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Urology
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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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Urology
Recommended by 1 specialist
23 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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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 2 specialists
26 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Irving trained in Medicine at Cambridge University and The London Hospital Medical College, qualifying with distinction in 1995. He conducted his research at Bart’s and The London on inflammatory bowel disease before moving to Australia for a further period of research.

He is internationally known as an expert in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis) and leads the inflammatory bowel disease service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London where he also runs a large research and clinical trial programme. He has previously sat on the IBD Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and Chaired the Education Committee of the European Crohns and Colitis Organisation.

Dr Irving also has a specific interest in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Together with dietetic colleagues at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London, he introduced the low FODMAP diet to the UK and continues to conduct research in this field. Overall he has over 150 publications and has published 3 books.

His practice includes all aspects of luminal gastroenterology with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). His endoscopic interests include small bowel capsule endoscopy as well as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Along with his interest in inflammatory bowel disease, Dr Irving is interested in irritable bowel syndrome, and endoscopy, gastroscopy and colonoscopy.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Luminal gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


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Oncology
Recommended by 1 specialist
38 years of experience
Prostate Cancer, Clinical Oncology, Medical Oncology

Professor Heather Payne is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, specialising in urological and prostate cancer at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and she also sees patients privately, including at The Harley Street Clinic and The Prostate Centre.

Professor Payne trained at St Mary’s Hospital and after qualifying, spent time in general medicine in London and Haiti.

On her returned to London, she trained as a Clinical Oncologist, and also developed an interest in urological oncology.

In addition to her clinical work, she is also actively involved in research, and she has pioneered a program of high-dose rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Current research interests include hormone therapy, sensitisation of hormones and radiotherapy, predictive indices for bowel toxicity with radiotherapy, proton beam therapy for prostate cancer, chemotherapy and assisting men with decision making and prostate cancer.

Professor Payne is principal investigator in a number of international and national studies and has been published in peer-reviewed journals. She is Chair of the British Uro-oncology Group and Oncology Lead for the National Prostate Cancer Audit. She also serves on the Prostate Cancer Advisory Group for the UK.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy/Rapid Arc
  • Low Does Brachytherapy
  • Hormone Treatment
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Novel Hormone Therapy
  • External beam radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Brachytherapy

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Cardiology
Recommended by 3 specialists
15 years of experience
Congenital Heart Disease, General (Internal) Medicine, Heart Failure

Dr Douglas is a Consultant Cardiologist specialising in adult congenital heart disease and heart disease in pregnancy. In addition to this, she works broadly across the field of general cardiology.

She obtained her premier medical degree from Queen's University Belfast and undertook the majority of her medical training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast before coming to work at Guy's and St Thomas' as a Sub-Specialty Fellow.

She has worked as a Consultant within the Adult Congenital Heart Disease and General Cardiology Team since January 2020. Dr Douglas is the lead for Heart Disease in the Pregnancy Team as well as contributes to the management of pulmonary hypertension.

Her additional skills include transthoracic and transoesophageal echo, both day case and peri-procedural (catheter intervention and cardiac surgical).

Her research interests to date have included a large observational cohort study towards a PhD looking at chronic total occlusive coronary disease with the use of cardiac MRI, as well as cardiomyopathy in pregnancy, placental dysfunction and identification in cardiovascular risk factor prediction as well as pulmonary hypertension in pregnancy and long-term cardiovascular health in women of childbearing age.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Pre-conception counselling
  • Pre-conception cardiac risk evaluations
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Genetic Cardiac Diseases
  • Congenital Cardiac Conditions
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Adam Humphries is a consultant gastroenterologist and specialist endoscopist at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow, an internationally recognised centre of excellence for intestinal disorders and endoscopy. He is the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and his sub-specialist interests include bowel cancer screening and prevention (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist), colonoscopy and polypectomy, gastroscopy, small bowel diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, video capsule endoscopy, trans-nasal endoscopy and double-balloon enteroscopy. Dr Humphries also leads the small bowel endoscopy service at St Mark's Hospital, a national referral centre and one of only a few sites in the UK that provides double-balloon enteroscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.

In 2007 Dr Humphries was awarded a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship and subsequently gained a PhD in 2012 from University College London for his research into the biology of gastrointestinal tumours. He has published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, presented work at a variety of national and international meetings and published a number of book chapters. Dr Humphries' current academic interests include bowel cancer prevention, evolution of pre-cancerous growths (polyps) within the gut and the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.

Dr Humphries qualified from Imperial College Medical School in 2002 and undertook his specialist gastroenterology training within London from 2005-2013. He then completed a fellowship in advanced and small bowel endoscopy at St Mark's Hospital before being appointed to the Consultant staff.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Bowel Cancer Screening (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist)
  • Polypectomy
  • Trans-nasal Gastroscopy
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Bowel cancer prevention and screening (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist)
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Polypectomy and EMR
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Small bowel diseases


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Fertility Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Gynaecology, Reproductive Medicine

 Mr Raef Faris MSc., FRCOG

Gynaecology and Fertility consultant

Mr Faris has been working as a Gynaecology and Fertility consultant at the Lister Hospital since 2007. He graduated from Cairo University in 1991. He moved to the UK in 1999 where he obtained the MRCOG and then FRCOG. His clinical training in the UK in Obstetrics and Gynecology began at The Ipswich hospital and was completed at Nottingham University Hospitals. He enjoys his contribution to the NHS service though running a colposcopy clinic as a consultant at Chelsea and St Mary’s Hospital Imperial College London since 2009. He also worked as a consultant in Guy and St Thomas’ Fertility unit for one year in 2008.

He obtained his MSc. Degree from Cairo University in 1998. He is an accredited laparoscopic

surgeon by the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists and has also obtained the European Universities Diploma of Operative Gynaecological Endoscopies at Université d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand France in 1999. He is an accredited trainer in Embryo transfer, Assisted conception, pelvic ultrasound, and Quality management of fertility service by the British Fertility Society. He is a member of BSCCP and an accredited trainer in colposcopy. He has published nationally and internationally in different areas in reproductive medicine. He also participates in multicentric national studies in the field of Fertility. He contributes to the specialty regularly as a speaker both in national and international meeting, in addition, he participates in various educational activities and fertility support networks.

He is highly experienced in all aspects of reproductive medicine and complicated cases. This includes endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent implantation failure, miscarriages, and low ovarian reserve, and various forms of fertility preservation. 

He has a special interest in gynecological/ surgical conditions that are related to

fertility, this includes Hysteroscopic surgeries for Asherman’s syndrome/uterine adhesions and uterine septum and cavity fibroids as well as, laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis, the release of adhesions, ovarian cysts, and hydrosalpinx. He is highly experienced in the management of uterine fibroids and performs surgeries for the removal of fibroids (myomectomy). He also performs other gynaecological procedures unrelated to fertility. He runs a separate gynaecological clinic at the Lister Hospital managing various general non-fertility related conditions.

He contributes in the quality control management in the clinic and holds managerial roles helping

to ensure a high standard of care to the patients. He is also one or the members of the Medical Advisory Committee MAC for the Lister Hospital. Mr. Faris believes that patient wellbeing is achieved through a comprehensive approach to health issues, using technical skills, scientific knowledge and human understanding. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano and guitar.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • In-vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Laporoscopic procedures
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Myomectomy


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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr. Richard Marley is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist who works at the Princess Grace Hospital and is part of the London Digestive Centre and the Physicians' Clinic. Dr. Marley is highly specialised in general gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as a performing colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and endoscopy.

Dr. Marley graduated from the University of Oxford with a BSc in Medicine and Surgery, before going on to complete his postgraduate training at the Royal Free Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital. During his training, he undertook a research degree focusing on the hemodynamic consequences of cirrhosis, resulting in him being awarded a Ph.D. for his work. He was later appointed as a Consultant in 2001 at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia.

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Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
12 years of experience
Female Functional Urology, General Urology, Male and Female Incontinence + 1more

Mr Nicholas Faure Walker is a Consultant Urologist at The Princess Grace Hospital and The Prostate Centre. He has a specialist interest in female, functional, neurological and urodynamic urology. 

Mr Faure Walker is educational lead for urology at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Orpington and an honorary senior lecturer in urology at King’s College London. He has published papers and is regularly invited to speak nationally and internationally on specialist and general aspects of urology. 

He completed his surgical and urology specialty training in London, and undertook a postgraduate Fellowship in female, functional and reconstructive urology at Concord Hospital in Australia. He has been awarded prizes from the Royal Society of Medicine, the British Association of Surgical Oncology and the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. He has also worked in Sierra Leone and as an expedition medic. 

Mr Faure Walker is a member of the International Continence Society (ICS), European Association of Urology (EAU) the International Neurourology Society (INUS) and the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS). He is a member (female and functional section) of the European Association of Urology (EAU). 

Mr Faure Walker sees patients at: 

The Prostate Centre 18 Devonshire Street London, W1G 7AQ Wednesdays, 9.00am - 4.00pm 

Special interests 

Mr Faure Walker specialises in the following areas: 

• Bladder pain 

• Benign Prostate Hyperplasia 

• Bladder stones 

• Blood in urine (Haematuria) 

• Epididymal cysts 

• Erectile dysfunction

• Foreskin and scrotal conditions 

• Interstitial cystitis 

• Lower urinary tract symptoms 

• Kidney stones 

• Neurourology 

• Overactive bladder 

• Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) bladder 

• Prostate cancer 

• Recurrent urinary tract infections 

• Testicular pain 

• Urinary incontinence 

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Cardiology
Recommended by 6 specialists
21 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Anoop Shetty is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and since 2016 has been an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London.

He trained in London and Australia, specialising in complex electrophysiology, complex device implantation and lead extraction. He has obtained international accreditation in electrophysiology (CEPS) and implantable cardiac devices (CCDS) from the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE).

Dr Shetty is fully trained in all aspects of complex electrophysiology, complex devices and lead extraction. He has extensive research experience and has published widely in the international medical literature. In addition, he is an invited peer reviewer for a number of well-regarded scientific journals including Circulation, Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, JACC Clinical Electrophysiology, The American Journal of Cardiology, Heart, Europace, PACE and BMJ Case Reports.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • ECG monitor (24 hours)
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Echocardiogram
  • Cardiac re-synchronisation therapy
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Cardiac pacing

 

  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Bradycardia
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Complex electrophysiology
  • Complex devices and lead extraction

 

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