qualified from the Royal London Hospital
As well as her medical degree she was awarded a BSc in Pathology.
progressed through her
basic surgical training in hospitals both in East and West London.
specialist training was based at St George's
hospital and she
rotated through many of the hospitals in Surrey and the South West.
was awarded a nationally competitive oncoplastic fellowship and spent this time between the Royal Marsden Hospital
and the St Andrews Plastic and Reconstructive unit in Chelmsford.
In 1996 Katy
was appointed Consultant Breast and Reconstruction at Charing Cross Hospital
, part of Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust
The unit treats over 350 breast cancers a year and is a NHS breast screening centre.
Last year she
personally treated 150 breast cancers surgically and saw over 1,500 women with breast complaints.
She has recently submitted a PhD to the University of Surrey on a rare form of breast cancer and teaches regularly at the Royal College of Surgeons.