Mr Dimitri J Hadjiminas MD, MPhil, FRCS
Consultant Breast & Endocrine Surgeon
Home Diagnosis Treatment of Breast Cancer Benign Breast Problems The Multidisciplinary Team Sentinel Node Biopsy Parathyroid Surgery Contact

Mr Dimitri J.  Hadjiminas, MD, MPhil, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Eng), is a Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon, Head of Breast Surgery at Imperial College London and operates at St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals.  He graduated from the University of Athens in 1985 and he was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital in 1998 having trained in London, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham and the United States for 13 years after graduation.

His private practice is at:

The Harley Street Clinic Diagnostic Centre, 16 Devonshire Street, London W1G 7AE

The Harley Street Clinic Oncology Centre, 81 Harley Street, London W1G 8PP

Surgery is performed at;

The Harley Street Clinic, 35 Weymouth Street London W1G 3BJ

Private Patients department, Charing Cross Hospital London W6 8RF

Lindo Wing St Mary’s Hospital, London W2 1NY

Publications in Breast Cancer

Mr Dimitri Hadjiminas and the clinical team he leads have published widely in breast cancer related topics and below are some of his more clinically relevant peer review papers:

Intraoperative assessment of nodal status in selecting patients with breast cancer for axillary clearance.  Br J Surg. 1994;81:1615-6

Sentinel node biopsy may have little to offer four-node samplers; results of a prospective comparison study.  Eur J Cancer. 2001;37:1076-80

Core biopsy for palpable breast cancer: Is image guidance necessary?  Eur J Oncol. 2003;14:315-18

Sentinel node biopsy can safely replace four-node sampling in staging early breast cancer.  Eur J Surg Oncol. 2005;31(2):122-27

Microdochectomy for single-duct pathologic nipple discharge and normal or benign imaging and cytology.  Breast. 2008;17(3):309-13

Comparison of skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) versus non-skin sparing mastectomy (NSSM) for breast cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies.  Ann Surg. 2010;251(4):632-9

Modified “Benelli” approach for superior segmentectomy: a feasible oncoplastic approach.  Plast Reconst Surg. 2010;126(4):195e-197e

Is the presence of small volume disease in the sentinel node an indication for axillary clearance?  Breast: accepted for publication May 16th 2012.