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Date: 22 March 2019

Time: 05:51

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 2767
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    Dr Anwar A Karim

    Dr Anwar A Karim, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Qualified in 1995 from the University of Natal in South Africa. His primary areas of interest are in cardiac, neuro and renal anaesthesia. He is involved in limited private practice in Birmingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Jennie Kerr

    Dr Jennie Kerr, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduted from Birmingham Medical School in 2003 and trained in the West Midlands. Special interest in Obstretric Anaesthesia.

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    Dr Aditi Kulkarni

    Dr Aditi Kulkarni, Consultant Anaesthetist

    MBBS from Maharashtra, India. MD Anaesthesiology, India. Cp,[;pete a D.A (UK) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and completed the FFARSCI in Ireland. Dr Kulkarni has a special interest in regional anaesthesia.

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    Dr Zahid Khan

    Dr Zahid Khan, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

    Undergraduate training completed at St Mary's Hospital, London. Clinical lectureships held at University Hospital Uppsala and Imperial College London. Interests: medical education, simulation, sepsis, shock, acute respiratory failure and fluid.

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    Dr Mike G Knowles

    Dr Mike G Knowles, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Interests are in neuroanaesthesia, neuro intensive care and acute pain. Member of the Royal College of Physicians and fellow of both the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Steffen Kroll

    Dr Steffen Kroll, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Studied Medicine at Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg in former East Germany, qualified in 1992. Medical Specialist in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care in 2000. Works in trauma, orthopaedics, burns and plastics and intensive care.

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    Dr Hari Krovvidi

    Dr Hari Krovvidi, Consultant Anaesthetist

    He completed his MBBS at Gandhi Medical College, India in 1996 and his postgraduate study in anaesthetics in 1999 and began his career in the UK in 2001. His clinical and research interests are in the field of neuroanaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4946
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    Col Alan Kay

    Col Alan Kay, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

    Qualified from Westminster Medical School 1986. Speciality training in Bristol, Manchester and Sydney. Appointed consultant in 1999 and took Regular Commission in the British Army in 2002. At UHB/RCDM since 2009. Intrested in trauma reconstruction.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4887
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    Mr Ken Kok

    Mr Ken Kok, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

    Graduated from Aberdeen, 2000 with MBChB, MSc and FRCS(plast). Trained in the West Midlands with fellowships in skin cancer surgery, laser and cosmetic surgery. A fellow of the Royal College and BAPRAS. Interests: skin cancer and laser surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4722
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    Dr Sohail Q Khan

    Dr Sohail Q Khan, Consultant Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology

    Qualified from University of Edinburgh. BHF Fellowship and MD from University of Leicester. Undertook cardiology training in Manchester and advanced training in Toronto, Canada. Interests in cardiac markers and angioplasty.

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    Dr Dipak Kotecha

    Dr Dipak Kotecha, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist

    Works with the University of Birmingham and is a Fellow of both the National Institute for Health Research and the European Society of Cardiology. Main research focus is the treatment of patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4838
    • Extension: 14838
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    Mr Maninder Singh Kalkat

    Mr Maninder Singh Kalkat, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Trained at PGIMER, India. Trainee in West Mids and appointed at UHB in 2006. Special interests include major airways management and resection/reconstruction of chest wall for soft tissue and bony tumours. Examiner for Intercollegiate Speciality Exam.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Zahid Khan

    Dr Zahid Khan, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

    Undergraduate training completed at St Mary's Hospital, London. Clinical lectureships held at University Hospital Uppsala and Imperial College London. Interests: medical education, simulation, sepsis, shock, acute respiratory failure and fluid.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2767
    • Extension: 12767
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    Dr Mike G Knowles

    Dr Mike G Knowles, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Interests are in neuroanaesthesia, neuro intensive care and acute pain; he is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and fellow of both the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6037
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    Dr Steffen Kroll

    Dr Steffen Kroll, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Studied Medicine at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in former East Germany, qualified in 1992. Medical Specialist in Anaesthetics and intensive care in 2000. Works in Trauma, Orthopaedics, Burns and Plastics and Intensive Care.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5120
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    Dr Ghazia Kaushal

    Dr Ghazia Kaushal, Consultant Dermatologist

    Graduated in 1996 from the University of Sheffield. She completed her dermatology training in Oxford and became a consultant in 2011. Her areas of specialist interest include medical dermatology and she is part of the skin cancer team.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2629
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    Mr Javid Kayani

    Mr Javid Kayani, Consultant Emergency Medicine

    Appointed as a consultant at UHB in 1995 and is currently deputy medical director. Leads on clinical postgraduate training for international medical graduates. He was born in Pakistan and undertook his medical training at University of Nottingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6938
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    Dr Niki Karavitaki

    Dr Niki Karavitaki, Consultant Endocrinologist

    Postgraduate training in Neuroendocrinology, London. PhD, Athens. Previously Consultant Endocrinologist in Oxford. Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Birmingham. Special interests; pituitary tumours, hypopituitarism and endocrine oncology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4988
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    Dr Kate Kane

    Dr Kate Kane, Clinical Service Lead - Gastroenterology

    Her clinical and research interests are inflammatory bowel disease, nutritional support and endoscopy. She completed all her training - from medical school to consultant level - in Birmingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6853
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    Mr Andrew D Kay

    Mr Andrew D Kay, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Paediatric Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery

    Qualified in London in 1991. Trained in Neurosurgery in Glasgow. Special interests include skull base, CSF, Neuro-oncology, complex spinal dysraphism, trauma, hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4676
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    Dr Anthony Kong

    Dr Anthony Kong, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honouary NHS Consultant Oncologist

    Graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine. Clinical Oncology training at Barts and The Royal Marsden Hospitals. PhD from UCL. Specialist in breast cancer and head and neck cancer. Interests in translational research and clinical trials.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3598
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    Dr Victoria Kunene

    Dr Victoria Kunene, Medical Oncology Consultant

    Completed medical oncology specialist training in the West Midlands. Treats patients with upper and lower GI cancers, and cancers of unknown primary.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6906
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    Mr Andrej Kidess

    Mr Andrej Kidess, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    Completed higher training in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina at Western Eye Hospital, London and QEH Birmingham. Special interests vitreoretinal surgery, diabetic and vascular eye diseases and cataract procedures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6908
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    Mr Sai Kolli

    Mr Sai Kolli, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

    Graduated from Cambridge University. Postgraduate training in Birmingham, Leeds and Moorfields Eye Hospital. PhD in corneal stem cell therapies in 2009. Special interests; corneal and external eye disease, corneal, cataract and refractive surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5100
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    Dr Sandeep Kapur

    Dr Sandeep Kapur, Consultant Anaesthetist, Pain Management Specialist

    A specialist in chronic pain management with a special interest in neuromodulation. Dr Kapur has been a consultant since 2007 at Dudley NHS Trust and joined UHB to develop a spinal cord stimulation service.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5838
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    Dr Lavanya Kamesh

    Dr Lavanya Kamesh, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from University of Madras, India. Trained as a junior doctor in Hull and East Yorkshire hospitals and as a renal physician in the West Midlands. Has clinical interest in inflammatory renal diseases and peritoneal dialysis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4792
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    Dr Jattinder Singh Khaira

    Dr Jattinder Singh Khaira, Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician

    Trained at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and received postgraduate training in the West Midlands. After training as a GP he returned to hospital medicine specialising in stroke medicine. Interests in the clinical aspects of stroke care.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4944
    • Extension: 14944
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    Mr Socrates Kalogriantis

    Mr Socrates Kalogriantis, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    His clinical interests are in all aspects of surgery including rotator cuff disease, instability, sports related injuries and trauma and shoulder and elbow joint replacement. He maintains close links with the physiotherapy unit to aid rehabilitation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4944
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    Mr Ravichandran Karthikeyan

    Mr Ravichandran Karthikeyan , Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Training at West Midlands Orthopaedic Training Programme. Postgraduate certificate in medical education 2009. Fellow of Higher Education Authority 2010. Specialist interest in hip arthroplasty and pelvic and acetabular trauma and periprosthetic fractures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4946
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    Wing Commander Jonathan Kendrew

    Wing Commander Jonathan Kendrew, Consultant Trauma and Othopaedic Surgeon

    Graduated from University College London Medical, 1996. Orthopaedic training in Nottingham and Derby. Appointed Consultant in 2009. Interest in war injuries, blast trauma and amputation. Elective practice includes acute soft tissue knee injuries.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4901
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    Mr Mark Kay

    Mr Mark Kay, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

    Graduated in 2000 from Leicester. Trained in the West Midlands. Endovascular fellowship In Leicester. Specialist interests include endovascular surgery (EVAR and peripheral angioplasty) and limb salvage surgery.