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Date: 25 October 2021

Time: 07:31

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 2709
    • Extension: 12709
    • UHB
    Dr Jonathan Rahman

    Dr Jonathan Rahman, Consultant Physician - AMU

    Qualified from the University of Bristol with MBChB and completed specialist training in Severn Deanery. Special interest in medical education.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2709
    • Extension: 12709
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    Dr Vinay Reddy-Kolanu

    Dr Vinay Reddy-Kolanu, Consultant Acute Medicine

    Qualified from Kings College, London with MBBS and MCCP. Masters in medical education for health professionals. Fellow of Higher Education Academy. Special interest in teaching.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr James K Ralph

    Dr James K Ralph, Consultant Anaesthetist, MOD

    Graduated from Bristol University in 1991. Received Anaesthetic training in Wessex, Bristol, Vancouver and QEHB. Lead consultant for neuroanaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Gerwyn Rees

    Dr Gerwyn Rees, Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Service Lead for Theatres

    Qualified from Aberdeen University in 1996. Specialist interest in burns and plastic surgery and regional anaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr David H Riddington

    Dr David H Riddington, Consultant Anaesthetist, Intensivist and Assistant Medical Director

    Graduated in Birmingham, qualifying in 1984 and was appointed as a consultant in the Trust in 1996. Specialty interests include cardiac anaesthesia and perioperative care, and leadership for health service improvement, in which he has a MSc.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Ms Julie Robin

    Ms Julie Robin, Consultant Anaesthetist

    I graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1999. I undertook my training at the Birmingham School of Anaesthesia and finished in 2012. My areas of interest are orthopaedics and regional anaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 424 3438
    • Extension: 43438
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    Dr Matthew Rooney

    Dr Matthew Rooney, Consultant Anaesthetist

    General Consultant Anaesthetist with anaesthetic training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham and Birmingham rotations. Appointed Consultant in 1997. Specialities include Ophthalmic, Vascular, Emergency and orthopaedic anaesthesia

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Scott H Russell

    Dr Scott H Russell, Consultant Anaesthetist, Liver Specialists Lead

    Qualified as a consultant anaesthetist from St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1985. Major areas of interest are hepatobiliary/liver transplantation and ear, nose and throat.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 8833
    • Extension: 18833
    Mr Aaron Matthew Ranasinghe

    Mr Aaron Matthew Ranasinghe, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

    Graduated from University of Birmingham. Trained in the West Midlands & Glenfield Hospital and the Transplant Rotation at Freeman Hospital. Interests: cardiac & aortic surgery, mechanical circulatory support & heart and lung transplantation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 8830
    • Extension: 18830
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    Mr Stephen J Rooney

    Mr Stephen J Rooney, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Qualified from Nottingham in 1986. He specialises in coronary artery surgery, mitral valve repair surgery and aortic surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 424 7246
    • Extension: 47246
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    Professor Sudarshan Ramachandran

    Professor Sudarshan Ramachandran , Consultant Chemical Pathologist

    Professor of Metabolic Medicine: University Hospitals of North Midlands. Professor: Brunel University London, Professor: Keele University. Interests are metabolic syndrome, blood flow, hypogonadism

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4381
    • Extension: 14381
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    Dr Manoj Raghavan

    Dr Manoj Raghavan, Consultant Haematologist

    Graduated in Medicine at St George's Hospital Medical School. Trained in haematology at University College Hospital, London. PhD at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Clinical interests are in the treatment of myeloid malignancies.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5894
    • Extension: 13266
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    Mr Simon Radley

    Mr Simon Radley, Consultant Surgeon, General and Colorectal Surgery

    Qualified from Birmingham University in 1985, he is currently the West Midlands chapter representative and is a council member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5890
    • Extension: 15890
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    Mr Jonathan Richardson

    Mr Jonathan Richardson, Consultant Colorectal & General Surgery

    Qualified from the University of Birmingham. Completed specialty training in West Midlands. Conducted research and awarded ESSR Best Clinical Research. Interests include laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery and surgery for locally advanced cancer.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr David H Riddington

    Dr David H Riddington, Consultant Anaesthetist and Critical Care Medicine, Assistant Medical Director

    Graduated in Birmingham, qualifying in 1984 and was appointed as a consultant in the Trust in 1996. Specialty interests include cardiac anaesthesia and peri-operative care, and leadership for health service improvement, in which he has a MSc.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4329
    • Extension: 14329
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    Dr Dave Rosser

    Dr Dave Rosser, Consultant Intensivist, Chief Executive

    Qualified from Cardiff University in 1987. His specialist interest is in critical care medicine and technology. Former Executive Medical Director for the Trust, Dr Rosser was appointed CEO in September 2018.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2634
    • Extension: 12634
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    Dr Muhammad Saif Rehman

    Dr Muhammad Saif Rehman, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

    Graduated from Nishtar Medical College. Trained in West Midlands with CCT in Emergency Medicine. MRCEM 2012, FRCEM 2015, MSc (Software Development) with distinction. Interests include emergency ultrasound, trauma, medical informatics & simulations.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2629
    • Extension: 12629
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    Wing Commander Darren Reid

    Wing Commander Darren Reid, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

    Graduated from the University of Leicester Medical School in 2001. Completed Postgraduate training in the East and West Midlands. Specialist interest: pre-hospital emergency medicine.

    • Secretary: 0121 472 1191
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    Dr Christina Radcliffe

    Dr Christina Radcliffe, Consultant in Palliative Medicine

    Graduated from University of Birmingham. Trained in palliative medicine in West Midlands. Now works in community and inpatient palliative medicine at QEHB and Birmingham St Mary's Hospice. Research lead in hospice.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2372
    • Extension: 12372
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    Dr Satheesh Ramalingham

    Dr Satheesh Ramalingham, Consultant Neuroradiologist

    Trained in general radiology & neuroradiology at Aberdeen, Nottingham & Birmingham. Did a post CCT fellowship in Neuroradiology, joined UHB in 2013. Interests in traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, seizure and movement disorders, brain tumours.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4375
    • Extension: 14375
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    Dr Alex Richter

    Dr Alex Richter, Clinical lecturer in Immunology

    Qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1996. She is a clinical immunologist with a clinical, laboratory and research interest in secondary immunodeficiency. She also sees patients with complex allergy as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4657
    • Extension: 14657
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    Mr Keith Roberts

    Mr Keith Roberts, Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgeon

    Completed training in liver and pancreas surgery at Birmingham and Leeds. Interests in pancreas and liver diseases. PhD in the role of iron in carcinogenesis. At QEHB I have developed a method to predict risk of pancreatic fistula following surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6844
    • Extension: 16844
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    Professor Yusuf A Rajabally

    Professor Yusuf A Rajabally, Consultant Neurologist, Neuromuscular Disease and Peripheral Neuropathy

    Main specialist interest in inflammatory neuropathy management. Runs several other specialist neuropathy clinics. Research active in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), Guillain-Barré syndrome and other acquired neuropathies.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 8363
    • Extension: 18363
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    Dr Alastair Robertson

    Dr Alastair Robertson, Consultant Occupational Physician and Head of Occupational Health

    Graduated University of Aberdeen. Trained in occupational medicine and occupational lung disease in Birmingham. Appointed Consultant in Occupational Health, 1993. Specialist interest in the health of healthcare workers and occupational lung disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3601
    • Extension: 13601
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    Prof Daniel Rea

    Prof Daniel Rea, Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology

    Qualified from the University of London in 1986. He works with patients suffering from gastrointestinal, breast and lung cancers as well as lymphoma. His research interests are in treatment of breast cancers using endocrine therapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3319
    • Extension: 13319
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    Dr Claudia Roberts

    Dr Claudia Roberts, Consultant Histopathologist

    Graduated from the Free University of Berlin in 1992. Following this, she completed specialist training in pathology, for which she received a doctorate. Her main clinical interests are in dermatopathology and haemato-lymphoid pathology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5855          
    • Extension: 15855
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    Mr Andrew Ready MBE

    Mr Andrew Ready MBE, Renal Transplant, Consultant Renal and General Surgeon

    Completed his medical training in the West Midlands. His clinical interests are general surgery, thyroid disease, parathyroid disease, endocrine surgery, renal transplantation, acute rejection and immunosupression.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4841
    • Extension: 14841
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    Dr Farrukh Rauf

    Dr Farrukh Rauf, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and General Internal Medicine

    Graduated from King Edward Medical University Lahore,core medical & specialist training in West Midlands.Obtained MRCP 2010, MRCP (Respiratory) 2014 and FRCP 2018. Also a clinical tutor - special interests Sleep breathing disorder and Bronchiectasis

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6823
    • Extension: 16823
    • UHB
    Dr Elizabeth C Rankin

    Dr Elizabeth C Rankin, Consultant Rheumatologist

    Received a BA, MA and a BMBCh from Oxford University and a PhD from the University of London in 1995. Her main interests are in arthritis particularly in young adults. She is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6824
    • Extension: 16824
    • UHB
    Dr Ben Rhodes

    Dr Ben Rhodes, Consultant Rheumatologist

    Graduated from Bart's and The London Medical School. Rheumatology training in London. PhD from Imperial College. Previously Consultant at St. Thomas' lupus unit. Interested in SLE and systemic autoimmune disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 237 5721
    • UHB
    Professor Jonathan D C Ross

    Professor Jonathan D C Ross, Consultant in GU and HIV Medicine

    First qualified in 1986 from the University of Aberdeen. His clinical interests are the inpatient and outpatient care of HIV infected patients and patients with other genitourinary problems.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4965
    • Extension: 14965
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    Lt Col Mike Rodger

    Lt Col Mike Rodger, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Graduated Manchester University in 2001 and completed Specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery training in southwest England. Fellowship trained in USA, India and England. Interests include major trauma, knee surgery and joint replacement surgery.

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