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Consultant list

List of consultants and their specialties.

 This consultants list was last updated 5th December 2014

 

ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY

 SPECIAL INTEREST

 

Dr Caroline Howard, MBBS, MRCP, FCEM

 

Clinical Lead

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

 

Dr Violeta Nadelcu, MBBS

 

 

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

 

 

 

ACUTE MEDICINE

 

 

 

Dr Indrani Chakraborti, MRCP, MBBS, BSc

 Endocrinology

 

Dr Joanna Peasegood, MBChB, MRCP

 

 

 ANAESTHETICS

 

 

 

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

Obstetrics

 

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

Trauma & Orthopaedics

 

Dr Ian Ewart, BSc, MBBS, FFARCS

ITU

 

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
Governance
Difficult Airway Management

 

Dr Neal Samuels, MBBS, FRCA

 

 

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

Obstetrics

 

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

Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Faculty Tutor ICM

 

Dr Christine Thomas, MBBS London, FRCA

Obstetrics

 

 Dr Teena Thomas, MBBS, FRCA

 

 

 Dr Stephen Ward, MBChB, FFARCS

 

 

Dr Mike Woodham, MBBS, FRCA

Chronic Pain, Deputy Regional Advisor

 

CARDIOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

DERMATOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Dr Charlot Grech, MD, FRCP

 

 

 

Dr Asma Karim

 

 

 

ENT HEAD & NECK SURGEONS

 

 

 

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

 Rhinology

 

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

 

GENERAL MEDICINE

 

 

 

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)

Nephrology

 

 Dr Zahed Ahmed, MBChB, MRCP

Gastroenterology

 

Dr Sohali Ansari, MBBS, MRCP

Respiratory Medicine

 

Dr Gary Bray, BSc, MD, MRCP

Gastroenterology

 

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

Infectious Diseases

 

Dr Patrick Harnett, MBBS Lond

Nephrology

 

Dr Sarietha Krishna Kumar, MBBS, MRCP

Nephrology

 

Dr K Ganes Lingam, MBBS, FRCP (UK)

Respiratory Medicine

 

Dr Karl Metcalfe, MA, MBBS, FRCP

Diabetes & Endocrinology

 

Dr J Fernando Moro-Azuela, MBBS, MRCP

Nephrology

 

Dr Joe O'Brien, BSc, MD, FRCP

Gastroenterology

 

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

Respiratory Medicine

 

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

Diabetes & Endocrinology

 

GENERAL SURGEONS

 

 

 

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

 

HAEMATOLOGISTS

 

 

 

Dr Paul Cervi (joint with Basildon)

 

 

 

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

 

 

Dr Christina Zouvelou

 

 

MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY

 

 

 

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 Tayo (Gregory) Babalola, MB ChB, MRCP

Orthogeriatrics

 

Dr Nina Ballah, MB ChB, MRCP

Orthogeriatrics, Falls & Osteoporosis

 

NEUROLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

Neurogenetics

 

Dr David Gallagher 

 

 

Prof. Iris Grunwald, MD, PhD

 

 

Dr Lara Sanvito, MD, MRCP, PhD

 

 

 

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

 

  

 

NEUROPHYSIOLOGISTS

 

 

 

Dr D Rajeev Mendis, MBBS, MD, FRCP

 

 

 

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

Epilepsy, EMG

 

OBSTETRICIANS & GYNAECOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

Mr Narayanaswamy VENKAT RAMAN, MBBS, MD, DGO, DNB, FRCOG

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

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PHYSICIAN

 

 

 

Dr Graham Sofoluwe, MB BS, MRCS, LRCP, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP, AFOM

 

 

 

ONCOLOGISTS & RADIOTHERAPISTS

 

 

 

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

 

OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS

 

 

 

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

 

ORTHODONTISTS

 

 

 

Mr Spencer Nute, BDS, FDSRCS, MSc, MOrthRCS

 

 

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

 

 

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS

 

 

 

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

 

PAEDIATRICIANS

 

 

 

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

Diabetes & Neonatology

 

Dr Ravi Chetan, MBBS, MD, DCH, MRCP, MRCPCH

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

 

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

 

 

 

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)

 

 

 

PATHOLOGY

 

 

 

Dr Konrad Wolfe, MBChB, MRCPath

Clinical Director of Pathology
Breast & Skin

 

Biochemists

 

 

 

Dr Sarah Mapplebeck BSc, MSc, PhD, FRCPath

Consultant Biochemist

 

Histopathologists

 

 

 

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

Histopathology/Cytopathology

 

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

Special interests - Breast, Upper Gastronintestinal and Autopsy Pathology

 

Dr Maryse L Sundaresan

Histopathology

 

Microbiologists

 

 

 

Dr Nada Elhag, MBBS,MSc,MRCP,FRCPath

Director of Infection Prevention Control

 

PLASTIC SURGEONS

 

 

 

Mr David Elliot, MS, BM, BCh, FRCS

Hand Surgery

 

Mr Loshan Kangesue, MS, FRCS (Plast)

Hypospadias/Cleft Palates

 

RADIOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

RHEUMATOLOGISTS

 

 

 

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

 

 SEXUAL HEALTH

 

 

Dr Mohd Sabir Abu Bakar, MB Bch BAO, MRCP

 

 

Dr Henna Jaleel, MBBS, MSc, MRCOG, DFP

 

 

STROKE MEDICINE

 

 

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

 

UROLOGISTS

 

 

 

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