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Respiratory Medicine
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 7 specialists
21 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Dr James Hull is clinical lead for the chronic cough and unexplained breathlessness services at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He has a specialist interest in helping address any breathing issues limiting physical activity.

Dr James Hull completed his undergraduate training in Exercise physiology and then Medicine from St George's Hospital Medical School in 2000. He then completed his specialist training in General and Respiratory Medicine in London and in 2010, completed his PhD in Physiology.

Between 2011-12 Dr James Hull was a National Institute for Health Research Clinical Lecturer and spent time at UCLA, Los Angeles.

He has worked as a Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital since 2012.

Dr James Hull's expertise includes chronic debilitating cough, persistent throat symptoms, unexplained shortness of breath, reasons for breathing problems during exercise.

He has also has specialist expertise in helping athletes with respiratory symptoms and is currently working with the International Olympic Committee and the English Institute of Sport, as a respiratory expert.

Here is a Q&A Dr James Hull conducted with HCA Healthcare UK - https://www.hcahealthcare.co.uk/facilities/institute-of-sport-exercise-and-health/james-hull-qa

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • laryngoscopy
  • exercise testing
  • lung function
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Exercise physiology


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Cardiology
Recommended by 3 specialists
15 years of experience
Congenital Heart Disease, General (Internal) Medicine, Heart Failure

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.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Pre-conception counselling
  • Pre-conception cardiac risk evaluations
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Genetic Cardiac Diseases
  • Congenital Cardiac Conditions
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Gastroenterology
38 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Neuro-Gastroenterology

Professor Stuart Bloom is a consultant gastroenterologist at University College London with his private practices operating at HCA Healthcare UK's, The Wellington Hospital and the Physicians' Clinic. Prof Bloom's special interests lie in general gastroenterology, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, IBS, diverticular disease, food intolerance, coeliac disease and gastro-oesophageal reflux. He set up the Bowel cancer screening programme at UCLH and is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist.

He has been a consultant since 1996 and has been chair of the IBD section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. He is medical director for the UK Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Registry.

Prof Bloom has been researching the cause of Colitis and Crohn's disease and together with Professor Tony Segal at the Raine Institute, he has published a recent paper on the latest findings on the causes of the illness.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General gastroenterology
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • IBS
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food intolerance
  • Coeliac disease
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • General gastroenterology
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • IBS
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food intolerance
  • Coeliac disease
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bowel cancer screening


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Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 7 specialists
35 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Dr Dan Ornadel is a leading Consultant Respiratory Physician in London.

Following an academic scholarship at St Paul's School, Barnes, he was awarded his Medical Degree from Balliol College, Oxford University and St Thomas' Hospital, London. He completed his postgraduate training across numerous centres of excellence including University College London Hospital, The Whittington and Middlesex Hospitals. He was awarded an MD from London University in the biology of lung cancer.

He is highly experienced in all areas of respiratory medicine and acute general medicine. He has held the positions of clinical lead for respiratory medicine, lung cancer lead and lead for acute admissions unit at Northwick Park Hospital. He is expert in bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound. He has run a specialist clinic for elite athletes with breathing problems at the former Olympic Medical Institute and was lead respiratory physican at the London Olympics. He also has considerable experience in the diagnosis of sleep apnoea.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound ( EBUS)
  • Pleural aspiration
  • Chest drains
  • Medical pleurodesis
  • Breathlessness
  • Persistent cough
  • Acute and chronic Covid 19-related lung problems
  • Lung cancer
  • Chest infections, pneumonia and bronchiectasis
  • Asthma
  • COPD
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Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 6 specialists
28 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Dr. John Chinegwundoh is leading expert in Respiratory Medicine at a number of private hospitals in London (the Lister, Chelsea) and Surrey, including the Ashtead and Kingston-upon-Thames areas. With his speciality in respiratory conditions, any patients suffering from problems including post Covid, breathlessness, cough, COPD/emphysema, asthma, or other lung or respiratory problems will get expert care from Dr. Chinegwundoh.

The doctor’s education began at Cambridge in 1994, where he graduated with his BChir (Bachelor of Surgery), and his MB in 1995. He also went on to win a first class honours degree and the Albert Hopkinson Prize for Medicine at Emmanuel College.

Dr. Chinegwundoh trained at some of the top hospitals throughout the UK, and also undertook additional training aboard at various institutions. In the UK, he rotated through the Royal Brompton Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Free and University College. He won a competitive scholarship to spend three years as an International Fellow at Columbia University in New York, USA while completing his Doctorate in Medicine.

He has been inducted as a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians, is a member of the British Medical Association, and currently serves as President of the Cambridge Medical Graduates' Society.

Dr. Chinegwundoh believes strongly in research and development of new treatments and techniques. He continues to work studying the immune system and lungs in a research capacity, especially in the areas of Covid, cough, asthma, COPD, respiratory infections, and Interstitial Lung Disease.

In 2009, following the retirement of one of his colleagues and mentors, Dr. Chinegwundoh was elevated to the Senior Chest Consultant position at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. More recently, he was also granted the honour of being appointed as the Clinical Director for Medicine at that same institution. These positions have allowed the doctor to lead a team of staff, both medical/nursing and administrative, in order to ensure top quality service to patients suffering from respiratory ailments.

His patients and colleagues highly recommend him for his knowledge and abilities. For patients suffering from a respiratory ailment, Dr. Chinegwundoh can provide much-needed relief, treatment, and improvement, to allow patients to live a better quality of life.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Bronchoscopy

Lung function testing

Overnight oximetry 

  • Cough
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Breathlessness
  • Pleurisy
  • Lung cancer
  • Small airways disease
  • Occupational asthma
  • Sports performance

 

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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Edward John Despott is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist based in London, practicing privately at The Wellington Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. His specialisms include endoscopy (keyhole surgery), double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE), colonoscopy and gastroscopy. Furthermore, he has expertise in capsule endoscopy and polyps.

Dr Despott´s expertise, which also lies in therapeutic colonoscopy, transnasal upper GI endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease and its' related complications, is also reflected in his clinical academic work as Honorary Associate professor at University College London's Institute of Liver and Digestive Health. He leads his students in the essential areas of endoscopy service delivery, education and training.

Dr Despott is highly qualified, reflecting his impressive reputation as a top specialist. He graduated from the University of Malta in 1999, completed his general professional training there and then moved to the UK to pursue higher specialist training in gastroenterology and general (internal) medicine within the North East Thames rotation of the London Deanery School of Medicine. He also underwent advanced endoscopy training at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute and did formal research at Imperial College London, achieving a further doctorate in medical research -MD(Res), a PhD equivalent.

Dr Despott is an active member of groups including the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the European Society of Gastroinestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), where he is on the guidelines committee for small bowel endoscopy, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is the senior associate editor of VideoGIE, an official journal of ASGE. He has national and international experience in lecturing, training courses and holding masterclasses, performing live endoscopy demonstrations and travelling fellowships in Japan for the Japanese GI Endoscopy Society (JGES) and BSG.

Dr Despott's research has been widely published in various scientific peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and review articles. He regularly acts as a referee for widely respected journals. He is also a fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (FEBGH), the ASGE (FASGE) and the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), London.

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General (Internal) Medicine
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 4 specialists
29 years of experience

Dr Paul Glynne is a founding partner and Medical Director of The Physician's Clinic. He is Consultant Physician at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where he prevously served as Medical Director.

Paul gained his medical degree at University College London, completing his clinical training at University College London Hospital (UCLH) and The Hammersmith Hospital, specialising in General Medicine and Critical Care.

Paul specialises in complex diagnostic work covering all areas of general internal medicine and has vast experience investigating unusual or unexplained symptoms supporting other doctors on and around Harley Street. He is known for taking a step back to consider the whole patient and approaching difficult clinical problems from a fresh perspective, putting the patient at the centre of everything he does.

Paul also leads The Physicians Clinic's team of acute care consultants who are available to GP's and other consultants with acutely ill patients. The Physician's Clinic provides acute medical admission for private patients to The Princess Grace Hospital.

In his spare time, Paul is a keen golfer and indoor rower.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General (internal) medicine
  • Difficult diagnostic problems
  • Post COVID symptoms and Long COVID
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Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 2 specialists
31 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Dr Michael Beckles is a Consultant Respiratory and General Physician with a special interest in lung cancer and sarcoidosis. He was named as one of the top respiratory physicians in the Tatler Guide to Private Practice in the UK in 2013.

Dr Beckles completed his undergraduate training at the University of Manchester and his postgraduate training was in Manchester and London. He was appointed as Consultant Physician at the Royal Free Hospital in 2001.

Dr Beckles has held clinical leadership positions in acute medicine, bronchoscopy, and lung cancer and he is the Chair of the Wellington Hospital Respiratory Group. He has also co-chaired the Harley Street Clinic Lung Cancer MDT.

Dr Beckles has an interest in medical research and education and he has contributed to national and international guidelines on the management of lung cancer. He is also actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Pneumonia treatment
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment
  • Sarcoidosis treatment
  • Lung cancer screening and diagnosis
  • Pulmonary embolism treatment
  • Management of pneumothorax (collapsed lung)
  • Cough
  • Breathlessness.
  • Lung cancer
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pleural disease
  • Pneumothorax
  • Cough
  • Asbestos-related lung disease
  • COPD
  • General medicine
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Gastroenterology
25 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Dr Clive Onnie is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust since 1997. He qualified from The London Hospital Medical School with distinction and continued his postgraduate training at St Mark's Hospital and Guys and St Thomas Hospital. He undertook a Masters in Medical Science at the Hammersmith hospital and obtained his PhD from Kings College, London, studying the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease. He was awarded a Digestive Diseases Foundation Research Fellowship. Dr Onnie is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London Medical School and the medical adviser to the North London Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis UK Organisation.

Dr Onnie sees patients with all aspects of general gastroenterology conditions. He is an expert in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia and reflux. He applies a holistic approach to the treatment of bowel problems, combining conventional and alternative medicine with particular emphasis on the importance of diet. 

Dr Onnie is actively involved in research and is particularly focused on the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. He has published extensively in some of the most renowned medical journals and has also co-authored several book chapters. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Video capsule endoscopy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Reflux
  • Dyspepsia
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General (Internal) Medicine
Offers video consultation
15 years of experience
Geriatric Medicine

Dr Shahbaz Roshan-Zamir is a Consultant Physician and Geriatrician whose specialist interests lie in Geriatrics and Cardiovascular diseases in the elderly. His experience and training in geriatric and general medicine is broad, with a focus on cardiovascular diseases and in particular, heart failure and valve disease in the elderly. Dr Roshan-Zamir has training in cardiology, with publications related to this field, and is fully trained as an Echocardiographer, accredited to the British Society of Echocardiography having performed echocardiograms since 1998.

As a Consultant in General Medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, he regularly partcicipates on the acute medical on call. Dr Roshan-Zamir recently developed the Cardiology for Older Persons Service (COPS), supporting cardiology and in particular the Heart Failure and TAVI teams. He helps manage the Frailty Service at St Thomas', and whilst he provides care for inpatients he also undertakes weekly outpatient clinic work (Heart Failure and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments). 

Dr Roshan-Zamir qualified from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ Medical School in 2006 and was appointed as a Consultant Physician and Geriatrician in the Department of Ageing & Health at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2017. He is Vice Chair of the Cardiovascular Section of the British Geriatrics Society. He organises, chairs and presents at national meetings related to cardiovascular diseases in the older population.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatric
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Echocardiography
  • Peri-operative care of older people
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Failure
  • Loss Of Consciousness (Syncope)
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Falls
  • Frailty
  • Reduced mobility
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