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Date: 18 October 2021

Time: 01:36

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 Andris Ievins

    Dr Andris Ievins, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Having initially trained as a GP, he re-entered hospital medicine and trained as an anaesthetist. His clinical interests include anaesthesia for the elderly and he is a council member for the Age Anaesthesia Association.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2767
    • Extension: 12767
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    Dr Asim Iqbal

    Dr Asim Iqbal, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School. After a brief time of working in Australia, I entered the Birmingham School of Anaesthesia where I completed a Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Anaesthesia at the QEHB.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr John L Isaac

    Dr John L Isaac, Clinical Lead for HPB and Liver Anaesthesia

    Trained in Birmingham before gaining a substantive Consultant post in Anaesthesia at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 2000. His areas of special interest are Anaesthesia for HPB surgery and liver transplantation and also blood conservation

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5895
    • Extension: 15895
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    Mr Tariq Ismail

    Mr Tariq Ismail, Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

    He has been instrumental in the introduction of CT colonography and video capsule endoscopy in the Trust. He has also worked to develop colorectal referral pathways and improve surgical recover protocols. He is actively involved in teaching.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4511
    • Extension: 14511
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    Mr Richard M Irving

    Mr Richard M Irving, ENT Consultant Neurotologist, Skull Base Surgery

    Qualifying from King's College Hospital in 1985, he is widely published in all aspects of otology and his interests are in the rehabilitation of hearing with auditory implants and the management of skull base tumours.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4988
    • Extension: 14988
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    Dr Marietta Iacucci

    Dr Marietta Iacucci, Reader in Gastroenterology (UoB) and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Graduated from Univ of Rome. Obtained her PhD in 2010. Member of the ASGE committee and the BSG Clinical Research Group for endoscopy. Research focus is on advanced endoscopic imaging including confocal laser and molecular labeling, and IBD.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5912
    • Extension: 15912
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    Professor Tariq Iqbal

    Professor Tariq Iqbal, Consultant Gastrointestinal

    He has clinical interests in hollow organ gastroenterology and general hepatology, with particular interest in coeliac disease and iron metabolism. His research focuses on cell biology and the uptake and handling of iron by the gastrointestinal tract.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4657
    • Extension: 14657
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    Mr John Isaac

    Mr John Isaac, Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon

    Specialising in complex liver and pancreas surgery as well as transplantation, his other work interests include laparoscopic surgery and the education of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. He also has an interest in developing teaching methods.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4991
    • Extension: 14991
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    Mr Matthew Idle

    Mr Matthew Idle, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Head and Neck Oncology, Reconstruction

    Graduated in dentistry from University of London & medicine from University of Birmingham. Head & Neck Oncologic & Reconstructive Fellowship, Minneapolis, USA. Interests: head & neck cancer, reconstruction, salivary gland & transoral robotic surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5851       
    • Extension: 15851
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    Mr Nicholas Inston

    Mr Nicholas Inston, Clinical Service Lead - Renal Surgery

    First qualified from the University of Nottingham in 1993 and awarded a PhD in 2009 from the University of Birmingham. Main interests are in the surgery of renal failure including access for dialysis and transplantation, and endocrine surgery.

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