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Date: 20 June 2019

Time: 11:57

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.

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    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Paul Dias

    Dr Paul Dias, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

    Graduated from Nottingham in 1997. Special interests include neuro-anaesthesia and major trauma.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Graeme Dickson

    Dr Graeme Dickson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Burns

    Graduated in Melbourne in 1977 with a MBBS BMedSci. Received training in London and Birmingham. Special interest in anaesthesia for burns.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Fraser I Duncan

    Dr Fraser I Duncan, Consultant Anaesthetist, Neuro

    First qualified in 1977 and has gained a BSc, an MBChB and an FRCA. He has a specialist interest in the causes and relief of complex pain syndromes and runs his own pain relief clinic. He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4036
    • Extension: 14036
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    Dr Purushottam Desai

    Dr Purushottam Desai, Consultant Cardiologist

    Graduated from Bombay University in 1986. Training in adult and paediatric cardiology at King Edward VII Hospital, Mumbai. Cardiology training in London and Midlands. Joined the Trust in 2009. Special interest in the field of heart failure.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4613
    • Extension: 14613
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    Dr Sagar Doshi

    Dr Sagar Doshi, Consultant Cardiologist, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Coronary Angioplasty

    Obtained his first medical qualifications in Wales in 1990. Specialist clinical interest is in angioplasty. Research interests include stents, bifurcations and coronary angioplasty.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4523
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    Mrs Charlotte Dawson

    Mrs Charlotte Dawson, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine

    Received training at UCLH and Bristol in metabolic medicine, and a PhD in molecular biochemistry. Interested in adult inherited metabolic disorders, and lipid metabolism. Runs an outreach service for patients with inherited metabolic disorders.

    • Secretary: 0121 278 4015
    • Extension: 4015
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    Dr Heidi Doughty

    Dr Heidi Doughty, Honorary Consultant in Haematology

    Qualified 1985, Cambridge University. Specialist training in haematology. On the steering committees of SHOT and THOR. Interests include military-civilian healthcare partnership, capability development and transfusion in the pre-hospital environment.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2629
    • Extension: 12629
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    Surg Comm Alon Duby

    Surg Comm Alon Duby, Military Consultant - Emergency Medicine

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6987
    • Extension: 16987
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    Mrs Charlotte Dawson

    Mrs Charlotte Dawson, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine

    Received training at UCLH and Bristol in metabolic medicine, and a PhD in molecular biochemistry. Interested in adult inherited metabolic disorders, and lipid metabolism. Runs an outreach service for patients with inherited metabolic disorders.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5884
    • Extension: 15884
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    Mr Anant Desai

    Mr Anant Desai, Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI and Colorectal

    Graduated from Queens College, Cambridge and The Royal Free, London. Completed specialist training in the West Midlands before undertaking Fellowships. Main interest: Surgical Oncology with an emphasis on abdominal and retroperitoneal sarcomas.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5882
    • Extension: 15882
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    Surg Comm Catherine Doran

    Surg Comm Catherine Doran, Consultant Surgeon, Emergency and Colorectal

    Graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1997 and joined the Royal Navy Reserve in 2002. Completed colorectal surgery training in Oxford and has interests in emergency and trauma surgery and colorectal conditions.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5011
    • Extension: 15011
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    Dr Hassan Douis

    Dr Hassan Douis, Consultant Radiologist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2311
    • Extension: 12311
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    Dr Martin J Duddy

    Dr Martin J Duddy, Consultant Radiologist

    Originally from Birmingham, he trained at Cardiff University and qualified in 1981. His interests are in vascular interventional radiology and vascular imaging.

    • Secretary: 0121 414 4069
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    Professor Mark Drayson

    Professor Mark Drayson, Consultant Immunologist

    Qualified from Manchester University. Is Professor and Director of the Clinical Immunology Service. Has interests in haematolymphoid malignancy and immunodeficiency, and laboratory tests for immune diseases.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5029
    • Extension: 15029
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    Mr Stephen M Dover

    Mr Stephen M Dover, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Craniofacial Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery and Implantology

    Qualified from the University of Birmingham. Passed fellowship in dental surgery from RCS in 1984. Specialises in reconstruction and management of paediatric and adult facial deformity.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6172
    • Extension: 16172
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    Dr Ira Das

    Dr Ira Das, Consultant Microbiologist

    Clinical and research interests include MRSA infections and invasive fungal infections. She has published work in various journals as well as presenting findings at national and international meetings.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 16516
    • Extension: 2962
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    Dr Miruna David

    Dr Miruna David, Consultant Microbiologist

    Special interests in antimicrobial prescribing and infections in immunocompromised. The clinical service lead for laboratory microbiology, her focus is on continually developing a responsive modern microbiology laboratory service. 

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6849
    • Extension: 16849
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    Dr Nicholas P Davies

    Dr Nicholas P Davies, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Neuromuscular Conditions

    Trained in Birmingham and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. Specialist interests include: Neuromuscular disorders, metabolic diseases and ion channel disorders.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6893
    • Extension: 16893
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    Mr Jasmeet Dhir

    Mr Jasmeet Dhir, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Clinical Service Lead for Neurosurgery

    Trained in the West Midlands followed by Spinal fellowship in Cardiff. Interests: Spinal pathologies, degenerative, trauma, tumour (including intra-dural), and minimally invasive fixation techniques. Educational Supervisor for neurosurgical trainees.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6905
    • Extension: 16905
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    Professor Alastair Denniston

    Professor Alastair Denniston, Consultant Ophthalmologist (Uveitis/Med Retina)

    Graduated from the University of Cambridge and awarded a PhD from the University of Birmingham. Previously clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Special interests include uveitis, ocular inflammatory disease and medical retina.

    • Secretary: 0121 414 4016
    • Extension: 44032
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    Dr Nayneeta S Deshmukh

    Dr Nayneeta S Deshmukh, Consultant Histopathologist

    Graduated from Mumbai, India. Trained in India and the UK. Fellow of the Royal College of Pathology. Specialist interests include urology, sarcoma and GI pathology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5853
    • Extension: 15853
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    Dr Clara Day

    Dr Clara Day, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from University of Oxford, 1995. Trained as a junior in general medicine at QE and Selly Oak hospitals before training in renal medicine. Has clinical interests in inflammatory renal diseases, pregnancy in renal disease and haemodialysis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4842
    • Extension: 14842
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    Dr Davinder Dosanjh

    Dr Davinder Dosanjh, Consultant in Respiratory Physician

    Dr Dosanjh completed his undergraduate training in Oxford. Whilst there he undertook a DPhil concentrating on the T-cell based diagnosis of M. tuberculosis infection. He has been a Lecturer in the region with research interests in Pneumonia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6824
    • Extension: 16824
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    Dr Emma Derrett-Smith

    Dr Emma Derrett-Smith, Consultant Rheumatologist

    Qualified in London and trained in Rheumatology in the South-East. My clinical and research interest is scleroderma and related connective tissue diseases. I also work at the Royal Free Hospital Scleroderma Clinic.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5883
    • Extension: 15883
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    Mr Jan Dmitrewski

    Mr Jan Dmitrewski, Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI

    Graduated from Warsaw Medical School, Poland. Special interests in gastroesophageal cancer surgery, gallstone disease, and anti-reflux surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5733
    • Extension: 15733
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    Mr Alan P Doherty

    Mr Alan P Doherty, Consultant Urological Surgeon

    He did most of his training in London, with a general medical degree at the Middlesex Hospital and surgical training at the Royal Marsden and Charing Cross hospitals. Specialises in prostate surgery and set up the Birmingham Prostate Clinic.