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Date: 22 August 2019

Time: 16:19

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: critical care medicine

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    Dr Neil Abeysinghe

    Dr Neil Abeysinghe, Consultant in Critical Care

    Graduated St Barts & Royal London Hosp School of Medicine 1999.Trained,London, Oxfordshire & West Mids in internal medicine,pre-hosp care,anaesthesia & intensive care. Interests: pre-hosp care,major trauma,traumatic brain injury & medical education.

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    Dr David Balthazor

    Dr David Balthazor, Consultant in Critical Care

    Qualified from University of Birmingham, 1996. Dip IMC RCS (Ed) 1998, MRCS 2001, FRCA 2005, FFICM 2014. Trained in West Midlands and Australia. Interests: pre hospital emergency medicine and trauma care.

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    Dr Mansoor Nawaz Bangash

    Dr Mansoor Nawaz Bangash, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

    Qualified from Birmingham in 2001 and was awarded his PhD in intensive care medicine in 2015. Special interests in liver intensive care, inflammation and the cellular and systems biology of critical illness.

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    Dr Thomas Clutton-Brock

    Dr Thomas Clutton-Brock, Consultant Anaesthetist

    First qualified in medicine from Bristol University in 1980. Has gone on to gain an MRCP and an FRCA. Carries out research for University of Birmingham. Internationally recognised as an expert in medical devices.

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    Dr Kaye England

    Dr Kaye England, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Graduated from Oxford University in 1991 and is an FRCA. She did her training in the East Midlands and Sydney, Australia. Current interests are in critical care for burns and major trauma.

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    Dr Thomas Gallacher

    Dr Thomas Gallacher, Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Tutor

    As well as his clinical duties, he is also a post-graduate clinical tutor at the University of Birmingham. He graduated from Glasgow University in 1987 with an MBChB and an FRCA.

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    Dr Nandan Gautam

    Dr Nandan Gautam, Consultant in General Medicine and Intensive Care

    Graduated from Oxford in 1995. Medical interests are in detection and management of the acutely ill. He has contributed to the national guidance on VTE prevention. Also chairs the hospital clinical guidelines group.

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    Dr David Green

    Dr David Green, Consultants in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care

    Biography pending.

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    Dr Peter Isherwood

    Dr Peter Isherwood, Consultant Critical Care & Anaesthesia

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool 1999. Interests include general adult intensive care, echocardiography in intensive care and post graduate medical education, including high fidelity simulation training.

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    Lt. Col. Andy Johnston

    Lt. Col. Andy Johnston, Consultant in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

    Qualified in 1993 from Dundee, his professional areas of interest are respiratory medicine and critical care medicine.

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    Dr Zahid Khan

    Dr Zahid Khan, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

    Undergraduate training completed at St Mary's Hospital, London. Clinical lectureships held at University Hospital Uppsala and Imperial College London. Interests: medical education, simulation, sepsis, shock, acute respiratory failure and fluid.

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    Dr Mike G Knowles

    Dr Mike G Knowles, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Interests are in neuroanaesthesia, neuro intensive care and acute pain; he is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and fellow of both the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

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    Dr Steffen Kroll

    Dr Steffen Kroll, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Studied Medicine at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in former East Germany, qualified in 1992. Medical Specialist in Anaesthetics and intensive care in 2000. Works in Trauma, Orthopaedics, Burns and Plastics and Intensive Care.

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    Dr Mav Manji

    Dr Mav Manji, Consultant Anaesthetist and Critical Care Medicine

    Qualified Cardiff 1987. Trained in Medicine followed by training in critical care medicine and anaesthesia. Wide variety of anaesthetic interests with particular focus on post operative management and enhanced recovery.

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    Dr Nicholas Murphy

    Dr Nicholas Murphy, Consultant Anaesthetist, Intensivist and Divisional Director, Division A and B

    Graduated from Uni of London and trained anaesthesia and critical medicine in Kings College London and Melbourne, Australia. Interests in management of patients with liver failure and liver transplantation.

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    Dr Tessa Oelofse

    Dr Tessa Oelofse, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Qualified from the University of Orange Free state, South Africa in 1995. Is an anaesthetist in cardiac surgery and intensive care with an interest in transoesophageal echocardiography.

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    Dr Nilesh Parekh

    Dr Nilesh Parekh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Took his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Mumbai, India. Went on to do advanced training in critical care medicine in Australia.

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    Dr Brian Pouchet

    Dr Brian Pouchet, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Biography pending.

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    Dr David H Riddington

    Dr David H Riddington, Consultant Anaesthetist and Critical Care Medicine, Assistant Medical Director

    Graduated in Birmingham, qualifying in 1984 and was appointed as a consultant in the Trust in 1996. Specialty interests include cardiac anaesthesia and peri-operative care, and leadership for health service improvement, in which he has a MSc.

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    Dr Dave Rosser

    Dr Dave Rosser, Consultant Intensivist, Chief Executive

    Qualified from Cardiff University in 1987. His specialist interest is in critical care medicine and technology. Former Executive Medical Director for the Trust, Dr Rosser was appointed CEO in September 2018.

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    Dr Sue Sinclair

    Dr Sue Sinclair, Consultant Anaesthetist and Critical Care

    Biography pending.

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    Dr Catherine Snelson

    Dr Catherine Snelson, Consultant in Critical Care

    Graduated from Bristol University. Previously undertook specialist training in respiratory medicine, Critical Care and General Internal Medicine in West Midlands 2005-2010. Special interests in general critical care, respiratory and acute medicine.

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    Dr Laura J Tasker

    Dr Laura J Tasker, Consultant Anaesthetist/ Intensivist

    Biography pending.

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    Dr Tomasz Torlinski

    Dr Tomasz Torlinski, Consultant Anaesthetist/ Intensivist

    Medical School 1995 and MD Diploma 2000 in Poznan, Poland Completed training in 2002 and instructorship in anaesthesiology 2006 at St. Louis, USA. Special interest: critical care, anaesthesia in trauma and neurotrauma; burns, plastics and bariatrics.

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    Dr Peter Townsend

    Dr Peter Townsend, Consultant Anaesthetist/ Intensivist

    Biography pending.

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    Dr William S Tunnicliffe

    Dr William S Tunnicliffe, Consultant in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

    Undergraduate training at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and postgraduate training in the West Midlands deanery. Developed a research interest in the health effects of air pollutants, gained an MSc in epidemiology.

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    Dr Deborah J Turfrey

    Dr Deborah J Turfrey, Consultant Anaesthetist/ Intensivist

    Trained in London, Glasgow and Birmingham. Interests are cardiac anaesthesia, cardiac intensive care and palliative care within ITU setting. Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer (University of Birmingham), deputy head of academy and college tutor.

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    Dr Tonny Veenith

    Dr Tonny Veenith, Consultant in Critical Care

    Dr Veenith is a consultant in neurointensive care medicine at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, UHB. Interests are; mechanisms of brain injury and recovery.

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    Dr Sandeep Walia

    Dr Sandeep Walia, Consultant Anaesthetist, Critical Care

    Biography pending.

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    Dr Tony Whitehouse

    Dr Tony Whitehouse, Consultant, Critical Care and Anaesthesia

    Studies Intercalated Pharmacology at University of London, and graduated in Medicine from University College London in 1992. He has established clinical research in the Critical Care Unit focusing on infection control in the critically ill.

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    Dr Jeremy Willson

    Dr Jeremy Willson, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Qualified from Birmingham University in 1998. His area of professional interest is in cardiac critical care and burns anaesthesia.