BreastGlobal has been established by a group of like minded individuals who believe that access to specialist breast training should be universal, regardless of geographical location.This online portal has been created to bridge the gaps in knowledge by providing a single platform where experts, trainees and industry can have access to a plethora of global learning and training opportunities.
Outside of Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, DrKoppiker was the first Oncosurgeon in Pune to lead the establishment of the 1st integrated cancer center namely the Budhrani Cancer Institute, Pune and Inlaks and Budhrani Hospital, Pune, He then helped set up 2 more reputed cancer centers first as the Director of the Ruby Hall Clinic Cancer Center and then at Cancer Clinic and Research Center at Jehangir Hospital, Pune. Dr. Koppiker has been an International Investigator in several important Breast Cancer clinical trials and leading a translational research group with active collaborations with premier national and international research institutes.
Dr. Koppiker is also the Founding Director and Managing Trustee of Prashanti Cancer Care Mission, -a non-profit NGO working in Pune active in cancer education, training and research in addition to providing free or affordable cancer treatment and rehabilitation to underprivileged cancer patients.
Dr. Jerome Periera and Dr. CB Koppiker have been collaborating to develop Breast Oncoplasty Training Programs in Asia since 2017. Starting with organizing hands-on workshops, symposia and conferences, this collaboration has evolved into formal establishment of a 3-year M.Ch. Degree Program jointly organized by Prashanti Cancer Care Mission and University of East Anglia, UK in 2017. Prashanti Cancer Care Mission has formed a highly successful partnership with UEA to establish this programme in Asia and has already recruited over 65 surgeons from India, Bangladesh, Sri lanka, Maldives, Indonesia, Malaysia etc.
Senior Lecturer, Kings College, London.
Clinical Lead & Chair of Breast Tumour Group. GSTT
Chair - Breast, South East London Accountable Cancer Network.
Education Training Committee – ESSO
Clinical Trainer – M.Ch. in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Examiner – UEMS
Ashutosh is currently working as an Onco-plastic and reconstructive breast surgeon at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Guy’s Cancer, London. He is the Chair of Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team and leads the Breast Tumour Working Group. He also Chairs the Breast Stream of the South-East London Accountable Cancer Network, comprising of several hospitals across the south-east of London. He specialises in onco-aesthetic breast conservation surgery and partial as well as whole breast reconstruction. He has a special interest in hereditary breast cancer and breast cancer in young women.
He is a Hon. Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, Kings College, London. He is an enthusiastic academic and teaches a range of students from undergraduate is a clinical tutor for the super-speciality M.Ch. In onco-plastic breast surgery courses run internationally. He also sits on the board of the Education & Training Committee of the European Society of Surgical Oncology. He is an executive committee member of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, the Breast Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons Association as well as the Asian Society of Mastology. He serves as an examiner for the EBSQ, European Board Certification examination in Breast surgery. Ashutosh, is regularly invited as a speaker to several key International Breast Cancer Conferences, masterclasses, surgical workshops, webinars and training courses.
He maintains an extensive research portfolio and amongst a host of other trials, is the principal investigator on two unique first in man research trails involving novel intra-operative imaging techniques He was also the co-investigator on the first ever prospective trial on the use of biologics in breast reconstruction. He serves as an advisor to companies involved in the manufacture of aesthetic surgical devices. He is extremely well published and has written several chapters in essential textbooks on breast cancer surgery. He serves on the editorial board of two international journals.