‏Masters and Promises

G.Re.T.A. is devoted to promoting careers in breast oncoplastic surgery. Nothing can be better than listening to the experience of those who committed an entire life to this discipline, or to the "senior- juniors" who had a fantastic training and now are ready to be the leaders of the future.

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Alberto Rancati
Plastic Surgeon, Centro Rancati de Cirugia Plastica, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Alberto Rancati MD, PhD, graduated in 1984 from medical school at Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Argentina.
He is Board Certified in General Surgery, Oncologic Surgery, and Plastic Surgery. He undertook his training in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Oncologic surgery at University of Buenos Aires (UBA); Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy; and Jackson Memorial Hospital at the USA. He is member of ASPS,( American Society of Plastic Surgeons), ISAPS, (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), SACPER (Sociedad Argentina de Cirugia Plastica, and AAC (Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia).
He is currently Chief of Oncoplastic Surgery of the Instituto Oncologico Henry Moore, at Buenos Aires Argentina, and Director of Plastic Surgery for Latin America at the CFS -UCSD (Center for the Future of Surgery, at University of California, San Diego, USA.
His Private practice is based at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dr Rancati has published comprehensively within the Plastic Surgery Literature throughout his career and presents his work internationally at Mastology and Plastic Surgery Meetings.
He is actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
His broad training and international fellowships have enabled him to develop special interests within the field of oncoplastic and aesthetic breast surgery.


Susanna Polotto
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Nottingham Breast Institute, Nottingham University Hospitals

- Medical Doctor (University of Genova, Italy)
- Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (University of Genova, Italy)
- Supplement Diploma in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (2012-2017)
- Clinical Fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery (Ninth People's Hospital, Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Reconstructive Microsurgery Department. Shanghai, Cina.)
- BRESO certification: 2023
- Competence: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Oncologic Breast Surgery; Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction; Scientific Research.


Prof. John Benson, from Addenbroke's Hospital in Cambridge and University of Cambridge is interviewed alongside two of his fellows.

Dorin Dumitru a young consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon in Hull and East Yorkshire University Hospital NHS Trust and Ayesha Khan Consultant oncoplastic surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

‏They talked about how they developed their oncoplastic career and what they envisage for the future of the training.


Miss Fiona MacNeill one of the leading breast surgeon in the UK reports on how she developed her career as an oncoplastic surgeon, and how her mentorship let junior breast surgeon gain experience and develop refined skills.


Emanuele Garreffa is an  Consultant Oncoplastic breast Surgeon at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. He's Italian by origin. He will make comparisons between two different systems in terms of training and everyday.