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Breast surgery

Breast surgery involves a wide range of operative methods and techniques for the treatment of pathological changes in the breast. Surgery is usually necessary for the removal of various growths that are detected in the tissues and structures of the mammary glands. At GMS Hospital our highly-trained specialists perform all kinds of single-stage breast operations, organ- preserving as well as radical, for the removal of tumors as well as for breast reconstruction.

About the department

Breast surgery is an entire field of medicine. The mammary glands are extremely sensitive organs that instantly respond to changes in the human body. Breast diseases can affect both men and women, and the doctors at GMS Hospital have the advanced medical training and practical experience to successfully treat these diseases through surgery.

Breast surgery

We have a multidisciplinary team of doctors that treat breast disorders, including mammologist- oncologists, radiologists, histologists and plastic surgeons. This approach ensures that each treatment plan is tailored to the individual needs of the individual patient. Our surgeons perform practically all types of breast surgery, most of which are done using gentle microsurgical technologies in order to preserve the organ tissues and avoid patient health risks.

Surgical plans are created for each patient individually, based on the results of the examination, overall health, and other factors. The operative treatment of certain pathological conditions involves fragmentary or full excision of the breast. GMS doctors perform all types of oncoplastic and reconstructive (single- or multiple- stage) operations, with exceptional aesthetic results.

Why an operation is necessary

The treatment of many breast ailments depends on surgical intervention. The operation may be organ- preserving, that is, with the removal of only pathological tissues (sectoral resection, quadrantectomy, lumpectomy) or radical, where the entire organ is removed. The main challenge for the surgical team is controlling the scale and scope of the surgery, reducing physical and emotional trauma, and ensuring the best chance for a full recovery.

Benefits of breast surgery at GMS Hospital

When possible, the breast surgery specialists at GMS prefer to use organ-preserving methods, without the need to remove the entire organ. When radical surgery is required, doctors make every effort to reduce the physical scope of the surgery and ensure the best clinical outcome as gently as possible.

Breast surgery at GMS Hospital means:

  • A multidisciplinary approach to your medical issue - a treatment strategy designed by doctors from various medical fields, which ensures the best clinical and aesthetic results;
  • Modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, using endoscopic and microsurgery techniques and methods;
  • Single-stage operations for removal of growths and for breast reconstruction;
  • A full range of reconstructive procedures following full mastectomy.

The clinic performs all types of breast surgery for women, and also the surgical treatment of gynecomastia in men. You can sign up for a consultation with a GMS Hospital surgeon or mammologist through our website form or by phone.


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What we treat

At GMS Hospital we perform the following procedures:

  • treatment of mammary gland tumors;
  • treatment of fibrocystic mastopathy;
  • reconstructive breast surgery;
  • treatment of gynecomastia.

When treating patients for various types of breast diseases, our specialists use advanced and gentle surgical techniques in order to minimize operational trauma and reduce recovery time.

Conditions that need immediate attention

Contact a GMS Hospital specialist for medical treatment of the following disorders:

  • fibroadenomas;
  • cysts;
  • felloid tumors;
  • breast cancer;
  • lipomas;
  • intraductal papillomas;
  • nodular adenosis;
  • purulent forms of mastitis;
  • nipple adenoma;
  • gynecomastia.

If you experience any breast pain or discomfort (tightness in the breasts, change in breast shape, nipple retraction, discharge from the nipple, etc.) you should immediately contact a mammologist. A preliminary examination will quickly provide an accurate diagnosis and allow the doctor to prescribe the best treatment strategy.

Breast surgery

Diagnosis, preparation for operation

Mandatory preoperative procedures include:

  • Consultation with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, and other specialists (mammologist, internal medicine specialist, endocrinologist, etc.)
  • fluorography;
  • blood tests - biochemistry, coagulogram, clinical, glucose, nosocomial infections, etc.;
  • urine tests - general, biochemical;
  • mammography or breast ultrasound;
  • EKG.

Preoperative workup takes 1-2 days.

What treatment methods are used

All operations are carried out by highly qualified surgeons with extensive experience in the field of breast surgery. They make full use of microsurgery and endoscopic technologies as well as laser and radiowave techniques. Treatment plans are comprehensive and are created by an advisory panel of doctors. GMS Hospital performs a full range of organ-preserving and radical surgery:

  • sectoral resection of the breast;
  • radical resection;
  • subcutaneous endoscopic mastectomy;
  • radical mastectomy;
  • removal of fibroadenoma, lipoma, cysts, intraductal papilloma;
  • breast endoprosthetics;
  • removal of the breast with simultaneous or subsequent reconstruction (transplantation of patient's own adipocytes, expanders, local and individual flaps - TRAM, LD, DIEP, implants).

Operations are performed under safe, modern anesthesia in fully equipped operating rooms. We carry out reconstructive surgical procedures at all levels of tissue preservation. If postoperative observation is required, patients have full use of our inpatient facilities with single, luxury rooms.

Rehabilitation at GMS Hospital

Rehabilitation involves procedures aimed at the rapid elimination of postoperative swelling, hematomas and pain, and the quick healing of wounds. Each patient's recovery program is custom designed, taking into account many factors including the scope of the surgery, age, health condition, lifestyle, etc. Find out more information about breast surgery techniques and the specifics of the recovery period, sign up today for a consultation with a GMS Hospital specialist.


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At GMS Hospital, you and your family can receive treatment for most medical issues that require surgery, on par with the highest standards of European medical care, without leaving Moscow.

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Our team

At GMS Hospital we have built a team of highly qualified specialists in various fields of medicine.

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Oleg Abramov Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
Alexey Rykunov Orthopaedic surgeon, Chief of Trauma and Orthopaedic Department
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