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Date: 3 August 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 h
- Secretary: 0121 371 2777
- Extension: 12777
Lt. Col. Andrew Haldane, Consultant Anaesthetist
Graduated from University of London. Postgrad training in Birmingham and University of Michigan, USA. Interests: anaesthetic management of polytrauma patient.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2777
- Extension: 12777
Dr Dalvina E Hanu-Cernat, Consultant Anaesthetist, Pain Management Specialist, Neuropathic Pain
Trained in Anaesthesia in the UK and in Pain Medicine in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. FRCA, FFPMANZCA, FIPP, FFPMRCA. Professional interests in neuropathic pain, procedural interventions, neuromodulation, education and research protocols.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2767
- Extension: 12767
Dr Khalid Hasan, Consultant Anaesthetist and Tutor
Qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School, London in 1992. Clinical areas of interest are anaesthesia in head and neck surgery, obstetrics and neurosurgery.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5035
- Extension: 15035
Mr Michael T Hallissey, Consultant Surgeon, Upper GI, Breast and Complex Pelvic Oncology, Deputy Medical Director
Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1979. Professional areas of interest include upper GI (both benign and malignant) breast surgery and endoscopy.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4494
- Extension: 14494
Dr Lucy Hudsmith, Consultant Cardiologist
Special interests in congenital heart disease, obstetric cardiology and cardiac MRI.
- Secretary: 0121 371 8844
- Extension: 18844
Mr Neil Howell, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Mr Howell undertook clinical and academic training in Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge and undertakes all aspect of adult cardiac surgical practice with specialist interest in surgery for ischemic and valvular heart disease and heart failure.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4404
- Extension: 14404
Prof Wasim Hanif, Consultant Physician and Head of Diabetes Service
MBBS, MD, FRCP. Interests: diabetic kidney disease, diabetes prevention, obesity, ethnicity and tackling health inequalities. Member of Diabetes APPG, NICE Health Tech Appraisal Committee, MHRA Expert Advisory Committee and Board of Gov Diabetes UK.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4807
- Extension: 14807
Mr Charlie Huins, Consultant ENT Surgeon
Graduated from University College London with ENT training in London. Surgery fellowship training in Cambodia and at the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre. Clinical interests: chronic ear disease, balance, surgery for hearing and cochlear implantation.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2709
- Extension: 12709
Dr Clare Hughes, Consultant Geriatrician
Graduated from the UoB in 2007. Completed post-graduate training in geriatric and internal medicine in the West Midlands. Speciality interests include peri-operative medicine/ surgical liaison and acute geriatric medicine.
- Secretary: 0121 371 6938
- Extension: 16938
Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith, Consultant Endocrinologist/Physician
Visiting Prof in Applied Biological and Exercise Science. Trained in London and Birmingham. MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCP (UK) (Endocrinology & Diabetes), PhD. Clinical interests in Metabolic and Rare Bone Disease, Endocrinology, Thyroid and Internal Medicine
- Secretary: 0121 371 6987
- Extension: 16987
Dr Tarekegn Hiwot, Consultant Endocrinologist, Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disorders
MD Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. MSC in Biochemistry and PhD in Molecular Immunology from Karliniska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Metabolic physician with a special interest in inherited metabolic disorders.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2370
- Extension: 12370
Dr Benjamin Holloway, Consultant Radiologist
He qualified from the University of Sheffield in 1993 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2005. He introduced the cardiac CT service and further developed the cardiac MRI and interstitial lung disease imaging services.
- Secretary: 0121 371 2311
- Extension: 12311
Dr Jonathan D Hopkins, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Intervention and Vascular Imaging
Qualified from Nottingham in 1993. Basic surgical rotation in the West of Scotland. Trained in radiology in West Midlands. Appointed consultant in 2004. Interests include interventional radiology (with special interest in vascular intervention).
- Secretary: 0121 371 4670
- Extension: 14670
Dr Geoffrey H Haydon, Consultant Hepatologist
Qualified from Edinburgh University, he worked in the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit in Edinburgh from its inception in 1992. His specialist interests include chronic hepatitis B and C infection and various aspects of liver transplantation.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4675
- Extension: 14675
Dr Andrew Holt, Consultant Hepatologist
Qualified in 1996 and was awarded his PhD in liver immunology in 2007. Acts as lead physician for liver donor transplantation. Major clinical interests are the management of viral hepatitis, transplantation hepatology and alcohol related disease.
- Secretary: 0121 371 6844
- Extension: 16844
Dr Tom Hayton, Consultant Neurologist
MBChB from University of Edinburgh, PhD from UCL; trained in London and West Midlands;sub-speciality interest in traumatic brain injury.
- Secretary: 0121 371 6889
- Extension: 16889
Dr Ghaniah Hassan-Smith, Consultant Neurologist
- Secretary: 0121 678 6880
- Extension: 86880
Mr Spencer P Harland, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon
Trained in London, Cambridge and Phoenix, USA. Awarded the Norman Dott Medal for in the FRCS (SN) Intercollegiate Examination. Has introduced numerous spinal fixation techniques and has experience in management patients with spinal conditions.
- Secretary: 0121 371 3615
- Extension: 136150
Dr Daniel Henderson, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Trained at the Royal Marsden Hospital including research in advanced radiotherapy. Expertise in drug and radiation treatments for early and advanced breast and prostate cancer, including Cyberknife and heart sparing techniques.
- Secretary: 0121 371 3598
- Extension: 13598
Dr Andrew G Hartley, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
His main clinical interests are definitive chemoradiation of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and neoadjuvant chemoradiation of rectal and pancreatic adneocarcinoma. His research is centred around radiobiological modelling.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5103
- Extension: 15103
Dr Dalvina E Hanu-Cernat, Consultant Anaesthetist, Pain Management, Neuropathic Pain
Trained in Anaesthesia in the UK and in pain medicine in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. FRCA, FFPMANZCA, FIPP, FFPMRCA. Professional interests in neuropathic pain, procedural interventions, neuromodulation, education and research protocols.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5100
- Extension: 15100
Dr George R Harrison, Consultant Anaesthetist, Pain Management Specialist
Qualified in 1977 University College Hospital London, trained initially as an anaesthetist and practiced anaesthetics for over 30 years before giving it up to concentrate on pain management.
- Secretary: 0121 371 3326
- Extension: 13341
Dr Rahul K Hejmadi, Consultant Histopathologist
Trained in India and in the West Midlands. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and European Board of Pathology. His special interests are gastro-intestinal pathology, cytology and dermatopathology.
- Secretary: 0121 414 4016
- Extension: 44005
Professor Stefan Hubscher, Consultant Histopathologist, Professor of Hepatic Pathology
Graduating from Birmingham University in 1979 and has worked and trained there ever since. While his main clinical work has been in liver pathology, he also has strong interests in hepatic, biliary and pancreatic malignancy.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5838
- Extension: 15838
Professor Lorraine Harper, Consultant Nephrologist
- Secretary: 0121 371 5839
- Extension: 15839
Dr Peter Hewins, Consultant Nephrologist, Clinical Service Lead
Qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1994. his main clinical and research interests are immune-mediated inflammatory renal disease, particularly systemic vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosis and primary glomerular disease.
- Secretary: 0121 371 5854
- Extension: 15854
Mr Ahmed Hamsho, Consultant Renal Transplant and General Surgeon
Qualified from medical school in 1986. Areas of interest are kidney transplantation and vascular access surgery.
- Secretary: 0121 371 4837
- Extension: 14837
Dr Syed Huq, Consultant Respiratory Physician (Sleep and ventiliation)
Trained in the Mersey rotation 2008-2012 and undertook a year's fellowship in sleep medicine & ventilation at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. Interests include respiratory/non-respiratory sleep disorders, acute and domiciliary non-invasive ventilation.