Professor Mike Dixon
Professor Dixon is a consultant breast surgeon at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. He is also Clinical Director of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit in Edinburgh and holds an Honorary Professorship in Breast Surgery at the University of Edinburgh.
Professor Dixon has published over 300 papers, contributed 120 book chapters, and written or edited 25 books. Professor Dixon has given over 200 invited lectures all around the world. He was the Royal College of Surgeons of Australasia Visiting Fellow in 2000 and 2011. Professor Dixon was the co-chair of the Miami Breast Cancer Conference between 2008 and 2015. In 2013 he was voted the 36th greatest person in Edinburgh of all time and received an OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace for his work improving our understanding and improving the management of breast disease. In December 2017 he received a Health Hero Award voted for by the readers of the Daily Mail and presented by the Prime Minister, Theresa May.