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Mr Vivek Datta - General Surgeons
0.68 miles
26 years of experience
Expert in: Endoscopy, Colorectal Surgery, Haemorrhoids, Hernia + 22 more

Mr Vivek Datta is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon based at Guy's and St. Thomas's Foundation Trust. He qualified from the University of London in 1993, before undertaking specialist surgical training. He completed a Fellowship at St Marks University College Hospital, London and a research MD at the Imperial College.

Mr Datta Vivek sees patients with a range of colorectal pathologies. He is particularly interested in rectal bleeding and pain, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, intestinal failure and hernia and emergency general surgery. Mr Vivek also specialises in bowel cancer diagnosis and treatment, colorectal surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

He has a keen interest in research and education, and has co-authored numerous publications in his area of expertise. He is regularly invited to speak at national conferences and lectures, and is on the steering group for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.


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Mr Simon Atkinson - General Surgeons
0.71 miles
Recommended by 1 specialist
32 years of experience
Expert in: Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy), Inguinal Hernia, Pancreatic Cancer, Abdominal wall reconstruction + 20 more

Simon Atkinson is a Consultant Pancreaticobiliary and General Surgeon currently based at London Bridge Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College Hospitals. His posts are at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Kings College Hospitals and private practice is at HCA London Bridge Hospital. His areas of specialism are hepatobiliary and upper GI surgery including gallbladder surgery and gallstones, pancreatic surgery and pancreatic cancer as well as general surgery.

Mr Atkinson completed his medical training at The Royal London Hospital, before undertaking surgical training in the South East Thames region. He went on to train in gastrointestinal surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and pancreaticobiliary at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia. He has conducted research into the management of surgical patients on intensive care and nutrition.

As well as specialist services Simon Atkinson offers a general surgical gastrointestinal service to diagnose and treat abdominal pain. As part of his general surgical practice skin and subcutaneous lumps can be diagnosed and treated.

Simon Atkinson offers a range of general surgical services including surgery for all types of hernia both keyhole (laparoscopic) and open, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, surgery to the stomach and duodenum, small intestine and appendicectomy.

Simon' interests outside of surgery are those of a busy family life, squash and evolutionary biology.

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Mr Johnathan Hubbard - General Surgeons
0.71 miles
29 years of experience
Expert in: Parathyroidectomy, Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy), Pheochromocytoma, Adrenal Gland Tumours + 10 more

Mr Johnathan Hubbard is a Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon, he is a specialist Endocrine Surgeon.

Johnathan Hubbard graduated from Newcastle University Medical School in 1991. He completed his training in General and Endocrine surgery in Newcastle in 2002. This included two years Molecular Biology based research, completing an MD in 2001. He was awarded the Intercollegiate FRCS in General Surgery with specialist interest in Endocrine Surgery in 2001. 

In 2004 he was the first English surgeon to be awarded the European Board Exam Qualification in Endocrine Surgery. He worked as Assistant in Endocrine Surgery in Marseille with Prof Jean-Francois Henry in 2001-2002 where he gained experience in Minimally Invasive techniques of parathyroid surgery including Video Assisted Parathyroidectomy. He also gained a large experience in Laparoscopic Adrenal surgery and thyroid cancer surgery.

In 2002 he was appointed Consultant Endocrine Surgeon at Guys at St Thomas Hospitals and is also an Honorary Consultant at Kings College Hospital. He is one of the largest volume Endocrine surgeons in the uk. He currently performs over 300 Thyroid and Parathyroid procedures per year and has performed 1500 parathyroid procedures. He performs around 40 adrenal operations per year. He is an examiner for the European Board of Endocrine Surgery and has examined for the UK MRCS. 

Amongst multiple publications and book chapters, Johnathan edited the textbook entitled ‘Principle and Practice of Endocrine Surgery’ with contributors from the UK, Europe, USA & Asia. Johnathan Is a former conference organiser and executive committee member of the BAETS and is also a member of Internationl , Francophone, European and American Associations of Endocrine Surgery ( IAES, AFCE, ESES, AAES) and the American THyroid Association (ATA).

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Mr Paul Herbert - General Surgeons
0.99 miles
22 years of experience
Expert in: Hernia

Mr Herbert is a qualified consultant surgeon who graduated from medical school in 1997. He has trained and worked in London and has a sub-specialist interest in renal transplantation and vascular access surgery. 

He has been a consultant since 2013 and is an expert in live donation as well as vascular access, hernia repair and complex abdominal wall repairs. He is lead on transplantation surgical governance and deceases donor transplantation. He also has a PhD in transplant immunology and is interested in a broader patient-centred approach.  


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Mr Amyn Haji - General Surgeons
0.99 miles

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Mr Amyn Haji General Surgery

19 years of experience

Mr Amyn Haji is a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and Colorectal Surgery at King’s College London. He has a special interest in minimally invasive Laparoscopic surgery and natural orifice colorectal surgery and he is a specialist in advanced magnification and therapeutic endoscopy.

Mr Haji completed his undergraduate training at the University of Cambridge in 1999 and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2010.

Mr Haji has an interest in research and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London. He has a special interest in high-frequency colonoscopy ultrasound for staging colorectal polyps and cancer. He undertook a fellowship in advanced colonoscopy in Japan in 2010 and has since developed his practice of endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection in the treatment of colorectal polyps and advanced endoscopy techniques. Mr Haji also introduced Peroral endoscopic myotomy for Achalasia to the United Kingdom in 2013.



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Professor Mark Whiteley - General Surgeons
0.99 miles
Recommended by 6 specialists
33 years of experience
Expert in: Varicose Veins, Varicose veins surgery, Endoscopic Vein Surgery, Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) + 11 more

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 - General Surgeons
0.99 miles
Recommended by 4 specialists
13 years of experience
Expert in: Video Consultation

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.

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Mr Evangelos Efthimiou - General Surgeons
1.05 miles
Recommended by 5 specialists
27 years of experience
Expert in: Acid Reflux, Acid Reflux Surgery, Femoral Hernia, Achalasia + 37 more

Mr Evangelos Efthimiou is a Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon, based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College. Mr Efthimiou also sees patients privately. He specialises in general surgery, bariatric and laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgery and treats conditions including gallstones, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hernia and bariatic (weight loss) surgery.

Mr Efthimiou gradulated from the Medical School of Athens and then undertook basic surgical training in London, where he also pursued research interests at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund at Hammersmith Hospital, where he investigated the molecular and cellular changes in pancreatic cancer under Professor N Lemoine. He completed higher surgical training in The Wessex Deanery and developed a specialist interest in upper GI and laparoscopic surgery. Mr Efthimiou spent his final year of training at The Royal Marsden Hospital and obtained an advanced Fellowship in laparoscopic bariatric surgery at McGill University in Canada. He then returned to the UK where he was appointed as a Consultatn at his current hospital.

He is the author of papers in general surgery and bariatric surgery and has presented at national and international conferences. Mr Efthimiou also lectures and organises courses for other surgeons.

If you would like to schedule a phone consultation then please feel free to contact my Medical Secretary at 07826 854515.

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Mr Aaron Brian Sweeney - General Surgeons
1.05 miles
Recommended by 1 specialist
25 years of experience
Expert in: Varicose veins surgery, Endoscopic Vein Surgery, Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), Endovenous radiofrequency ablation + 16 more

Mr Aaron Sweeney is a consultant vascular surgeon, qualifying in 1992 from University College Dublin medical school. In 1995, he then moved to London and entered specialist surgical training, becoming dual-qualified in both general surgery and vascular surgery, going on to become one of the youngest ever consultants in vascular surgery when he was appointed to University Hospital Lewisham in 2002.

Mr Sweeney later became honorary consultant vascular surgeon to Bromley, Sidcup and King’s College Hospitals and was given a substantive appointment as consultant vascular surgeon to Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital. He then became the Clinical Director of Surgery at Lewisham Hospital and was instrumental in the centralisation of emergency vascular surgery at St. Thomas’ in 2008 after spending the first 6 years of his consultant career offering a pro bono regional on call vascular service for South-East London and Kent.

In 2014 Mr Sweeney entered full-time private practice and now runs a large vascular surgery practice which he heads jointly with his medical colleague and friend, Mr Eddie Chaloner, himself a consultant vascular surgeon. His medical achievements are not to be overlooked; together with Mr Chaloner, they pioneered the use of lasers in venous surgery and brought Laser Vein Surgery to both the NHS and private medical practice.

Mr Sweeney's main focus moved to minimally invasive vein surgery and cosmetic venous surgery and year on year he performs more than 1000 laser and other minimally invasive vein treatments.

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Mr Eddie Chaloner - General Surgeons
1.05 miles
30 years of experience
Expert in: Carotid Artery Disease, Claudication, Diabetic Foot Care, Endoscopic Vein Surgery + 15 more

Mr Eddie Chaloner received his medical degree from Oxford University in 1989. He later qualified as a general surgeon in 2001, training in the UK as well as in South Africa. Initially he was appointed consultant vascular surgeon at University College Hospitals London, later moving to work as a consultant at Lewisham Hospital.

He was the first surgeon in London and the South East of England to use the Endovenous Laser in 2002, the first surgeon in the UK to use the Clarivein system in 2010 and is an international key opinion leader in the field of Minimally invasive vein treatment under Local anaesthesia.

The Private Health Information network, which records all data on surgeons in private practice in the UK shows that Mr Chaloner is the leading vein surgeon in the UK by volume of cases per year, treating over 800 patients per annum

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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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