Neill is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Member of the Association of Breast Surgeons. He completed his training at the Royal Marsden Hospital with a National Oncoplastic Fellowship in Breast Surgery.
His Higher Surgical Training was undertaken in the London Deanery and North-West Thames region, including Charing Cross, Northwick Park, Hillingdon, St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals, leading to the award of his Certificate of Completion of Training in General Surgery with a specialty interest in Breast Surgery.
Neill completed his Basic Surgical Training at UCLH and the Royal Free Hospital. He graduated from UCL Medical School with Honours and was awarded undergraduate numerous prizes and distinctions in Medicine and Surgery.
Neill plays an active role in teaching and training, including Faculty Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and National Representative for General Surgery Trainees at the Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Training Interface Group. He was a Surgical Teaching Fellow for Imperial College & Anatomy Demonstrator at UCL Medical School.
He has undertaken a PhD at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, studying response and resistance to endocrine therapy, including the development of biomarkers to personalise treatment. He received 1st Class Honours for his BSc in Tumour Biology at UCL, investigating the earliest genetic events in the multi-step model of breast cancer development.
Quality improvement in breast care is key to optimal outcomes and as Honorary Clinical Fellow for the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme, Neill has a national role in evaluating and learning from litigation in breast surgery.