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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 6 specialists
Vascular Surgery

Professor Mark Whiteley is becoming known as the "Celebrity Veins Doctor" following his highly public treatment of Virgin DJ and Celebrity Chris Evans in November 2019. Using his pioneering techniques for varicose veins and thread veins, Mark has treated many celebrities over the last 20 years. Those who have gone public include Kate Lawler, Ian Hyland, and Eve Cameron. Mark has been featured in Tatler as "Best for veins" for the last 11 years.

Professor Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon at The Whiteley Clinic and a visiting Professor at The University of Surrey. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and he was the first surgeon to perform endovenous (keyhole) surgery for varicose veins in the UK.

Professor Whiteley opened The Whiteley Clinic in 2003, which is now a network known as The Whiteley Clinic. He has a research and education unit there and his team has won national and international prizes for their advances in venous surgery for leg and pelvic veins. They have also published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Professor Whiteley has been named as the recommended vein surgeon by Tatler for over 11 years. In 2001, he and Judy Holdstock invented the TRLOP technique used for closing incompetent perforating veins. He has also written a book - "Understanding Venous Reflux: The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers" and had edited a book with Emma Dabbs "Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1".

In February 2019 he performed the first microwave treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

In May 2019 he performed the first Echotherapy (Sonovein using HIFU - High Intensity focused ultrasound) treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

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Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery, he is a member of The American College of Phlebology, The International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of The College of Phlebology, UK.

Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins and Thread-Veins in 2012. He also trained in Glue Closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

For more information about Mr Omar Abu-Bakr please visit his personal webpage www.TheVeinsDoctor.com

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Chetan Bhan is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon who qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 1998. Mr Bhan’s surgical training in London and the South East included research into lower gastrointestinal disorders and advanced colorectal training in complex surgery. He completed his training in Sydney, Australia where he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic techniques. 

Mr Bhan’s areas of special interest include surgical management of hernias, gallstones, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diverticular disease and pelvic floor disorders. He has developed the Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) colorectal service (virtually scarless surgery) at the Whittington Hospital where he is also Head of the Department of Surgery. 

He is also reponsible for training the next generation of surgeons in his position as Training Programme Director for surgical training in North Central and East London.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Warren is available at Kings Oak Hospital on Monday & Wednesday 13.00-18.00, Thursday 8am-12.00 and 18.00 -20.00, Highgate Hospital Tuesday 8-11, Alternate Tuesdays Cavell Hospital 11.00 - 14.00 and Friday at The Wellington Hospital 13.00 - 18.00 Should you require a short notice appointment please contact  Emma on 0208 370 9525 


Mr Stephen Warren is a Consultant General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon based in London, UK. Following his graduation from University of London in 1986 he soon discovered an interest in laparoscopic surgery, finding that patients experienced less pain compared to traditional methods and also recovered quicker with fewer complications. By 1991 he had performed his first laparoscopic cholecystectomy and as a young consultant was awarded a national scholarship to gain experience at the renowned Cleveland Clinic in USA for a 3 month sabbatical.

He was the recipient of a Master of Surgery MS in Surgery for his published thesis from the University of London.

He has a specialist interest in all abdominal and bowel complaints. He is a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon and applies his skills to a wide variety of surgical operations, both elective planned and emergencies.

In his personal time he enjoys oil painting,  road cycling, and football.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Said Mohamed is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon, with expertise in treating colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease as well as benign colorectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal fistulae. 

Mr Mohamed qualified in medicine from The Queen’s College, University of Oxford and completed his surgical training at the London Postgraduate Deanery. He obtained further advanced training in colorectal surgery at the University College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Mr. Mohamed is an advanced endoscopist and specialises in the treatment of large colorectal polyps and early rectal cancer. He is an accredited Bowel Scope screening endoscopist and is the Endoscopy Lead for training at the Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust. In addition to his colorectal expertise, he specialises in repairs of all types of abdominal wall herniae including abdominal wall reconstruction and component separation for large incisional herniae.

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Imber studied medicine at Cambridge University, qualifying in 1992. He went on to specialise in open and laparoscopic abdominal, liver and pancreatic surgery and Liver Transplantation, practising in London, Cambridge and Birmingham. He was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon in 2006.

Mr Imber has special interests in complex abdominal wall Hernia surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Laparoscopic Surgery and Emergency Surgery. His practice covers all aspects of benign and malignant disease in this area. 

He is still active in research, combining academic work with his clinical practice, and has had more than 50 peer-reviewed papers published in leading medical journals as well as being an invited speaker at several International specialist conferences.

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Kinross is a London trained Colorectal Surgeon. He specialises in colorectal cancer and benign disease of the colon and rectum. He has a general practice and offers services in hernia repair and benign conditions of the skin.

Mr Kinross is also an expert in the gut microbiome and performs research into probiotic and prebiotic therapies for colonic health. He works at Imperial College London and he practices privately at the King Edward VII Hospital. 

He is a senior lecturer in surgery at Imperial College London and performs translations research into computational and systems biology in surgery. He is also involved in a clinical trial using intra-operative mass spectrometry for improving the precision in surgical treatment of colorectal cancer. 

Mr Kinross has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and authored countless book chapters, whilst also presenting at over 30 international conferences. 

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Jeffrey Lordan is a Consultant Hepato-pancreato-biliary and General Surgeon based at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He has a special interest in Sarcoma, complex benign liver and pancreas disease, and the use of minimally invasive and robotic techniques for Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.

Mr Lordan completed his undergraduate training at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, London before training as a surgeon in the South West Thames London Deanery. He went on to undertake specialist fellowships at the liver and transplant unit in Birmingham and the Royal Marden NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Mr Lordan is involved in medical education and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London Medical School. He has achieved several awards for his teaching including the 2017 Award for Outstanding Teaching and 2017 Top Teachers Award from University College London and the 2006 Trust Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching from Frimley Park Hospital. Mr Lordan also has an interest in research and he completed a PhD focusing on the biology of Hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer. Mr Lordan has had several research articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals and he has presented his work nationally and internationally in over 75 conferences.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Paraskeva is a General and Colorectal Surgeon, specialising in minimally-invasive and virtually scar-free surgery ranging from colon cancers, diverticular disease to hernias and gallbladder surgery.

Mr Barry Paraskeva is a consultant General Surgeon with a specialist interest in key-hole surgery (laparoscopy) in the field of Colorectal surgery. Mr Paraskeva is a pioneer in his field and was the first surgeon in the UK to remove the appendix and gallbladder using single port (incision) laparoscopic surgery aimed to reduce scars after an operation.

After graduating with honours from St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1994 he went on to train in General and Colorectal Surgery in renowned hospitals in the North Thames area. His main interest lies in elective and emergency General surgery, with particular interest in laparoscopic surgery. He routinely performs laparoscopic appendix removal, hernia repair, gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy) and colorectal resections for benign and malignant disease. He also has an interest in both benign and malignant colorectal disorder.

Mr Paraskeva is an appointed consultant in the prestigious academic surgical unit at St Mary's Hospital. He is passionate about driving advances in his field and participates in research and education, aiming to improve surgical skills and techniques. 

Mr Paraskeva is a keen educator and respected lecturer in surgery and is interested in providing educational seminars. He teaches basic and laparoscopic skills for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and lectures in all aspects of General Surgery at Imperial College.

 
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Professor Jayant Vaidya is a specialist in breast cancer surgery, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of all breast problems. He is highly knowledgeable and strongly believes that compassion and patient choice are paramount. His breast surgery practice is based on scientific evidence tailored for each individual patient. 

He was declared a National Scholar at the age of 17. He has worked in premier institutes in India and the UK and is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London.

He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice. He is a skilful surgeon and a gentle oncologist. He receives excellent feedback from his patients. 

He has conducted extensive world-renowned research in cancer and he leads several international research projects. His main area of interest is in  breast cancer and during his PhD at University College London, he pioneered the treatment of intra-operative radiotherapy in breast cancer. This treatment of TARGIT or IORT enables suitable women to complete their radiation treatment for breast cancer in one sitting during the lumpectomy operation. 

He has trained teams in several centres of excellence and this treatment is now offered to breast cancer patients in over 350 centres all over the world   

Professor Vaidya has over 250 publications in high impact medical journals and has featured in the TIME magazine, radio and television programs and has been recipient of several awards nationally and internationally. 

He runs a private breast clinic and performs operations at the King Edward the VII and London Clinic.

He offers one stop diagnostic breast clinic within a multidisciplinary team.  

He believes strongly in carefully explaining the problem and solutions to patients,  so they can make an informed choice.  He is passionate about providing care to the whole person and their circumstance.

Contact: Secretary - Shona Brogan 07306 444 066 and profvaidya.pa@londonbreastcancer.com 
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What is a General Surgeon?

General surgery refers to a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat a wide range of surgical conditions.

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When to see a General Surgeon?

You may want to consult a general surgeon if you require surgery such as hernia operations, colon cancer surgery, appendicectomy and breast surgery.

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What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic? 

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