Consultant profile

Simon David Henry HOLT


  • House Physician: University College Hospital, London
  • House Surgeon: Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow
  • Accident and Emergency: Whipps Cross Hospital, London E11
  • General Practice: RAF Benson and The Queen's Flight, Oxfordshire
  • Surgical SHO Posts: RAF Hospital, Nocton Hall, Lincoln
  • Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Surgical Registrar Posts: RAF Hospital, Wegberg, Germany
  • Surgical Senior Registrar Posts: Peterborough District Hospital, Cambridgeshire
  • The Cade Unit, RAF Hospital, Halton, Buckinghamshire
  • St Thomas' Hospital, London
  • RAF Hospital, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Currently Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Head of Department, Peony Breast Care Unit, Llanelli


  • 1976 Cambridge University Medical Degree, Distinction in Surgery
  • 1973-1976 University College Hospital, London, Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 1970-1973 Kings College, Cambridge, Senior Scholar in Medicine
  • until 1969 Ardingly College, Haywards Heath, Sussex

Professional activities and fellowships

  • Oct. 1981 Final Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Jun. 1979 Primary FRCS (London)
  • Consultant Surgical Oncologist on The Cade Unit, RAF Hospital, Halton
  • Honorary Consultant Surgeon at The Westminster Hospital, London
  • Consultant Surgical Oncologist on Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli
  • Consultant Surgeon to Breast Test Wales, Swansea


  • Interrogation and Hostage-taking
  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Surgical management of breast cancer in the elderly
  • Intra-operative analysis of sentinel lymph nodes by RT-PCR
  • Gene expression analysis in guiding treatment decisions in early and advanced breast cancer

His full CV is here.