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Date: 20 August 2019

Time: 19:07

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 Chetan Parcha

    Dr Chetan Parcha, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduation and postgraduation in India, with specialist registrar training at the West Midlands Deanery. Consultant anaesthetist at QEHB with a special interest in trauma anaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Nilesh Parekh

    Dr Nilesh Parekh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Undergraduate and postgraduate training in Mumbai, India. Went on to do advanced training in critical care medicine in Australia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Yasmin Poonawala

    Dr Yasmin Poonawala, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Brian Pouchet

    Dr Brian Pouchet, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Balaji Purushothaman

    Dr Balaji Purushothaman, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduated from medical school in South India and trained in London deanery. Special interests include: major surgery including homodynamic monitoring, and peri-operative optimisation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 8826
    • Extension: 18826
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    Professor Domenico Pagano

    Professor Domenico Pagano, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Has MDs from Birmingham and Naples. Clinical interests are in adult cardiac surgery, aortic surgery and valve repair surgery. He is interested in myocardial metabolism and left ventricular hypertrophy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 7871
    • Extension: 17871
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    Dr Charles Percy

    Dr Charles Percy, Consultant Haematologist

    His subspecialist area is haemostasis and thrombosis. He also sees patients with general haematology disorders. In addition to his clinical role, he is the Clinical Service Lead for Laboratory Haematology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4381
    • Extension: 14381
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    Prof Guy Pratt

    Prof Guy Pratt, Consultant Haematologist

    Trained at Cambridge University qualifying in 1989. Consultant Haematologist in Birmingham since 2001, moved to UHB in 2016. Main clinical and research interests are multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5888
    • Extension: 15888
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    Mr Thomas Pinkney

    Mr Thomas Pinkney, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

    Studied at University of Birmingham and majority of surgical training in West Mids. Interest in laparoscopic surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and undertook clinical fellowships in both before consultant appointment.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Nilesh Parekh

    Dr Nilesh Parekh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Took his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Mumbai, India. Went on to do advanced training in critical care medicine in Australia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2767
    • Extension: 12767
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    Dr Brian Pouchet

    Dr Brian Pouchet, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4813
    • Extension: 14813
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    Mr Paul Pracy

    Mr Paul Pracy, ENT Consultant Surgeon

    Qualified from London in 1987. His professional areas of interest are head and neck cancer, cell biology of laryngeal cancer, head and neck surgical oncology, salivary gland disease and thyroid disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4971
    • Extension: 14971
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    Dr Shrikanth Pathmakanthan

    Dr Shrikanth Pathmakanthan, Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Qualified in Dublin in 1991. After his MRCPI moved to Nottingham for his doctoral thesis. He did specialist GI training in Sheffield. Specialises in luminal gastroenterology and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4992
    • Extension: 14992
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    Mr Dominic Power

    Mr Dominic Power, Trauma and Orthopaedics Consultant Hand Surgeon

    Fellowships awarded from the Edinburgh and London Colleges of Surgeons. Orthopaedic Training at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. Fellowships in hand surgery at the Pulvertaft Centre in Derby and the Birmingham Hand Centre.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2370
    • Extension: 12370
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    Dr Alison J Page

    Dr Alison J Page, Consultant Radiologist

    Qualified with honours from the University of Birmingham in 1992; undertook her radiology training in the West Midlands. She is a Radiologist with interests in colorectal, anal, head and neck cancer. She is the college tutor for radiology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2370
    • Extension: 12370
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    Dr Arvind Pallan

    Dr Arvind Pallan, Consultant Radiologist

    Gained an MBChB in Birmingham 1997 and a MRCP (UK) in 2001. Radiology training received in West Midlands Deanery in 2004. Specialist interests include hepatobiliary and both large and small bowel imaging.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4654
    • Extension: 14654
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    Mr Thamara Perera

    Mr Thamara Perera, Consultant Liver Transplant and Multi-Organ Retrieval Surgeon

    Graduated in Sri Lanka in 1999, obtained the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons in England. Research interests include marginal liver grafts, metabolomics and the study of biomarkers predictive of graft function following liver transplantation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5027
    • Extension: 15027
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    Mr Satyesh Parmar

    Mr Satyesh Parmar, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Head and Neck Oncology, Reconstruction

    Qualified from the University of Nottingham and attended the University of Leeds School of Dentistry. He specialises in salivary gland, head and neck cancers and reconstruction.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5028
    • Extension: 15028
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    Mr Prav Praveen

    Mr Prav Praveen, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

    Completed dentistry at Karnatak University, India & Medicine at University of Birmingham. Interface head & neck surgical oncology fellowship from Aintree University Hospitals, Liverpool. Interests in reconstructive micro vascular surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6853
    • Extension: 16853
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    Mr Alessandro Paluzzi

    Mr Alessandro Paluzzi, Consultant Neurosurgeon

    Neurosurgical training in Newcastle, MSc in surgical technology at Imperial College London, skull base fellowship in Pittsburgh US. Interest in trigeminal neuralgia, skull base, acoustic neuromas, neuroncology & pituitary surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6894
    • Extension: 16894
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    Mr Vladimir Petrik

    Mr Vladimir Petrik, Consultant Neurosurgeon

    Special interests in complex spine surgery, neurooncology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3588
    • Extension: 13588
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    Dr Jennifer Pascoe

    Dr Jennifer Pascoe, Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Graduated from Nottingham University in 2000 and completed specialist training in medical oncology in the West Midlands. Specialist interests include the management of gynaecological and lung cancers.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3574
    • Extension: 13574
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    Dr David R Peake

    Dr David R Peake, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Pancreatic Bone/Urology, Lung Cancers, Divisional Director, Division C

    Graduated from University of Liverpool in 1984; trained in Liverpool and Sheffield; specialist training at the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3588
    • Extension: 13588
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    Dr Emilio Porfiri

    Dr Emilio Porfiri, Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology

    Qualified in 1982; received his PhD from the Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 1993. His areas of professional interest are cancer gene therapy and the treatment of urological tumours.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3571
    • Extension: 13571
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    Dr Pankaj Punia

    Dr Pankaj Punia, Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Qualified in India. Completed specialist training at St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds. Special interests in management of hepatobiliary cancers, colorectal cancers and clinical trials.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6906
    • Extension: 16906
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    Miss Helen E Palmer

    Miss Helen E Palmer, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina

    Gained her first medical qualification from Guy's Hospital, London and completed her specialist training in London and Birmingham. Her interests include diabetic and vascular eye disease, macular degeneration and uveitis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4191
    • Extension: 15837
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    Dr Tanya Pankhurst

    Dr Tanya Pankhurst, Consultant Nephrologist

    Trained in Newcastle in renal medicine. Now a Lead for Electronic Patient Record at UHB. Specialist in transplant medicine, transition medicine (for young adults coming into adult services) and dialysis. Lead in developing EPR, including PICS at UHB.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5840
    • Extension: 15840
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    Dr Jennifer Pinney

    Dr Jennifer Pinney, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2003. Trained in general medicine in Birmingham and renal medicine in London. Awarded an MD from UCL in Amyloidosis. Interests include monoclonal disease and systemic amyloidosis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5853
    • Extension: 15853
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    Miss Clare Pattenden

    Miss Clare Pattenden, Consultant Renal Transplant and Vascular Access Surgeon

    Graduated from the University of Leicester in 1999 and trained in the East Midlands. Clinical interests include perioperative care, renal transplantation and renal replacements therapy surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4955
    • Extension: 14955
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    Mr Paul Parker

    Mr Paul Parker, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Graduated from Queens University Belfast in 1985. Trauma and Trauma Resuscitation, Knee and Ankle Reconstruction. FRCS(Orth) Examiner.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5882
    • Extension: 15882
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    Ms Sonia Puig-Campano

    Ms Sonia Puig-Campano, Consultant Surgeon

    Graduated from Universitat Autonoma Barcelona in 2001. Interests include: oesphago-gastric cancer, laparoscopic surgery and general surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5734
    • Extension: 15734
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    Mr Prashant Patel

    Mr Prashant Patel, Consultant Urological Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in Urology

    Trained in general surgery & urology and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Birmingham. His clinical interests are in urological cancers, laparoscopic & robotic assisted surgery. Holds a university position at the School of Cancer Sciences.