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Date: 18 October 2021

Time: 01:30

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 5273
    • Extension: 15273
    • UHB
    Dr Richard Scott Frazer

    Dr Richard Scott Frazer, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Qualified 1982 from Liverpool Medical School, 1983 began anaesthesia training. Consultant in 1993. Moved to Birmingham 2010. Does anaesthesia sessions in Trauma & Orthopaedics, Hands, General Surgery & Imaging. Interests incl Regional Anaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4873
    • Extension: 14873
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    Mr Azzam Farroha

    Mr Azzam Farroha, Burns and Plastics Consultant Surgeon

    He has MBChB (1992), MSc, FICMS(Plast)-PhD, PGDip (Laser), EBOPRAS and FRCS(Eng). His special interests are adult and paediatric burn surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer surgery, laser and aesthetic plastic surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 415 8759
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    Prof Sylvie Freeman

    Prof Sylvie Freeman, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Immunohaematology

    She has developed one of the largest clinical flow cytometry laboratories in UK providing a critical service for the diagnosis/monitoring of haematological disorders nationally as well as in the West Midlands. Specialist interest is myeloid malignancies.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4897
    • Extension: 14897
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    Lt Col Mr Mark Antony Foster

    Lt Col Mr Mark Antony Foster, Consultant Hand and Plastic Surgeon

    Studies at St Andrew and Manchester Universities, with training at Frimley Park, Frenchay and Johannesburg. Plastic surgery training in the West Midlands. Interest include reconstruction and hand surgery after severe trauma.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4284
    • Extension: 14284
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    Dr Colm Forde

    Dr Colm Forde, Consultant Radiologist

    Graduated 1998 from National University of Ireland, Dublin. Radiology training in Oxford 2001-06. Took up consultant post in UHB 2006. Particular interests include gastrointestinal radiology and endoscopic ultrasound.

    • Secretary: 0121 415 8759
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    Professor Sylvie Freeman

    Professor Sylvie Freeman, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Immunohaematology

    She has developed one of largest clinical flow cytometry laboratories in UK providing a critical service for the diagnosis/monitoring of haematological disorders nationally as well as in the West Midlands. Specialist interest is myeloid malignancies.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4663
    • Extension: 14663
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    Dr James Ferguson

    Dr James Ferguson, Consultant Hepatologist

    Interests include: cardiovascular and renal dysfunction after liver transplantation and the complications of portal hypertension; portal hypertension, vascular disorders of the liver, alcoholic liver disease and adolescent transition.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4670
    • Extension: 14670
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    Dr Dennis Freshwater

    Dr Dennis Freshwater, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from University College Hospital, London in 1992.  Has specific interests in viral hepatitis, alcohol, liver transplantation and ERCP. Runs clinics for patients with these conditions. Is a principal investigator for several clinical trials.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6515
    • Extension: 16515
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    Dr Adam Fraise

    Dr Adam Fraise, Consultant Microbiologist

    Qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1983. Special interests include antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and decontamination.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6893
    • Extension: 16893
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    Mr Navin Raoul Furtado

    Mr Navin Raoul Furtado, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon

    Graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine, London. MSc in Biomechanical Engineering from University of Leeds. Interests: simple and complex spinal problems, degenerative, tumour and trauma pathologies. Research interest in neuroprosthetics.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3575
    • Extension: 13595
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    Dr David Fackrell

    Dr David Fackrell, Consultant, Clinical Oncology

    Graduated from Warwick medical school in 2006 after completing a BSc in Clinical Genetics at The University of Liverpool in 2002. Special interests in urology and upper GI malignancies and medical education.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3597
    • Extension: 13597
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    Dr Indrajit N Fernando

    Dr Indrajit N Fernando, Consultant Oncologist, Breast and Gynaecological

    His specialist clinical area is in breast and gynaecological cancers. He also has an interest in the combined use of radiation and chemotherapies and sits on a number of national steering committees.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3573
    • Extension: 13573
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    Dr Daniel Ford

    Dr Daniel Ford, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Graduated from Birmingham 1997. Completed training at UCL & Great Ormond Street. Specialises in paediatric radiotherapy and treatment of adult urological malignancy. Clinical lead for radiotherapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5839
    • Extension: 15839
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    Professor Charles J Ferro

    Professor Charles J Ferro, Consultant Nephrologist

    First qualified from the University of Edinburgh before moving onto specialist renal medicine training and a PhD from Edinburgh; main interest is in the aetiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5841
    • Extension: 15841
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    Dr Lukas Foggensteiner

    Dr Lukas Foggensteiner, Consultant Physician and Nephrologist

    He has helped establish a specialist renal genetic service and, in 2010, was awarded funding for a national service for the rare disease Bardet Biedle syndrome. He has an interest in peritoneal dialysis and leads the unit's PD programme.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5854
    • Extension: 15854
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    Miss Melanie Field

    Miss Melanie Field, Consultant Renal Transplant and Vascular Access Surgeon

    Graduated from Birmingham University in 2002 and subsequently trained in the West Midlands. Awarded an MD in 2015. Main interests are renal transplant surgery, parathyroid surgery and vascular access surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6825
    • Extension: 16825
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    Dr Andrew Filer

    Dr Andrew Filer, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant

    Trained at University of Birmingham. Special interests include prediction of outcome in early inflammatory synovitis, and using musculoskeletal ultrasound as a predictive tool in early arthritis and to guide invasive procedures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6822
    • Extension: 16822
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    Dr Benjamin Fisher

    Dr Benjamin Fisher, Consultant Rheumatologist

    Graduated from Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital and trained in rheumatology in London. Special interests include rheumatoid arthritis and early inflammatory arthritis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4960
    • Extension: 14960
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    Mr Paul Fenton

    Mr Paul Fenton, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

    Edinburgh University graduate, with orthopaedic training in Birmingham. Fellowship in Limb Reconstruction, Foot & Ankle Surgery and AO Trauma Fellow. Practicing in complex lower limb trauma, peri-articular fractures & orthoplastic reconstruction.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5880
    • Extension: 15880
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    Mr Samuel Ford

    Mr Samuel Ford, Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI and General Surgery

    General and Upper GI surgery advanced training. Cancer Research UK Clinical Fellow, PhD. Clinical Fellowships in Sarcoma Surgery in Birmingham and Milan. Specialist interest; complex surgical oncology, abdominal, pelvic and retroperitoneal sarcoma.

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