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Cardiology
47 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology, Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy

Dr. Rodney Foale is a Consultant Cardiologist at The Harley Street Clinic. His main clinical interests are general adult cardiology, arrhythmia, hypertension and percutaneous interventional treatment of coronary artery disease. He specialises in angioplasty - a procedure that can open up a blocked blood vessel in the arteries using a tiny stent.

Dr. Rodney Foale was an Honours graduate from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1971. He completed further training at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, before travelling to India to work in rural Madras and Kashmir. After a training programme based in the UK at the Hammersmith and Royal London Hospitals, he took up the Registrar's post at the National Heart Hospital. He then spent two years at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA before returning to his Senior Registrar's post at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. In 1985 he was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at St. Mary's Hospital, London. He then became the Clinical Director of Surgery, which incorporates Cardiovascular Medicine and Intensive Care. He is also the Co-Director of the International Centre for Circulatory Health (ICCH) which supports research at St Mary's Hospital-Imperial College.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Angioplasty
  • Coronary Angiography
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • ECG monitor (24 hours)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
27 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Spinal Surgery

Professor Ashkan is a leading neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital, London and one of the handful of neurosurgeons in the UK to be awarded a Professorship. Professor Ashkan underwent dual postgraduate training in medicine and surgery, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997 and the Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Glasgow (FRCS) in 1998. Thereafter, he underwent higher specialist training in general neurosurgery in London, being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery (FRCS SN) in 2002. His subspecialist training in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery included a Fellowship in France with Professor Benabid, generally considered as the founder of modern deep brain stimulation surgery, which led to a MD degree in 2006. He was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital in January 2007 and subsequently was promoted to the position of Professor.

In addition to his expertise in degenerative spine disease, which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, Professor Ashkan’s main interests are neuromodulation surgery and brain tumours. This includes deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation and occipital nerve stimulation for movement disorders, pain, headaches and image guided minimally invasive and stereotactic surgery for brain tumours including awake craniotomies and brain mapping.  He is also one of the few UK surgeons trained in Gamma and Cyberknife radiosurgery. 

He is the UK Lead for Genomics England programme for brain tumour, President of the British Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Chairman of the Neurosurgery Section of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, King’s Lead for Neuro-Oncology, Chair of King’s Neuroscience Clinical Trial Unit and Deputy Lead for King’s Neuroscience Research Advisory Committee. 

Professor Ashkan has published over 400 peer review papers, abstracts and book chapters and is an Associate Editor or reviewer for several journals.

In his spare time Professor Ashkan has completed a degree and diploma in music and enjoys playing the piano. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Visualase, Deep Brain Stimulation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Occipital Nerve Stimulation, DCVax Immunotherapy, Awake Craniotomy, Surgery for Brain Tumours, Visualase, Gamma-knife and Cyberknife Radiosurgery, Lumbar and Cervical Laminectomy and Discectomy.

Parkinson's disease, Essential Tremor, Brain Tumours, Spine Disease, Back Pain, Sciatica.

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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
31 years of experience
Spinal Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Skull-Base Surgery

Mr Neil Dorward is a Consultant Neurosurgeon based in London. He has a special interest in neuro-oncology and spinal surgery. Mr Dorward treats a number of conditions including neck and back pain, spinal deformities and brain tumours. He is passionate about the use of minimally invasive techniques in brain and spinal surgery.

Mr Dorward completed his undergraduate training at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London and he went on to train in London. He specialised in Neurosurgery and spent 2 years undertaking a research degree focusing on the technology involved in intra-operate image-guidance for neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London and Clinical Lead for Endoscopic Neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is interested in medical education and he is heavily involved in providing training in endoscopy to surgeons. He is also a faculty member on numerous neurosurgery training courses at the Royal College of Surgeons. Mr Dorward has a passion for research and he directs a clinical research programme with two full-time research fellows. 

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Surgery for sciatica
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Spinal decompressions
  • Spinal fixation
  • Spinal fusion
  • Cervical surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Brain surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal tumours
  • Neurooncology
  • Brain Tumours
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
21 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Lee's work as a spinal surgeon in Stanmore routinely involves all areas of the spine and in particular highly complex cases that have been referred from centres around the UK.

This includes degenerative cases, deformity (spondylolisthesis and adult scoliosis), revision cases, sacroiliac joint fusion, infection, tumour (primary and metastatic) and trauma work. He specialises in anterior and posterior minimally invasive fusions and decompressions with the emphasis on preservation of the paraspinal musculature and fast rehabilitation.

Mr Lee was fellowship trained in Vancouver, Canada where he developed his expertise in computer navigated spine surgery (O-arm and stealth navigation) and has performed over a thousand cases using this novel technology.

Mr Lee is regularly asked to speak at international and national conferences and is a faculty member on many minimally invasive courses. He has published extensively and his current research interests are the outcomes after minimally invasive surgery, adult deformity correction and computer navigated spinal surgery.

Mr Lee is currently the national lead of the British Spine Registry and is a fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society

Mr Lee was also winner of the RNOH 2019 Staff Achievement Award for Achieving Excellence

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Cardiology
25 years of experience
Electrophysiology

Dr Oliver Segal is one of the leading heart specialists (cardiologist & electrophysiologist) in the UK, practising privately at The Harley Street Clinic and at Barts Heart Centre, St. Bartholomew's (the largest cardiac centre in Europe) and University College Hospitals for his NHS patients. He is highly recommended by testimonials from his patients in treating heart rhythm problems with a very patient-focussed approach.

He graduated from King's College London in 1995 and has been dedicated to cardiology, specialising in cardiac electrophysiology and devices to help treat patients with heart rhythm problems and palpitations, such as atrial fibrillation, SVT, ectopics, ventricular tachycardia and slo heart rhythms. He trained at St. Mary's & St. George's Hospitals in London as well as obtaining a Fellowship in Electrophysiology & Devices at Prof George Klein's world-renowned centre in London, Ontario, Canada in 2007. Other notable interests and achievements include being awarded a doctorate from The National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College in 2008, for his research in mapping complex ventricular arrhythmias, demonstrating his dedication to developing treatments for patients with cardiac problems. He was awarded first prize at the prestigious Young Investigator's Award for parts of this research by the Heart Rhythm Society of the USA in San Francisco in 2004.

Focusing on seeing patients with a wide range of conditions and treating them with catheter ablation and devices to improve  quality of life, including performing AF catheter ablation to cure atrial fibrillation and fitting pacemakers or devices such as an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICDs) to treat life-threatening heart rhythms.

Dr Segal continues to make important strides forward into heart health and research for his patients. He publishes regularly in cardiology & electrophysiology journals with interests in atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation and device implantation. He is also lead for electrophysiology & arrhythmias at UCLH. He sits on the European Heart Rhythm Association Exam Setting Committee.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Catheter ablation
  • AF ablation
  • Atrial flutter ablation
  • SVT ablation
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Leadless pacemaker implantation
  • Internal loop recorder implantation (Reveal Linq)
  • Defibrillator implantation (ICD)
  • Biventricular pacemakers and ICD implantation (CRT-P & CRT-D)
  • Ventricular ectopic/tachycardia ablation
  • Atrial tachycardia ablation
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion device implantation (Watchman device)
  • Pacemaker & ICD follow up (remote monitoring) & checks
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope (blackouts & collapse)
  • Dizzy spells
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Cardiology
Recommended by 3 specialists
15 years of experience

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.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
21 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Colin Nnadi is a Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with a private practice at HCA Healthcare UK's, The Portland Hospital. He undertook his specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the Wessex rotation UK and was awarded the FRCS (Orth) in 2006. He then undertook subspecialist training in spine surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore London and the Norfolk & Norwich University Teaching Hospital. Before moving to Oxford, Mr Nnadi was locum Consultant Spine Surgeon at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. He is currently Lead Clinician for the Oxford Spine Unit.

Mr Nnadi is an expert in all aspects of general and complex spinal surgery. He has a particular interest in paediatric and adult spinal deformity with the focus on early-onset scoliosis. He has studied and published extensively on this topic, both in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. He is also the convenor for the Oxford Early Onset Scoliosis meeting which has an international character.

Mr Nnadi is on the editorial board of the European Spine Journal and he is also a reviewer for some of the most prestigious journals in the field. He has also been an Expert Medical Technology Adviser to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Mr Nnadi is a Chair Elect of the International Growing Spine Committee for the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) and was recently a PhD Assessment Committee member (2020) for University of Cpoenhagen Denmark.


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Urology
Recommended by 2 specialists
12 years of experience
Female Functional Urology, Benign Prostatic Enlargement, General Urology + 4 more

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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Orthopaedic Surgery
30 years of experience
Hip Surgery, Knee Surgery

Professor Fares Haddad is a Hip and Knee Reconstructive Orthopaedic and Sports Surgeon at University College Hospitals. He is Divisional Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties at UCH, and Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health at University College London. 

 

Professor Haddad’s clinical and research endeavours have centred around hip and knee reconstruction, with interests in the expansion of knee and hip arthroscopic techniques to deal with sports injuries, new bearing surfaces and outcomes assessment in hip, knee and revision surgery. His work also encompasses novel strategies to manage patients with knee ligament and cartilage injuries. He provides medical input at elite level for dancers and a number of elite sports including football, athletics, rugby, boxing and martial arts. He was the musculoskeletal lead at the 2012 London Olympics and runs the IOC research centre at ISEH, in addition to being the chief medical officer for the NFL in the UK. 

 

Graduating with a First-Class BSc and MB BS from the University College London Hospitals, Professor Haddad undertook his basic training in hip and knee surgery and reconstruction on the St Bartholomew’s, Royal Free and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital rotations, and fellowship training in the United States and Canada. He was the gold medallist in the FRCS (Orth) exam and has gained a large number of prizes and prestigious academic awards. He has been an EFORT Travelling Fellow, British Hip Society Travelling Fellow and ABC Travelling Fellow in 2004. He became a Hunterian Professor in 2005.


He has presented and published widely (over 500 peer reviewed publications) on key aspects of hip, knee and sports surgery and continues to lead a clinical research group with interests in hip and knee joint preservation after injury, prosthetic design and performance and outcomes measurement after hip / knee surgery and sports injuries. He is editor in chief of the Bone and Joint Journal.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Knee Pain
  • Hip and groin pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis (Hip)
  • Arthritis (Knee)
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