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Expert in: Fertility Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
14 years of experience
Obstetrics & Gynaecology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

 

Dr Irfana Koita, is the Director of IVF Matters, the UK's 1st Online Fertility Diagnostic Service. She has been in the field of Assisted Conception since 2005 having trained at the renowned King’s College Hospital, London and subsequently gained a wealth of experience expanding over 10 years working at some of UK’s leading fertility clinics. Her special interest lies in the treatment of women who have reduced ovarian function using Natural Cycle IVF treatment and in those who have had multiple unsuccessful attempts. Her clientele includes women who wish to have Egg Freezing.

She is a fellow of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK (FRCOG) and has more recently done a Masters in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University, USA. She has an in depth understanding of the regulatory requirements of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and The Care Quality Commission (CQC), UK. Her aim is to provide high quality, affordable and easily accessible fertility care worldwide using hi tech IT support. She conceptualised the idea of starting an online fertility diagnostic service in order to reach out to all those who are looking for an accurate diagnosis of their fertility needs.

Her web portal IVFMatters.co.uk provides online consultations with specialists in all fields of fertility specialism with Consultant’s who are registered with the General Medical Council, UK. The website offers a complete spectrum of services relating to fertility care including laboratory tests all across the UK and ultrasound scans at multiple centres nationwide through a network of local providers.

Contact details 

IVFMatters.co.uk  *  0333 93 999 51  *  admin@ivfmatters.co.uk

 
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Expert in: Clinical Genetics
27 years of experience

Dr Brennan's main areas of expertise are cancer, cardiac and endocrine genetics.

His interest in genetics started as a medical student in the 1980s when the medical speciality of clinical genetics was in its infancy. After a research degree studying genes in the developing heart, he completed his medical training and undertook postgraduate training in adult medicine and paediatrics before specialist training in Clinical Genetics.

Dr Brennan was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Clinical Genetics in 2002 with the Northern Genetics Service based in Newcastle upon Tyne. After opening a new satellite clinical genetics department in Middlesbrough, he was appointed to the role of Clinical Director of the Northern Genetics Service in 2008, managing a clinical and laboratory team providing genetics diagnostics for the population of North East England and North Cumbria.

Dr Brennan has been Clinical Lead for Cardiac and Endocrine Genetics for the Northern Genetics Service since 2003; he was Clinical Lead for Cancer Genetics 2002 to 2020. 

A particular interest is the use of new technology and novel clinical pathways to improve diagnosis and management for people living with rare inherited disease. Between 2014 and 2018 he was Clinical Programme Director for the North East & North Cumbria NHS Genomic Medicine Centre, overseeing the introduction of whole genome sequencing into routine care as part of the 100,000 Genomes Project. He is engaged in a number of collaborative research projects, all of which are focused on improving diagnosis and treatment.

Dr Brennan is a keen and popular teacher and lectures to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate audiences in the UK and overseas. He teaches genetics for a week each year at Newcastle University's Medical School in Malaysia.

www.genomics.expert

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Expert in: Clinical Genetics
37 years of experience

Dr Anand Saggar is a Senior Consultant in Clinical Genetics at St Georges University Hospital NHS Trust. He trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School, University of London, where he qualified in 1982. Dr Saggar began his career at St Bartholomew's Hospital from where he went on to work in several London Teaching Hospitals and also the Karolinska Nobel institute in Sweden. He has a extensive record of experience in genetics, respiratory medicine, diabetes/endocrinology, cardiology, intensive care, nephrology (kidney disorders) and neurology. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

He led the multidisciplinary team at St George's for three years, providing services for a population of 2.7 million people in the South West Thames Region. His specific interests include; inherited kidney diseases, paediatric dysmorphology, adult onset genetic conditions, polycystic kidney disease, Marfan and related aortopathy syndomes, hypertension, tuberous sclerosis and family cancer histories.

In addition to this Dr Saggar has published over 40 papers and still continues to publish actively while maintaining his clinical practice. He is also a founder, director and medical adviser to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK) and Ex-President of the Medical Genetics section at the Royal Society of Medicine. Previous to this he was Secretary of the Clinical Genetics Society, which is the UK professional society for Clinical Geneticists. He is also Chairman of Arts St Georges based at that hospital. 

This broad range of experience and academic research provides Dr Sagger with an excellent degree of knowledge in his field. This means Dr Sagger can provide the highest standard of care and treatment to all of his patients. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
22 years of experience
Breast Surgery

Website: https://londonbreastcancer.com

Video consultations available now.

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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Expert in: Fertility Medicine
6 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Dr Malini has gained vast experience in the field of reproductive medicine during her training and work at several centres of excellence. She completed her postgraduate diploma in prenatal genetics and foetal medicine with distinction at the University College London.

Her interest in PGD and PGS is well supported by her knowledge of prenatal genetics and foetal medicine. She is an associate member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and member of the British Fertility Society.

She is highly skilled in gynaecological ultrasound, three-dimensional scanning and early first trimester ultrasound. She is FMF accredited for the first trimester andNT scanning. She provides a highly individualised approach.

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Expert in: Neurology
16 years of experience
Neurogenetics , Neuro-rehabilitation

https://www.londonneurology.com/

Dr Griesz-Brisson is one of Europe's leading Consultant Neurologist's specialising in Neurology, Neuroregeneration, Neuroplasticity,  Neurotoxicology, Environmental Medicine and Pain Management exclusively with physiological methods. She is the Medical Director of The London Neurology & Pain Clinic with patients travelling from all over the world to receive her treatment. 

Dr Griesz Brisson is a member of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, American Academy of Neurology, European Academy of Environmental Medicine and many more. She also consistently serves as a medico-legal expert in the United Kingdom, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the United States.

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Expert in: Neurology
21 years of experience

Dr Nik Sharma is a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London.

The National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery is the UK’s largest dedicated neurological hospital and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence.

He diagnoses and treats a wide range of neurological disorders including General diagnostic neurology, Headache, including migraine, Neuromuscular disorders, including motor neurone disease (MND) or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Movement disorders including Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke.

 
 
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Expert in: Neurology
15 years of experience

Dr Anupam Bhattacharjee is a Consultant Neurologist, with highly specialised NHS practices at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) and Royal Free Hospital London as well as a large general neurology practice at Lister Hospital in Hertfordshire.

He read medicine at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals (Kings College) and achieved a 1st Class BSc in Physiology and was top in the University of London exams, and then undertook an MB/PhD programme funded by the Migraine Trust and completed medical finals with distinction. He undertook prestigious medical post-graduate training at St. Thomas’, Hammersmith, Royal Brompton, National (Queen Square) and Kings College Hospitals. He undertook Specialist Registrar training in Neurology at the Royal Free and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) where he holds consultant posts now.

Dr Bhattacharjee sees patients with all common neurological diseases including headaches, blackouts and epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. He runs highly specialist clinics in peripheral nerve & neuromuscular disease, neuroimmunology/antibody mediated neurology disease and is one of only a few neurologists running clinics in neurolopathic pain as part of a highly specialised pain unit. Due to his expertise in neuroimmunology diseases, Dr Bhattacharjee sees routinely deals with compex patients with rheumatological, renal, dermatological and infectious diseases where there is neurological involvement. Additionally, he regularly runs a clinics with a Consultant Haematologist, seeing patients with haematological diseases affecting the nervous system.

He is a member of the Royal Free IVIg committee and developed a large plasma exchange service with the haematology department treating patients with various neuro-immunological disorders at the Royal Free. Dr Bhattacharjee is frequently invited to present his work at national and international conferences, and has served in an advisory capacity to pharmaceutical companies involved in the treatment of neuro-immunological diseases.

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Expert in: Clinical Genetics



Johnny is a recognised leader in the field of Sport & Exercise Medicine and we are delighted to announce that he will be heading up our World Class Sports & Exercise Medicine Center to help our patients achieve their sporting goals & aspirations.

Johnny has a wealth of clinical experience and a proven track record of working with sports persons of all types and ages ranging from the recreational squash player right through to professional footballers and international athletes.

As well as being a qualified physiotherapist, Johnny has obtained a degree in Sport Science, a Masters in Sport & Exercise Medicine, has written a book in this field and has been published in Scientific journals in his quest to provide the best possible treatment for his patients. As well as all of this, he has lead several Sports Medicine Departments in Professional football which include Notts County FC, Scunthorpe United FC, Chesterfield FC and more recently FC Halifax.

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Expert in: Oncology
14 years of experience
Medical Oncology

Dr Khan is a research-active consultant who trained in medical oncology at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust London. After working as a Locum Consultant at Royal Marsden for 21 months, he took substantive consultant position in Gastrointestinal Oncology at UCLH. He also attends North Middlesex University Hospital (NMUH), where he is the Clinical Lead of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (CUP) and Clinical Research in Oncology. Dr Khan was awarded the Robert McAlpine fellowship and studied mechanisms of response and resistance to targeted therapies in advanced colorectal cancer. He gained an MD(Res) degree under the supervision of Professor David Cunningham at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital. He was involved in setup and conduct of large multi-centre academic and translational studies from the time that he spent in full-time research, which included working as a trial physician for phase II/III studies in early and advanced gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr Khan's main research interests involve stratification of therapies in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, by setting up studies of clinical and translational relevance.

He presented and lectured in international conferences and public forums respectively. He published several high impact papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Cancer Discovery, Cancer Cell, Gut, Gastroenterologist, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, Oncologist, BMC Medicine, BMC Cancer, British Medical Journal (BMJ) and British Journal of Cancer. He also served as an expert member of the National Research and Ethics Committee.

Dr Khan also played an active role in improving the educational experience of the junior doctors nationally. He writes questions for MRCP(UK) and Medical Oncology exams and remains part of the national medical oncology recruitment panel. Dr Khan's publications can be accessed via the link below:

https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=yfq8mGcAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Dr Khan's seceratary Lynda Fletcher can be approached at 02073172540 and she can be emailed directly at lfletcher@theloc.com

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