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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 6 specialists
33 years of experience
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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Expert in: General Practice
Recommended by 14 specialists
19 years of experience

Please Note - The calendar indicates our clinic times. Please choose a time slot and we will contact you to confirm the appointment time.

 

Dr Tim Lebens is a General Practitioner with special interests in General Medicine, Chronic Diseases Management, Health Screening, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Sexual Health. Dr Lebens also makes sure to keep up to date with the very latest advances in medicine.

Dr Lebens received his postgraduate training in General Practice at the prestigious St Mary's Hospital, London and then undertook training in Psychiatry at the world-renowned Priory Hospital, London. He has also just been awarded the most coveted and highest accolade in General Practice: a Fellowship to The Royal College of General Practitioners. This is only awarded to very few GPs who are considered ambassadors to their profession.

Dr Lebens is a regular contributor for a number of well-regarded publications and was a feature columnist for the Health Section of Esquire Magazine. He also acts as a certified trainer, mentor and teacher for junior doctors hoping to qualify in General Practice.

Dr Lebens has broad experience in working with patients of all ages and regularly treats both infants and elderly patients. He spent 20 years working in the NHS before focusing on his private practice 12 years ago. He looks after many different patients, from high profile figures to international and corporate patients. Dr Lebens has also advised Health Ministers from foreign countries on Public Health and preventative medicine.

Tatler magazine's recommended London GP June 2015.

"I like to offer a patient-centered approach to medicine. Many complex medical problems can be identified early by involving patients in their diagnosis and treatment. I am also fortunate to have worked with and have direct access to some of the world's top specialists, if onward referral is necessary."

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Expert in: Dermatology
Recommended by 5 specialists
18 years of experience
Paediatric Dermatology , General Dermatology , Cosmetic Dermatology + 2 more

During the Coronavirus Outbreak video and remote consultations are being offered and insurance companies are covering such consultations

 

Nisith is a senior consultant in the Dermatology Surgery and Laser Unit of St John’s Institute of Dermatology (Guys' and St Thomas’ NHS Trust).  He holds a substantive consultant post here and helps train junior doctors and the honorary consultants who visit from external departments to gain further experience from the UK and abroad. This is the largest clinical dermatology department in the UK. It opened in 1868 and is now one of the world’s leading centres for patients with skin problems. 

Nisith entered medical school with a British Medical Association scholarship and graduated with class and national prizes. He went on to train in the UK, USA and Canada and completed additional fellowship training in complex skin surgery, particularly Mohs micrographic surgery, lasers and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. He won an award at the American Academy of Dermatology for research in melanoma skin cancer.

Nisith treats a range of skin problems including acne, rosacea, moles, skin cancers, scars, discolouration, eczema, psoriasis and ageing skin. Nisith also receives referrals from GPs and other specialists for his opinion on managing common and rare skin problems and complications following cosmetic procedures.

He has access to the latest technology and has a network of highly trusted colleagues from other specialties who he can call upon to manage the most complex cases.

He is often invited to give lectures at specialty conferences and advises the media and legal profession on a range of skin topics. He is a regular speaker for the European Society of Micrographic Surgery.

Nisith sits on the boards of a number of national and European committees, including ones for the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group and the Royal College of Surgeons Cosmetic and Reconstructive Interface Group, that set standards for practice and training.  He is also a college representative for The Royal College of Physicians.

For more information go to http://cedarsderm.co.uk/meet-the-team/dr-nisith-sheth/

 
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Expert in: Urology
Recommended by 6 specialists
26 years of experience
Urological Oncology , Kidney Stones , Benign Prostatic Enlargement + 4 more

HCA UK Elstree Waterfront: Tuesday evenings by appointment only. 

One Health Hospital: Tuesday evenings by appointment only.

Queen Anne Street Medical Centre: Wednesdays or Thursdays by appointment only.

Global Diagnostics: Saturdays by appointment only.

Currently a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Whittington Health NHS Trust, London an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University College London (UCL) Medical School, Mr Chitale has received comprehensive training both in India and the UK in all subspecialties of Urology, and has gained extensive experience over many years in this field. He has a vast experience, having performed over 18,000 urological operative procedures ranging from cystoscopies to cystectomies. He has special expertise in procedures involving the lower urinary tract including prostatic, bladder, penile and urethral surgery.

His wide surgical skills and expertise include procedures for phimosis, hydrocele, epididymal lesions, varicoceles, testicular tumours, urethral surgery, surgery for male infertility, sperm retrieval procedures (M-TESE, TESE, MESA), vasectomy, reversal of vasectomy, surgery for Peyronie's disease and congenital penile deformities, endoscopic prostatic and bladder tumour resections, endoscopic treatment for urinary stones and Urological procedures for children including circumcision, orchidopexy for undescended testis, and hydrocelectomy for patent processus vaginalis.

He is published widely in peer-reviewed journals with around 80 publications to his credit, and also has several presentations at national and international meetings. He has been the principal author for the first ever randomised controlled trial (RCT) on shock wave therapy (SWT) for Peyronie's disease. He is also a referee to many scientific journals and a guest editor for a web based journal and has received several awards for academic achievements during his medical career.

In addition, Sudhanshu has been actively involved in teaching Undergraduates, Postgraduates, General Practitioners and Pharmaceutical/Nursing professionals by means of lectures/seminars/bedside-teaching for many years. He has been a well-respected and popular tutor amongst medical students and trainees. He currently acts as an MBBS examiner for UCL Medical School and has done so previously at UEA Medical School in Norwich.

Mr Chitale is a keen badminton player and represented his University in India. He enjoys swimming, theatre and travel.

Memberships

  • BMA
  • BAUS
  • EAU
  • AUA
  • USI
  • ESSM

 Expert Witness and Medico-legal report writing

 Vast Urological /surgical experience of over 25 years

> 20,000 procedures carried out

Dual training and accreditation: India and UK

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
12 years of experience

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 visit Mr Abu-Bakr's personal webpage: www.TheVeinsDoctor.com

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Expert in: Endocrinology
Recommended by 6 specialists
28 years of experience
Diabetes & Endocrinology

Dr Chammas is an accomplished consultant highly specialised in the management of endocrine disorders and acute and general medicine. She has gained her extensive experience in well known hospitals such as Hammersmith, UCLH and King's College Hospital. Additionally, she underwent additional training in the field of reproductive endocrinology at UCLH.

Dr Chammas is heavily involved in research, having worked as a researcher in the Diabetic Foot Clinic at King's, when she published several papers that were presented internationally. She has successfully applied for CLAHRC funding with colleagues and collaborators.

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Expert in: General Practice
Recommended by 4 specialists
30 years of experience

DURING THE COVID19 CRISIS ,DR WHITBY WILL BEAVAILBLE FOR PHONE AND VIDEO CALLS .PLEASE EMAIL REQUEST FOR SAMEDAY APPOINTMENT TO info@drruthwhitby.com

Dr Ruth Whitby is available Mon to Fri 8:30 - 13:00, please request an appointment for further availability. 

 

Please note that Dr Whitby’s consulting address is: King Edward VII’s Hospital, 37 Devonshire Street, London, W1G 6NX.

Dr Ruth Whitby qualified in 1989 and has been working as a GP for over 25 years, both in the NHS and privately. She has a special interest in general medicine, stress management, health screening, gynaecology and paediatrics. During her career, Ruth worked as a corporate doctor and worked for four years with Land securities: the largest commercial property development and investment company in the UK, and now works with one of London’s leading advertising agencies, where tailored health screening is in high demand.

Ruth has also worked overseas in East Asia and Europe, where she gained vast experience in dealing with diverse cultural and ex-patriate communities. In the 1990s, she lived in Japan where she gained the Japanese medical licence, the first doctor from the UK to do so.

Recently, Ruth has recently moved from The Wellington Hospital where she served as  GP representative for The Hospitals Medical Advisory Council.  She has recently been appointed as Institute Chair of Primary Care for the new Cleveland Clinic London due to open in 2020 and is currently working at King Edward VII Hospital . She also holds a medical degree from Kings’ College Hospital, a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology and a First-class honours degree in neuroanatomy.

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Expert in: Cardiology
Recommended by 10 specialists
30 years of experience
General Medicine

Professor Melvin Lobo is a senior Consultant Cardiovascular Physician based in the Barts Heart Centre and the William Harvey Research Institute. He has a specialist interest in blood pressure disorders of all types, autonomic control of the circulation and also resistant hypertension and device-based therapies thereof. He is an accredited Clinical Hypertension Specialist of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and British Hypertension Society.

Professor Lobo is Director of the Bart's Blood Pressure Clinic which is a Hypertension Centre of Excellence and receives referrals of patients with complex circulatory disorders on a national/international basis and has contributed to several landmark studies in hypertension, particularly in the field of novel device therapy of hypertension. His research work has been featured on television and in the national press on numerous occasions (see website for details: http://www.hypertensionspecialist.co.uk/).

In addition to hypertension, he is also an acknowledged expert in the management of low blood pressure (hypotension) and BP variability disorders and PoTS (postural tachycardia syndrome) and sees patients on a national basis with these issues in the Barts BP Clinic and on an international basis in his private practice. He has the largest cohort of medication intolerant patients nationally and has evolved, published and lectured on specialised strategies with liquid and patch formulations of antihypertensives to get around intolerances to tablets.

He is recognised globally as a key opinion leader in his field and this is reflected in numerous roles in multicentre clinical trials, invited lectures at major conferences and also as an editor/reviewer of numerous journals including JACC and Lancet. More recently he has authored national and co-authored international guidelines for device therapy of hypertension which were published in the prestigious European Heart Journal.

He organises and co-chairs the UK Annual Symposia on Device Therapy of Hypertension with a distinguished panel of international authorities in hypertension medicine. He is a specialist adviser to NICE and the European Society of Hypertension on interventional therapies in hypertension and a member of the Council on Hypertension of the European Society of Cardiology.

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Expert in: Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
17 years of experience
Urinary tract infections (UTI) , General Urology , Kidney Stones + 3 more

Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is a consultant urological surgeon at Charing Cross and St Mary's hospitals. In addition to general urology he sub-specialises in the diagnosis and management of kidney stones and Benign prostatic disorders. He is an expert in endourological surgery (minimally invasive surgery) such as ureteroscopy and laser stone fragmentation, PCNL (keyhole surgery for kidney stones), HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate), Urolift, Rezum water vapour therapy and the endourological management of upper tract urothelial cancers. He treats other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures and extrinsic obstruction. He also has special expertise in the use of different types of urological stents.

Mr El-Husseiny graduated from medical school with honours, he has then completed his basic surgical and urological training and was appointed as an assistant lecturer in urology. He underwent his higher specialist urological training on both the London and West Midlands urology training schemes. In addition, he has also completed the prestigious two-year subspecialty endourology fellowship (Awarded by the Endourological Society, USA) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, specialising in the management of complex stone disease.

He has completed a MSc and MD degrees in urology and is very passionate about research and academic urology. He has led on and completed numerous research projects and has extensively published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented in international, national and regional conferences and meetings. He maintains a strong teaching interest and he has taught on numerous courses and workshops. He is also a peer reviewer for numerous international journals.


Publications:

Percutaneous Endourologic Procedures in High-Risk Patients in the Lateral Decubitus Position under Regional Anaesthesia. J Endourol. 2009 Oct; 23 (10): 1603-6.

The role of open stone surgery. A J Urol, May 2012; 10, 284–288.

The new Invisio® DUR-D “chip-on-the-tip” digital Flexible Ureterorenoscopes – evaluation of changes in physical properties over time. Therapy (2010) 7(4), 423–427.

Erectile Dysfunction; a review on current management. GPonline. December 2013. http://www.gponline.com/erectile-dysfunction-clinical-review/mens-health/erectile-dysfunction-premature ejaculation/article/1223911

Transurethral Ethanol Ablation of the Prostate (TEAP) for symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): long term follow up. T. El-Husseiny, N. Buchholz. J Endourol 2011 Mar; 25 (3): 477-80.

What is better in percutaneous nephrolithotomy – Prone or supine? A systematic review. A J Urol, 14, Issue 2, June 2016, Pages 101–107

Long-term follow-up of recurrent stone formers – who, how long and how often?  BJU Int. 2010 Jan; 105(1): 1-2. Epub 2009 Nov 13.

A comparative study of the requirement of introducer sheaths for ureteric access between an old generation fibre-optic flexible ureteroscope and a new “chip on the tip” digital flexible ureteroscope. The Journal of Urology, Volume 183, Issue 4, Supplement, April 2010, Page e497.

The Current Role of Memokath 051 Thermo-Expandable Metal Stent in Management of Benign and Malignant Ureteric
Strictures. Med Surg Urol (2012) S4:003. Doi: 10.4172/2168-9857.S4- 003

A novel wire stent (Zebrastent) for ureteric stenting in stone patients. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2008 Sep; 5 (5): 545-7.

Pain in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Urol Res. 2009 Apr; 37 (2): 51-3.

Ureteric guide wire damage by Holmium: YAG laser: preliminary results. Urol Res. 2009 Feb; 37(1): 7-10.

Treating bladder-outflow obstruction with thermo-expandable prostate metal stents. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Jul; 6 (4): 357-363.

Assessing and developing percutaneous renal access skills of trainees using the state of the art PERC MENTOR™ simulation trainer. European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010, Pages 36-37.

‘Putting lead in your pencil’: self-insertion of an unusual urethral foreign body for sexual gratification. J R Soc Med Sh Rep 2010; 1: 18. DOI 10.1258/ shorts.2010.010014.

Characterising Stent Symptoms Associated with a Segmental Thermo-Expandable Metallic Stent Using a Validated Stent Symptoms Questionnaire. Cur Urol 2011; 5: 72–78.

'An interventional urology list' - a novel concept for UK urological services. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Oct 25.

Improving Patient Positioning to Reduce Complications in Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.  J Endourol. May 2009: 831-832.

A novel long-term thermo-expandable ureteric metal stent: Memokath 051TM. Papatsoris AG, Masood J, El-Husseiny T, Ndirika S, Junaid I, Buchholz N: In: BJU International website. Fitzpatrick JM, Drake M, Webber R (eds): Atlas of Surgical Devices, 2008.

Case based investigation: Urodynamics. Maan Z, Dickens N, El-Husseiny T, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N: Foundation Years Journal. June 2009 Volume 3, Issue 5: Urology.

Emergency inpatient extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) a safe and effective alternative. European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010.

Endovascular covered stenting for the management of post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy renal pseudo pseudoaneurysm: a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2010 Sep 23; 4 (1):316.

Simultaneous antegrade/retrograde upper urinary tract access: Bart's modified lateral position for complex upper tract endourologic pathologic features. Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2): 287-92. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.08.023. 

Insertion of a Ureteric Memokath Stent through a Prostatic Memokath Stent Using Extracorporeal Needles Placed on the Skin to Mark and Measure the Ureteric Stricture in a Patient with Prostate Cancer. Curr Urol 2008; 2:200-203.

Should urologists in the UK perform their own nephrostomies and renal access for endourological procedures - what does the future hold? : BJU Int. 2009 Sep; 104(6): 755-7.

Comparison of Stent-Related Symptoms between Conventional Double-J Stents and a New-Generation Thermoexpandable Segmental Metallic Stent: A Validated-Questionnaire-Based Study. J Endourol. April 2010: 589-593.

A technique to flush out renal stone fragments during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2009 Jan; 23(1): 5-6.

Simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourologic access: "the Barts technique".  J Endourol. 2008 Dec; 22(12)

Endourological management of an iatrogenic ureteric avulsion using a thermoexpandable nickel-titanium alloy stent (Memokath 051).  J Endourol Case Reports. May 2017, 3(1): 57-60. 

Clinical, fiscal and environmental benefits of a specialist‐led virtual ureteric colic clinic: a prospective study. BJU Int 2019. 

Metallic Ureteric Stents in Malignant Ureteric Obstruction: a Systematic Review. Urology. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0090-4295(18)30064-5. 


Book Chapters:

Ureteric stents; Physiology of stent flow. Tamer El-Husseiny & Martin Knight. In: N P Buchholz et al (Eds), Handbook of Urinary Stents: Basic Science and Clinical Applications. ISBN-10: 1907816658. ISBN-13: 978-1907816659 JP Medical Ltd, London, 2016  

Advanced Training of a Practicing Urologist in Stone Disease Management. In: Urolithiasis; basic science and clinical practice. T El-Husseiny and N Buchholz. In: Hans-Goran Tiselius, David M. Albala, Zhangqun Ye et al. (ends). Urolithiasis, 1 DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-4387-1_102, © Springer-Verlag London 2013

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Renal Stones. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N. In: N.P. Rao et al.
(eds.), Urinary Tract Stone Disease, 455-467. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84800-362-0_39, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Peyronie’s Disease. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Its application in orthopaedics. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.


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Expert in: General Practice
Recommended by 1 specialist
8 years of experience
Health Screening

Dan is the Principal GP of FreedomHealth in Harley Street.

He has practised in the USA and in the UK (NHS and Private), gaining experience in both health care systems. As well as his specialist interests of sexual health, men's health and muscular-skeletal health, he has a thorough knowledge of a wide variety of health problems. 

He is also trained in Joint Injections, Cryotherapy and Minor Surgery. 

Dan loves to build strong relationships with his patients and has a caring, compassionate and confidential approach to his consultations. 


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