Mr Panos Pikoulas

Consultant - Breast Unit

Telephone Number: 01204 390154

Professional Background

Mr Panos Pikoulas studied Medicine in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and the prestigious Military School of Combat Officers and graduated in 2005 as a Naval medical Officer with a Medical Degree (MD) with honours. He trained in general surgery in the Naval Hospital of Athens and in hospitals of South East and North West of England and obtained his Completion of Training certificate in 2016.
He subsequently undertook a fellowship in South Manchester University Hospital in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery followed by a second fellowship in the same field in Royal Bolton Hospital developing skills in Oncoplastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He has been awarded a Diploma in Oncoplastic breast surgery from East Anglia University, one of the highest qualifications for Breast Surgeons in Europe.

On completing his training in 2017 Mr Pikoulas was immediately appointed as a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon in Royal Bolton Hospital and has been the Lead for Breast Governance and Audit since September 2019.Mr Pikoulas is member of the British Medical Association and the Medical Protection Society.

Special Interests and Research

Mr Pikoulas is actively involved in the training of general surgical trainees and he is a recognised educational supervisor. His specialist interest is exclusively the management of benign and malignant breast disease and breast related problems. He specialises in breast cancer care, breast conserving surgery including Oncoplastic techniques and Therapeutic Mammoplasties, Breast Reconstruction (Implant based and Autologous), Lipomodelling, symmetrising surgery and surgery for benign breast disease.

Mr Pikoulas also has a specialist interest in Nipple/Areola Tattooing after being trained in the most reputable medical tattooing centre of the UK and has re-implemented this service in Royal Bolton Hospital.

Mr Pikoulas has written peer reviewed publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally always being focused on delivering high quality services to his patients.

Publications

Mr Pikoulas has written peer reviewed publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally always being focused on delivering high quality services to his patients.

Mr Panos Pikoulas works in the following services:

Breast Services

The Breast Unit offers a wide range of high quality services for all patients with breast problems and is also the centre for the Bolton, Bury and Rochdale Breast Screening Programme. All care is patient-centred and is delivered within a supportive environment by a team of experts, who are all specialists within their own field.