Professional background

Miss Cheryl Lobo is a Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon at University College Hospital London. She specialises in the management of all aspects of breast disease with the emphasis always on survivorship and the needs of the modern women. She believes in tailoring care for each individual patient by using the best available evidence.

Miss Lobo regularly treats patients with breast cancer who present to the symptomatic clinic, are recalled through breast screening or come from a high-risk family background. She is oncoplastic trained, combining the latest plastic surgery techniques with breast cancer surgery to give both the best cancer treatment and best cosmetic outcome.

Miss Lobo is the breast surgical lead for the London Sarcoma Service. This is a specialist referral service at UCLH.. She has considerable experience in the surgical management of all breast sarcomas including malignant phyllodes tumours, angiosarcomas (primary and radiotherapy induced) and other rare conditions including dermatofibrosarcomas.

Miss Lobo was appointed Co-Chair of the Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) and Cancer Development board in 2020 and has an active role in fundraising for UCLH Charity. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, she also started fundraising for our staff wellbeing in the belief that this is an important issue in is own right but also directly linked to better patient care.

Miss Lobo qualified from Imperial College with honours and undertook her higher surgical training in the London Deanery. She was awarded a CCT in general surgery with a sub-specialty interest in breast surgery. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a member of the Association of Breast Surgeons. She has published in peer reviewed journals and presented internationally. Her outside interests include spending time with her family, art history and architectural design.

Research interests

Benign breast disease, oncoplastic breast surgery, breast reconstruction, surgical innovation and technology