Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Mr Dhafir Alazawi

Consultant Surgeon

Speciality: General surgery and breast surgery

Sub specialities: Breast cosmetic and reconstructive surgery

Mr Alazawi is a surgeon specialising in general and breast surgery at St James’s Hospital.

Mr Alazawi trained through the National Surgical Training Programme in Ireland and in 2011, he received a specialised fellowship in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery from The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

    • Bachelor of Medicine (1990)
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI) (1998)
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD), University College Dublin (2006)
    • Intercollegiate Speciality Board in General Surgery FRCSI – Breast (2010)
  • Breast surgery:

    • Breast cancer management, including patients with a high family risk history
    • Immediate and delayed breast reconstruction following breast cancer surgery
    • Breast reconstruction following risk reducing (prophylactic) mastectomy for high-risk patients, using a variety of reconstructive techniques such as implant and flap-based reconstruction
    • Breast reduction surgery
    • Breast augmentation
    • Bilateral mastopexy (breast lift surgery)

    General surgery

    Mr Alazawi has a long history of experience in a variety of general surgical procedures and techniques such as:

    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    • Laparoscopic and open hernia repair
    • Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair
    • Gastro-intestinal and bowel surgery
    • Thyroid and melanoma surgery
    • Upper and lower gastro-intestinal endoscopies

Via Healthlink

Via post:
St James's Hospital
Dublin 8

Nurse Liaison:
Breastcare Nurses