Isaac D. Gukas

University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Isaac D. Gukas received the B.M. and B.Ch. degrees in 1987, Fellow of the Medical College of Surgeons in 1998, Ph.D. degree from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK, and M.A. degree from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK in 2007. Gukas is Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd) in 2005. Gukas is Specialty Doctor, Breast Surgery Department, Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Hon Lecturer, Norwich Medical School, University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. He is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Jos, Nigeria, since 2006. Gukas is a Member of Curriculum Development Team and Tutor, Masters in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and Colorectal Surgery Programs, University of East Anglia and Royal College of Surgeons, UK. Gukas has held various clinical posts within the NHS since 2004. He was previously Consultant Surgeon and Head of Department of Surgery, Plateau State Specialist Hospital, Nigeria, from 1998 to 2002. Previously, he was External Examiner in Surgery, Final MBBS, Department of Surgery, University of Jos, Nigeria, from 1999 to 2002. His key research interest is in the molecular and genetic markers of carcinogenesis, cancer progression, and metastasis as it relates to breast cancer to use these to explain clinical variations seen in practice, for example, ethnic differences in incidence and mortality, pre- and postmenopausal breast cancers and to impact clinical management. Gukas is also interested in the process of angiogenesis and surgical outcome for breast cancer. Gukas’s teaching interests include the use of gross anatomy to explain clinical symptomatology particularly surgical diseases and relevant surgical procedures, formative assessment, and evaluation of the learning process.

Biography Updated on 22 January 2013

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