Tibor Kovacs is a European Board certified lead cancer surgeon with an international reputation in surgical oncology. Currently Mr Kovacs is a Consultant breast and oncoplastic surgeon at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, providing care both for patients with symptomatic breast problems and screen detected breast malignancies.
His ethos and goal is to offer an individually tailored care for his patients, that matches the needs and personal choice of women presenting with breast related problems.He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng.) and on the Specialist Register (GMC)., He developed and established a new breast reconstructive service and promoted innovative techniques in breast cancer management (radioguided surgery, dermal flap based breast reconstruction).He has achieved excellent clinical outcomes and high patient satisfaction by establishing the Sentinel Node Biopsy technique and offering immediate and delayed reconstructive options (implant based and LD flap reconstructions) for his patients.
Mr Kovacs is a regular Examiner in Surgical Oncology and Breast Subspecialty for the European Union of Medical Specialists, and Faculty member on European Breast Cancer Courses. He has been recently appointed as Associate Editor for Breast at the European Journal of Surgical Oncology.