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 and Endocrine Surgeon, Honorary Senior Lecturer 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 8BJ

Private Patients department
Charing Cross Hospital London W6 8RF


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
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