Mr Kelvin Gomez

Consultant Breast Surgeon

MBChB, MD, FRCS (General Surgery)

Year of first medical qualification: 1996

Professional profile

I graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff and trained on the All-Wales Higher Surgical Programme, before undertaking an Oncoplastic Fellowship at the Welsh Burns and Plastics Surgery Unit in Morriston Hospital, Swansea.  My post-graduate doctorate was undertaken at the Cardiff Academic Breast Unit and involved research into molecular markers and their early detection in breast cancer.  Along with my original research papers, I also presented data on behalf of the ALMANAC Trialists Group at both national and international meetings during this period of research.

Management Roles

  • Clinical Director for Surgery, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB)
  • Honorary Secretary of the Welsh Surgical Society
  • Clinical Lead for Breast Cancer Services ABUHB (North)
  • Educational and Clinical Supervisor for Foundation Programme Doctors
  • Clinical Lecturer for Cardiff University C-21 Medical Programme

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Medical Association
Welsh Surgical Society
European Society of Surgical Oncology
British Association of Surgical Oncology

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

My surgical interests include all forms of breast cancer surgery, therapeutic mammoplasties, breast reductions and augmentations, and nipple reconstructions.

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Recipient of the British Association of Surgical Oncology Ronald Raven Travelling Scholarship 2003 with an invitation to present at the NATCON-IASO Meeting in Lucknow, India

Awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Henry Wade Fellowship 2006 with an invitation to present at the East meets West Conjoint Scientific Congress in Hong Kong, China

Oral Presentations

 

  • Law J, Gomez KF

      Pre-NELA: A 2-Year Overview Of Emergency Laparotomy Outcomes Across One Health Board

      Welsh Surgical Society – WAGE Combined Meeting, Brecon, May 2015

      Awarded The Ivor Lewis Medal

 

  • Pearce B, Muchmore J, Beamish A, Bosanquet D, Chiang R, Gomez KF

      Utilising The Dark Arts: Can Mastectomy Flap Dissection With Local Anaesthetic Reduce The Incidence Of Post-Operative Chronic Pain?

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Brecon, November 2013

 

  • Robinson D, Gomez KF

      Rapid Access Breast Clinic Referral Patterns Have We Learnt Anything In 15 Years?

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Brecon, November 2013

 

  • Egan RJ, Bosanquet DC, Roberts BE, Gateley CA, Holland P, Ghosh S, Gomez KF

      Failure Of Radiological Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping Should Be Considered An Indicator Of Significant Axillary Disease In Invasive Breast Cancer

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Cardiff, November 2012

      Awarded The Trainee’s Prize for Best Presentation (Dr BE Roberts)

 

  • Micic TA, Barnes R, Gomez KF

      Inequalities In Health: Has The Gap Closed For Breast Cancer?

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Rhyl, November 2011

 

  • Barnes R, Micic TA, Gomez KF

      Picking Flowers In A Minefield: An Audit Of Completion Axillary Node Clearance After Sentinel Node Biopsy

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Rhyl, November 2011

 

  • Harries RL, Twine CP , Kugathasan G, Jones E, Young H, Gomez KF

      Impact Of Age On Survival Outcome Following Emergency Hartmanns Procedure

      Welsh Surgical Society Spring Meeting, Llantrisant, May 2011

 

  • Micic TA, John A, Edwards JP, Gomez KF

      The Worm Has Turned: The end of appendicitis as the commonest surgical  emergency?

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Bridgend, November 2010

 

  • Harries RL, Kugathasan G, Jones E, Faulkner N, Gomez KF

      Age Is Nothing But A Number: Management Of Breast Cancer In The Elderly

      Welsh Surgical Society Autumn Meeting, Bridgend, November 2010

                                                 

  • Tyson MAJ, Fraser V, Tyson E, Gomez KF

      You Want That Scan…Now?!?: A 12-month Retrospective Study of Out-of-Hours Surgical Computerised Tomography Requests 

      Welsh Surgical Society Spring Meeting, Abergavenny, May 2010 

 

  • Shacaluga A, Harries RL, Brown C, Gomez KF

      A Breed Apart: How Psychological Profiling Could Be Used to Select and Tailor the Training of Junior Surgeons

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Liverpool, April 2010 

 

  • Al-Momani H, Tyson MAJ, Ghosh S, Gomez KF

      Collateral Damage: The Full Impact of Breast Cancer on the Family Unit

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Liverpool, April 2010 

 

  • Al-Momani H, Hattab A, Edwards JP, Gomez KF

      The Virtual In-Patient: A proposed model for avoiding unnecessary admissions of acute surgical emergencies

      Welsh Surgical Society Spring Meeting, Saundersfoot, May 2009

 

  • Shacaluga A, Brown C, Gomez KF

      Should behavioural assessments be used as part of the interview and RITA processes for future surgeons?

      Welsh Surgical Society Spring Meeting, Portmeirion, May 2008

 

  • Gomez KF, Ansell J, Mansel RE, Goyal S

      Patent Blue V: The End is Nigh

      4th European Conference on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 

      Milan, Italy, Dec 2007

 

  • Gomez KF, Huddart S, Foster ME.

      A Service in Crisis: Results of the All Wales Paediatric General Surgery Audit

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Manchester, April 2007

 

  • Gomez KF, Johnston J, Foster ME.

      Introduction Of An Enhanced Recovery Programme For Patients Undergoing Elective Colonic Resection 

      Welsh Surgical Society, Merthyr Tydfil, November 2006

      Awarded The Trainee’s Prize for Best Presentation (Dr J Johnston)

 

  • Gomez KF, Huddart S, Foster ME.

      The current state & future of Paediatric General Surgery: Results of the All Wales survey

      Welsh Paediatric Society, Chester, May 2006

 

  • Gomez KF, Chavez RE. 

      Delayed Graft Function: A 4 year audit of all transplant patients within the South Western Alliance

      South Western Alliance Transplant Symposium, Chepstow, October 2004

 

  • Gomez KF, Cunnick GH, Jiang WG, Mansel RE

      Correlation between the levels of UROC28 with prognosis and nodal involvement in breast cancer patients: A quantitative study

      NATCON-IASO Meeting in Lucknow, India, Sept 2003. 

      Recipient of the British Association of Surgical Oncology Ronald Raven Travelling Fellowship for 2003

 

  • Gomez KF, Watkins G, Cunnick GH, Mansel RE, Jiang WG. 

      Correlation between cyclin D1 vs. prognosis and nodal involvement in breast cancer patients: A quantitative study. 

      British Breast Group Meeting, Cambridge, July 2002

 

  • Gomez KF, Lane J, Grimshaw D, Cunnick GH, Jiang WG, Mansel RE. 

      Trawling the peripheral circulation for disseminating breast cancer cells and micrometastatic lymph node deposits using 3 new molecular markers: UROC28, CLSP and BCSG1

      3rd European Breast Cancer Conference, Barcelona, March 2002. 

      Abstract in the European Journal of Cancer. 

      Selected for press release by the Organising Committee EBCC.

 

  • Cunnick GH, Gomez KF, Jiang WG, Douglas-Jones A, Watkins G, Mokbel K, Mansel RE. 

      Lymphangiogenesis and lymph node metastasis in breast cancer

      Annual Scientific Meeting, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland and the Society of Academic & Research Surgery, Dublin, May 2002. 

      Abstract in the British Journal of Surgery

 

  • Cunnick GH, Gomez KF, Jiang WG, Douglas-Jones A, Mansel RE. 

      The relationship between lymphangiogenesis and lymph node status in breast cancer

      Welsh Surgical Society Meeting, Newport, November 2001. 

      Abstract in the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and in the Proceedings of the Welsh Surgical Society.

 

  • Gomez KF, Grimshaw D, Cunnick GH, Jiang WG, Mansel RE. 

      Looking for circulating breast cancer cells: A novel approach.

      University of Wales College of Medicine Annual Postgraduate Research Meeting, Cardiff, November 2001.

 

  • Gomez KF, Basnyat PS, West J, Foster ME. 

      Nurse endoscopists: The future of the NHS?

      Challenge of Cancer Care in Wales Conference, Cardiff, November 2000. 

      Awarded a special commendation.

 

  • Gomez KF, Basnyat PS, West J, Button C, Banerjee P, Davies PS, Moseley L, Foster ME. 

      General practitioner colorectal education programme: Revisited

      Welsh Surgical Society Meeting, Caernarfon, May 2000. 

      Abstract in the Proceedings of the Welsh Surgical Society.

 

  • Gomez KF, Davies SG, Foster ME. 

      Gilmore’s groin…or is it? A diagnostic dilemma.                                      

      Postgraduate Education Centre, Annual Research Afternoon, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, April 2000.

 

  • Gomez KF, Hicks E, Verghese A, Foster ME. 

      An audit of the role of ultrasonography in the management of thyroid swellings

      Postgraduate Education Centre Annual Research Day, East Glamorgan Hospital, Church Village, April 1999.

 

Poster Presentations

 

  • Egan RJ, Ghosh S, Gomez KF

      Radiological Failure to Identify Sentinel Lymph Nodes in High-grade Invasive Breast

      Cancer - An Indication for Primary Axillary Node Clearance?

      32nd Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, Valencia, September

      2012

 

  • Gomez KF, Barnes R, Micic TA

      Inequalities in Health: Not the Case for Breast Cancer in South-East Wales?

      8th European Breast Cancer Conference, Vienna, March 2012

 

  • Gomez KF, Micic TA, Barnes R

      Medical Astrology in the 21st Century?- Debunking the Myth for Breast Disease

      8th European Breast Cancer Conference, Vienna, March 2012

 

  • Gomez KF, Ansell J, Mansel RE, Goyal S

      Patent Blue V: Time To Say Goodbye

      7th European Breast Cancer Conference, Barcelona, March 2010

 

  • Al-Momani H, Tyson MAJ, Hattab A, Ghosh S, Gomez KF

      Collateral Damage: The Full Impact of Breast Cancer on the Family Unit

      7th European Breast Cancer Conference, Barcelona, March 2010

 

  • Harries RL, Cox A, Gomez KF

      A National Audit of Breast Cancer Follow-Up Patterns in Wales

      7th European Breast Cancer Conference, Barcelona, March 2010

 

  • Al-Momani H, Hattab A, Dineen S, Edwards JP, Gomez KF

      The Virtual In-Patient: A Modern Solution to the Age Old Problem of Unnecessary Surgical Admisiions

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Liverpool, April 2010

 

  • Harries RL, Cox A, Gomez KF

      Breast Cancer Follow-Up Trends in Wales: A National Audit

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Liverpool, April 2010

 

  • Gomez KF, Johnston J, Foster ME.

      The Enhanced Recovery Programme in a DGH Setting: Our Initial Experience

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Manchester, April 2007

 

  • Gomez KF, Huddart S, Foster ME.

      Results of the All Wales survey into Paediatric Surgical Services: Modeling the Future

      East meets West Conjoint Scientific Congress, Hong Kong, October 2006

      Recipient of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Henry Wade Fellowship 

 

  • Gomez KF, Johnston J, Foster ME.

      Introduction Of An Enhanced Recovery Programme For Patients Undergoing Elective Colonic Resection

      Postgraduate Education Centre Annual Research Day, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, October 2006  -  Awarded Best Poster Prize 

 

  • Gomez KF, Goyal S, Clark D, Mansel RE. 

      Internal mammary node drainage and their role in sentinel node biopsies: The initial ALMANAC experience. 

      San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, December 2002 

 

  • Gomez KF, Clark D, Goyal S, Mansel RE. 

      Local recurrence rates in sentinel node biopsies: A predictive model based on an audit of British practice. 

      San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, December 2002

 

  • Gomez KF, Clark D, Goyal S, Mansel RE. 

      Sentinel node biopsy: An audit of British practice. 

      San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, December 2002

 

  • Gomez KF, Watkins G, Cunnick GH, Mansel RE and Jiang WG. 

      Correlation between cyclin D1 vs prognosis and nodal involvement in breast cancer patients: A quantitative study

      San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, December 2002

 

  • Gomez KF, Grimshaw D, Cunnick GH, Jiang WG and Mansel RE. 

      Breast cancer specific gene-1 (BCSG1): An additional arm in the triple assessment of breast cancer diagnosis?

      San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference, December 2002

 

  • Gomez KF and Mansel RE on behalf of the ALMANAC trialists. 

      Sentinel Node Biopsy: An audit of British practice.

      3rd International Sentinel Node Conference, Yokohama, November 2002

 

  • Gomez KF and Mansel RE on behalf of the ALMANAC trialists. 

      How important are the internal mammary nodes within the sentinel node experience?

      3rd International Sentinel Node Conference, Yokohama, November 2002

 

  • Gomez KF, Button C, Foster ME. 

      Appropriate referrals for colorectal disease: Like blood from a stone.

      European Association of Coloproctology Scientific Meeting, Versailles, September 2000

 

  • Gomez KF, Basnyat PS, West J, Foster ME. 

      Nurse-led direct access endoscopy services: Is this the future?

      European Association of Coloproctology Meeting, Versailles, September 2000

 

  • Gomez KF, West J, Foster ME. 

      Nurse endoscopists: Forward into the millennium.

      Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland Millennium Meeting, Cardiff, May 2000.

 

Publications

 

  • Gomez KF, Basnyat PS, West J, Davies PS, Foster ME. 

      Nurse-led direct access endoscopy clinics: The future? 

      Surgical Endoscopy 16(1):166-169

 

  • Dawson R, Gomez KF, Warsi AA, Lewis MH. 

      Fast track carotid duplex scanning in a DGH. 

      Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 83(2):145-146

 

  • Cunnick GH, Jiang WG, Gomez KF, Mansel RE. 

      Lymphangiogenesis quantification using quantitative PCR and breast cancer as a model. 

      Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 288(4):1043-1046

 

  • Gomez KF, Lane J, Cunnick GH, Grimshaw D, Jiang WG, Mansel RE. 

      From PCR to RCA: A surgical trainees guide to the techniques of genetic amplification. 

      European Journal of Surgical Oncology 28(5):554-559

 

  • Gomez KF, Dawson R, Davies SG, Foster ME. 

      Groin pain in sportsmen is not always musculotendinous in origin. 

      British Journal of Sports Medicine 36:470-472

 

  • Cunnick GH, Gomez KF, Jiang WG, Mansel RE. 

      Lymphangiogenesis and breast cancer metastasis. 

      Histology and Histopathology 17(3): 863-870

 

  • Subramanian A, Jiang WG, Cunnick GH, Gomez KF, Douglas-Jones A, Watkins G, Morgan MJ, Mokbel K, Mansel RE.

      Lymphangiogenesis and lymph node metastasis in breast cancer

      Molecular Cancer 7:23

 

  • Gomez KF, Ansell J, Mansel RE, Goyal S

      Patent Blue V: The End is Nigh

      Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

 

  • MG Berry, KF Gomez

      Surgical Techniques in Breast Cancer

      Surgery 2010

 

  • Harries RL, Cox A, Gomez KF

      A National Audit of Breast Cancer Follow-up

      Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 93(9): 1-4

 

  • Harries RL, Twine CP, Kugathasan G, Young H, Jones E, Gomez KF

      Prognostic factors for survival following emergency Hartmann's procedure

      Postgrad Med J 88(1038): 205-9

 

  • Harries, RL, Shacaluga A, Gomez KF

      A Breed Apart: Using Psychological Profiling to Select and Tailor the Training of 

      Junior Surgeons                                                   

      Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 94(4): 1-3(3)

 

  • MG Berry, KF Gomez

      Surgical Techniques in Breast Cancer: An Update

      Surgery 2013

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