Professor Nigel Bundred - Professional biography
Nigel is a Professor of Surgical Oncology and Consultant Surgeon at the University Hospital of South Manchester and The Christie. He received his medical degree from Newcastle University Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, and has studied in Edinburgh, Leicester, Cardiff and Birmingham, United Kingdom.
His research interests are in preinvasive cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ), breast cancer chemoprevention and bone metastases and I was awarded a Hunterian Professorship in 1995 for my work on parathyroid hormone related peptide and its role in bone metastases by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He has a large clinical commitment in the Manchester Breast Centre, the largest breast unit in the United Kingdom and he also is a member of numerous medical societies and has been the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the Patey Prize from the Surgical Research Society and the Ronald Raven Prize from the British Association of Surgical Oncology. In 2007 he was appointed as Clinical Lead for Research for the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Cancer Research Network.
Professor Bundred has authored/co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in many journals, including the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, The Lancet, Cancer Research and Cancer.
Professor Bundred performs immediate breast reconstruction in Manchester and operates on patients referred from other centres for reconstruction. He uses the same techniques in rescue mastectomies and palliative surgery of advanced localised cancers of the breast and other sites.
He provides surgical management of parathyroid disease (primary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism) and thyroid cancer for The Christie and Withington Hospitals. In particular he is experienced in re-exploring the neck for missed parathyroid glands and re-operative surgery for thyroid cancer.