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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
27 years of experience
Neuro-Oncology, Functional Neurosurgery, 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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Cardiology
42 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Interventional Cardiology

Dr David Lipkin is a Consultant Cardiologist specialising in the assessment of chest pain, coronary artery disease, coronary angioplasty and stenting and other forms of coronary intervention. More recently, he has become involved in the percutaneous replacement of the aortic valve (TAVI). His special interests lie in heart failure, valvular heart diseases, pacing, hypertension and syncope (blackouts).

Dr Lipkin trained at the London Chest, Royal Brompton, National Heart and Hammersmith Hospitals in London. 

Dr Lipkin is the Cardiology Representative on the Medical Advisory Committee at the Wellington Hospital. He is the Medical Director of the Wellington Diagnostic and Outpatient Centre in Golders Green and is the Co-Medical Director of the Clinical Investigation and Research Centre at the Wellington Hospital.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA & Stenting)
  • Cardiac Pacing

 

  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • Coronary and ischaemic heart disease
  • Heart Attacks
  • Angina
  • Palpitation
  • Dizzy attacks
  • High Blood Pressure
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Cardiology
47 years of experience
Heart Muscle Disease/Cardiomyopathy, Interventional Cardiology

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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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
39 years of experience
Gynaecology, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) + 1 more

Mr Spence-Jones qualified at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London. He undertook his clinical training in obstetrics, gynaecology and research in London, Cambridge and Canada. In addition to his obstetrics and gynaecology training, he also completed the General Surgery Fellowship. 

Mr Spence-Jones has written chapters for reference text books and taken part in research projects. In 2013 he was president of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He was a consultant at the Whittington NHS Hospital for 25 years where he was formerly clinical director. 

Colleagues refer patients to Mr Spence-Jones for surgery as he has a special interest in pelvic floor reconstruction, using natural tissue without hysterectomy and without mesh - a technique he is regularly invited to lecture on. 


 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Hysteroscopy - fibroids / polyps / endometrial resection
  • Vaginal prolapse / pelvic floor repair
  • Bladder Botox
  • Laparoscopy (key-hole surgery)
  • Myomectomy
  • Mirena IUD
  • Prolapse of the vagina/uterus including pessary use and self-management 
  • Pelvic floor problems after childbirth 
  • Urinary incontinence including bladder Botox 
  • Bartholin’s cyst/word catheter 
  • Contraception including IUD 
  • Menopause / HRT 
  • Mirena for heavy periods 
  • Ovarian cysts 
  • Period problems 
  • Post-menopausal bleeding 
  • Uterine fibroids 
  • Uterine polyps 
  • Vaginal discharge
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Orthopaedic Surgery
17 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
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 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.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Spinal (lumbar) decompression
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Spinal deformity
  • Early-onset scoliosis
  • Adolescent scoliosis
  • Back pain
  • Spinal fractures and trauma
  • Spine infections
  • Sports injuries
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Sports & Exercise Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
18 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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Urology
35 years of experience
Kidney Stones, General Urology, Benign Prostatic Enlargement + 1 more

Ken Anson is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Reader in Urology at St George’s University Hospitals.  He has been providing world class care to urology patients in the United Kingdom and beyond for over 20 years and has introduced many new surgical techniques to help patients who suffer from urological issues such as urinary stone disease, ureteric obstruction and sepsis in his urology practice.  He is a high volume surgeon performing ureteroscopy, ureterorenoscopy, laser fragmentation of ureteric stones, PCNL, bladder stone destruction, ESWL on regular occasions. 

Mr Anson has had a long track record in Urological research and for the past decade has worked with colleagues to deliver a nationally funded research pipeline to answer some of the most important questions in urinary stone disease.  The first published trial (the SUSPEND study) has helped change worldwide practice for the benefit of patients.

Mr Anson is a leading specialist in many urological conditions but foremost is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary stone disease.  However he is also involved in helping patients suffering from blood in the urine, ureteric obstruction, ureteric colic, urinary symptoms, urinary infections, sepsis and benign prostatic diseases.  He enjoys a national and international reputation as an Endourology expert and has published extensively in this area.  He regularly lectures and teaches at both home and abroad about urinary stone disease and the use of technology to improve patient outcomes.

Alongside his clinical work Ken has held important management roles including serving as a St George's Divisional Chairman for three years.  He has been Secretary and Chairman of the British Association of Urological Surgeons’ (BAUS) Section of Endourology and been a BAUS trustee for 5 years.  He is now Treasurer and a Trustee of the British Journal of Urology International charity and works with The Urology Foundation on Endourological projects.  He is also an Examiner and Assessor for the Intercollegiate Urology Examination (and examines nationally and internationally) and is the Royal College of Surgeon’s representative on the Intercollegiate Examination Board of Urology.

In his spare time Ken likes to fly-fish for trout, salmon and sea bass, ski, sail and walk his flat coated retriever Bracken.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Ureteric stone removal
  • Bladder stone removal
  • Ureteric stent insertion/removal/change
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  • Retrograde ureterography
  • Nephrostomy tubes
  • Narrow band imaging of upper tracts
  • Ureteric tumour diagnosis
  • Laser destruction of ureteric and renal tumours
  • Kidney stones
  • Ureteric stones 
  • Bladder stones
  • Ureteric stent management 
  • Ureteric obstruction
  • Urinary tract infections/UTIs
  • Urinary sepsis
  • Ureteric tumours
  • Laser destruction of renal and ureteric tumours
  • Complex diagnostic urological problems
  • Second opinions
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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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