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

Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon Mr Sanjeev Bassi is a highly trained specialist in treating all kinds of problems relating to the brain and spine and operates a complete adult and paediatric practice for both cranial and spinal surgery. Mr Bassi offers treatment for a vast range of conditions, including sciatica, back and neck pain, hydrocephalus, brain haemorrhage, brain tumours, spinal tumours, cerebral palsy, neuroendoscopy and implantation of skeletal muscle relaxant pumps. He provides treatment for premature children and helps with antenatal diagnosis and counselling of parents of babies diagnosed with brain and spinal problems pre-birth.

In 1992, Mr Bassi graduated with a medical degree from the University of Manchester, after which he embarked upon further education and extensive training. After becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Mr Bassi continued his neurosurgery training in Nottingham before receiving a prestigious fellowship at the The Necker–Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris and the Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He took up a role at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford as a paediatric neurosurgical fellow before working as a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon at King's College Hospital and Evelina London Children's Hospital.

Mr Bassi is one of two leading paediatric neurosurgeons based at King's College Hospital in London and performs 25-30% of all paediatric neurosurgical procedures in the South of England. His specialist areas of interest also include general neurosurgery for adults, paediatric diseases that progress into adulthood and degenerative spinal problems.

Thanks to his extensive training and expertise in the applications of neuroendoscopy in neurosurgery, Mr Bassi lectures internationally on the complex topics of endoscopic treatment of craniopharingiomas, third ventriculostomy and endoscopic applications in pineal tumours. He also leads a course on hydrocephalus and endoscopy at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 

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Neurosurgery
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Recommended by 1 specialist
28 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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Neurosurgery
Offers video consultation
31 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Spinal Surgery

Mr Ranjeev Bhangoo is a nationally acclaimed neurosurgeon with a stellar reputation.

When completing his specialist training in neurosurgery in the West Midlands, he was awarded the Norman Dott Gold Medal in neurosurgery equating to him being the highest ranked neurosurgery trainee in the UK.

After this, Mr Bhangoo studied the medical and surgical treatment of brain tumours and undertook research at Europe’s leading cancer institute – The Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris, France.

Mr Bhangoo also possesses expertise in all areas of cranial and spinal neurosurgery and specialist expertise in the management of Brain and Spinal Tumours.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • GammaKnife CyberKnife radiosurgery
  • Visualase
  • BrainPath
  • Degenerative spine disease including the management of back pain
  • Sciatica


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Oncology
26 years of experience
Prostate Cancer, Clinical Oncology

Dr Stephen Morris is a consultant in Clinical Oncology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, specialising in the management of skin and urological cancers. He specialises in brachytherapy, external beam radiotherapy and chemotherapy for prostate cancer at Guys Hospital. He also leads the chemotherapy and radiotherapy service for cutaneous lymphoma at the St Johns Institute of dermatology at Guys.

Dr Morris completed his initial medical training at Guy's and St Thomas' medical school. Following this, he trained in clinical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Guy's and St Thomas' Cancer Centre. At Guys he was involved in setting up the dynamic prostate brachytherapy service and since his appointment as a consultant, has continued to innovate in the field, working for ever-improving outcomes for patients.

In addition to his work in research and clinical trials, he has led the design and implementation of a new modern Total Skin Electron Beam technique for cutaneous lymphoma, IMRT and IGRT for prostate cancer and more recently has developed and implemented the use of the SpaceOAR and Auto Beam Hold intra fraction IGRT technique for prostate cancer. Dr Morris is also a keen teacher and involved in education as a tutor for clinical oncology.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Prostate brachytherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Urological oncology 
  • Dermatological oncology
  • Cutaneous lymphoma and melanoma
  • Prostate cancer

 

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Oncology
32 years of experience
Breast Cancer, Clinical Oncology, Prostate Cancer + 2more

Dr Sarah Harris has been a Consultant Clinical Oncologist working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust for over 20 years. She now only sees patients privately at a range of private centres across London as well as by remote video consultation . Her areas of interests include breast cancer, prostate cancer and urological cancer, and she treats these conditions using radiotherapy and chemotherapy in central London and the south east of England.

She has extensive clinical experience in the management of breast cancer using radiotherapy and drug treatments. She has a specialist interest in technical radiotherapy due to its maximal benefits and reduced side effects. In particular she uses heart sparing radiotherapy techniques for left-sided breast radiotherapy. Furthermore, she regularly uses stereotactic radiotherapy for the treatment of localised recurrent cancers using the latest radiotherapy technologies, cyberknife and SABR. For the treatment of prostate cancer, she can perform external radiotherapy using modern IMRT and IGRT.

Along with her wealth of experience, she completed specialist training in proton beam radiotherapy at the University Of Pennsylvania in 2020. Dr Harris also holds many professional memberships, including the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Radiologists.

In her leisure time , she is a keen golfer aspiring to a single figure handicap.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • CyberKnife therapy
  • Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR)
  • Proton beam radiotherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urological Cancers
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Oncology
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20 years of experience
Lung Cancer, Clinical Oncology, Breast Cancer + 4more

Dr. John Conibear completed his initial medical training at the University Hospital of Wales in 2001 and completed his post-graduate general medical training in The Barts and The London Training rotation in 2006. Before gaining his substantive post as a consultant clinical oncologist in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 2014, he completed a 2-year fellowship with the NCRI Radiotherapy Trials Quality Assurance Group in Mount Vernon Hospital. During his fellowship, he conducted research into techniques to improve clinician target outlining during radiotherapy planning and was subsequently awarded an MD(Res) from UCL in 2018.

Dr. Conibear is currently deputy medical director and deputy director of Barts Cancer Centre. Dr Conibear specialises in all the non-surgical treatments for both lung and breast cancers. He has expertise in chemotherapy, biological therapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy and state of the art radiotherapy techniques including deep inspiration breath-hold (DIBH) for early breast cancer, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), 4D-CT and both Cyberknife and Gamma Knife (stereotactic radiotherapy). He is also currently the lead for chemotherapy and clinical director for thoracic oncology in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in addition to his private practice.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
  • Gamma Knife
  • Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Radiotherapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer


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Oncology
30 years of experience
Bowel Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Oesophageal Cancer + 6more

Dr Amen Sibtain is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the management of Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Head and Neck cancers with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He is also highly experienced in chemo-radiotherapy, state of the art radiotherapy techniques, including VMAT, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery, and intraoperative radiotherapy.

Dr Sibtain was previously President of the Oncology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Programme Director for Clinical Oncology Specialist Training Committee for the London Deanery and Chairman of the Head and Neck Tumour Board for North East London. He was awarded an MD degree for his research in tumour hypoxia by the University of London.

As well as his clinical work he remains actively involved in research. He has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and edited the books Towards the Prevention of Cancer (2007) and Physics for Clinical Oncologists (2012).

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.

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Neurosurgery
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Bhupal Chitnavis is Consultant Neurosurgeon who specialised in Spinal surgery. 

Mr Chitnavis attained his medical degree from Guy's Hospital, London. He went to complete his specialist surgical training at Great Ormond Street and King's College Hospital, London. While at King's, he developed a keen interest in vascular neurosurgery and spinal surgery under Professor Anthony Strong and Dr Richard Gullan, respectively. Prior to his training, Mr Chitnavis had neurosurgical experience in Birmingham with the late Professor Edward Hitchcock and later on at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery with Professor Lindsay Simon. He also has experience in high flow vascular bypass techniques. 

Mr Chitnavis' principal special interest lies in spinal surgery, specifically complex stabilisation and development of new instrumentation. Mr Chitnavis also has expertise in orthopaedic spinal surgery methods with experience in Germany with Professor Jurgen Harms and further training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London.

Alongside his private practice, Mr Chitnavis is involved with surgical charity work in developing nations. He trains both spinal and neurosurgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons and continues to work in the NHS. His professional memberships include the Society of British Neurosurgeons, the Independent Doctors Federation and the CyberKnife Society. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Laminectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Decompression
  • Lumbar Spine Microdiscectomy
  • complex instrument spine surgery
  • Spinal injections for pain
  • surgery for sciatica
  • cyberknife
  • Scoliosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Cyberknife


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Oncology
21 years of experience
Bowel Cancer, Breast Cancer, Clinical Oncology + 10more

Dr Tom Richards is a consultant clinical oncologist specialising in the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) and breast cancers. He is the clinical lead of the GI and breast cancer radiotherapy units at University College London NHS Hospital (UCLH) and honorary consultant in Clinical Oncology at The Whittington NHS Hospital. Prior to his appointment at UCLH, he was Clinical Oncology consultant in the GI and breast units at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London NHS Hospitals.

He is an experienced oncologist treating oesophagus, stomach, liver, pancreaticobiliary, colorectal and breast cancers. His specialist expertise is the delivery of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and biological targeted drugs for cancers at these sites. His particular interest is in technical radiotherapy treatments using cyberknife and intensity-modulated radiotherapy and motion management techniques using 4D-CT radiotherapy planning, deep inspiratory breath-hold and image-guided radiotherapy.

After graduation from Imperial College School of Medicine in London, his subsequent general internal medicine training was at King's College Hospital, London. He undertook specialist oncology training at St Bartholomew's and The Royal Marsden Hospitals in London. In 2015 he was awarded a PhD from the University of London for clinical and translation research performed at The Institute of Cancer Research, King's College London and The Royal Marsden Hospital. He studied the mechanisms by which therapeutic radiation affects normal tissues and strategies to detect and reduce late toxicity after curative treatment. He was awarded the Johnson and Johnson clinical research prize in 2012 for work contributing to his PhD.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and a member of The Royal College of Physicians, ESMO and ESTRO. He has spoken and chaired sessions at numerous national and international meetings. He is course tutor and examiner for the Institute of Cancer research MSc course and is the local principal investigator for several GI cancer clinical trials. Dr Richards is passionate to improve cancer outcomes, develop clinical research and deliver innovative multi-modality cancer treatments.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • SABR/Cyberknife
  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
  • SIRT (internal liver-directed radiotherapy)
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatico-biliary cancer


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Oncology
Offers video consultation
29 years of experience
Thyroid Cancer, Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue, Lung Cancer + 7more

Professor Nutting is providing COVID-safe telephone and video consultations for cancer patients requiring a second opinion during this difficult time.

Professor Christopher Nutting is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at The Royal Marsden Chelsea and Sutton, where he has both a private and NHS practice. 

Professor Nutting completed his undergraduate training at the University of London in 1992 and he went on to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. Professor Nutting qualified as an oncologist and achieved a Medical Doctorate at The Institute of Cancer Research, University of London.

Professor Nutting has a special interest in medical education and in 2001 he was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer in Clinical Oncology at The Institute of Cancer Research. In 2002 he assumed the role of Teacher at the University of London and Head of the Head and Neck Unit at The Royal Marsden.

Professor Nutting is National Clinical Lead in Head and Neck Cancer for the UK Department of Health and the Cancer Services Collaborative. He is also President of the British Oncological Association and Chairman of the National Cancer Research Institute Committee for Head and Neck Cancer Research.

Professor Nutting is heavily involved in research trials and he has published over 300 research articles in his speciality.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
  • Radioiodine treatment
  • Cyberknife
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Mouth cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Skin cancer


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