after which she obtained her masters in general surgery and Fellowship in Surgical Oncology. She also holds a Masters in Breast Oncoplastic surgery from the University of East Anglia and is a Fellow European Board of Breast Surgery (FEBS).

She joined the NHS in 2010 and the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle in 2016, prior to which she was at Kingston hospital London and Western Sussex NHS trust.
Along with her clinical practice she has also worked for two International Corporates as their Medical Director and holds an MBA in Healthcare Management. She has substantial experience in treating a whole range of breast conditions from breast pain to complex reconstructions for advanced breast cancer. Her main interest is obtaining the best outcomes for her patients in breast cancer and she utilizes oncoplastic and breast reconstruction surgery to maintain the breast shape and body image after breast cancer surgery.

She's well-travelled and has been part of a team that has set up hospitals in Asia. She enjoys strategic planning and trying to do things more efficiently and effectively and use concepts of Six Sigma and Lean. She has been married for 27 years to a cardiothoracic surgeon and has a son and a daughter. 

Qualifications

  • MBChB
  • MS (General Surgery)
  • MRCS
  • MS in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • FEBS
  • PG dip in Ultrasound of the Breast
  • MBA (healthcare administration)

Research interests

She has actively engaged in local and national research trials and is a faculty member for the National Breast TIG fellows course and the SSTP for Breast trainees.

Proton Beam Therapy

This consultant has received training from the Rutherford Cancer Centres in the delivery of proton beam therapy. The programme, Proton Therapy Clinical Education, in conjunction with The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and IBA, the leading proton beam therapy solutions manufacturer, involves oncologists gaining practical experience in Penn’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center – one of the world’s leading centres of proton therapy research and expertise.

Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Breast Surgeons

Fellow of the European Board for Breast Surgery

Declaration

  1. Loraine Kalra does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Loraine Kalra does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Loraine Kalra does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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