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Cardiothoracic Surgery
30 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Mr Andrew Chukwuemeka is a Consultant Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Surgeon. His NHS base is at Hammersmith and St Mary's Hospital and he sees patients privately at a number of locations, including The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital.

Specialist areas include aortic valve surgery and aortic valve implantation (TAVI), surgery for ischaemic heart disease (coronary artery surgery) and aortic aneurysm surgery). He also perfomes video-assisted thorascopic operations for lung and pleural disease, diagnostic operations for chest disease and minimally invasive VATS surgery.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Coronary Artery surgery
  • Aortic Valve surgery
  • TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)
  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Arrhythmia
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Rheumatology
67 years of experience

Professor Rodney Grahame is an extremely experienced Consultant in Rheumatology, based in London. He specialises in hypermobility disorders and connective tissue disorders.

He worked as a GP in St John's Wood for a number of years before changing to hospital medicine. He completed his Rheumatology training at the Hammersmith and West London Hospitals. In 1969 he was appointed a Consultant in Rheumatology & Rehabilitation at Guy's Hospital in London, he moved to University College London Hospitals in 1997 as Emeritus Professor and part-time Consultant Rheumatologist where he led a Hypermobility Clinic.

Professor Grahame was previously an Editor of Rheumatology and has held the Presidency of the British Society for Rheumatology, The British League against Rheumatism (now renamed ARMA), and the Section of Rheumatology & Rehabilitation of the Royal Society of Medicine. For a number of years he was the Chairman of the Education and Publications Committee of the International League of Associations of Rheumatology (ILAR). He is now an advisor to the Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA).

In 1990 he became a Professor of Clinical Rheumatology at the University of London. He has obtained Fellowships with the Royal College of Physicians of London, the American College of Physicians, the British Society for Rheumatology and the Royal Society of Arts

In 1998 Professor Grahame was awarded a CBE, he has also been honoured by the National Rheumatology Societies of France, Russia and the Czech Republic. He was appointed an Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in 2004. In the same year he was also made an Honorary Professor at University College London in the Department of Medicine. Following this, in 2019 he was appointed Affiliate Professor in the Department of Pathology, University of Washington in Seattle.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Joint Injection
  • Rheumatology
  • Soft Tissue Injection
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Hypermobility Disorders
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Palliative Medicine
23 years of experience
Pain Management

Vinnie's services are available to patients receiving care at any HCA UK facility in London.

Vinnie specialises in the multidisciplinary, holistic management of people facing or affected by a life limiting illness. He also provides symptom control services to people affected by treatment for existing conditions, including where that treatment is aimed at cure. His particular clinical interests include pain management and anticipatory care planning.

Vinnie's primary medical qualification is from Leeds University, where he also completed a degree in Psychology in relation to Medicine. He developed his interest in palliative medicine after seeing the difference that this type of care can make to the lives of those affected by a life-limiting illness.

Vinnie has several years' experience as a consultant in palliative medicine in NHS
hospitals, hospices and the community in and around London and, between 2014 and 2020, uniquely in the independent sector, was employed directly by The London
Clinic to lead the provision of their in-house palliative care service. Under Vinnie's leadership, the end of life care service was rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as ‘outstanding' in 2017.

In 2020, Vinnie left to take up his current position as consultant in palliative medicine
at HCA, based mainly between The Harley Street Clinic, LOC (Leaders in Oncology Care) and The Wellington Hospital.

Vinnie and the rest of the HCA team work closely with nursing, medical and allied healthcare professionals across the London facilities and liaise with teams in the community and in other hospitals, to ensure that people receive the care that they need, wherever they are. Vinnie's services are available to people with any underlying disease or illness (whether cancer or non-cancer), at any stage of that illness.

Vinnie has held senior clinical governance roles and maintains an interest in medical governance. He has a longstanding interest and expertise in medical ethics and law, completing a Masters degree in medical ethics and law in 2006. He has lectured widely on palliative care, and in medical ethics and law, to doctors, students and allied health professionals.

In addition to his role at HCA , Vinnie is employed in the fitness to practise directorate of the General Medical Council (GMC) and as an ad hoc specialist adviser in end of life care by the CQC.

Outside of work, Vinnie's interests include running, reading, and taking an active role in family life.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Palliative care

End of life care

Symptom control

Supportive care

Palliative care of cancer

Palliative care of non-cancer conditions

Pain management

Advance and Anticipatory Care Planning

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Cardiology
33 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Dr Michael Nathan Dubowitz is a consultant cardiologist at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and a visiting consultant at Harefield Hospital. He was clinical director of cardiology and metabolic medicine from 2002-2008. He is accredited in both Cardiology and General Medicine and has a special interest in the early diagnosis and prevention of heart disease.

Dr Dubowitz qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1988, training in Oxford, achieving his doctorate (DPhil) in complex genetic predisposition to disease, for which he was elected to a college fellowship. He subsequently specialised in cardiology with further training at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith Hosptial) and Harefield Hospital.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Echocardiography
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Palpitations
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Hypertension (including non-pharmacological treatments)
  • Treating high cholesterol
  • Screening for heart disease
  • Prevention of heart disease
  • ishmaemic heart disease
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Rheumatology
41 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Rheumatology

A specialist in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology (Adult & Paediatric), and hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos disorders. Trained at Guys and St Thomas Hospital, London under the watchful eye of Professor Rodney Grahame (and has worked and collaborated with him for over 30 years); and the Children's Hospital, Tufts Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was appointed Prof of Rheumatology, University of Cape Town Medical School in 1996.

Currently Consultant in Rheumatology (Adult & Paediatric) at St Barts & The Royal London Hospital. London, UK; and Prof of Medicine, Catholic University Zimbabwe; and visiting Prof of Rheumatology, University of Zimbabwe. He is also a medical scientist and some of his research work led to the development of successful biological treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune inflammatory diseases.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Adult Rheumatology
  • Paediatric Rheumatology
  • Hypermobility Disorders
  • Internal medicine
  • Adult Rheumatology
  • Paediatric Rheumatology
  • Hypermobility Disorders
  • Internal medicine
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Cardiology
27 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Dr Asif Qasim is a consultant cardiologist who is an NHS consultant at Croydon University Hospital, where he is also Clinical Director, and at King's College Hospital. He provides private cardiology care for patients in central London and Croydon.

Dr Qasim remains active in cardiology research and is an investigator for a number of clinical trials. Dr Qasim has a high level of expertise in interventional cardiology, and performs all aspects of coronary intervention. He was awarded an interventional fellowship and spent a year working in Milan with a world-leading team developing new techniques and research. He remains active in research and the development of training programs for doctors in interventional cardiology techniques.

He is currently the regional specialty advisor to the British Cardiovascular Society and Royal College of Physicians and is a specialist advisor to the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Palpitations and heart rhythm assessment

Shortness of breath and heart failure care

Chest pain or discomfort and the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease

Dizziness, collapse and syncope investigation

Cardiac screening

Sports cardiology

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as an alternative to bypass surgery (CABG)

Radial and femoral artery access for angiography and coronary intervention

Interest in erectile dysfunction and the medical management of impotence.


All aspects of interventional cardiology, angioplasty and stent implantation, including stenting as an alternative to coronary artery bypass surgery. Procedures performed from the femoral or radial route. Published personal outcome data available online.


Screening for coronary disease and risk assessment, including follow up investigation of abnormalities found at cardiac screening.

Athlete cardiac risk assessment and sports cardiology.

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Dentistry
Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology

Ms Jackie Brown is a Consultant Dental & Maxillofacial Radiologist. She is also a Senior Lecturer at King's College London Dental Institute and at the Eastman Dental Institute in London. She offers a specialist maxillofacial radiological service at the London Bridge Hospital.

Mrs Brown has a clinical interest in head and neck ultrasound, ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of salivary, head and neck lesions and maxillofacial 3D imaging. She also specialises in radiological and ultrasound investigation and treatment of salivary gland disease, and the use of minimally invasive endoscopic and radiologically-guided techniques for the relief of salivary gland obstruction.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Head and Neck Ultrasound
  • Maxillofacial 3D imaging and Cone Beam CT
  • Salivary Gland Investigations (Radiological and Ultrasound)
  • Treatment of Salivary Gland Disease (Endoscopic and Radiologically-Guided Techniques)
  • Salivary Gland Disease investigation and radiologically guided interventions for treating salivary gland obstruction.
  • Minimally invasive techniques to treat obstruction avoid surgery to the affected salivary gland and therefore reduce complications and preserve gland function.
  • These include U/S and xray guided stone extraction and balloon dilatation of salivary duct strictures under local anaesthesia.
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General Surgery
27 years of experience
Breast Surgery

Mr Peng Tan is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Whittington Hospital and The Breast Unit at The Wellington Hospital.

Mr Tan graduated in Medicine (MBBS/MSc) from Imperial College in 1995. He went on to complete his Basic Surgical Training Programmes in Cambridge and London, which lead to a MRCS Diploma. He then undertook a MRC (UK) Fellowship where he undertook research into genetic manipulation of immune and vascular cells. For this work he was awarded PhD and MD degrees by the University of London.

Following this, he became a Lecturer in Surgery at Oxford University and completed his Higher Surgical Training Programmes with the Oxford School of Surgery. Here he established his research programme on the development of a vaccine for breast cancer. He went on to complete further sub-speciality training in Oncoplastic Surgery at the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust and the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He then undertook further General Surgery and Oncoplastic Breast Training, leading to his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons.

His work has been recognised by British Transplantation Society and the International Transplantation Society, receiving the Roy Calne Young Investigator's Award and the New Key Opinion Leader of Tomorrow Award. He was also given the Syme Medal from The Royal of Surgeons and multiple travelling awards with the British Immunology Society and Pfizer's Academy.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Breast Lump Investigation and Removal
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Implant Reconstruction
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Single-dose intraoperative radiotherapy (SD-IORT) for early stage breast cancer
  • Breast Cancer
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Cardiology
34 years of experience
Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Mr Wael Awad is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust and is the Lead Surgeon for the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and Mechanical Heart Support Programmes .

He graduated in Medicine from Imperial College, London in 1998. He went on to train in Cardiothoracic Surgery at a number of prestigious teaching hospitals in London, including the Royal Brompton, The London Chest, Guy's, St Bartholomew's and St Thomas" Hospitals. He trained with some of the leading and pioneering surgeons, including Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, Professor Peter Goldstraw and Mr John Wright. Following this, he undertook research on ischaemic preconditioning in the immature myocardium, and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of London in 1999. He was appointed as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Barts & the Royal London NHS Trust in 2003.

He has a specialist interest in complex coronary artery bypass surgery, sutureless aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair and surgery of the intrathoracic aorta.

Mr Awad has outstanding clinical results, as confirmed by the UK Healthcare Commission. Consequently, he receives many referrals from the Middle East and also travels nationally and overseas to train local surgeons.

He regularly presents at both national and international conferences and has been published extensively in in Circulation, JAMA, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He has also been recognized by the ‘Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare' for his contributions towards Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Treatments

  • Total Arterial Coronary Revascularisation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Surgery of the Aorta; aneuysms
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Redo surgery
  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation
  • Mechanical Heart Support including ECMO
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Urology
14 years of experience
Andrology, General Urology, Reconstructive Urology + 1 more

Eleni Anastasiadis is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital and St George's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She studied medicine at Leicester University Medical School, completing her studies for a MBChB in 2008 with Honours. Eleni received numerous accolades during her medical studies, including the Phillip Hammersley Gold Medal for the best academic performance in the MBChB course as a whole and distinctions for every core area of study. She also received the Dean's Salver for the Best Non-Academic contributions to the Medical School for her work as a student leader and as a tutor to fellow medical students.

As a junior doctor Eleni went on to achieve two prestigious and highly competitive Nationl Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Fellowships. During this period, she earned a MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and entered Specialist Urological training in the South London region. During her specialist training Eleni had the privilege of working with numerous world leading urologists, including at St George's Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, enabling her to train comprehensively within Urology.

In 2019 Eleni became a substantive consultant at Croydon University Hospital and Honorary Consultant at St George's Hospital. In Croydon Eleni delivers general urological services, regularly doing minimally invasive endoscopic prostate surgery (bipolar resection) for urinary symptoms, circumcisions, vasectomies, hydrocele surgery, testicular/ scrotal surgeries, ureteric stone surgery, and diagnostic procedures including cystoscopies.

Eleni has also set up and runs the Andrology service, offering specialist clinics in erectile dysfunction, chronic pelvic pain syndrome/ chronic prostatitis/ chronic scrotal pain, Peyronie's disease, complex penile reconstructive surgery, male infertility, urethral strictures, microsurgical varicocele treatment, testicular/ scrotal surgeries etc. At St George's Hospital Eleni is an active member of the supra-network Penile Cancer and benign Andrology teams. She is also a member of the Croydon Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) reviewing and advising on urological cancers and other urological conditions.

Eleni is regularly involved with research and clinical education. A list of her research interest and publications can be found at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eleni-Anastasiadis. Eleni runs the Urology Academic meeting in Croydon Hospital which provides a forum for learning and keeping up to date with the latest research, and she also acts as an Educational Supervisor to Foundation Year doctors.

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