About Professor Zoe Winters

Consultant Breast Surgeon and Breast Specialist

Womens Health

Sub-specialties: Rapid Diagnostic One-stop Breast Clinic, Family History Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing, Modern Breast Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Pain, Breast Cancer.

Professor Zoe Winters is a leading Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon and breast specialist, specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and management of breast diseases, breast cancer and all benign breast problems.

Overview

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Professor Zoe Winters is a leading Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon and breast specialist, specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and management of breast diseases, breast cancer and all benign breast problems.

Areas of Expertise

Professor Winters specialises in the following areas:

  • One-stop rapid diagnosis breast clinic
  • Treatment of all types of breast cancers and screen-detected ductal cancer in situ (DCIS)
  • Evidence on the effects of HRT (hormone replacement therapy) on breast health and breast density risks
  • Treatment of breast pain
  • Young onset breast cancer
  • Evidence on implant revisions and risks of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)
  • High-risk genes in families collaborating with leading geneticists
  • Testing for individual women’s breast cancer risk scores informing personalised breast screening and types of imaging
  • Modern breast surgery using latest localisation techniques for small cancers and sentinel lymph nodes
  • Molecular testing of sentinel lymph nodes in theatre
  • Quality of life and mental health in breast cancer surgery

About Professor Zoe Winters

Professor Zoe Winters is a leading Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon and breast specialist, specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and management of breast diseases, breast cancer and all benign breast problems. In addition to her work at OneWelbeck, Professor Winters is an Honorary Professor of Breast Surgery at University College London and teaches post-graduate trainee surgeons in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, whilst working in collaboration with colleagues at Royal Marsden Private Care.

In providing a one-stop breast clinic, Professor Winters ensures that the highest standards of treatment and care are given to all her patients. By working in partnership with radiologists, the combination of high-quality and latest imaging techniques results in the real time assessment and diagnosis on the same day. Professor Winters is able to efficiently advise patients on their personal treatment plan, minimising lengthy waits for results and ensuring patients’ peace of mind.

As a clinical academic breast cancer surgeon, Zoe has received nationally competitive grant funding to lead novel trials in breast surgery. Professor Winters’ passion for the latest developments in breast cancer surgery are reflected in over 70 peer-reviewed publications (see below).  Professor Winters provides access to the latest genetic testing of breast cancers after surgery (Oncotype DX, Prosigna) to help women make personalised decisions on their requirements for chemotherapy. Zoe is also focused on the latest testing to refine personalised breast screening based on individual women’s breast cancer risk scores. You can find out more about Professor Winters on her dedicated website, London Breast Health.

Professor Zoe Winters graduated in medicine from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa in 1983. Zoe trained in South Africa and was the recipient of a Senior Oxford Nuffield Research Scholarship to do her PhD in the Molecular biology of cancer at the University of Oxford under a world leading Professor in Breast Oncology. Professor Winters became a Consultant academic Breast Cancer Surgeon at the University of Bristol in 2000 and was the Director of the Breast Cancer Surgery and Patient-centred Outcomes Research Group and Quality of Life for 10 years.  Professor Winters has worked in several leading UK Teaching NHS Hospitals since 2016. Professor Winters became a Professor of Breast Surgery in 2017 at University College London.

Additional Information

Memberships:

  • Professor of Breast Surgery at University College London
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Breast Surgery (ABS)
  • European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
  • Chelsea Clinical Society
  • University of Oxford, Worcester College
  • International Society of Quality of Life (ISOQOL)
  • Visiting Professorships: Universities of Sydney, Monash Melbourne, American Hospital Dubai, and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Awards:

  • London Prestige Aware for Breast Surgeon of the Year 2023
  • London Prestige Award for Top Breast Surgeon 2022
  • London Prestige Award for Top Breast Surgeon 2021
  • King James IV Professorship from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001
  • Oxford Nuffield Senior Research Fellowship 1996
  • Pfizer Excellence in Oncology 2008

Research Highlights

Professor Winters has written over 70 peer-reviewed publications.

Key Publications

You can see the full list of Professor Winters’ publications by clicking on this link.