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Date: 20 January 2019

Time: 02:22

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 Adam Edward Low

    Dr Adam Edward Low, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

    Qualified from University of Birmingham Medical School in 2006 and completed anaesthesia training in the West Midlands. Specialist interests in neuroanaesthesia, trauma and pre-hospital emergency medicine.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2767
    • Extension: 12767
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    Dr Raja Lakshmanan

    Dr Raja Lakshmanan, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduated from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India. Anaesthesia training from Madurai Medical College (India), Warwickshire School of Anaesthesia (UK) & Toronto General Hospital (Canada).

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4871
    • Extension: 14871
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    Mr Darren Lewis

    Mr Darren Lewis, Burns and Plastics Consultant Surgeon, Clinical Service Lead for Plastics

    Qualified from University of Nottingham Medical School in 1998. Professional areas of interest are adult and paediatric burns, skin oncology and reconstructive surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4893
    • Extension: 14893
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    Dr Mauro Lencioni

    Dr Mauro Lencioni, Consultant Cardiologist

    Undertook undergraduate degrees and early training in South Africa. Once in the UK trained in general medicine (MRCP) and then specialised in cardiology and specifically electrophysiology. Received an MD degree from the University of Warwick.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4621
    • Extension: 14621
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    Professor Francisco Leyva

    Professor Francisco Leyva, Consultant Cardiologist

    He has a special interest in cardiac device therapy and heart failure as well as cardiovascular magnetic resonance. He has published extensively in heart failure, pacemakers, cardiac resynchronisation therapy and cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4895
    • Extension: 14895
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    Dr Sern Lim

    Dr Sern Lim, Consultant Cardiology/Heart Transplantation

    Special interests in heart failure and heart transplantation, pacemakers and defibrillators.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4630
    • Extension: 14630
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    Dr Peter F Ludman

    Dr Peter F Ludman, Consultant Cardiologist

    He has previously worked as a consultant cardiologist at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and as senior registrar at the Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. Since 2002, he has been audit officer for the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4996
    • Extension: 14996
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    Dr Gillian Clare Lowe

    Dr Gillian Clare Lowe, Consultant Haematologist

    Consultant Haematologist specialising in Haemostasis and Thrombosis. Studied in Cambridge and worked in numerous centres, moved to Birmingham for specialist training. PhD on platelet disorders, interests include teaching and clinical research.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4996
    • Extension: 14996
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    Dr William Lester

    Dr William Lester, Consultant Haematologist, Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Obstetric and Laboratory Haematology

    BSc, MBChB, PhD and Member of the Royal College of Pysicians and a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. Main clinical interests in thrombosis and haemostasis, von Willebrand disease, and obstetric haemotology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5122
    • Extension: 15122
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    Dr Helen M Lewis

    Dr Helen M Lewis, Consultant Dermatologist

    Qualified in 1983 at London University. Appointed consultant dermatologist in 1994. MD MSc FRCP. Main area of interest is in medical dermatology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5927
    • Extension: 15927
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    Dr Luca Laghi

    Dr Luca Laghi, Consultant Geriatrician

    Graduated at Bologna University, Italy in 2004 with speciality training at Bologna, 2009. Special interests in acute elderly medicine, cardio-geriatric medicine, vascular ultrasonography), telehealth medicine and pre-operative assessment.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4792
    • Extension: 14792
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    Dr Matthew Lloyd

    Dr Matthew Lloyd, Consultant Geriatrician

    Qualified from the University of Birmingham. Specialist interests in Parkinson's disease and dementia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2372
    • Extension: 12372
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    Dr Saleh M Lamin

    Dr Saleh M Lamin, Consultant Neuroradiologist, MRI

    Trained at the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Glasgow he qualified in 1990. His main clinical interests are in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology and main research interests are in cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2372
    • Extension: 12372
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    Dr Gareth Lewis

    Dr Gareth Lewis, Consultant Radiologist

    A graduate of Birmingham Medical School, Dr Lewis completed his specialist radiology training in the West Midlands and specialises in cardiothoracis radiology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2312
    • Extension: 12312
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    Dr Angela Luck

    Dr Angela Luck, Consultant Radiologist

    Qualified from Cambridge in 1997. Trained in Radiology in the East Midlands with a research fellowship at the Nottingham Breast Institute. Joined UHB in 2008. Interests include medical illustration.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4375
    • Extension: 14375
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    Professor Peter Lane

    Professor Peter Lane, Professor Clinical Immunology

    Studied medicine at Edinburgh University. He is a clinical immunologist and sees patients with immunodeficiency, allergy and autoimmunity at UHB. He has served on the Grants review panel of Asthma UK, MRC and the Academy of Finland.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6782
    • Extension: 16782
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    Dr Alistair John Lewthwaite

    Dr Alistair John Lewthwaite, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from University of Birmingham, 2000. PhD in the Genetics of Parkinson's Disease, 2009. Specialist interest in Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders, including assessment of patients for deep brain stimulation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6889
    • Extension: 16889
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    Dr Edward Littleton

    Dr Edward Littleton, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from University College London (1996), having trained at Jesus College Cambridge and UCL medical school. Doctoral research in neuroimmunology undertaken at Oxford. Has a special interest in stroke.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3615
    • Extension: 13615
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    Dr Francis Albert Levi

    Dr Francis Albert Levi, Honorary Consultant

    Trained in Minneapolis, USA, and Paris, France. Specialises in gastrointestinal oncology, chrono-chemotherapy, medico-surgical strategies for metastatic gastro-intestinal cancers and telecare/telehealth for home care patient management

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5837
    • Extension: 15837
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    Dr Graham W Lipkin

    Dr Graham W Lipkin, Consultant Nephrologist

    BSc, MD, FRCP. Training University of Leeds, St Bartholomews Hospital, London and UHB. Specialist interests: renal transplantation, pregnancy in women with kidney disease, metabolic renal disease, renal artery stenosis and hypertension.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6879
    • Extension: 16879
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    Dr Edward Littleton

    Dr Edward Littleton, Consultant Neurologist

    Dr Littleton graduated from University College London (1996), having trained at Jesus College Cambridge and UCL medical school. Doctoral research in neuroimmunology undertaken at Oxford. Has a special interest in stroke.