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Date: 25 March 2019
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.
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- Acute Medicine
- Breast surgery
- Burns and plastics
- Cardiothoracic surgery
- Clinical biochemistry
- Clinical haematology
- Colorectal surgery
- Critical care medicine
- Ear, nose and throat
- Elderly care
- Emergency Department
- Gastrointestinal medicine
- General medicine
- General surgery
- Hand surgery
- Liver medicine
- Liver surgery
- Occupational health
- Pain management
- Renal medicine
- Renal surgery
- Respiratory medicine
- Sexual health and HIV
- Sports and Exercise Medicine
- Stroke medicine
- Upper gastrointestinal surgery
- Vascular surgery
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- Secretary: 0121 371 2709
- Extension: 12709
Dr Mohamed Akber, Consultant Acute Physician Endocrine & Diabetes
Interests include: Acute general medicine, Pituitary Disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Secretary: 0121 371 8841
- Extension: 18843
Mr Ahmed Ashoub, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Consultant cardiac surgeon with special interest in aortic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5890
- Extension: 15890
Mr Shazad Ashraf, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Qualified in Manchester in 1997, and completed surgical training in Oxford. Awarded D. Phil from Oxford University in antibody-based therapies targeting colorectal cancer. Clinical interest in developing innovative strategies to treat cancer.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2777
- Extension: 12777
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.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4699
- Extension: 14699
Mr. Shahzada Ahmed, Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon
Graduated from Birmingham in 1997. Trained initially in the West Midlands then undertook advanced rhinology fellowships in South Africa and Nottingham. Special interests include septorhinoplasty and advanced endoscopic skull base surgery.
- Secretary: 0121 371 6938
- Extension: 16938
Professor Weibke Arlt, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant Physician
Graduated from the University of Cologne, Germany and trained in Cologne and Wurzburg, Germany, and San Francisco, USA. She obtained recognition as a specialist in general medicine and endocrinology and diabetes in 1998.
- Secretary: 0121 371 6939
- Extension: 16939
Dr John Ayuk, Consultant Endocrinologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine
Consultant Endocrinologist at UHB and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. His research and clinical interests include the pathogenesis and management of pituitary tumours, neuroendocrine tumours and multiple endocrine neoplasia type
- Secretary: 0121 371 5880
- Extension: 15880
Mr Max Almond, Consultant Surgeon, Sarcoma Unit
Graduated in 2004 at Birmingham. Trained in oesophago-gastric and hepatobiliary surgery. Special interests include abdominal, pelvic and retroperitoneal sarcoma, gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours and advanced therapeutic endoscopy incl. ERCP.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4283
- Extension: 12312
Dr Steve Amerasekera, Consultant Radiologist
MB BCHir MA (Cambridge), MRCP (London) FRCR awarded during specialist training in the West Midlands.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4284
- Extension: 14284
Dr Rashid Amir, Consultant Radiologist
- Secretary: 0121 371 4663
- Extension: 14663
Professor David H Adams, Professor of Hepatology
After initial training in hepatology, worked in the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA. Professor of Hepatology at the University of Birmingham. Honorary consultant physician to the Liver Unit, QEH.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5024
- Extension: 15024
Mr Alan Attard, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, TMJ Surgery
- Secretary: 0121 371 6420
- Extension: 16420
Dr Garg Ashish, Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist
Trained in Clinical Neurophysiology at Bristol, UK. Has a specialist interest in peripheral nerve and neuromuscular disorders.
- Secretary: 0121 371 3575
- Extension: 13575
Dr Suhail Anwar, Consultant Oncologist
Completed primary medical training in Pakistan in 1992 medical/cardiology SHO in Saudi Arabia in 1995. Moved into general medicine in Lincoln and Wolverhampton (1996 - 1999). His subspecialties are breast, gynaecological and skin cancers.
- Secretary: 0121 371 3319
- Extension: 13319
Dr Rasoul Amel-Kashipaz, Consultant Pathologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
First qualified from Birjand Medical University, Iran in 1997 with an MD, completed PhD in 2003 at University of Nottingham and trained in the UK as a Pathologist (FRCpath). Special interests are Haemato-lymphoid and head and neck pathology.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5840
- Extension: 15840
Dr Fouad Al-Baaj, Consultant Nephrologist
MD, MRCPI, FRCP. Training Aleppo University, Syria, trained in general and renal medicine in Newcastle and Manchester, Consultant Nephrologist at UHB since 2007 Interests: AKI, CKD-MBD, Dialysis, Diabetic Nephropathy and Renal Disease in Pregnancy
- Secretary: 0121 371 4963
- Extension: 14963
Mr Seyed Ashgar Ali, Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon
Did postgraduate degree in orthopaedics in India. Did further training in Glasgow and Liverpool. Interests in ankle arthroscopy, arthrodesis and arthroplasty, fore and hindfoot conditions, and problems with tibialis posterior and peroneal tendons.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4960
- Extension: 14960
Mr Tanweer Ashraf, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee Specialist
Qualified in 1992 followed by training in Birmingham and Bristol. Specialises in knee arthroscopy, arthroplasty, ligament reconstruction, cartilage transplant and patellar stabilisation.