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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

James Crosbie entered the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland undergraduate medical school in 1990, having been awarded the Arthur Jacob Open Medical Scholarship. He completed overseas electives in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Mayo Clinic in the USA before graduating with a second class honours degree in 1996. Mr Crosbie completed his basic surgical training in Dublin and subsequently attained a Masters Degree for research on pelvic floor function. He completed his higher surgical training in London and then a fellowship in Colorectal surgery at St. Thomas’ Hospital and University College Hospital.


Mr Crosbie was appointed Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London Hospital in 2009. During his time as site lead for Undergraduate Surgical Teaching at the Bloomsbury Campus, he was Chair of the Surgical MMG; was instrumental in the introduction of a new undergraduate curriculum at UCL and received top teacher awards. He continues to maintain an active role in teaching, research and clinical trials.


Current research is looking at the role of stem cells in anal sphincter reconstruction and microspheres for treating anal fistula.
His clinical practice focuses on colorectal and anal cancer; endoscopy (gastroscopy/colonoscopy) and advanced procotology (recurrent anal fistula/fissures/haemorrhoids). In partnership with his colorectal colleagues at UCLH, he has pioneered the introduction of new anorectal techniques/operations: secca for incontinence; artificial bowel sphincter and abdominal wall reconstruction for recurrent incisional hernia. Mr Crosbie is Surgical Lead for Anal Cancer at University College London Hospital and runs a specialist clinic in the management of Anal Intra-epithelial neoplasia. Mr Crosbie works one day per week as a National Adviser in Surgery at the Parliamentary and Health Care Ombudsman and is also a Specialist Advisor in Surgery for the Care Quality Commission.


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Professor Michael Douek is an international expert in oncoplastic breast surgery offering the full range of expertise in breast surgery including second opinions. He is a professor at the University of Oxford and his NHS practice is based at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford. He is also Visiting Professor of Surgery at King's College London and at the University of Hong Kong. Previously he was Professor of Surgical Oncology at King's College London and Honorary Consultant Surgeon at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals in London.

Professor Douek has a specialist interest in the development and evaluation of novel techniques in surgical oncology and is himself a pioneer with regards to magnetic guidance surgery, intra-operative radiotherapy and implant reconstruction for breast cancer surgery. He is The currently the Chief Investigator for several international clinical trials and maintains a very active and prominent role for research into breast cancer. He was awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Khaled Dawas was appointed Consultant General Surgeon at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Senior Lecturer at University College London in 2009.

He was awarded his medical degree at the University of Cambridge in 1994. He trained as a General Surgeon in London and Oxford. Subspecialisation in Upper GI Surgery was then honed in Oxford, Birmingham and Australia, qualifying as a Consultant General Surgeon in 2007. During his training, Mr Dawas completed a fellowship in Perth, Australia where he dedicated a significant amount of time to perfecting his laparoscopic “keyhole” surgical skills.

Since his appointment, Mr Dawas has contributed significantly to building and improving the Upper Gastrointestinal Services at UCLH. It is now becoming one of the larger units inthe UK. His specialist interest lies in the diagnosisand surgical treatment of cancer of the stomach and oesophagus as well as the surgical treatment of hiatus hernias and acid reflux. His surgery data is available on the national NOGCA database. He is also a specialist in the surgical management of gallstones and hernias through open and “keyhole” surgery. On the endoscopy front, Mr Dawas provides routine endoscopy as well as advanced nutrition access eg PEG.

Mr Dawas is a passionate teacher and mentor. He holds a position as aSenior Lecturer at UCL where he furthers his academic interests. He regularly teaches medical students and in his roleas Royal College of Surgeons Surgery Tutor is asupervisor for surgical trainees. He has been described by his junior doctors as“an inspirational mentor”.

In his private practice, he ensures all his patients’ questions are answered. He believes in tailored patient plans and has a flexible appointment system over 2 locations in central London. He strives to give his patients as much data and information to help them make an informed decision about their treatment.

If you can’t find him in the operating room you will probably find him running or cycling.


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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

Mr Jayanthi is a Consultant Surgeon offering Laparoscopic General, Upper GI & Weight Loss Surgery.

Mr Jayanthi was admitted to one of the top medical schools of India, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute with high merit (achieving a score of 98.6% in A Levels). Following his graduation, he moved to the United Kingdom for surgical training. He then obtained Membership & Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He obtained a post-doctoral qualification from research performed at University of Oxford.

Following his doctoral research at Oxford University, Mr Jayanthi completed All Wales Higher Surgical Training Programme. He gained advanced experience doing focused fellowships at world-renowned centres of excellence. Mr Jayanthi was a Senior Laparoscopic Fellow at ICENI Centre, Colchester (for keyhole surgery). Following this he spent a year at the St James University Hospital, Leeds (for cancer surgery). He then completed coveted and much sought after Ethicon Bariatric Fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton (for weight loss surgery).

Mr Jayanthi has been awarded a number of awards. In particular, he was awarded the prestigious David Dunn Travelling Scholarship for 2013 by ALSGBI. He travelled to Japan and India to visit some of the leading surgeons in the world and learnt a number of innovative techniques, which he practices while treating patients in the UK.

Mr Jayanthi specialises in keyhole surgery for hernias, gallstones, heartburn, cancer of oesophagus (gullet) and stomach and weight loss surgery. He also specialises in a number of novel endoscopic techniques to treat early cancer and pre-cancerous conditions. Mr Jayanthi is one of the leading Robotic Surgeons in the UK.

Mr Jayanthi loves long distance running and has completed two 10K races, both completed under an hour and simultaneously raising money for Macmillan. He plays Badminton and Squash regularly.

Mr Jayanthi is one of the lead surgeons in a charity ‘Out to Africa’. He travels Zambia to teach / spread his passion of keyhole surgery to young and budding surgeons in Zambia.

Above all, Mr Jayanthi loves spending time with his family, especially his 7-year-old son, who loves running and swimming. He has recently completed a 3K run together with his son.

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Expert in: General Surgery

Mr Jaffer is a conscientious and caring clinician - he believes in providing as much information as you need to make an informed choice about your care. He has a masters degree in medical ultrasound and can perform a scan at the time of consultation to aid in rapid and accurate diagnosis and decision making. Whilsts working within a team he developed a simulation an assessment tools for treating medical emergencies and performing medical ultrasound. 

Mr Jaffer treats patients with varicose veins and arterial problems and also treat general surgical complaints like hernias and lumps and bumps. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery , Endocrine Surgery

Mr. Dimitri Hadjiminas is a specialist breast, thyroid and parathyroid surgeon. He is currently Consultant Breast Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.

Mr Hadjiminas runs a rapid (one-stop) diagnostic service for breast problems, as part of a multi-disciplinary team for the treatment of breast cancer.

His special interests include surgery for breast cancer, breast reconstruction including partial reconstruction using LD or LICAP/AICAP flaps, other oncoplastic techniques, sentinel node biopsy, augmentations and reductions, thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

He performs minimally invasive parathyroid surgery after localisation of an adenoma if necessary under local anaesthesia.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Breast Surgery

Miss Nicola Roche is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at the Royal Marsden Hospital. She graduated in 1989 from Trinity College, Dublin. She was initially appointed a consultant at The Royal Free Hospital in 2002 but moved to the Royal Marsden in 2006.   She sees private patients at  The Lister Hospital, Chelsea Out Patients and the Royal Marsden Hospital. All her clinics are "one-stop" assessment clinics with radiology and biopsy as appropriate, supported by a breast care nurse.

She provides an oncoplastic approach to surgery, which combines plastic surgical techniques with oncological principles. She works in close collaboration with expert Medical Oncology, Genetic and Plastic Surgical Colleagues. She has regularly featured in Tatler's top 250 consultants.

She is a trustee and meetings secretary of the Association of Breast Surgery, She also sits on the Breast Clinical Expert Group which advises the NHS on best practice for breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care.

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Mr Richard Cohen is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at King Edward VII’s Hospital and Divisional Clinical Director of GI services at University College London Hospital. He has many years of experience in Colorectal Surgery and he has introduced several new surgical techniques to the UK.

Mr Cohen completed his undergraduate training at Trinity College of The University of Cambridge and he went on to spend two years in research at Yale University before returning to his Registrar and Senior Registrar training in Manchester and London.

Mr Cohen became Resident Surgical Officer at St. Mark’s Hospital and was appointed as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in 1999. In 2005 he joined University College Hospital London as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer.

Mr Cohen has an interest in research and education and he co-supervises fellows in research in Crohn’s disease and pelvic floor disorders. He also lectures nationally and internationally and is involved in training surgeons.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

Alastair Windsor trained at St Mary’s Hospital in London. Having spent three years in research at the Medical College of Virginia, USA, he returned as Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon to the Academic Surgical Unit at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds.

He has now moved to join the staff as Consultant Surgeon to University College Hospital London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London.

He is considered a leader in the field of colorectal surgery and has a national and international reputation for his clinical practice. He has a particular focus and expertise in inflammatory bowel disease as well as managing complex abdominal wall hernias. He also maintains a busy clinical practice in the broader aspects of colorectal surgery including minimal access surgery or key hole surgery, endoscopy, colorectal cancer, diverticular disease and proctology (haemorrhoids, fistula, fissure etc).

Mr Windosr was included in the Daily Mail's list of top doctors, for his expertise in inflammatory bowel disease. He was also included in Tatler's list of best private doctors.


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Expert in: General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

Dr Abhay Chopada is a consultant, general and colorectal surgeon. He has been recognized by Tatler Magazine in their 2007 and 2013 Doctor’s Guides as one of the Top Surgical Gastroenterologists in UK for his clinical expertise in General and Colorectal Surgery.

He completed his MBBS in 1989 from the University Of Pune, India, with several academic honours. Mr Abhay Chopada was also awarded a Master’s degree in Surgery from the University Of Pune, India in 1992. Following his surgicaltraining in India his research interest in molecular changes and angiogenesis of colon cancer resulted in award of a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences (Surgical Sciences) in 2001 from the University of London. Mr Chopada also successfully completed the North Thames (East) Higher Surgical Scheme from University College London Hospital in 2003.

Upon completion, the ethnic diversity and richness of the boroughs of Ealing, Harrow and Southall attracted him to a Consultant position based at Ealing Hospital NHS Trust since December 2003. He has received clinical excellence award for his work in the Trust. With his strong academic background Mr Chopada has published several research papers in General Surgery and Coloproctology. He is also deeply involved in teaching medical students and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine, London.


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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.

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.

What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic?