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

Professor Heather Payne, Consultant Clinical Oncologist is currently working within the University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, she also sees patients in a private capacity at The Harley Street Clinic and The Prostate Centre. She is highly specialised in the treatment of urological and prostate cancers.

Professor Heather Payne qualified from her medical education from St Mary’s Hospital and focused on general medicine after her graduation working in both London and Haiti. After her time abroad she returned to London, where she trained in clinical oncology, and established her interest in urological oncology.

Miss Payne is also an active researcher, where she developed a new treatment plan of high-dose rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Her current research focuses on hormone therapy, sensitisation of hormones and radiotherapy, predictive indices for bowel toxicity with radiotherapy, and treatment and decision making in prostate cancer. She has held the position of Principal Investigator in several high-profile clinical studies, and has a significant publication history. Furthermore, She holds the position of chair for the National Prostate Cancer Audit, and is on the advisory board for the Prostate Cancer Advisory Group for the UK. 

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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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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

Richard Marley is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist. Marley graduated in medicine from Oxford University then Marley completed his postgraduate clinical studies at the Royal Free Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital. His PhD was on the haemodynamic consequences of cirrhosis. His first post as a Consultant was in 2001 at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia.

Marey's special interests include General Gastroenterology, Gastroscopy OGD, Colonoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, Hepatology, General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy
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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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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
18 years of experience
Hip Surgery

Jonathan Hutt is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hip Surgery.

After completing his medical studies at New College, Oxford and Imperial College, Mr Hutt then undertook specialist orthopaedic training in London. He was awarded a Fellowship in Lower Limb Reconstruction at the Université de Montréal in Canada and an additional Fellowship in Young Adult Hip Surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London.

His extensive experience and training has allowed him to develop a specialist interest in all aspects of hip surgery, He is experienced in advanced joint preservation techniques such as minimally invasive periacetabular osteotomy and hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) as well as hip reconstruction for other causes of hip pain in young patients. When preservation of the joint is not possible, he is experienced in hip replacement using both the direct anterior (DAA) and posterior approaches to the hip, as well as revision (redo) surgery. ​He has a particular interest in young patients with hip problems and complex surgery for failed hip replacements. He is involved in innovation and research in advanced hip preservation techniques as well as emerging hip technology and implants to improve patient outcomes. 

Within the field of Orthopaedics, Mr Hutt is actively involved in innovation and research in advanced hip preservation techniques as well as emerging hip technology and implants to improve patient outcomes. He is active in medical education and regularly contributes his experience at training courses and at national and international conferences.

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Hip Preservation surgery including periacetabular osteotomy, femoral osteotomy, hip arthroscopy
  • Primary hip replacement including minimally invasive techniques and the direct anterior approach (DAA)
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Hip Pain in Young Patients
  • Hip Replacement in Active People
  • Complex Hip Reconstruction
  • Revision Hip Replacement
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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
36 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Adrian Casey holds a joint Consultant appointment with The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore (Spinal Unit) and The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square (UCLH).

He was the first Neurosurgeon in the country to be appointed as a pure spinal surgeon. His appointment was designed to bring together the two major surgical disciplines involving the spine i.e. orthopaedics and neurosurgery.

Mr Casey was previously a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Charing Cross Hospital and senior lecturer Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine. He holds honorary senior lecturer status of Institute of Orthopaedics and Institute of Neurology at UCL.

Mr Casey is a tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons, AO Spinal Foundation and Expert International Faculty for De Puy Spine. He is one of the founding Directors of the European Association Neurological Surgeons (Spine section). He is the president of the British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS).

His clinical interests include all aspects of the spine including neck and back pain, spinal stabilisation and artificial disc technology, cervical myelopathy, lumbar canal stenosis and spinal tumours.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Spinal surgery
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Lumbar disc disease
  • A spinal tumour (intradural and extradural)
  • Syringomyelia
  • Cervical spine rheumatoid
  • Artificial disc and complex spine
  • Spinal surgery
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Lumbar disc disease
  • A spinal tumour (intradural and extradural)
  • Syringomyelia
  • Cervical spine rheumatoid
  • Artificial disc and complex spine
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General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
35 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery

Alastair Windsor trained at St Mary’s Hospital in London. Having spent three years in research at the Medical College of Virginia, USA, he returned as Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon to the Academic Surgical Unit at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds.

He has now moved to join the staff as Consultant Surgeon to University College Hospital London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London.

He is considered a leader in the field of colorectal surgery and has a national and international reputation for his clinical practice. He has a particular focus and expertise in inflammatory bowel disease as well as managing complex abdominal wall hernias. He also maintains a busy clinical practice in the broader aspects of colorectal surgery including minimal access surgery or key hole surgery, endoscopy, colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and proctology (haemorrhoids, fistula, fissure etc).

Mr Windosr was included in the Daily Mail's list of top doctors, for his expertise in inflammatory bowel disease. He was also included in Tatler's list of best private doctors.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • colorectal surgery 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Endoscopy
  • Proctology (haemorrhoids, fissure, fistula)
  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Minimal access surgery (Key hole)
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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
Gynaecology, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, 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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Neurosurgery
33 years of experience
Skull-Base Surgery, Spinal Surgery

London based consultant neurosurgeon, Mr Nicholas Thomas, provides care for patients with brain and spinal disorders. He has a wide range of clinical skills with interests including endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery, spine surgery, anterior and lateral skull base surgery, and complex spine surgery. Mr Thomas is a key member at international endoscopic pituitary surgery training workshops.


Mr Thomas also leads a nationwide multidisciplinary clinic that specialises in neurofibromatosis and von Hieel Lindau disease. Mr Thomas qualified in 1988 and undertook general surgical training before specialising in neurosurgery and becoming a consultant.


In addition to his work in the UK, Mr Thomas also carries out volunteer work overseas; he has taught and operated alongside local neurosurgeons at the National Hospital and Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka, over the last 15 years.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Injury

Dr Noel Pollock is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH), Associate Professor at UCL and Chief Medical Advisor for British Athletics.


Noel graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University in 2006. He was one of the first cohort of 8 specialist SEM trainees in the UK.


He was team doctor for the British Track and Field team for 15 years between 2006 and 2021 and has attended numerous Olympic, Paralympic, World and European championships. He led the British Athletics medical team as Chief Medical Officer between 2016 and 2021. Noel was also a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Olympics Athletics Stadium. In addition to his role at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and Chiswick Medical Centre, Noel is British Athletics Chief Medical Advisor with a governance and oversight remit.


Noel joined the ISEH and Chiswick Medical Centre in January 2021 as a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine and provides clinical services for all patients with musculoskeletal pain or injury.


He has published work in the areas of muscle injury classification and rehabilitation, female athlete health, elite athlete health management and Achilles tendinopathy.


Noel is a former endurance runner and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m. With his competitive athletics days behind him, he now cycles regularly and plays football at the weekend. 

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