Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Chris Holcombe is an oncoplastic breast surgeon who has worked as a consultant in Liverpool since 1996. 

Chris is an active researcher and triallist with particular expertise in window of opportunity studies in breast cancer, he currently chairs the iBRANetwork for the rapid and safe innovation of new techniques and devices within breast surgery.

Chris has held many clinical leadership roles at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, across Merseyside and Cheshire and nationally. These include Clinical Director for Breast and Endocrine surgery, Cancer Lead for the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Medical Director for the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network, deputy chair of NHS England’s Breast Clinical Expert Group. 

Chris is currently president of the Association of Breast Surgery.

Outside of work Chris has four children, seven grandchildren, is actively involved in his local church and likes to get away to the Pembrokeshire beaches and Scottish mountains whenever possible.

Professor Chris Holcombe