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Date: 22 March 2019

Time: 05:52

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 Rajneesh Sachdeva

    Dr Rajneesh Sachdeva, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduated in India. Anaesthesia from India and West Midlands. Areas of interest-trauma anaesthesia, difficult airway and regional anaesthesia. Run final FRCA and airway courses and lead for guidelines for the department.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Anwar Shah

    Dr Anwar Shah, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Graduated from University of Birmingham. Trained in the Birmingham School of Anaesthesia, and worked at City Hospital, Worcester Royal Hospital, Selly Oak Hospital.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Gauhar Sharih

    Dr Gauhar Sharih, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Qualified in Southampton in 1995. Special interests are in obstetric, regional and urological anaesthesia.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Sue Sinclair

    Dr Sue Sinclair, Consultant Anaesthetist/ Intensivist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Harjot Singh

    Dr Harjot Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Naginder Singh

    Dr Naginder Singh, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

    Undergraduate training at University of Cambridge and University College London (qualified 2006). Specialty training in the Birmingham School of Anaesthesia. Special interests include neuroanaesthesia and medical education.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Simon Smart

    Dr Simon Smart, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Anaesthesia for Upper GI surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Michael T Smith

    Dr Michael T Smith, Consultant Anaesthetist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
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    Dr Gowri Subash

    Dr Gowri Subash, Consultant Anaeshetist

    Graduated in India, trained in Sheffield, fellowship in Toronto, Canada.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5036
    • Extension: 15036
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    Mrs Jagdeep Singh

    Mrs Jagdeep Singh, Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

    Graduated from University of Oxford and UCL (2005). Awarded MD for research into targeting breast cancer stem cells. Fellow of RCS England and European Board of Surgery. Special interests: Breast Reconstruction, Sarcoma and Electro-chemotherapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4886
    • Extension: 14886
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    Mr Shivram Singh

    Mr Shivram Singh, Plastic, Cancer, Hand, Trauma Surgeon

    Qualified in 1988 and specialises in Skin cancer, Breast, Hands, Laser, general Plastic procedures, Trauma & expert in Microsurgery. Examiner for FRCS (Plast), Birmingham Medical school & recruits on National Panel for SpR's in Plastic surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4615
    • Extension: 14615
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    Professor Russell Smith

    Professor Russell Smith, Consultant Cardiologist

    A general cardiologist who works closely with the heart failure team. He concentrates on education & training. He's the West Midlands Postgraduate Dean, chairs the Cardiology SAC and is Vice President (Training) of The British Cardiovascular Society.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4035
    • Extension: 14035
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    Dr Richard P Steeds

    Dr Richard P Steeds, Consultant Cardiologist, Valvular Heart Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular MRI

    Clinical interest is diagnosis of heart problems through cardiac imaging, he has expertise in echocardiography (including Tissue Doppler, contrast and stress imaging), CMR imaging, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5890
    • Extension: 15890
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    Mr Nigel Suggett

    Mr Nigel Suggett, Consultant Surgeon, General and Colorectal Surgery

    Studied medicine at Oxford University before completing his surgical training in the West Midlands. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and inflammatory bowel disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2777
    • Extension: 12777
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    Dr Sue Sinclair

    Dr Sue Sinclair, Consultant Anaesthetist and Critical Care

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2780
    • Extension: 12780
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    Dr Catherine Snelson

    Dr Catherine Snelson, Consultant in Critical Care

    Graduated from Bristol University. Previously undertook specialist training in respiratory medicine, Critical Care and General Internal Medicine in West Midlands 2005-2010. Special interests in general critical care, respiratory and acute medicine.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5127
    • Extension: 15127
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    Dr Julia Scarisbrick

    Dr Julia Scarisbrick, Consultant Dermatologist

    Dr Scarisbrick has been Consultant since 2004, firstly at St Thomas', London and UHB from 2012. Special interest; cutaneous lymphoma and graft versus host disease. Lead of supra-regional skin lymphoma service. Awarded MD in the Genetics of Cutaneous.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5127
    • Extension: 15127
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    Dr Farida Shah

    Dr Farida Shah, Consultant Dermatologist, Skin Oncology

    Qualified from the University of Leeds in 1989. She was appointed as a consultant dermatologist at UHB in 2002 and has a special interest in skin oncology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4803
    • Extension: 14803
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    Dr Mujahid Saeed

    Dr Mujahid Saeed, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist

    MBBS, MRCP(UK)(Endocrinology & Diabetes), FRCP(UK). Trained in general medicine, endocrinology and diabetes in Oxford. Joined UHB in 2010. Interests include, obesity, type 1 & 2 diabetes, inpatient & peri-operative diabetes and diabetic foot disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4699
    • Extension: 14699
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    Mr Neil Sharma

    Mr Neil Sharma, Consulatant ENT/Head & Neck Surgeon and Clinician Scientist

    Qualified from University of Birmingham. Trained in the West Midlands. Fellowship training in head & neck/thyroid surgery in Auckland, New Zealand. PhD from University of Birmingham. Interests: thyroid & parathyroid surgery, head & neck cancer.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4793
    • Extension: 14793
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    Dr Don Sims

    Dr Don Sims, Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician and Clinical Service Lead for Stroke Medicine

    Dr Sims graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1996 and was appointed consultant geriatrician and stroke physician in 2007. He is the clinical lead for stroke medicine and his main research interest is in the treatment of acute stroke.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4795
    • Extension: 14795
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    Dr Claire Sutton

    Dr Claire Sutton, Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician

    Graduated from Birmingham in 1998 and completed specialty training in geriatric medicine in the West Midlands. Her subspecialty interest is stroke medicine, working across the stroke pathway. Other interests include continence and end of life care.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2634
    • Extension: 12634
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    Dr Umesh Salanke

    Dr Umesh Salanke, Consultant Emergency Medicine

    Graduated from Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, India. Completed basic surgical training and registrar training in emergency medicine in the West Midlands. Special interest in medical simulation training.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4803
    • Extension: 14803
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    Dr Mujahid Saeed

    Dr Mujahid Saeed, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist

    MBBS, MRCP(UK)(Endocrinology & Diabetes), FRCP(UK). Trained in general medicine, endocrinology and diabetes in Oxford. Joined UHB in 2010. Interests include, obesity, type 1 & 2 diabetes, inpatient & peri-operative diabetes and diabetic foot disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2371
    • Extension: 12371
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    Dr Vijay Sawlani

    Dr Vijay Sawlani, Consultant Neuroradiologist

    Masters in neurovascular diseases, from the University of Paris and Mahidol. Interests include: advance applications of MRI including spectroscopy, perfusion, DTI and functional imaging in brain tumours, epilepsy and neurological disorders.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 2371
    • Extension: 12371
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    Dr Latha Senthil

    Dr Latha Senthil, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Xray

    Graduated from MGR Medical University in India. Specialises in diagnostic and Interventional neuroradiology. Particular interests: treatment of neurovascular disorders and skull base radiology. Joined UHB in 2008.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4671
    • Extension: 14671
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    Dr Tahir Shah

    Dr Tahir Shah, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from the Welsh Medical School in 1995. He received his hepatology training in Birmingham. His interests include transplant hepatology, hepatocellular cancer and neuroendocrine tumours.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4671
    • Extension: 14671
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    Dr Shishir Shetty

    Dr Shishir Shetty, Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist and Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from Leicester University in 1999. Underwent hepatology training in London and Birmingham and was awarded a PhD in Liver Immunology in 2011. His research and clinical interests include inflammatory liver disease and primary liver cancer.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4671
    • Extension: 14671
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    Dr Arie Stangou

    Dr Arie Stangou, Consultant Liver Physician

    Trained in Hepatology & Liver Transplantation at King's College Hospital. Special expertise: transplantation for hereditary/familial Amyloidosis, management of neuroendocrine tumours and hepatocellular carcinoma.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4657
    • Extension: 14657
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    Mr Robert Sutcliffe

    Mr Robert Sutcliffe, Consultant in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Multi- Organ Retrieval

    Graduated from Cambridge University, 1995. Specialist surgical training at King's & Royal London Hospital. Awarded MD for research in hepatocellular carcinoma. Clinical/academic interests are surgical oncology, perioperative care, minimal access HPB.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5026
    • Extension: 15026
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    Mr Ian Sharp

    Mr Ian Sharp, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Deformity and Orbital Surgery

    Professional interest in management of cleft lip and palate. His general maxillofacial practice covers facial deformity and trauma surgery. He also works at Birmingham Children's Hospital as part of the West Midlands cleft team.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3985
    • Extension: 13985
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    Dr Vijay Sawlani

    Dr Vijay Sawlani, Consultant Neuroradiologist

    Masters in neurovascular diseases, from the University of Paris and Mahidol. Interests include: advance applications of MRI including spectroscopy, perfusion, DTI and functional imaging in brain tumours, epilepsy and neurological disorders.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6850
    • Extension: 16850
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    Dr Shanika Samarasekera

    Dr Shanika Samarasekera, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated and trained in Newcastle and the West Midlands. Has a background in both Psychiatry (to membership level) and Neurology. Specialist interest in Epilepsy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6870
    • Extension: 16870
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    Dr Alexandra Sinclair

    Dr Alexandra Sinclair, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2000 and obtained her MRCP in 2003, PhD in 2010 and her Certificate of Completion of Training in January 2012. Interests: headache and idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6850
    • Extension: 16850
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    Dr Imad N Soryal

    Dr Imad N Soryal, Consultant in Rehabilitation, Medicine and Neurology

    Qualified in Sudan in 1978. His specialties are in rehabilitation medicine and neurology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5795
    • Extension: 15795
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    Dr Venkataramanan Srinivasan

    Dr Venkataramanan Srinivasan, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from India and completed my Neurology training with West Midlands Deanery. My special interest include Neuromuscular Disorders and Motor Neuron Disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6863
    • Extension: 16863
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    Professor Steve Sturman

    Professor Steve Sturman, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Rehabilitation

    A specialist in MS and Motor Assessment , he has interests in post-polio, head injuries, neuro-disabilities, stroke and neurorehabilitation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6423
    • Extension: 16423
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    Dr Colin Shirley

    Dr Colin Shirley, Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

    Graduated from the University of Dundee, trained in Scotland, Nottingham and West Midlands. Interested in peripheral nerve and plexus injuries, nerve reconstruction, epilepsy, cortex mapping and cranial, spinal and functional neurosurgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3599
    • Extension: 13599
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    Dr Paul Sanghera

    Dr Paul Sanghera, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Postgraduate training in London and West Midlands. Radiotherapy fellowship in Toronto. Specialist in neuro, head &neck oncology & stereotactic radiotherapy. Committed to improving radiotherapy & led clinical implementation of IMRT & CyberKnife at UHB

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3572
    • Extension: 13572
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    Dr Jenny Sherriff

    Dr Jenny Sherriff, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Graduated from Birmingham in 2003. Trained as a Clinical Oncologist in the West Midlands. Specialises in sarcoma and breast malignancies, with a specialist interest in stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (CyberKnife) for spinal metastases.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4558
    • Extension: 14558
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    Dr John Speakman

    Dr John Speakman, Consultant Palliative Medicine

    Graduated 1990 in Birmingham. Worked as a GP then in palliative care. 2006 joined UHB, chairs the DNACPR group and is a member of the Clinical Ethics Group. Interests include cancer pain management and supportive care both in cancer and non-cancer.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3589
    • Extension: 13589
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    Dr David Spooner

    Dr David Spooner, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Group Director for Breast, Bone and Skin Cancer

    Special interests in young peoples tumours, breast, bone and neurological cancer. Also a visiting consultant at Birmingham Children's, the Royal Orthopaedic, Sandwell and City Hospitals and a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. FRCP, FRCR.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3614
    • Extension: 13614
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    Dr Neil Steven

    Dr Neil Steven, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology

    Medical Oncology lead within colorectal and skin cancer multi-disciplinary teams.  Special interests include melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma & early phase clinical trials, focusing on immunotherapy & virus-associated malignancy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3603
    • Extension: 13603
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    Dr Andrea M Stevens

    Dr Andrea M Stevens, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Qualified from Guy's Hospital Medical School 1991. Oncology training in the West Midlands and appointed as a consultant at UHB in 2000. Site specialist interests are breast cancer and radiotherapy for lymphoma and haematological malignancies.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 13597
    • Extension: 13597
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    Dr Robert Stevenson

    Dr Robert Stevenson, Consultant Oncologist

    Graduated from Leicester-Warwick medical school in 2005 and completed specialist training in clinical oncology in the West Midlands. Specialist interests include the management of urological, breast and lung cancers.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6914
    • Extension: 16914
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    Professor Pete Shah

    Professor Pete Shah, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    An internationally recognised leader in glaucoma surgery. Also specialises in complex cataract surgery.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3356
    • Extension: 13356
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    Dr Abeer Shaaban

    Dr Abeer Shaaban, Consultant Patologist

    Dr Shaaban is a specialist breast pathologist (MSc PhD FRCPath and Diploma Health Research), trained in Liverpool, Birmingham and Leeds. Consultant breast pathologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals 2005 - 2014. Interests in translational research.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3326
    • Extension: 13354
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    Dr Kassi Skordilis

    Dr Kassi Skordilis, Consultant Pathologist

    Qualified from Democritus School of Medicine in Greece in 1993. Trained as a general pathologist with a special interest in renal pathology at King's College Hospital. Has been providing a sub-specialised service as a consultant since 2000.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5844
    • Extension: 15844
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    Dr Adnan Sharif

    Dr Adnan Sharif, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2002. Trained in general medicine in Cardiff and completed his nephrology training in Cardiff and Birmingham. Special interests: kidney transplantation from both a clinical and research perspective.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5852
    • Extension: 15852
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    Dr Stephanie Stringer

    Dr Stephanie Stringer, Consultant Nephrologist

    Graduated in 2002, UofB. Completed higher training in Nephrology and General Medicine 2005. Became Consultant in 2013 and awarded a CCT in Nephrology in 2014. Interests include pre-dialysis care, vascular access also acute and complex haemodialysis.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5840
    • Extension: 15840
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    Dr Stuart William Smith

    Dr Stuart William Smith, Consultant Nephrologist

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham, 2003. Research interests in renal fibrosis and immune mediated kidney disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 6808
    • Extension: 16808
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    Professor Robert Stockley

    Professor Robert Stockley, Professor of Medicine

    Birmingham graduate with higher degrees of MD and DSc. Academic with a special interest in Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4836
    • Extension: 14836
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    Dr Anita Sullivan

    Dr Anita Sullivan, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

    Qualified from Manchester University in 1994. Her clinical interests are airway disease, bronchiectasis. She is working with research staff at the University of Birmingham on a joint project studying pseudomonas colonisation.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4816
    • Extension: 14816
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    Dr Ben Sutton

    Dr Ben Sutton, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

    Graduated in Birmingham, 1999. MRCP in 2002. Initial training in the West Midlands and specialist respiratory training at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. Interests include asthma, airway inflammation and interventions respiratory procedures.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4793
    • Extension: 14793
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    Dr Don Sims

    Dr Don Sims, Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician and Clinical Service Lead for Stroke Medicine

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1996 and was appointed consultant geriatrician and stroke physician in 2007. He is the clinical lead for stroke medicine and his main research interest is in the treatment of acute stroke.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4795
    • Extension: 14795
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    Dr Claire Sutton

    Dr Claire Sutton, Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician

    Graduated from Birmingham,1998. Completed specialty training in geriatric medicine in the West Midlands. Her subspecialty interest is stroke medicine, working across the stroke pathway. Other interests include continence and end of life care.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4946
    • Extension: 14946
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    Group Captain Ian Sargeant OBE

    Group Captain Ian Sargeant OBE, Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics

    Trauma and Orthopaedic consultant 1997. Graduated St Bartholomew's Hospital 1986. Interests: military injury, acute complex periarticular/long bone fracture, acute complex knee ligament reconstruction, acute compound calcaneal and foot fracture.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4955
    • Extension: 14955
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    Mr Edward Spurrier

    Mr Edward Spurrier, Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics

    Graduated from University of Southampton in 2003; specialist orthopaedic training on the Cambridge rotation. Fellowship trained in trauma and shoulder surgery. Interested in general trauma and shoulder injuries.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5736
    • Extension: 15736
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    Mrs Yuko Smith

    Mrs Yuko Smith, Consultant Urological Surgeon

    Graduated from Cambridge University and Imperial College and trained in London and the West Midlands. Interest in kidney stones, benign general urology and male incontinence.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5737
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    Mr Kesavapillai Subramonian

    Mr Kesavapillai Subramonian, Consultant Urological Surgeon

    Trained in Yorkshire, London and the USA. His special interest are in kidney stones, laparoscopy, erectile dysfunction and laser treatment for prostate and kidney diseases.