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Cardiology
Recommended by 2 specialists
15 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Cardiology

Prof. Guido Pieles is a childrens and adult congenital cardiologist with expertise in inherited cardiac conditions and sports and exercise cardiology. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Marburg/ Germany, and a DPhil at Oxford University in cardiovascular genetics he trained in childrens and adult congenital cardiology/ inherited cardiac conditions/ echocardiography at the Bristol Heart Institute and the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiomyopathies and other inherited cardiac conditions and in the cardiac performance assessment and care of paediatric and adult athletes. He is working as an internationally recognised sports cardiologist with special interest in Football cardiology.

He is also the director of Cardiac Health & Performance Ltd., a sports cardiology consulting company https://www.cardiac-hp.com/. His research centres on the development of innovative methods to monitor cardiac performance in elite athletes and young people with inherited heart disease.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Diagnostics, Follow Up and Therapy of inherited cardiac conditions for children and adults
  • Advanced Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiography
  • Resting and exercise stress ECG
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and Cardiac Performance Assessment
  • Adult and Paediatric Sports Cardiology
  • Exercise and Performance Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Inherited cardiac conditions
  • Congenital Heart Disease
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Neurosurgery
32 years of experience
Skull-Base Surgery, Spinal Surgery

Mr Thomas is a consultant neurosurgeon who offers private care for brain and spinal problems across London. Following his qualification in 1988 he followed general surgical training and trained in neurosurgery. He became a consultant neurosurgeon at the age of 33 and has a broad clinial practice which includes sub speciality interests such as complex spine surgery, anterior and lateral skull base surgery and endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery. 

He also runs a national multi-disciplinary clinic dedicated to neurofibromatosis and von Hieel Lindau disease. He is a valued panel member on international workshops on endoscopic pituitary surgery

For the last 15 years, Mr Thomas has visited Sri Lanka to lecture and perform operations with local neurosurgeons at the National Hospital and Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital in Colombo on a charitable basis.

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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
42 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Gullan is the most senior neurosurgeon in London neurosurgery partnership and works with other to deliver a high level of neurosurgical care. 

He has obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians and a fellowship of the royal college of surgeons. He has developed a large practice in spinal and neurovascular training and has established a reputation for being at the forefront of many surgical techniques. 

He presented the first use of posterior instrumented stabilisation for malignant disease affecting the spinal column and was the first neurosurgeon worldwide to pilot both the use of intervertebral fusion cages for cervical disc surgery and introduce posterior lumbar interbody fusion to neurosurgeons in the UK.

Mr Gullan enjoys teaching, especially operative techniques and clinical decision making, to young neurosurgeons. 

 

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Craniotomy Brain Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Back pain
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Brachalgia
  • Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Epidural for back pain
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery 
  • Neurosurgery
  • Craniotomy Brain Surgery
  • Gamma knife surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Facet joint pain

 

  • Brain Tumours
  • Spinal surgery
  • Complex spinal surgery
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression 
  • Spinal tumours
  • Neuro-oncology

 

 

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Neurosurgery
28 years of experience
Spinal Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Paediatric (Pediatric) Neurosurgery

Mr Sanjeev Bassi, born in London and educated at Ilford County Grammar School for Boys and Victoria University of Manchester, is a consultant adult and paediatric neurosurgeon who treats patients with brain and spinal problems.

After gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Mr Bassi trained in neurosurgery in Nottingham and obtained his fellowship at the Necker Hospital in Paris and the Montefiore Hospital in New York. He then worked as a paediatric neurosurgical fellow at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford and then as a consultant in adult and paediatric neurosurgery at King's College Hospital and the Evelina Children’ Hospital, St Thomas Hospital.

He has a full adult and paediatric practice for both cranial and spinal surgery. He provides treatment for sciatica, back pain, neck pain, brain tumours, hydrocephalus, brain haemorrhage, spinal tumours, cerebral palsy, implantation of skeletal muscle relaxant pumps, neuroendoscopy. He also treats premature children and is involved in antenatal diagnosis and counselling of parents of babies with spinal and brain problems which have been diagnosed by foetal MRI before birth.

He is one of the two leading paediatric neurosurgeons at Kings and performs 25%-30% of all paediatric neurosurgical operations occurring in the South of England. He also specialises in general neurosurgery for adults and paediatric diseases which progress into adulthood. He furthermore deals with degenerative spinal problems, including brachalgia, sciatica, spinal cord tumours and all brain tumours.

Having trained extensively in the applications of neuro-endoscopy in neurosurgery, he teaches and lectures internationally on third ventriculostomy, endoscopic treatment of craniopharingiomas and endoscopic applications in pineal tumours. In addition to this, he runs a course on hydrocephalus and endoscopy at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Shunts
  • Cerebellar tonsillectomy 
  • Foraminotomy
  • Radio frequency ablation 
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cervical disc replacement

 

 

 

  • Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Endoscopy
  • Third ventriculostomy
  • Spina bifida
  • Paediatric and adult brain tumours
  • Cerebral palsy and intrathecal skeletal muscle relaxant pumps (including Baclofen)
  • Antenatal counselling
  • Brain haemorrhage
  • Prematurity
  • Spinal tumours
  • Sciatica
  • Brachalgia
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Syringomyelia
  • Chiari malformation
  • Craniosynostosis 
  • Flat head symdrome
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Tarlov cysts
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Headaches
  • Posterior fossa tumour
  • Dermal sinus
  • Selective dorsal rhizotomy
  • Colloid cyst

 

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Oncology
24 years of experience
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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General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
34 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.

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.


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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Urology
22 years of experience
Benign Prostatic Enlargement, 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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Orthopaedic Surgery
32 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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Oncology
Recommended by 2 specialists
17 years of experience
Medical Oncology

Dr Daniel Krell is a Consultant Oncologist, specialising in gastro-oesophageal, colorectal, pancreatic, liver and bile duct cancers and neuroendocrine tumours. He is experienced in using chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy. Dr Krell also manages patients with cancer of unknown primary and is the clinical lead for this. He works as a member of the multidisciplinary team for gastro-oesophageal and hepatobiliary cancer at the Royal Free Trust. He is also the clinical lead for Neuroendocrine tumour oncology at The Royal Free Hospital.

He undertook oncology training at University College and the Royal Free Hospitals in London. In addition to his primary medical degree, he also gained a Bachelor’s degree in immunology and microbiology, in addition to a DPhil in Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford’s Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and was funded by Cancer Research UK and HCA. His research involved the design of models to investigate the role that genetic mutations in genes controlling cellular metabolism play in the development of cancer. This may help identify new therapeutic targets in this area. Dr Krell continues to be involved in clinical research and trials aimed at identifying new cancer therapies, focused on gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and neuroendocrine tumours. He has published a number of peer-reviewed papers and presented at national and international conferences.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Biological Therapy
  • Genetic Testing
  • Liver Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
35 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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