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Consultant list

List of consultants and their specialties.

 This consultants list was last updated 20 December 2013



Dr Caroline Howard, MBBS, MRCP, FCEM


Clinical Lead

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

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






Dr Ashraf Mahmood Syed, MBBS, FCPS



 Dr Joanna Peasegood





Dr Blanca Boira, BSc, LMS, DA, FRCA

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

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 Rifat Ali Khan, MBBS, FFARCSI

Day Stay

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 Michael Moravec, MUDr, Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation Grades 1 & 2


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 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 David Gatland, MBBS, FRCS

Otology, Rhinolgy & Facial Plastic Surgery/Rhinoplasty

Mr Jonathan Phillpott, MBBS, FRCS

Head & Neck Cancer, Thyroid Surgery & Paediatric ENT

Mr Nigel Warwick-Brown, MBBS, FRCS

ENT Services in the Community (Otology, Rhinology and 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 Adel H Rateme, MB BCh, FRCS,MD General Surgery

Breast 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 Christina Zouvelou





Dr Ioannis Liakis, MD.Sc, MRCP

Clinical Lead
Memory Clinic

Dr Leila Bafadhel, MB ChB, MRCP

Community Elderly Medicine

Dr Sumathi Ragavan, MBBS, 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 Tayo (Gregory) Babalola, MB ChB, MRCP


Dr Nina Ballah, MB ChB, MRCP

Orthogeriatrics, Falls & Osteoporosis




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


 Prof. Iris Grunwald, MD, PhD


Dr Lara Sanvito, MD, MRCP, 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

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 Mandip Kaur Khaira, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, FRCR

Clinical Oncology, Lung & Colorectal Cancers

Dr Krishnaswamy Madhavan, MBBS, MD, DMRT, FRCR

Clinical Oncology

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 Gurpreet 'Saab' Bhermi, MB ChB, FRCOphth


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 Russell Pearson, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth

General Ophthalmologist, Medical & Surgical Retina, Cataract & Glaucoma




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 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 Sivaranjini Sriskandan, MBBS, DCH, FRCPCH

Cystic Fibrosis, Oncology & Seizures




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

Dr Marylin Meyers, MB.ChB FF.Path





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

Mr Shahzad Shah (Locum), MBBS, FCPS (Gen Surg), FRCS (Urol), FEBU


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

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