Mr Dimitri J Hadjiminas MD, MPhil, FRCS

Consultant Breast & Endocrine Surgeon
Dimitri J. Hadjiminas

Mr Dimitri J. Hadjiminas, MD, MPhil, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Eng), is a Consultant Breast Surgeon. He Graduated from the University of Athens in 1985 and was appointed as a Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London in 1998 having trained in London, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham and USA for 13 years after graduation from Medical School. Within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust he worked at St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals until he left the NHS after 36 years in February 2022. He now works privately at the Harley Street Clinic and King Edward VII Hospitals.


His private practice is at:

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

Kind Edward VII Hospital Medical Centre
50-54 Beaumont Street London W1G 6DW

Surgery is performed at:

The Harley Street Clinic
35 Weymouth Street London W1G 8BJ

King Edward VII Hospital
5-10 Beaumont Street London W1G 6AA


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; 22(1):70-73, 2013
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy after neo-adjuvant chemotherapy: are the current false negative rates acceptable. Breast; 24(4):318-20, 2015
  • Diagnostic accuracy of Tactile Imaging in Selecting patients with palpable Breast Abnormalities: A prospective Comparative Study. Breast Cancer Res Treat; 147(3):589-98, 2014
  • Direct transpectoral approach for axillary level III clearance. Ann R Coll Surg;96(6):481-482, 2014
  • Adequacy of diagnostic tests and surgical management of symptomatic invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast. Ann R Coll Surg; 97(8):578-83, 2015
  • Can we see what is invisible? The role of MRI in the evaluation and management of patients with pathological nipple discharge. Breast Cancer Res. and Treat.; 178:115-120, 2019
  • Primary radiotherapy and DIEP flap reconstruction for patients with breast cancer (PRADA): a multicentre, prospective non-randomised, feasibility study. Lancet Oncol.; 23 (5): 682-690, 2022
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