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Date: 18 October 2021
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
- Healthcare for Older People
- 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
Browse by A – Z results: letter f
- Secretary: 0121 371 5273
- Extension: 15273
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.