About us

Consultant list

List of consultants and their specialties.

 This consultants list was last updated 22nd January 2015





Dr Caroline Howard, MBBS, MRCP, FCEM


Clinical Lead

Paediatric Emergency Medicine


Dr Violeta Nedelcu, MBBS



Dr Claire Willis, MBBS, MRCS (A&E Ed), FCEM








Dr Indrani Chakraborti, MRCP, MBBS, BSc



Dr Joanna Peasegood, MBChB, MRCP







Dr Blanca Boira, BSc, LMS, DA, FRCA

Business  Unit Director for Theatres, Critical Care & Anaesthetics           Critical Care, Trauma & Orthopaedics


Dr Alla Belhaj



Dr Uditha Bopitiya, MBBS, MD, FRCA

Chronic Pain


Dr Dharini Chitre, MBBS, MD, FRCA



Dr Nicholas Coker, MBChB, DA (UK), FRCA

Trauma & Orthopaedics


Dr Ian Ewart, BSc, MBBS, FFARCS



Dr Marek Gabrielczyk, MBBS, FFARCS

Obstetrics/Acute pain


Dr David Higgins, BSc, MBChB, DA, FRCAnaes

Director Critical Care   


Dr Guruswamy Karthikeyan, MBBS, MD, FRCA

Ophthalmology & Paediatrics


Dr Ahamed Abdul Khader, MBBS, FRCA

Paediatrics & Major General Surgery (Colorectal, Urology & Gynae-Oncology)


Dr David King, MBChB, FRCA

Critical Care and Critical Care Outreach


Professor John Kinnear, MB BCh, DCH, D Obst, DA, FRCA, FFICM, FAcadMEd, FHEA, DMedEd

Director Medical Education, Paediatrics, Critical Care, Education


Dr Bobby Krishnachetty. MBBS,  FRCA

College Tutor, Obstetric Care


Dr Chris Naylor, MBChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Chronic Pain


Dr Maggie Nicol, MBChB, DA, FFARCS

Day Stay (Director)


Dr David Ringrose, MBBS, DA, FRCA

Associate Medical Director
Difficult Airway Management


Dr Neal Samuels, MBBS, FRCA



Dr Mark Saville, MBBS, FRCA, E Dic (Part 1)



Dr Emily Simpson, MBChB, DA(UK), FRCA(UK), FFICM(UK)

Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Faculty Tutor ICM


Dr Christine Thomas, MBBS London, FRCA



 Dr Teena Thomas, MBBS, FRCA



 Dr Stephen Ward, MBChB, FFARCS



Dr Mike Woodham, MBBS, FRCA

Chronic Pain, Deputy Regional Advisor






Dr John R Davies, MBBS, MRCP, PhD

Coronary Stenting


 Dr Thomas Keeble,MBBS, MRCP,MD



Dr Azhar Khokhar, MBBS, MRCP, FRCP

Non Invasive Diagnosis of Cardiac Disease and Cardiac Imaging


Dr Paul Kelly, BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP, MD




Dr Sajjad Mazhar, MBBS, MRCP




Dr Thuraia Nageh, BSc (Hons), MD, MRCP








Dr Ronnie Cooper, MBBS, Dipl. Dermatology (locum)




Dr Charlot Grech, MD, FRCP




Dr Asma Karim








Mr Martyn Barnes, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, MSc, MD, FRCS (ORL)



Mr David Gatland, MBBS, FRCS

Otology, Rhinolgy & Facial Plastic Surgery/Rhinoplasty


Mr Jonathan Phillpott, MBBS, FRCS

Head & Neck Cancer, Thyroid Surgery & Paediatric ENT


Mr Gavin Watters, MA, BM, BCH, FRCS (ORL)

Salivary Gland and Thyroid Surgery, Skin Tumours and Otology






Dr James Ahlquist, BSc, MB, PhD, FRCP

Diabetes & Endocrinology


Dr Masood Ali, MRCP, MBBS

Respiratory Medicine


Dr Mike Almond, B MedSci, BMBS, DM, FRCP
(joint with Basildon)



 Dr Zahed Ahmed, MBChB, MRCP



Dr Sohali Ansari, MBBS, MRCP

Respiratory Medicine


Dr Gary Bray, BSc, MD, MRCP



Dr John Day, MBBS (London), MRCP (UK)
Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

Infectious Diseases


Dr Patrick Harnett, MBBS Lond



Dr Sarietha Krishna Kumar, MBBS, MRCP



Dr K Ganes Lingam, MBBS, FRCP (UK)

Respiratory Medicine


Dr Karl Metcalfe, MA, MBBS, FRCP

Diabetes & Endocrinology


Dr J Fernando Moro-Azuela, MBBS, MRCP



Dr Joe O'Brien, BSc, MD, FRCP



Dr Duncan Powrie, MB, ChB, BSc, MRCP I & II

Respiratory Medicine


Dr Ayesha Siddiqi, MBBS (joint with Barts & the London)

Diabetes & Endocrinology






Mr Mike Salter, MBBS, FRCS

Business Unit Director for Surgery
Endocrine & Vascular Surgery


Mr James Brown, MBBS, MRCS, MSc, FRCS

Vascular Surgery


Mr Michael Dworkin, MBBS, FRCS, MS

Colorectal Surgery


Miss Esther Fine, MB, ChB, FRCS

Gastrointestinal Surgery


Ms Emma Gray, MBBChir, FRCS

Breast Surgery


Miss Frances Hughes, FS, MRCS

General & Upper GI Surgery


Mr Matthew Jakeways, MBBCh, FRCS

Vascular Surgery


Mr B Vamana Rao Praveen, MBBS, MS (Gen surg), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Ire), FRCS (Gen surg)

Gastrointestinal & Laparoscopic Surgery


Mr Neil Rothnie, MS, FRCS

Medical Director,  Breast & Gastrointestinal Surgery


Mr Julian Sturt, MBBS, MRCS, MD, FRCS

Laparoscopic & Gastrointestinal Surgery


Mr James Michael Wright, FRCS, MD, MRCS, MBBS

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery






Dr Paul Cervi (joint with Basildon)




Dr Mohammad Islam, MBBS, MRCP, DFSRH UK, FRCPath Part 1, RCPath



Dr Christina Zouvelou







Dr Ioannis Liakis, MD.Sc, MRCP

Clinical Lead
Memory Clinic


Dr Leila Bafadhel, MB ChB, MRCP

Community Elderly Medicine


Dr Farhad Huwez, FRCP(Ldn), FRCP (Glas), PhD, MRCP, MRCPI, MBChB

Elderly Medicine


Dr Hussain Al-Sardar, MBChB, DM, FRCPI, FRCP (London)

General Internal Medicine & Cardiology


Dr Nina Ballah, MB ChB, MRCP

Orthogeriatrics, Falls & Osteoporosis






Dr Christopher Everett, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, FRCP



Dr David Gallagher 



Prof. Iris Grunwald, MD, PhD



Dr Ann L Cheesman, MB ChB, MRCP, MD (part time)








Dr D Rajeev Mendis, MBBS, MD, FRCP




Dr Nizar Muhammed, MD, Dip.Cl.Neurology, MRCP (part-time)

Epilepsy, EMG






Dr Khalil Razvi, MMed, FAMS, FRCOG

Business Unit Director, Women & Children
Gynaecological Oncology, Colposcopy, Minimal Access Surgery


Mr Munawar Hussain, MBBS, MRCOG, DFFP, ATSM Advanced Labour Ward Practice, MSc Reproduction & Development

Minimal Access Surgery, Sub Fertility & Labour Ward Management


Dr Deborah Jennings, MABM, BCh, MRCOG

Maternal Medicine, Endocrinology, combined Vulval Clinic, Outpatient Gynaecological Procedures, Labour Ward Lead


Mr Sanjaya Kalkur, MBBS, MRCOG, Dip of Faculty of Family Planning, Adv. Dip. in Obstetric USS, Cert. in Colposcopy, ATSM Gynaecology Oncology

 Gynaecological Oncology


Miss Desiree Kolomainen, MBBS, Diploma in Family Planning, MRCOG

 Gynaecological Oncology


Mr Cheng Lee, MBChB, MD, FRCS, FRCOG

Lead for Urogynaecology


Mr Sundararajah Raajkumar, MBBS,MS,MRCOG

Early Pregnancy, Acute Gynaecology & Intrapartum Care


Mr Mandeep Singh, MBBS, MD, Dip Advanced Obstetric US, MRCOG



Dr Nidhi Tripathi, MBBS, MD (O&G), DNB (O&G), MRCOG

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Menopause, Reproductive Health Care & Terminations, Teenage Pregnancy



Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Labour Ward Management, Colposcopy & General Gynaecology














Dr Imtiaz Ahmed, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical Lead for Oncology
Clinical Oncology, Urological & Head & Neck Cancers, Upper GI Cancers, Thyroids.


Dr Hafiz Algurafi, MB.BCh, BAO, MRCP, FFRRCSI, FRCR

Breast, Ovary, Skin/Melanoma & Brain cancers


Dr Olivia Chan, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical Oncology, Urological, Lung & Upper GI Cancers


Dr Gairin Sara Dancey, MBBS, MRCP

Medical Oncology


Dr Wendy Ella, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

Gynaecological & Breast Cancers 


Dr Mandip Kaur Khaira, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical Oncology, Lung & Colorectal Cancers


Dr Krishnaswamy Madhavan, MBBS, MD, DMRT, FRCR

Clinical Oncology


Dr Helena Nam, MB BCh,

Gynaecological & Breast Cancers


Dr Naveed Sarwar, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD (joint with Barts & the London)

Medical Oncology, Urological, Breast & Ovarian Cancers


Dr George Sioftanos, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR



Dr David Tsang, MBBS Lond, MRCP(UK), FRCR

Clinical Oncology, Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Cancers, Urological Cancers


Dr Jeremy Whelan, MD, MBBS, MRCP (Medical Oncologist - joint with University College, London Hospital)

Sarcoma & Rare Tumours






Mr Rajesh Aggarwal, BM, MRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth

Anterior Segment Cornea & Ocular Plastics


Mr Vernon Geh, BMedSci, BBS, FRCOphth

Paediatric Ophthalmology & Squints


Mr Niral Karia, MBBS, FRCOphth

Medical and Surgical Diseases of  the Retina and Macula


Mr Sam Kasaby, MBBCh, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth

Anterior Segment, Cornea & Oculoplastics






Mr Vyomesh Bhatt, BDS(Hons), MDS(OMFS), FDSRCS(Eng), MBChB, MRCS, FRCS(OMFS)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon - Jaw Deformity, Facial Trauma, Salivary Gland Diseases, Facial Surgical Dermatology



Mr Kandasamy Ganesan, MFDS RCS, MDS, BDS

Consultant Oral Surgeon - Complex Dentoalveolar Surgery, Surgical Orthodontics, Oral Medicine






Mr Spencer Nute, BDS, FDSRCS, MSc, MOrthRCS



Mr Amerjit Singh, BDS, MSc, FDS, Morth, RCS







Mr Greg Packer, MBBS, FRCS (Orth)

Business Unit Director for Musculoskeletal
Upper Limb Surgery


Mr Hans Paul Bhinda, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Lond), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Hip & Knee Surgery, Sports Injuries


Mr Chatenya Chauhan, BMSc (Hons), FRCSEd, FRCS

Arthroscopic & Joint Replacement Surgery


Mr Zaher Dannawi, FRCS, MRCSEd

Spinal Surgery


Mr Anthony Greer, MB ChB, FRCSEd, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Hip & Knee Surgery, Sports Injuries, Hip & Knee Arthroscopic Surgery


Mr Aazer Khan, MBBS, FRCS

Lower Limb, Foot & Ankle Surgery


Mr Rabi Khazim, MD, FRCSC

Spinal Surgery


Mr Patrick Lusty, MB BChir, MA (CANTAB), MRCS, FRCS

Hip & Knee Surgery, Sports Injuries


Mr Sam (Pagolu Vara) Prasad, MBBS, FRCS, MS (Orth), FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Spinal surgery


Mr Kuppuswamy Ravi (Locum), MBBS, FRCS



Mr Syed Raza, MBBS, FRCS

Lower Limb, Foot & Ankle Surgery


Mr Sandip Sarkar, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS

Upper Limb Surgery


Mr Vaidyanathan Shiv Shanker (Locum)



Mr Alan White, MB, BCh, FRCS

Lead Clinician for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery






Dr Fathel Rahman Awadalla, MBBS, DCH, MRCP, MRCPCH

Diabetes & Neonatology



Endocrinology & Diabetes Neonatology, Cardiology, Teaching, Research


Dr Naina Emcy, MBBS, MRCPCH (UK), MSc - Clinical Paediatrics,(UK),

General Paediatrics, Behavioural Disorders, Gastroenterology.  Named Doctor for Safeguarding and Designated Doctor for Child Death Review


Dr Arfa Khan, MBBS, DCH, MRCP

Neonatology & Broncho-Pulmonary Dysplasia


Dr Isabel Margarson, DCH, MRCPCH

Neuro-Developmental Paediatrician & Special Educational Needs


Dr Parthasaradhi Rachakonda, MBBS, DNB Paediatrics, RCPCH

Behavioural & Community Paediatrics


Dr Mohammed Mokhlesur Rahman, MBBS, DCH, MRCPI, MRCPCH

Neurodisability, Cardiology, Immunisation & Neonatology


Dr Henadirage Thilani Ranasinghe, MBBS, DCH, MD, MRCP, MRCPCH, Certificate in Palliative Medicine

Infectious Diseases, Palliative Care & Oncology


Dr Anupam Shrivastava, MBBS, MD, FRCPCH

Neonatology, Nephrology and Rheumatology






Dr Patricia Ahlquist, MB, ChB (Bristol), FRCP (UK)



Dr Rosalyn Foo, MBBS, MRCP, MSc Palliative Care



Dr Kate Gretton, BM BS, MRCP



Dr Catherine O'Doherty, PhD, FRCP



Dr Melanie Jane Piggott, BM BS, MRCP
(also based at Basildon Hospital)








Dr Konrad Wolfe, MBChB, MRCPath

Clinical Director of Pathology
Breast & Skin






Dr Sarah Mapplebeck BSc, MSc, PhD, FRCPath

Consultant Biochemist






Dr Anu Malhotra, MBBs, D.N.B.(Pathology),FRCPath from 01/04/09



Dr Simon Payne, MB, ChB, BMed Biol (Hons Path) FRCPath

Special interests - Breast, Upper Gastronintestinal and Autopsy Pathology


Dr Maryse L Sundaresan







Dr Nada Elhag, MBBS,MSc,MRCP,FRCPath

Director of Infection Prevention Control






Mr David Elliot, MS, BM, BCh, FRCS

Hand Surgery


Mr Loshan Kangesue, MS, FRCS (Plast)

Hypospadias/Cleft Palates






Dr Saman Perera, MBBS, DMRD, FRCR

Clinical Lead
Ultrasound, Gynaecological & Paediatric Imaging


Dr Khurshid Ahmad, MBBS, DMRD, MCPS, FRCR, FFR.

Cross sectional imaging, Neuro/Musculo-skeletal Imaging & Ultrasound


Dr Mohammad Aslam, MBBS, DMRD, DNB (Radiology), FRCR

Cross-sectional Imaging (MRI, CT & Ultrasound)


Dr Asha Eleti, MBBs, DMRD, FRCR




Dr Mahmoud Ibrahim, FRCR

ENT, Neuro & Musculo-Skeletal, MRI & CT


Dr Shaifali Jain, MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCR

GI, Cross Sectional Oncology, PET/CT


Dr Thomas R Latham, MBBS, FRCR

Neuro & Musculo Skeletal


Dr Sidath Liyanage, MBBS(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng), FRCR, DOHNS

Gynaeoncology, Urology, Neuro & Musculoskeletal, Cross-Sectional (MRI & CT) & Ultrasound


Dr Bhagwandas Shah, MBBS, FRCR, DMRD

Vascular Radiology


Dr Aron Sraj, MD

Breast Radiology


Dr Matthew Tam, MA(Oxon), MRCS, FRCR, MClinEd

Interventional Radiology.  Visiting Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University


Dr Andrew Tanqueray, MB, BChir, BA, MRCP, FRCR

GI, Vascular & Interventional Procedures


Dr Taghreed Toma, MBChB, MSc, FRCR, FFRRCSI

Breast Radiology & Nuclear Medicine






Dr Bhaskar Dasgupta, MBBS, MD, MRCP

Clinical Director of Research & Audit
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Giant Cell Arteritis, Lupus, Vasculitis, MSK and Temporal Artery Ultrasonography


Dr Way Main Wong, MB BChir, MA, FRCP

Inflammatory Arthritis, Soft Tissue Medicine, Rehabilitation


Dr Frances Borg, BM BCh , MA, MRCP

Paediatric Rheumatology, Inflammatory Arthritis, Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease, PMR and GCA, Clinical Rheumatology Research


Dr Bernadette Lynch, MB, BCh, BAO (Hons), LRCP&SI, MRCPI, PG Dip Healthcare Management (Hons) BA Physiology (Hons) 

Consultant Rheumatologist





Dr Mohd Sabir Abu Bakar, MB Bch BAO, MRCP



Dr Henna Jaleel, MBBS, MSc, MRCOG, DFP






Dr Paul Christopher Guyler, BSc, MBBS, MRCP

Lead Consultant for Stroke Medicine


Dr Tony O'Brien, MA, MD, FRCPI, MFPM

Stroke Medicine


Dr Lucy Coward, BSc, MBBS,MRCP

Stroke Medicine


Dr Devesh Sinha, MRCP, MD, MBBS

Stroke Medicine






Mr Tom Carr, MBBS, MS, FRCS

Prostate and Bladder Cancer Surgery
Medical Director of Essex Cancer Network


Mr Peter Acher, MA, PGCAP (Eng), FRCS (Urol) PhD

Uro-oncology, Prostate Brachytherapy, Endourology (stones), Laser prostate surgery


Mr Richard Lodge, BSc, MBChB, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Urol), ChM

Uro/Oncology (Specialist Surgery & Management of all Urological Cancers), Prostate Brachytherapy (Minimally Invasive Treatment of Localised Prostate Cancer)


Mr Sampi (Santbir) Mehta, MBBS, MD, FRCS(Urol), FEBU

Endourology (Stones) and Kidney Laparoscopy (Keyhole Surgery)


Mr Peter Pietrzak, MB ChB, MRCS, MSc, FRCS(Urol)

Female Incontinence


Professor Anthony Young, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Urology), PhD

Endourology and Laser Prostate Surgery, Director of Medical Innovation Anglia Ruskin University