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Respiratory Medicine
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Recommended by 7 specialists
22 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Dr James Hull is clinical lead for the chronic cough and unexplained breathlessness services at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He has a specialist interest in helping address any breathing issues limiting physical activity.

Dr James Hull completed his undergraduate training in Exercise physiology and then Medicine from St George's Hospital Medical School in 2000. He then completed his specialist training in General and Respiratory Medicine in London and in 2010, completed his PhD in Physiology.

Between 2011-12 Dr James Hull was a National Institute for Health Research Clinical Lecturer and spent time at UCLA, Los Angeles.

He has worked as a Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital since 2012.

Dr James Hull's expertise includes chronic debilitating cough, persistent throat symptoms, unexplained shortness of breath, reasons for breathing problems during exercise.

He has also has specialist expertise in helping athletes with respiratory symptoms and is currently working with the International Olympic Committee and the English Institute of Sport, as a respiratory expert.

Here is a Q&A Dr James Hull conducted with HCA Healthcare UK - https://www.hcahealthcare.co.uk/facilities/institute-of-sport-exercise-and-health/james-hull-qa

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • laryngoscopy
  • exercise testing
  • lung function
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Exercise physiology


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General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Breast Surgery

Professor Kefah Mokbel is an internationally acclaimed surgeon and researcher in breast cancer. He is based at the London Breast Institute, where he is the Lead Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon. He specialises in the multidisciplinary care of patients with breast cancer, with expertise in all aspects of the disease, including early detection of breast cancer, rapid assessment of breast lumps, prevention of breast cancer, genetic predisposition, breast MRI, risk-reducing surgery for BRCA1, BRCA2 and PALB2 gene mutation carriers, minimally-invasive breast surgery, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), skin-sparing and nipple-sparing mastectomy, nipple discharge, sentinel node biopsy, wireless breast localisation, oncoplastic breast surgery, breast lipofilling/fat grafting, as well as the management of benign conditions including breast cysts, breast pain and fibroadenomas. In addition, he is proficient in reconstructive and aesthetic/cosmetic breast surgery.

After graduating from the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry with an undergraduate medical degree in 1990, Professor Mokbel undertook surgical training at various hospitals, including the Royal Marsden, Charing Cross, Chelsea and Westminster, St Mary’s and St Bartholomew’s.

Throughout his years of education, training and surgery, Professor Mokbel has been given an extensive array of distinguished awards and honours. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1994, and, in recognition of his service and contribution to research in molecular biology of breast cancer, he received a Master of Surgery degree from Imperial College London in 2000. Also recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of breast cancer, he was appointed Professor of Breast Cancer Surgery (Honorary) at Brunel University London in 2002 and Reader in Breast Surgery at St George’s University of London in 2005. From February 2001 until November 2010, Professor Mokbel held the role of substantive consultant breast surgeon at St George's Hospital, after which he moved on to become Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon at St George's Hospital.

Professor Mokbel has been an author on more than 400 scientific publications, including articles, editorials, textbook chapters and commentaries. What's more, he is also an editorial board member and peer reviewer for a number of globally renowned medical journals, including The Lancet. Demonstrating his passion for improving the quality and quantity of the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer, Professor Mokbel founded the charity Breast Cancer Hope, of which he is the current president. He has also featured on numerous occasions (2006, 2007 and 2013) in Tatler magazine’s "Best Doctor’s Guide" as one of the "Top Breast Surgeons". In 2010, he was also listed as one of "Britain's Top Doctors" in the Times magazine.

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

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Urology
Recommended by 5 specialists
24 years of experience
General Urology, Urological Oncology

Ben is a consultant urological surgeon with a special interest in the minimally invasive treatments of prostatic diseases. He is the Guy’s & St Thomas’ MDM urological cancer and clinical robotics lead, a UK robotic surgery mentor and robotic fellowship director. He trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, The Royal Marsden Hospital and with Professor Tony Costello at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he was awarded the prestigious Rowan Nicks Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is currently the British Association of Urology (BAUS) Oncology Section Chairman and in 2019 will be awarded the BAUS Golden Cystoscope for contributions to British urology within 10 years of consultant appointment.

He has learnt both laparoscopic and robotic surgical approaches and performed the first randomised trial of telerobotics between Guy’s and Johns Hopkins Hospitals, in 2002. This formed part of his Master of Surgery thesis on robotic surgery and telemedicine. Ben is associate editor of the BJUI, with over 230 peer-reviewed publications, 3 books, and 25 book chapters on minimally invasive and robotic urological techniques.

He has performed over 1000 robotic radical prostatectomies and over 1100 robotic upper tract procedures including 560 robotic partial nephrectomies and also performs holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP) with an experience of over 900 cases. He has also helped to develop both the robotic cystectomy and robotic partial nephrectomy programmes at Guy’s Hospital and is the highest volume surgeon for both robotic partial nephrectomy and upper tract robotics in the UK. His current research interests are in robotic surgery training, trans-perineal template biopsy techniques, active surveillance of low risk prostate cancer, sentinel node techniques and haptic probe development in robotic surgery.

Ben is a Trustee of The Urology Foundation Charity, for whom he regularly lectures, and is fortunate to have a very supportive surgical wife and three energetic boys


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Robotic assisted Partial Nephrectomy
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
  • Malignant and benign prostate disease
  • Robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Minimally invasive urological procedures
  • HoLEP (laser prostate surgery)


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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Recommended by 2 specialists
21 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Gynaecology

Award-winning Consultant Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mr Shaheen Khazali, is globally renowned as an expert in the field of endometriosis and has devoted his career to cring for women with advanced endometriosis. Mr Khazali's NHS base is the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, where he is a Senior Endometriosis Surgeon at the Centre for Endometriosis and Minimally Invasive Gynaecology (CEMIG), widely acclaimed as a Centre of Excellence for endometriosis treatment.

After completing his basic surgical training in London and Cambridge, Mr Khazali embarked upon his specialty training at John Radcliff Hospital in Oxford. He then ventured to the south of England to continue his training, working at hospitals in Pool, Southampton and Winchester. Mr Khazali is also an honorary senior lecturer and faculty member at the University of Surrey. He also frequently shares his research and experience in the field as a speaker at national and international congresses.

Mr Khazali is a firm believer in a patient-centred approach to care. He places significant importance on taking time to listen to each patients specific needs and providing them with a thorough explanation of their treatment options. He highly praises his personal assistant, Emma, for her consistently kind and accommodating nature, always going out of her way to ensure each patient feels comfortable and is well taken care of.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 8 specialists
Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Sports Injury + 1more

Mr Mazin Ibrahim is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Princess Grace Hospital. He is an advocate for day-case arthroplasty surgery, and is interested in enhancing patient recovery following joint arthroplasty surgery. He considers robotic surgery an integral part of enhanced patient recovery.

Mr Ibrahim completed his higher surgical training at University College London. He trained at the University College London Hospitals, The Royal London Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He has completed two fellowships in lower limb arthroplasty and sports surgery: the first at the renowned Rorabeck Bourne Arthroplasty Centre, part of the London Health
Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada; and the second at London’s University College Hospital.

Mr Ibrahim is as a substantive lower limb arthroplasty and sports surgery consultant at the Whittington Health and the University College London Hospitals NHS Trust joint venture. He has published many research studies and book chapters, and has presented his work in the academic arena. He is passionate about teaching, and has a postgraduate degree in Medical Education from Staffordshire University. He is on the faculty for several courses, including at the Royal College of Surgeons.

For more information please visit: www.mazinibrahim.com 

Special interests Mr Mazin Ibrahim specialises in the following areas:

• Complex lower limb trauma

• Lower limb joint replacement surgery

• Robotic surgery

• Soft tissue sports surgery

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Urology
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Recommended by 1 specialist
30 years of experience
General Urology, Urological Oncology

Professor Richard Hindley is a leading Consultant Urologist who takes pride in his patient-focused approach to care. Professor Hindley carries out his private practice alongside leading consultants in the field of Urology at HCA Princess Grace Hospital in London. Using the most recently proven techniques and latest technology, Professor Hindley is able to provide timely and low-risk treatment for a vast array of urological conditions. Known for his commitment to providing his patients with the highest possible quality of care and expert advice, he receives referrals from patients all over England and further afield.

In 1991, Professor Hindley graduated with a medical degree from the University of Dundee. He also completed a masters in Urology at University College London in 1999. He spent his initial surgical training years in Brighton, before undertaking specialist urology training in the South Thames region, which included 2 years spent at King's College Hospital before taking his final exams and venturing to Brisbane, Australia in 2003 to begin a fellowship in laparoscopic urology. In 2004, he was appointed as a consultant at Basingstoke Hospital. Since then, Professor Hindley has made impressive contributions to research in the field of urology, particularly in prostate cancer, and has been dedicated to the improvement of treatments and advances in patient care.

Professor Hindley is also the Director of training in Greenlight Prostate Cancer Vaporisation, a surgical technique which granted him an innovation award from the NHS excellence committee. More recently in 2017, he became the first surgeon to perform REZUM therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia. This innovative minimally invasive procedure uses steam therapy to reduce an enlarged prostate. Professor Hindley has performed over 500 of these procedures and offers them both privately and on as part of his NHS service.

Outside of his practice, Professor Hindley enjoys photography and is a lover of tennis, cycling and cricket.

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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Recommended by 2 specialists
25 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Gynaecology

Mr Tsepov is an internationally recognised expert gynaecological surgeon performing robotic surgery on DaVinci Xi surgical robot for severe endometriosis, uterine fibroids and complex benign gynaecological pathology. At The Princess Grace Robotic Endometriosis Centre, which Mr Tsepov has established, he works in close partnership with multidisciplinary robotic surgery experts. The Centre has been accredited as an endometriosis referral centre by The British Society Of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) in 2022 based on the results of a surgical and patient outcomes audit.

Mr Tsepov is a certified robotic DaVinci Xi console surgeon by Intuitive Surgical as well as by the British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecology Surgeons (BIARGS). He is a robotic surgery proctor for Intuitive Surgical and teaches advanced robotic surgery techniques across UK and Europe. The Princess Grace Robotic Endometriosis Centre led by Mr Tsepov is an observation centre for robotic surgery and provides regular training courses for surgeons.

He widely participates in major European and Global meetings dedicated to complex gynaecological surgery and endometriosis as a faculty member and invited speaker. He has received Surgical Video Competition Award by the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy in Edinburgh UK in 2018 and Silver Video Surgery Award by the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy in Newport, the UK in 2019. He has also performed live surgery broadcasts to several international congresses dedicated to deep infiltrating endometriosis.

In his clinical practice, Mr Tsepov widely uses traditional methods of diagnostics and treatment, as well as the latest innovative approaches and techniques recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE), European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE) and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

Mr Denis Tsepov graduated from St. Petersburg State Medical University in Russia in 1997 and completed his higher specialist training in the United Kingdom, having received a CCT in 2010 (London Deanery) after completing his final years of the specialist training program at The University College London Hospital (UCLH)

Mr Tsepov is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of the United Kingdom (RCOG) since 2008. In addition to his UK training, he has learned and excelled in advanced surgical techniques for excisional treatment of severe endometriosis and complex gynaecological surgery in leading European Endometriosis Centres in Bordeaux and Rouen, (France), Bologna and Negrar (Italy) and Moscow (Russian Federation)

Outside his clinic, Mr Tsepov is a passionate hiker and enjoys long walks in the British and French Countryside and also fishing in northern Finland with his family and friends.

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Cardiology
Recommended by 5 specialists
17 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure

Konstantinos Savvatis is a Consultant Cardiologist in the Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Unit at Barts Heart Centre in London and Honorary Associate Professor in University College London and Queen Mary University London. He trained at the Department of Cardiology at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany, one of the largest centres in Europe focusing on dilated and inflammatory cardiomyopathy. He acquired his PhD on the immunomodulatory role of matrix metalloproteinases in acute myocarditis and continued working as Clinician Scientist at the Charité and the Centre for Regenerative Therapies focusing on the role of fibrosis and fibroblasts in heart failure and cardiomyopathy.

His main clinical and academic interests are genetic and inflammatory cardiomyopathies and, especially, the risk assessment and therapy of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, myocarditis and cardiac involvement in Neuromuscular Conditions (limb girdle, Duchenne and Becker’s muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy, Friedreich’s ataxia).

He is specialised in advanced cardiovascular MRI and echocardiography.

His work has been published in several high impact journals, such as Nature Communications, Circulation, Circulation Research, JACC and European Heart Journal.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Myocarditis

Cardiac sarcoidosis

Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
34 years of experience
Hip Surgery

Mr Hugh Apthorp is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. Within the field Mr Apthorp specialises in Hip Surgery and joint replacement, performing around 600 primary and revision joint replacements each year. His clinical interests lie in rapid recovery hip replacement, minimally invasive surgery, complex and revision hip surgery and hip problems in young adults.

After qualifying from St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Mr Apthorp commenced Orthopaedic training at St Thomas' Hospital. Following this, he moved to Perth, Australia where he spent a year working with Professor David Wood developing his expertise in complex hip surgery.

In addition to his practice, Mr Apthorp assists with the training of young surgeons as well as teaching established surgeons new and advanced techniques. He pioneered rapid recovery hip replacement surgery in the UK with his patients enjoying the shortest length of stay for hip replacements in England.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Rapid recovery Hip replacement

Young Adult Hip Replacement

  • Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Young adult Hip Problems 
  • Complex Hip Surgery


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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 3 specialists
19 years of experience
Hepatology, Neuro-Gastroenterology

Dr Philip Woodland is a consultant gastroenterologist and honorary senior lecturer at the Royal London Hospital, a prestigious London teaching hospital. Dr Woodland's private gastroenterology practice is at the Princess Grace Hospital, which is located in close proximity to London's leading medical district around Harley Street.

Dr Woodland received his medical degree from University College London Hospital and went on to complete his PhD in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease at Queen Mary University, London.

In his clinics, Dr Woodland's approach is simple, he continually endeavours to ensure that his patients feel at ease. He makes certain that all his patients receive the time and attention they need when explaining their symptoms and the impact that this is having on their respective lives. To this extent, he is highly-skilled at correctly diagnosing and recommending the appropriate care and treatment programs.

In both his NHS and private clinics, Dr Woodland diagnoses and treats a wide range of gastrointestinal illness. He is also an advanced endoscopist and is highly skilled at performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as gastroscopies, colonoscopies and endoscopic ultrasounds.

Dr Woodland is passionate about research and has an active portfolio of projects that he is currently working on. His particular focus is on research into gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and difficulty when swallowing. Owing to his experience and exploits, it should therefore come as no surprise that he is regularly invited to present his findings and offer his views at prestigious international conferences and meetings on these subjects.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Acid reflux (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Gastrointestinal cancers


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